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Garden tourism is very famous all over the world, though this tourism is very rare as only a handful tourism companies have this type of tour. In this type of tourism, guests visit botanical gardens, can see the beautiful flowers, lawns etc and some sites offer them to buy from their bazaar – the seeds, plants etc, so overall an interesting tourism for nature lovers.
Visit of Mughal gardens as mentioned in the itinerary
Tour of floating market
Tour of Shankarachya temple
Excursion to Dachigam National Park
Arrive at Srinagar’s airport, meet our representative. He will be holding pla card at the airport and will go with you till the houseboat which is on Dal lake to help you check in at the hotel and will handover you the travel documents. Early Evening, you will have a Shikara ride to know about the Dal Lake.
Morning visit Shalimar Mughal gardens built by Mughal Emperor to show his love toward his wife, Nur Jahan. It is a beautiful garden and a must visit place. It is said that Pravarsena II built a cottage here and but later, over the years it became ruins and later Shahjahan restored it and built a garden for his beloved wife.
Your next stop is to visit of Nishat bagh which is one of the biggest Mughal garden in Srinagar, it was built by Asaf Khan and is a very beautiful garden, it is said that when it is completed, Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was highly impressed by these gardens.
Your early morning visit will be of, visit to floating market – an experience on it’s own where you will be on boat and you can buy vegetables, fruits there itself, many shopkeepers will be there on boat selling fruits and vegetables, you will see so many colors, the noise of it, an experience on its own. Best time for the guests will be at 0500 hrs in the morning to experience this tour. After the tour, you can have your breakfast.
In the late morning, we will have a walk till Shankarachya Temple, where you can have a view of Srinagar also. Later you will take a tour of Shikara ride to visit the popular ‘floating gardens’, it’s an island where people living there grow vegetables and later watch the beautiful sunset there, you will be mesmerized by its look.
Today you will visit Dachigam National Park. This park was made so that animals which were rare or plants which were rare can be kept.
You will be transferred to Srinagar’s airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and then transfer to international airport to board flight for your onward journey, this will be self-transfer.