Saturday, 18th Nov. 2023 | Arrival Srinagar
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes’ drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat garden, Shalimar garden, Chashmashahi, Parimahal, we will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel for Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel at Srinagar.
Nishat Garden: Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zaberwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snow-capped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Shalimar Garden: The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of Kashmir. "Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619, while he was founding the city of Srinagar
Chashme Shahi: Cheshma Shahi ( the royal spring), also called Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built around a spring by Ali Mardan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1632. The garden is located in the Zaberwan Range, near Rajbhawan (Governor‘s house) overlooking Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.