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Full-Day Old Srinagar Private Walking Tour
"On this full day walking tour you will see part of the old city on the banks of Jehlum River. Like most ancient cities Srinagar intially developed on the banks of a river (Jhelum) and its old buildings have stood the test of time and hold a great historical and cultural significance today.Next you will see Khanqah of Shah-i-Hamadan a mosque built in 14th century in honor of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani who came to Kashmir with 700 Sayyids in 1372 AD. Continue on to Pather Masjid the mosque built by Noor Jahan in 1623 AD
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Hiking Day Tour to Triund from Dharamshala
"You will be picked up by your guide at your hotel in McLeod Ganj City a suburb of upper Dharamsala at 9:00 am and proceed to Triund.Walk through the mixed forest of oak rhododendron and deodar trees. The trail is well marked all the way up to Triund. From McLeod Ganj it is 3/4 hours steep ascent to Triund. Small tea shops on the way can provide good refreshments. Triund is an alpine meadow situates atop a flat ridge wit after crossing a small waterfall on the way. McLeod Ganj is only 1.5 Km from the Bhagsu Nag by road. When the tour ends you will return to McLeod Ganj City and be dropped off at your hotel."""
From $51.00
 
Dharamshala Tibetan Heritage and Nature Day Tour
"Once you are picked up from your hotel you will head off to McLeod Ganj to visit the Dalai Lama Temple Complex. This place also called ""Little Lhasa of Tibet"" in Upper Dharamshala is known world-wide such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama resides here. The main temple is where He gives teachings several times a year. His Holiness’ residence is located near the main temple and the headquarters of the Tibetan Government in Exile is located just below McLe where you can see and buy Tibetan handicrafts. Afterwards your guide will accompany you to St. John church. The Gothic stone building of the Church was constructed in 1852. The site also has a memorial of the British Viceroy Lord Elgin and an old graveyard. Later take a stroll around Dal Lake. The lake is a scenic picnic spot surrounded by the forests of Deodar. Beside the lake is a temple of Durveshwar Mahadev.Continue the tour to Tibetan Children's Villages
From $112.00

More Things to Do in Srinagar

River Jhelum

The River Jhelum is life line of Kashmir, Srinagar city is situated on the both banks of River Jhelum. Now there are numerous parks on the both banks of Srinagar. A stroll on the banks of the river is...
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goutammitra
Jan 09, 2012

Mughal Gardens of Srinagar!

The Mughals who also ruled India for three centuries also ruled Kashmir from Akbar's time. After the end of Hindu rule in 14th century , it came under the rule of several Muslim rulers. But it was...
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goutammitra
Dec 25, 2011

Visit to An Apple Orchard

It was our misfortune that we visited Kashmir during full winter in the last week of November. The apple season ended in Mid October. What we could see is only a few apples left in the trees of the...
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goutammitra
Dec 25, 2011

Saffron Fields of Kashmir

I am putting this tip in Things to Do , not in Shopping Tip as this forms an important part of Kashmir's economy. The economy of Kashmir, is many times better than other Indian states due to it's...
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goutammitra
Dec 25, 2011

Visit to Cricket Bat Industry

Kashmir is very famous for it's willow wood. This is soft but very strong used to make Cricket bats. Cricket is very popular in India and in the Sub Continent. In India cricket bat industry is an...
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goutammitra
Dec 24, 2011

Avantiswami Temple, Avantipur with more Pictures.

This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple has been subject to vandal in the past. The Govt. of India has tried to protect all the ancient structures and temples by posting an Army Band at...
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Dec 24, 2011
 
 
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Avantiswami Temple, Avantipur

This is a must visit place if you are interested in history and archeology.Avantipur (Lat 33° 55' N: Long 75° 1' E) is located 28 km south east of Srinagar in Anantnag district overlooking the Jhelum...
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Dec 24, 2011

Dal Lake from Shankaracharya Temple.

The best views of Srinagar and Dal lake is visible only from Shankaracharya Temple, situated at Dal Gate, South East side of Srinagar at about 10000 Feet above sea level. Unfortunately, you are not...
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goutammitra
Dec 11, 2011

Sunrise at Dal Lake

As I said in earlier tips, Dal Lake offers immense beauty to be captured. These pictures were taken at Dal Lake while we were going to Shankaracharya Temple on the day we were coming back. The early...
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goutammitra
Dec 11, 2011

Dal Lake an Everlasting Beauty!

Sunrise or Sunset, Dal Lake is always beautiful! It offers immense views from any side of the lake, with it's beautiful landscape, beautiful people, beautiful atmosphere and above all it's still...
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goutammitra
Dec 11, 2011

Beautiful Dal Lake of Srinagar!

The mighty Dal Lake and River Jhelum is life line of Srinagar and Kashmir. It's contribution to Tourism of Kashmir and maintaining/ generating economy of Kashmir is beyond compare. Several thousand...
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goutammitra
Dec 10, 2011

Sunrise at Dal

I know it sounds banal but it still will be a fond moment in your memories. Catch a dawn from near Nehru Park as you overlook Dal Lake. You can step closer to the water from a Shikara landing gate...
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toonhut
Jul 27, 2011

Shikara - very done but fun. Best time?

Everybody who goes to Srinagar Must ride a Shikara it seems. Everybody. That alone turned me off, but don't let it. It is still a fun little thing to do. As always, negotiate the price. You can easily...
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toonhut
Jul 27, 2011

City of Gardens

In No way is Bangalore the city of gardens... this is! Hands down there are more BEAUTIFUL gardens here than in any other city I have seen in India, that includes Bombay, Delhi, or Bangalore. Gardens...
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Jul 26, 2011

Top Hotels in Srinagar

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Gupkar Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 190001, India
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Gupt Ganga, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 191121, India
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PO Box 405, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 190001, India
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Bishambar Nagar, Khayam near Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 190001, India
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11 Maulana Azad Rd, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 190001, India
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Maulana Azad Rd., Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 190 001, India
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"Srinagar - Lake City of the Himalayas"
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"Srinagar, Kashmir"
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"`Paradise on Earth'"
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