Srinagar is often called the "Paradise on Earth" because of its immaculate beauty. Srinagar is a major tourist destination and its economy relies on tourism heavily. Popular for its lakes, houseboats, gardens and local handicraft, it attracts a lot of tourists every year. Surrounded by Himalayan mountain ranges and modified subtropical climate, it stays cool throughout the year.
Best time to visit Srinagar
The climate in Srinagar is pleasant throughout the year and tourists can visit Srinagar at any time of the year. The ideal time to visit Srinagar is from April to October.
Hotels in Srinagar
Srinagar being a major tourist destination attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is famous for its houseboats and we recommend that you stay in one. Some of the famous houseboats in Srinagar are Kings Houseboats and Kashmir Group of Houseboats. Apart from houseboats, there are many luxury hotels that provide great comfort as you enjoy the beauty of Srinagar. The top luxury hotels in Srinagar are Hotel Broadway, Holiday Plaza Hotel, Hotel Asian Park
, Hotel Park Plaza, Hotel Pamposh
and The Residency.
Restaurants in Srinagar
Srinagar is a good place to enjoy the authentic Kashmiri cuisine. Kashmiri delicacies like Rogan Josh, Dum Aloo, Yakhni or Yoghurt Lamb Curry, Matschgand, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Aab Gosht, Goshtaba and Modur Pulav are some of the dishes you must try. The best places to eat authentic Kashmiri cuisine in Srinagar is The Chinar at The Lalit Grand Palace, Srinagar, Mugul Darbar, Ahdoos, Kareem’s Restaurant, Nathu Sweets, Lhasa Restaurant, Shamayana Restaurant, Stream Restaurant, Radha Ki Rasoi, Lacima cafe and pizzeria, Aroma Restaurant, Delhi Da Dhaba, and Punjabi Tadka.
Offbeat things to do in Srinagar
• Go to Kokernag:
Located at a distance of around 80 km from Srinagar, Kokernag is a famous tourist destination. Known for its fresh water springs, it is situated at a height of about 7,000 feet above sea level.
• Visit Pulwama:
Pulwama is another destination which should never be missed when in Kashmir. Known for high quantities of milk, saffron, paddy and oil seeds, Pulwama is located at a distance of around 30 km.
• Relax at Yusmarg:
Located at a distance of around 45 km from Srinagar, Yusmarg is a peaceful hill station. It is believed that Jesus Christ visited this place. It’s a photographer’s paradise.
• See the Doodhganag and Neelnag:
Doodhganga is a tributary of River Jhelum and the water of this river appears like milk and Doodh means milk in the local language. Lake Neelnag is very close by, which is a must-visit as well.
• Visit Lolab Valley:
Lolab Valley or Wadi-e-Lolab is located at a distance of 110 km from Srinagar. The place is famous for its springs, rice, lakes and fruit gardens. The beautiful meadows can serve as an ideal location for a photographer in you.
Q. What are the domestic and international airlines on the Bangalore to Srinagar route?
The domestic carriers that operate on Bangalore to Srinagar route are Air India
, Indigo, Jet Airways, Spicejet and Vistara
Q. How is Srinagar airport connected to the city?
Srinagar International Airport is located at a distance of 12 km from Srinagar city and all the major airlines operate their flights from this airport. It's very well-connected with all the major cities in India and is used to run occasional Hajj flights.
Q. What is the earliest non-stop flight from Bangalore to Srinagar?
There are no non-stop flights
along this route. The earliest flight from Bangalore to Srinagar is an IndiGo flight which departs at 4:30 am and halts at New Delhi.
Q. What is the last non-stop flight from Bangalore to Srinagar?
There are no non-stop flights along this route. The last flight from Bangalore to Srinagar is a Jet Airways flight which departs at 10:45 pm and halts at Mumbai.
Q. What are the airlines that provide non-stop flight from Bangalore to Srinagar?
There are no airlines which provide non-stop flights on the route.
Q. Which are the best luxury hotels near Srinagar airport?
There are several hotels to choose from near Srinagar airport
. Some of them are Kashmir Residency, Royal Residency, Mirani Resorts, Hotel Pine Springs Nowgam, The Kaiser and Hotel Spring Hills.
Shopping in Srinagar
Srinagar is a shopper’s paradise where you can shop till you drop. Some of the places you can go for shopping are GM Shah, Kashmir Fancy Art, Saqlain Coterie, M Sadiq and Sons, Amin Bin Khalik, Asia Craft, Gulshan Bookstore, Aziz Ahmed Kozger, Ziana Kadal Street and Kashmir Government Art Emporium.
Nightlife in Srinagar
The clubs and pubs here offer an exciting ambiance with a perfect combination of music and delicious food. Some of the popular clubs are Lounge Seven, Dal Bar, Undress and Nigeen Club.
Major Attractions in Srinagar
Some of the famous tourist attractions in Srinagar are Dal Lake, Indira Gandhi Tulip Gardens, Nigin Lake, Sonmarg, Nishant Garden, Mughal Garden and Betab Valley.
About Bangalore Airport
Located at a distance of 40 km from the city, Kempegowda International Airport is one of the busiest and is most well-connected airports of India. The airport can be reached easily as roads are good and regular services of buses, taxies, auto rickshaw and cabs are available.
Connectivity to Bangalore Airport
The connectivity is good as the number of flights available from this airport is plenty. Almost all the major Indian and some of the international airlines operate their flights from this airport.
Q. What are the most popular domestic routes from Bangalore?
Most popular domestic routes from Bangalore are Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai.
Q. What are the most popular airlines flying from Bangalore Airport?
, Jet Airways, SpiceJet (https://www.yatra.com/domestic-airlines/spicejet-airlines.html
) and Air India are some of the most popular airlines flying from Bangalore Airport
Q. Which are the best luxury hotels in the vicinity of Bangalore airport?
Fairfield by Marriott, Chalet Citadel, Hotel Royal Shades
, The Leela Palace, Hilton Bangalore and Royal Orchid are most popular hotels near Bangalore airport.
Q. What are the key attractions in Bangalore?
Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore Palace
, Tipu Sultan Palace and Lal Bagh are some of the most important attractions in Bangalore.
Q. What is the best time to visit Bangalore?
Weather remains pleasant throughout the year but monsoon and winters are the best time to visit Bangalore. Monsoons last from July till September when everything is lush and green whereas winters last from November till February.