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Dal Lake

Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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“floating market” (327 reviews)
“shikara ride” (1,054 reviews)
“post office” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India

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Reviewed today

do ensure to have a shikara ride in the Dal lake when you visit Srinagar. You simply cannot miss it. We were lucky enough to have a climate that combined rain and sunshine at the lake and catch a glimpse of the rainbow. Having steaming...More

Thank writetoruhi
Reviewed yesterday

We got ourselves a shikara from Jetty No. 11 (or Ghat No. 11). The ride takes you till Nehru Park, which is an island and for which you will be charged Rs. 20 per head. The island hosts Gulshan Cafe which sells Kashmiri literature predominantly...More

Thank Priya P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just so beautiful and peaceful. Do not miss out Shikara ride! Its an amazing an hour to hour and a half trip. Amazing!

Thank Srirangarajan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

shikara ride is main attraction, you need to negotiate heavily for rates ( ask for less 50% of whatever they say) Once you start your ride to Shikara, all types of thugs will start approaching you Photographers, jewellery seller, wood item seller, pls note all...More

Thank kacherikar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Srinagar is very beautiful place for holiday lot of gardens are there and common thing is dal lake is there in front .. everyone visit once in a lifetime there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time at the dal lake. The shikara ride was so peaceful and tranquilizing. A must visit in srinagar.

Thank anujkumar69
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best place to visit in Kashmir is Dal lake, it is a huge lake with shikara ride available at many points. Its Good Experience with My Cab Driver Shabir Dar it good shows me good location and places in Srinagar. Boulevard Road near Dal...More

Thank Kamal W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best place to visit in kashmir is Dal lake, it is a huge lake with shikara ride available at many points .

Thank imaan k
Reviewed 4 days ago

IT IS THE BEST ATTRACTION OF THE CITY SRINAGAR., it is best lake i ever seen. please visit dal lake when visiting Srinagar.

Thank Rohan S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dal Lake is very huge.... half of the lake is filled with house boat and shikara boat... Dal lake is best experienced on shikara ride... you can find lot of local shopping and eateries on the lake... You can avoid market street on Dal Lake...More

Thank vinay r
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What is the budget hotel in Gulmarg and sonmarg and pahalgam
1 May 2017|
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Response from RDKHAN | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Pacific and Hotel New Park in Srinagar are good budget hotels. Specially you can explore them through goibibo. You can easily get a best deal there. Gulmarg and Sonmarg can be the same day trips. In Pahalgam, go for... More
What is the budget hotel in Gulmarg and sonmarg and pahalgam
1 May 2017|
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Response from amit G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you to stay in hotel solar Residency in Srinagar which is very good hotel & property. Gulmarg n sonmarg are very nearby places from Srinagar. I had done the same when I visited with my family. If you stay... More
I am visiting to srinagar on 5th May for 4 days what is the present situation and wre we get ice pls advice
30 April 2017|
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Response from nathan a | Reviewed this property |
the govt has banned all internet services and whatsapp on kashmir at the moment. srinagar is on the edge . so if u dont want to cancel your flight tickets. then go directly from srinagar airport to sonmarg gulmarg or... More