These days Srinagar is blooming with the fragrance of tulip flowers. Just to see the beauty of these flowers in the beautiful breathtaking gardens in the area, tourists from all over the world are coming here. Asia’s largest tulip garden is in Srinagar and this year, nearly 12 lakh flowers have been planted. The area around this garden is also known for its lake. You can visit this place and experience its beautiful spots in a two-day tour. Know where to go to Srinagar in a 2-day tour.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, previously Model Floriculture Center, is the Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar, India. It is spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range. Beautiful Dal Lake is so visible from the garden. Along with Tulips, this garden also has many other species of flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus.
Chashme Shahi Garden
It is an ancient Mughal garden built as per the orders of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 AD. The garden is located in the Zabarwan Range, near Raj Bhawan (Governor‘s house) overlooking Dal Lake.
Shalimar And Nishat Bagh
Known as the crown of Srinagar, Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake. Whereas Nishat Bagh is built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake.
It is known as Pari Mahal as it means the fairies adobe. Its structure looks like an enchanting fairytale castle. It is built as per the guidelines of Persian architecture. Pari Mahal’s garden is segmented into seven terraces and has no water fountains like the other Mughal gardens in Kashmir. It is close to Dal lake.
One of the most beautiful lake in the world. It is named the “Lake of Flowers”, “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir” or “Srinagar’s Jewel”. Encompassed by a boulevard lined with Mughal era gardens, parks, houseboats and hotels.
As it name says, it is a garden of almond trees. The 300 kanals garden in Shahr-e-Khaas has become a source of attraction for nature lovers. It is situated on foothills of Koh-e-Maran and is dotted with a number of beautiful trees and flowers.