Places To See In Kashmir
The world famous water body
has been described as Lake Par-Excellence by
Sir Walter Lawrence. It is the Jewel in the
crown of the Kashmir and is eulogised by poets and praised
abundantly by the tourists. the lake is 6x3 Kms and
is divided in four parts by causeways known as Gagribal,
Lokut Dal,Bod Dal and Nagin. The Dal Lake is host to
world famous Shikaras and Houseboats which vie with
each other with eye catching names. Dal Lake changes
its moods and scenery throught the day and after every
few kilometers. It is lined with world famous Boulevard road.
Dal Lake lies in Srinagar District and the nearest Airport
is approx. 25 Kms away in Badgam Distt.
This Airport is connected with major cities of India.
The nearest Rail Head is at Jammu which is
300 Kms away and from there National Highway NH1A connects
the Kashmir valley with country.
Every sort of transport to suit every budget from Buses
to Taxis ply on this Highway. It Takes
around 10 to 12 hours to cross this mountaineous road
which crosses some beautiful spots and
the famous Jawahar Tunnel linking Kashmir Valley with
The Boulevard road is lined with Hotels and Restaurants
suiting every budget. Alternatively you can stay at Houseboats
which is altogether a new experience. the accomodation
is available for every budget.
riding can be undertaken
surfing and Skiing
( a license is required)
Or you can just laze atop the decks of Houseboats
5.Trek upto Shankarcharya through city
Shopping can be undertaken on the shopping mall at the
You can also simply cycle around the lake on Boulevard
and observe the lake in its full grandeur