Srinagar, the summer capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir, is the largest city in the state. The beautiful city of lakes is not confined to just the water flowing there; it has charming houseboats floating on lakes. Also, there are narrow water canals, villages and vegetable gardens around the lake that enhance the natural beauty of the place. It is a world-famous tourist destination attracting thousands of tourists every year. Best time to visit Srinagar
One can visit Srinagar anytime round the year due to its pleasant climate except for winters. The months of April to October are considered the best to experience and admire the beauty of the valley. Hotels in Srinagar
Srinagar boasts of a plethora of hotels ranging from pocket-friendly ones to 5-star luxury properties. Vivanta By Taj Dal View, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, Mascot Houseboats, Feast Inn Hotel and The Shelter Group of Houseboats are some of the best luxurious hotels in Srinagar
; all known for their excellent hospitality and world-class amenities. Vivanta By Taj Dal View is a luxurious hotel in Srinagar which maintains 76 rooms under four categories, namely Superior Charm, Deluxe Delight, Premium Indulgence, Premium Temptation Suite and Presidential Nirvana Suite. The hotel is also known for serving traditional delicacies, such as wazwan - cooked on slow fire throughout the night. The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar is another premium hotel that is spread over an area of 28 acres and features 113 palace rooms and suites, 10 luxurious cottages, four restaurants and a bar, state-of-the-art banquet and conference facilities.
Situated approximately 9 km from Hazratbal Dargah Sharif, Hotel Feast Inn
is one of pocket-friendly hotels. It has 37 well-maintained guest rooms that are equipped with basic amenities. Restaurants in Srinagar
Some prominent restaurants include Mac's Place Island, Crescent Lake View Restaurant and Nedous Dining Room among others. Mac's Place Island offers Indian and international cuisines with beautiful lake view. Crescent Lake View Restaurant serves Chinese, Indian at a reasonable price. Nedous Dining Room is situated in Gulmarg and serves delicious Kashmiri food with warm service. The food here is as good as the location and scenes. Offbeat things to do in Srinagar
• Spend a night in a houseboat:
Houseboats are one of the most fascinating things in Srinagar. Spending a night at the houseboat docked at the Dal Lake jetty is a must to do thing here.
• Glide over the valleys:
For the adventure lovers, paragliding tops the to-do list. Viewing the valleys from the sky is purely majestic.
• Raft in Lidder River:
Rafting in the white water of the Lidder River is very famous. The experience is exhilarating.
• Visit Hazratbal:
Hazratbal, the most important shrine in Srinagar situated on the left bank of Dal Lake, contains a relic, the Moi-e-Muqqadas, believed by many Muslims of Kashmir to be a hair of Muhammad. FAQs Q. What are the domestic and international airlines on the Jammu to Srinagar route? A.
The major carriers that fly on Jammu to Srinagar route are Air India
, Go Air, Indigo, Spicejet
and Vistara. Q. How is the Srinagar airport connected to the city? A.
The Srinagar city center is hardly 20 minutes from Srinagar Airport. The services of bus and taxi are the best ways to move from Srinagar airport
to city center. Also, both prepaid taxis and normal metered taxis are available outside the airport. Q. What is the earliest flight from Jammu to Srinagar? A.
The first flight between Jammu and Srinagar is at 09:35 am. Q. What is the last flight from Jammu to Srinagar? A.
The last flight from Jammu to Srinagar is at 03:50 pm. Q. What are the airlines that provide direct flight from Jammu to Srinagar? A.
Air India, Go Air
, Spicejet and Indigo are some airlines that facilitate direct flights
on route from Jammu to Srinagar. Q. What are the hotels in the vicinity of Srinagar airport? A.
The most popular hotels near Srinagar airport are Comrade Inn
, The Heritage By Heevan and The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar
among others. Shopping in Srinagar
Srinagar is dotted with a number of shopping destinations, including Hazratbal bakery, Asia Crafts and Zaina Kadal Street
. The markets in Srinagar are flooded with beautiful handicrafts and colorful shawls. Nightlife in Srinagar
Some of the popular clubs are Lounge Seven, Dal Bar, Undress and Nigeen Club. Major attractions in Srinagar
Srinagar is one of the most frequented holiday destinations and is bestowed with many attractions. Some of the must-visit places are Nasim Bagh, Hazratbal Mosque, Shalimar Bagh, Chashme Shahi Garden and Nishat Garden. About Jammu Airport
Officially known as Jammu Civil Enclave, the Jammu airport
is the 27th busiest airport in India. It can only handle domestic flights. The airport also facilitates number of services like souvenir store and information desk for pilgrims traveling to the Vaishno Devi temple. Connectivity to Jammu Airport
Situated at a distance of 8 km from the city center, the Jammu airport is well connected to the most of the convenience services in the city. Bus, taxi and car rental services are available in the city for easy transit to the Jammu airport. City center is minutes ride away from the Jammu airport. Q. What are the popular domestic routes from Jammu? A.
Jammu airport is well-connected to the prominent cities in India. Jammu to Delhi
, Jammu to Mumbai
, Jammu to Chandigarh and Jammu to Kolkata
are some of the most popular domestic routes. Q. What are the popular airlines flying from Jammu airport? A.
Air India, Go Air, Vistara, Spicejet and Indigo serve Jammu city. Also, some international airlines serving the Jammu Airport are British Airways
, Hahn Air and Swiss. Q. What are the prominent hotels near Jammu Airport? A.
Some of the most popular and luxurious hotels in the vicinity of the Jammu airport are Jehlum Resorts Jammu, Cygnett Park Asia, Hotel Rani Castle and Hotel Imperial Lodge
. Q. What are the key attractions in Jammu? A.
Jammu is highly rich in terms of beautiful places. The city has number of attractions including Bahu Fort, Raghunath Temple, Gulmarg and Chadar Trek. Q. What is the best time to visit Jammu? A.
The months of September to April are preferably the best time to visit Jammu.