One Day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip By cab

One of the best ways to explore Srinagar is by taking a one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip by cab. A cab will allow you to cover the major attractions of the city in a comfortable and convenient manner. You can book a cab online or offline from various operators and choose your own itinerary. Alternatively, you can follow our suggested itinerary that covers the most popular and must-see places in Srinagar.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is a paradise on earth. The city is famous for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical monuments. Srinagar is also know as the “City of Lakes” and the “Venice of the East” because of its numerous water bodies and houseboats. Srinagar has something for everyone, whether you are a nature lover, a history buff, or a spiritual seeker.

Places to visit during One Day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip following places: Shankaracharya Temple: Hazratbal Shrine: Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden: Nishat Garden: Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden: Pari Mahal: Shankaracharya Viewpoint: Shikara Ride on Dal Lake:

By following this itinerary, you will be able to experience the best of Srinagar in one day. You will also get to learn about the rich history, culture, and religion of Srinagar. You will be amaze by the beauty and diversity of Srinagar and its people. So, what are you waiting for? Book your cab today and get ready for an unforgettable one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip by cab! 


Overview of One day Srinagar Local sightseeing Trip By cab

Srinagar is a city that will enchant you with its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical monuments. It is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and also known as the “City of Lakes” and the “Venice of the East”. Srinagar has many attractions that you can explore in one day by taking a cab.

One day Srinagar Local sightseeing Trip includes the following places:

  • Shankaracharya Temple: A sacred Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva that offers panoramic views of the city and the Dal Lake.
  • Hazratbal Shrine: A revered Muslim shrine that houses a relic believed to be a hair of Prophet Muhammad.
  • Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden: One of the most beautiful gardens in Srinagar that was build by Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan.
  • Nishat Garden: Another stunning Mughal garden that was build by Asif Khan, the brother of Nur Jahan.
  • Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden: The largest tulip garden in Asia that has over 70 varieties of tulips in different colors and shapes.
  • Pari Mahal: A historical monument that was build by Dara Shikoh, the son of Emperor Shah Jahan, as a Buddhist monastery and later a school of astrology.
  • Shankaracharya Viewpoint: A viewpoint near the Shankaracharya Temple that has a telescope facility for visitors to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Srinagar.
  • Shikara Ride on Dal Lake: A relaxing boat ride on the iconic Dal Lake that will take you to the floating gardens, the houseboats, and the Char Chinar.

By following this itinerary, you will be able to experience the best of One day Srinagar Local sightseeing Trip. You will also get to learn about the rich history, culture, and religion of Srinagar. You will be amaze by the beauty and diversity of Srinagar and its people.


Highlights of Srinagar One day Tour by cab are:

  • Duration: Total Duration Morning 09.00 am to 5.00 pm (8 hr). (Full-Day Srinagar One day Tour By cab
  • Private Cab )Not Shared)
  • Experienced Cab Drivers.
  • AC Cab
  • Pickup & Drop From Home / Hotel From Srinagar .
  • You will get to visit the Shankaracharya Temple, a sacred Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva that offers panoramic views of the city and the Dal Lake.
  • You will get to see the Hazratbal Shrine, a revered Muslim shrine that houses a relic believed to be a hair of Prophet Muhammad.
  • You will get to admire the beauty of the Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden and the Nishat Garden, two stunning gardens that were build by Emperor Jahangir and his brother Asif Khan for their wives Nur Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.
  • You will get to witness the colorful spectacle of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, the largest tulip garden in Asia that has over 70 varieties of tulips in different colors and shapes.
  • You will get to explore the Pari Mahal, a historical monument that was build by Dara Shikoh, the son of Emperor Shah Jahan, as a Buddhist monastery and later a school of astrology.
  • You will get to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Srinagar from the Shankaracharya Viewpoint, a viewpoint near the Shankaracharya Temple that has a telescope facility for visitors.
  • You will get to relax on a Shikara Ride on the Dal Lake, one of the most iconic attractions of Srinagar that will take you to the floating gardens, the houseboats, and the Char Chinar.

Itinerary Of One Day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car.

The pick-up will be from Srinagar 8.00 am and 9.00 am

PlaceTiming/Entry FeeDuration
Shankaracharya Temple7:00 AM – 8:00 PM / Free2-3 hours
Hazratbal Shrine6:00 AM – 8:00 PM / Free1-2 hours
Shalimar BaghApril to October: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM November to March: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM / INR 10 per head1-2 hours
Mughal Garden9:30 AM to 6:30 PM / INR 10 per person2-3 hours
Nishat Bagh9:00 AM – 7:00 PM / INR 102-3 hours
Tulip Garden9:00 AM – 7:00 PM / INR 50 for adults and INR 25 for children1-2 hours
Dal LakeOpen all day / FreeDepends on the activity
Shikara Ride7 AM to 9 PM / INR 550 per person (1-hour), INR 800 (2-hours), and INR 1050 (3-hours)1-3 hours
Char ChinarOpen all day / FreeDepends on the activity

Your location in Srinagar will be drop off between 5.00 pm.


Package for One day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip by Private cab.


What Is Including and Excluding In One Day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip by cab?

Including Package

  • Pick-Up And Drop From Hotel Or Home
  • Selected Cab Charges.
  • Driver Charges.
  • Toll Charges.
  • Parking Charges.

Excluding Package

  • Multiple Pickup And Drop.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food (Lunch, Breakfast, or any Food.)
  • Entry Fee. (Some Places Charge Entry Fee.

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Things to do & Must see places to Visit Srinagar : during Srinagar One day Tour By cab

Shankaracharya Temple

Shankaracharya Temple, visit during One day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip

Shankaracharya Temple is a sacre Hindu shrine dedicate to Lord Shiva that is locate on a hilltop in Srinagar. The temple is one of the oldest and most revere temples in Kashmir and is believe to have been visit by the great philosopher Adi Shankara. The temple offers panoramic views of the city and the Dal Lake and is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Location

The temple is situate on the Shankaracharya Hill, also know as Gopadari Hill, in the Zabarwan Mountain range. The temple is about 7 km from the city center and can be reach by a cab or by climbing 243 steps.

Timing/Entry Fee

The temple is open from 7 am to 8 pm and there is no entry fee. However, visitors have to undergo security checks and deposit their cameras, phones, and other electronic devices at the entrance. Visitors also have to follow a dress code and remove their shoes before entering the temple premises.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Enjoy the scenic drive or hike to the temple and admire the natural beauty of the surroundings.
  • Visit the main shrine that houses a Shiva lingam and offer prayers and offerings to Lord Shiva.
  • Marvel at the architecture and history of the temple that dates back to 200 BC and has been renovate by various rulers over the centuries.
  • Witness the sunrise or sunset from the temple and capture the stunning views of the city and the Dal Lake.
  • Learn about the legend and significance of the temple that is associate with Adi Shankara, who is say to have attained enlightenment here.

Hazratbal Shrine

Hazratbal Shrine, Visit during One day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip

Hazratbal Shrine is a revered Muslim shrine that houses a relic believed to be a hair of Prophet Muhammad. The Hazratbal Shrine is situate on the banks of the Dal Lake and has a white marble dome and minarets. The shrine is a symbol of love and respect for Muslims and attracts devotees from all over the world. The shrine also hosts various religious festivals and ceremonies throughout the year.

Location

The shrine is located in Hazratbal, a suburb of Srinagar, on the western shore of the Dal Lake. The shrine is about 10 km from the city center and can be reache by a cab, a bus, or a shikara (boat).

Timing/Entry Fee

The shrine is open from 6 am to 8 pm and there is no entry fee. However, visitors have to follow a dress code and remove their shoes before entering the shrine premises. Visitors also have to respect the sanctity and silence of the shrine and avoid taking photographs inside.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Visit the main hall that contains the relic of Prophet Muhammad, which is displayed only on special occasions such as Eid or Fridays.
  • Pray at the mosque that is adjacent to the shrine and listen to the sermons and recitations of the Quran.
  • Explore the complex that has various buildings, gardens, fountains, and shops selling religious items and souvenirs.
  • Enjoy the view of the Dal Lake and its surroundings from the shrine and watch the shikaras glide on the water.
  • Learn about the history and significance of the shrine that was built in 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s governor and has witnessed various political and social events over time.

Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh, Visit durinng One day Srinagar Local Sightseeing Trip

Shalimar Bagh is a beautifully laid out Mughal garden, the largest of the three Mughal gardens in Srinagar (the other two being Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi). This pristine attraction was built in the year 1619 by the Mughal emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Nur Jahan and lies overlooking the scintillating waters of the Dal Lake. It is now a public park and is known as the ‘crown of Srinagar’. The chini khanas or arched niches placed behind waterfalls and the chinar trees are the highlights here.

The term ‘Shalimar’ is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘Abode of Love’ and is known by several other names such as Faiz Baksh and Farah Baksh. Sprinkled generously with well-trimmed gardens and exquisite architecture, Shalimar Garden is a gentle blend of natural allure and man-made structures. Exhibiting the exemplary craftsmanship of Mughals in horticulture, the Mughal garden is quite popular with tourists from all over the world

Location

Shalimar Bagh is located on the right bank of the Dal Lake, about 15 km from Srinagar city center. It can be easily reached by road or by shikara from various points around the lake.

Timing/Entry Fees

Shalimar Bagh is open from April to October: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM and from November to March: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The entry fee for visitors is INR 10 per head. There are no photography charges.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the four terraces of the garden, each with a distinct theme and design.
  • Admire the splendid fountains, water channels, pavilions, and marble statues that adorn the garden.
  • Relax under the shade of the majestic chinar trees that date back to the Mughal era.
  • Witness the light and sound show that narrates the history and culture of Kashmir in the evening (subject to availability).
  • Visit the nearby attractions such as Nishat Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Pari Mahal, and Hazratbal Shrine.

Significance

Shalimar Bagh is a symbol of the rich heritage and legacy of the Mughal empire in Kashmir. It reflects their love for nature, art, and architecture. It also showcases their engineering skills and aesthetic sense. The garden is a testimony to the romantic saga of Jahangir and Nur Jahan, who spent many happy moments here. The garden is also a source of inspiration for many poets, artists, and filmmakers who have captured its beauty in their works.

Nishat Bagh

Nishat Bagh

Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden located on the eastern shore of the Dal Lake in Srinagar. It is the second largest Mughal garden in Kashmir, after Shalimar Bagh. The name Nishat means “joy” or “delight” and the garden is also known as the “Garden of Bliss”. Nishat Bagh garden was built in 1633 by Asif Khan, the brother of Nur Jahan and the father of Mumtaz Mahal. The Nishat Bagh has 12 terraces, representing the 12 zodiac signs, and offers a splendid view of the lake and the Zabarwan mountain range. The Nishat Bagh is adorned with fountains, water channels, pavilions, flower beds, and cypress trees. The garden is also famous for its Chinar trees, some of which are more than 400 years old

Location

Nishat Bagh is situated on the right bank of the Dal Lake, about 11 km from Srinagar city center. It can be easily reached by road or by shikara from various points around the lake.

Timing/Entry Fee

Nishat Bagh is open from April to October: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM and from November to March: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The entry fee for visitors is INR 10 per head. There are no photography charges.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the four terraces of the garden, each with a distinct theme and design.
  • Admire the splendid fountains, water channels, pavilions, and marble statues that adorn the garden.
  • Relax under the shade of the majestic chinar trees that date back to the Mughal era.
  • Witness the sunrise or sunset from the garden and capture the stunning views of the lake and the mountains.
  • Visit the nearby attractions such as Shalimar Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Pari Mahal, and Hazratbal Shrine.

Significance

Nishat Bagh is a symbol of the rich heritage and legacy of the Mughal empire in Kashmir. It reflects their love for nature, art, and architecture. It also showcases their engineering skills and aesthetic sense. The garden is a testimony to the romantic saga of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, who spent many happy moments here. The garden is also a source of inspiration for many poets, artists, and filmmakers who have captured its beauty in their works.

Tulip Garden

Tulip Garden

Tulip Garden, also known as Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden or Siraj Bagh, is a tulip garden in Srinagar. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range with an overview of Dal Lake. The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley. It was formerly known as Model Floriculture Center. About 1.5 million tulip bulbs, all in multiple colours, were brought from Keukenhof tulip gardens of Amsterdam Besides tulips, there are 46 varieties of flowers, including hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus which were also brought from Holland The tulip garden is home to around 68 varieties of tulips

Location

The tulip garden is located on Cheshma Shahi Road, near Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi Garden in Srinagar. It is about 9 km from Srinagar city center and can be reached by road or by shikara from Dal Lake.

Timing/Entry Fee

The tulip garden is open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM during March and April when the tulips are in full bloom. The entry fee for visitors is INR 50 for adults and INR 25 for children.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Witness the spectacular display of colourful tulips arranged in different patterns and shapes.
  • Take photographs and selfies with the backdrop of tulips and mountains.
  • Enjoy a picnic or a leisurely walk in the spacious lawn surrounded by flowers.
  • Attend the annual Tulip Festival that features various cultural programmes, musical events, food fests and conferences.
  • Explore other attractions nearby such as Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Chashme Shahi Garden and Pari Mahal.

Significance

The tulip garden is an initiative to promote tourism and floriculture in Kashmir Valley. It showcases the diversity and beauty of nature and attracts visitors from all over the world. It also provides employment opportunities to the local people who are involved in the cultivation and maintenance of the garden. The tulip garden is a tribute to the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, who was fond of flowers and nature.

Dal Lake

Dal Lake

Dal Lake is a lake in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is an urban lake, the second largest lake in Jammu and Kashmir, and the most visited place in Srinagar by tourists and locals. It is integral to tourism and recreation in the Kashmir valley and is variously known as the “Lake of Flowers”, “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir” or “Srinagar’s Jewel”. The lake is also an important source for commercial operations in fishing and water plant harvesting. The shore line of the lake, about 15.5 kilometres (9.6 mi), is encompassed by a boulevard lined with Mughal era gardens, parks, houseboats and hotels.

Location

The lake is situated in the heart of Srinagar city and is easily accessible from the entire town. The nearest airport is Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport, which is well-connected with the country’s major cities. Tourists can quickly get a taxi from the airport and bus stand for Dal Lake.

Timing/Entry Fee

The lake is open all day and there is no entry fee for visiting it. However, there are charges for taking a shikara ride or staying in a houseboat on the lake.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Enjoy a shikara ride on the lake and explore its various attractions such as Char Chinar, Nehru Park, Hazratbal Shrine, Floating Market, etc.
  • Stay in a houseboat on the lake and experience the luxury and comfort of living on water.
  • Visit the Mughal gardens on the shore of the lake such as Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Pari Mahal, etc.
  • Witness the sunrise or sunset from the lake and capture the stunning views of the city and the mountains.
  • Attend the annual Tulip Festival that features various cultural programmes, musical events, food fests and conferences.

Significance

Dal Lake is a symbol of the beauty and culture of Kashmir. It showcases the diversity and richness of nature and human creativity. It also provides livelihood to many people who are involved in fishing, water plant harvesting, shikara riding, houseboat operating, etc. The lake is a testimony to the history and heritage of Srinagar and has witnessed various political and social events over time.

Shikara Ride

A shikara is a traditional boat in Kashmir that allows people to explore the majestic beauty of Dal Lake. The shikara ride is among the most popular things to do in Srinagar. It offers glimpses of the rich cultural heritage and exquisite beauty of the valley at its best. During the shikara ride, you can visit some famous places in Srinagar, including Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Hazratbal Shrine. Dal Lake is the major place where tourists can enjoy the shikara ride in Srinagar, and apart from this, Nigeen Lake is another lake where the shikara ride can be enjoyed. With the backdrop of snow-capped Pir Panjal mountain ranges, the shikara ride amidst the serene ambiance of the lakes offers a unique experience. The spellbinding views of sunrise and sunset make the ride cherishable.

Location

Dal Lake and Nigeen Lake are the two prominent places for shikara rides in Srinagar. They are located in the heart of Srinagar and are easily accessible from the major places of the valley.

Timing/Entry Fee

The shikara ride is available from 7 AM to 9 PM on both lakes. The fare for shikara ride varies depending on the duration and season. The average fare for shikara ride is INR 550 per person (1-hour), INR 800 (2-hours), and INR 1050 (3-hours).

Things to Do/Must See

  • Experience the charm and romance of living on water in a shikara.
  • Explore the various attractions of the lakes such as Char Chinar, Nehru Park, Hazratbal Shrine, Floating Market, etc.
  • Shop for handicrafts, souvenirs, dry fruits, etc. from the vendors on the lake.
  • Enjoy the view of the Mughal gardens, houseboats, and mountains from the shikara.
  • Witness the vibrant and colourful life of the locals on the lake.

Significance

The shikara ride is an integral part of the Kashmiri culture and tradition. It is a way of celebrating and appreciating the beauty of nature and human creativity. It is also a way of connecting with the history and heritage of Srinagar. The shikara ride is a must-do activity for anyone who wants to experience the essence of Kashmir.

Char Chinar

Char Chinar, also sometimes called Char Chinari, Ropa Lank, or Rupa Lank, is an island in Dal Lake, Srinagar. The Char Chinar located on the Bod Dal is known as Rupa Lank (Silver Island), it is marked with the presence of majestic Chinar trees at the four corners, thus known as Char-Chinari (Four Chinars). Char Chinar was constructed by Murad Baksh, the brother of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Char Chinar island is a popular attraction for tourists and locals who visit it by shikara. The island offers a scenic view of the lake and its surroundings.

Location

The island is situated on the Bod Dal, one of the four basins of Dal Lake. It can be reached by shikara from various points around the lake.

Timing/Entry Fee

The island is open all day and there is no entry fee for visiting it. However, there are charges for taking a shikara ride to the island.

Things to Do/Must See

  • Enjoy a picnic or a leisurely walk on the island surrounded by chinar trees.
  • Admire the architecture and history of the island that dates back to the 17th century.
  • Witness the sunrise or sunset from the island and capture the stunning views of the lake and the mountains.
  • Explore other attractions nearby such as Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Pari Mahal, and Hazratbal Shrine.

Significance

Char Chinar is a symbol of the rich heritage and legacy of the Mughal empire in Kashmir. It reflects their love for nature, art, and architecture. It also showcases their engineering skills and aesthetic sense. The island is a testimony to the romantic saga of Aurangzeb and his brother Murad Baksh, who built it as a gift for him. The island is also a source of inspiration for many poets, artists, and filmmakers who have captured its beauty in their works.


FAQ’s of one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip by cab

Q: How can I book a cab for the one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip?

A: You can book a cab online or offline from various operators in Srinagar. You can choose your own itinerary or follow our suggested itinerary that covers the most popular and must-see places in Srinagar. The average fare for a cab is around INR 2999 to 5000 for a full day.

Q: What is the best time to visit Srinagar and enjoy the tulip garden?

A: The best time to visit Srinagar is from April to October, when the weather is pleasant and the flowers are in full bloom. The tulip garden is open only in March and April, when the tulips are at their peak. You can also attend the annual Tulip Festival that features various cultural programmes, musical events, food fests and conferences.


Conclusion of one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip by cab

Srinagar is a city that will enchant you with its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical monuments. It is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and also known as the “City of Lakes” and the “Venice of the East”. Srinagar has many attractions that you can explore in one day by taking a cab.

One of the best ways to explore Srinagar is by taking a one day Srinagar local sightseeing trip by cab. A cab will allow you to cover the major attractions of the city in a comfortable and convenient manner. You can book a cab online or offline from various operators and choose your own itinerary. Alternatively, you can follow our suggested itinerary that covers the most popular and must-see places in Srinagar.

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