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Dal Lake

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The dal lake is a must see in srinagar. The shikara ride is such a delight. Very peaceful and a great experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mia w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to feel like heaven, go in for atleast two- hour shikara ride in the world famous Dal lake . If it is sunny , you will feel that the sky has come down to earth ! If it is drizzling , you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank suneet75
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dal Lake is center of attraction of srinagar lots of houseboats ,now many of them not getting passengers and are not well maintained) Lots of ghat to catch small boat called "shikara",its nice experiences to be on shikara many shops also on shikara and will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dal lake shikara rides are no longer serene and peaceful. evey second you will be spammed with people selling one thing or the other on the water. if all this is removed,. the shikara ride on lake can be very beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PushkinBansal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you visit Dal Lake the first time, politely let the numerous sellers who are also Shikara bound to visit you a day or two later. This will give you enough time to see & enjoy the scenic Dal Lake and secondly you will understand...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JagsIyer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The botanical gardens offer beautiful views of the lake. The houseboats that border the lake are charming and unusual.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JBFEncino
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and lovely place. Good view but in winter the fog is too thick to see anything. Better to start after 10 am

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rasydan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is very dirty near to nishat garden its ver polluted. I not able to walk their. And hawker selling very expensive items

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank helenlaut
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you hear the name, Kashmir and Srinagar, it is the Dal lake that will definitely come into your mind. The Dal is very clean and neatly maintained. It is worth an experience to ride in the Shikara Boat ride. The Floating market that starts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank soulandfuel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the biggest lake I have ever seen. We had a Shikara ride for almost an hour or so. There is an island within a lake where people actually stay. Houseboat are also placed in this lake. When we had visited the weather was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Imran A
24 October 2018|
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Response from Mousumi P |
I have airtel postpaid and it was working well and fast as well in Kashmir
Yazeed S
15 July 2018|
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Response from manjulikatyagi | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes, it’s accessible in December and the real ‘heavy’ snowfall is more towards the later part of January. Just make sure you stay in a good hotel which can take care of your requirements at that time.
31 May 2018|
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