Srinagar Hill Station

Srinagar Hill Station Information
General Information - Srinagar Hill Station

Distances To Important From Srinagar:

  • Jammu Tawi: 293-km
  • Delhi: 876-km
  • Leh: 434-km
  • Sonamarg: 87-km
  • Gulmarg: 56-km
  • Pahalgam: 86-km
  • Amarnath: 143-km
  • Aharbal: 51-km
  • Yushmarg: 47-km
  • Katra: 285-km.

 

Location

Kashmir Region, J&K.

Srinagar Hill Station History

Srinagar is a capital of northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in India-administered Kashmir. It is biggest city in India devoid of Hindu majority.  It is popular for its houseboats and lakes. It is known for dry fruits and customary Kashmiri handicrafts. It has its head office in Srinagar area.

Srinagar Location:

It is located on the Shore of Jhelum River, a branch of an eminent Indus River. The Jhelum River runs throughout the city and valley, unfilled in Wular Lake. And the city at 876 km north of Delhi is renowned for its 9 ancient bridges, connecting two part of the city.

Srinagar History

About 2,000 years ago, Srinagar was found through a King Pravarasena II. Dating back to 3rd century BC, the city was previously a division of Mauryan Empire, which formerly ensued to be one of the most significant domains of India.

Srinagar Culture

Srinagar has a distinctive blend of cultural legacy. Sacred places around the city represent the chronological cultural and spiritual diversity of city with Kashmir valley.

Srinagar Climate

Srinagar has two climates, a freezing and chilly winters and pleasant summers. Rainfalls are scarce here.  And summers starts from the month of April to September. Winters are merged with profound snowfalls. And winters are exceptional for scenic beauty and snow capped mountains. Summers are perfect for visiting beautiful gardens and lakes.

Best time to vacation Srinagar is throughout April to October.

Srinagar Tourist Attractions
Prime Attractions of Srinagar
  • Aru
  • Avantipur
  • Dal Lake
  • Gulmarg Biosphere Reserves
  • Hari Parbat Fort
  • Hazratbal Mosque
  • Khir Bhawani Temple
  • Kokernag Springs
  • Mughal Gardens
  • Nagin Lake
  • Pandrethan
  • Shankaracharya Hill
  • Tomb of Zain Ul Abidin
  • Verinag Springs
  • Burzahom
  • Islands
  • Jami Masjid
  • Khanqah-e-Moulla
  • Mansabal Lake
  • Nasim Bagh
  • Overa-Aru Biosphere Reserves
  • Pari Mahal
  • Pather Masjid
  • Shadaharwan
  • Shah Hamdan Mosque
  • Shawls
  • Shri Pratap Singh Museum
  • The Bund
  • Tomb Of Zain-ul-Abidin
Mughal Gardens

Mughal Gardens is developed through rulers of Mughal dynasty. It comprise mainly following 3 gardens:

  • Shalimar Garden
  • Nishat Garden
  • Chashmashahi Garden
Dal Lake

Dal Lake has a very significant part in Srinagar. With surroundings of mountains on 3 sides, the view of Dal Lake appears like you are watching a snap. This lake reckons in the middle of the grandest lakes in country. House boating is major attraction in Dal Lake.

Nagin Lake

Nagin lake is another famous attraction of Srinagar. There are water of lake which is surrounded with manicured patched and orchard of chinar, willow and poplar. It is adequate to confine your heart.

Shankaracharya Temple

Hovering on Takht-e-Suleiman hill, Shankaracharya Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. And it is believed to be the oldest temple of Kashmir valley.

Hazratbal Shrine

Hazratbal Shrine is situated on the shore of Dal lake. It is also famous temple in Srinagar admired through Hindus with Muslims.

Excursions from Srinagar
  1. Gulmarg - (56Km.)
  2. Pahalgam - (86Km.)
  3. Sonamarg - (87Km.)
  4. Amarnath - 143Km.)
  5. Chrar-e-Sharief
  6. Dachigam National Park - (22Km.)
  7. Wular Lake - (50Km.)
  8. Aharbal - (51Km.)
  9. Aharbal Falls - 13-km from Shupian
  10. Anchar Lake
  11. Gandarbal
  12. Kongwatan
  13. Pandrethan Temple
  14. Shupian
  15. Sindh Valley
  16. Yushmarg - (47Km.)
Srinagar Hill Station Resorts and Hotels
Srinagar Hill Station Resorts
Resort Name Address Rent
Hotel Broadway ( 5 Star Hotel ) Maulana Azad Road, , Srinagar
City Center
$101  -  $200  (Rs. 5050  -  10000)
Centaur Lake View Hotel ( 5 Star Hotel ) Chasmesahi, , Srinagar
City Center
$88  -  $203  (Rs. 4400  -  10150)
Meena Group Houseboats ( 5 Star Hotel ) P.O. Box No.76, Dal Lake, , Srinagar, City Center $70  -  $150  (Rs. 3500  -  7500)
California Group of Houseboats ( 5 Star Hotel ) Dal Lake, , Srinagar, Suburban $70  -  $150  (Rs. 3500  -  7500)
Grand Palace Inter-Continental ( 3 Star Hotel ) Gupkar Road, , Srinagar
City Center
$30  -  $100  (Rs. 1500  -  5000)
Srinagar Hill Station Hotels
Hotel / Resort Name Avg. Price/ Night
The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar INR15,870 ($345)
Hotel Dar-Es-Salam INR4,140 ($90)
Hotel Sadaf INR1,334 (€24)
Swiss Hotel Kashmir INR1,518
Blooming Dale Hotel Cottages INR2,622 ($57)
Hotel Broadway INR5,612 ($122)
Hotel Holy Night INR2,300 ($50)
Grand Mumtaz Srinagar NA
Centaur Lake View Hotel INR102,764
De-Laila Group of House Boats INR3,542 ($77)
Zamrud Hotel INR2,714
Hotel New Mamta INR1,656
Welcome Hotel Srinagar INR7,360 ($160)
Pinegrove Hotel INR2,714