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Dal Lake

Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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USD 1,150.00*
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5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar
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“floating market” (342 reviews)
“shikara ride” (1,101 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dal Lake is an absolute beauty. Its serene waters are filled with life lillies and weed alike. Each new day brings you fresh views of Dal Lake in all its beauty. Mornings will never be the same again after u wake up to the sun...More

Thank Shoaib_Bissessur
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely must take a boat ride into the floating markets at night. Best make it an evening 6.30pm boat ride to see the sunset then into the canal for the markets and out back to the main lake. Very tranquil and beautiful!

Thank Yvia J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

we did shikara ride twice during our stay one in the evening and another one in the day time. It's an amazing experience and it's very beautiful place to visit. But don't go for the points and it's baseless. If the shikara person ask you...More

Thank Farro W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its dirty, commercial and crowded, sort of places I avoid. However, when you are floating on a shikara on this grand lake, surrounded by one of most beautiful scenery, it just works.

Thank runningrocks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my dream to have shikara ride and it was amazing experience. Even during boating you can get shopping experience in the middle of dal lake.

Thank parvinder s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dal Lake Yes! that's what we did. Got a tiny shikara and rowed into the middle of the lake; had Kasmiri wazwan with us - and some cold drinks (avoided alcohol). The moon was up showering us with its silver shine on a dark lake...More

Thank Susmita G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you can relax and enjoy shikaar ride which will give a pleasant time . And it is best place in srinagar to stay where you can find number of hotels and eating places

Thank Abhishek S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is Nice but it needs to be cleaned. It's in a sorry state from people throwing plastic bottles and wrappers.

Thank MAhmed2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having the Shikara ride in Dal lake is an ultimate experience.They are having the floating market ,floating vegetation,so many places where lots of movies has been shot. Just be careful if you are buying something specially dryfruits from the shops near the lake.They give you...More

Thank rahul r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please come to Srinagar and ignore the Indian media negatives. Excellent stay of three weeks walking 140km around Srinagar. Not once did I see any trouble. Dal lake is excellent location especially to walk in early morning with locals and evening for strolling. Shikara people...More

Thank Geogal2013
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Susmita G | Reviewed this property |
I just did my solo trip ... Do make sure to stay at least a night in a houseboat on Dal Lake, its a good idea to stay near the Dal Lake are.. SInce you are there for 4 days, you can make a day trip to Sonamarg. However, I... More
15 August 2017|
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Response from parvinder s | Reviewed this property |
Hi Going to kashmir is gud idea but dont carry too much clothed weather is not pleasent. All parks had nominal charges of rs 20 as entry fee. Too much bargaining in shikara ride. They starts from rs 1000 and finally settles... More
8 August 2017|
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Response from Siddharth S | Reviewed this property |
It is safe for tourists as tourists give buisness to them. You don't feel any problem while touring to the different places and hotel staff and shopkeepers warmly welcome you. Moreover, our strong army is present everywhere... More