Summer is the best time to visit hill stations and places which are relative cooler compared to the other parts of India. In case you are still confused which place to visit this summers, then why not visit the Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden at Srinagar? Visiting this place surely is one of the best ways to spend your summer, and with MakeMyTrip coupons you can easily save on your travel tickets as well as hotel expenses.
Kashmir in itself is a beautiful place and its capital city Srinagar has some of most picturesque places in the world. The Tulip Garden in particular sees a lot of visitors from around the globe, not only because it is Asia’s largest Tulip Garden but also because this is the time when the tulips in full bloom over here.
A pure visual treat the garden is located at the foothills of Zarbarwan range and hosts Tulip Festival for first two weeks of April. Spread over an area of 15 hectares, the garden has over 1.2 million tulip bulbs of nearly 60 varieties; the Tulip garden also has a great collection of Daffodils, Iris, Hyacinths etc.
Apart from the Tulip Garden, you can visit the Dal Lake. It is one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir and many Bollywood movies have been shot over here. You can also go to the Pari Mahal. Pari Mahal or ‘Fairies Abode’ is a seven terraced garden known for its architectural brilliance and is very different from the other gardens in Kashmir.
And if you are an animal lover, you will surely love the Dachigam National Park in Srinagar. Dachigam, literally meaning ten villages – is the home rare Kashmir Stag, Musk Deer, Leopard Cat etc. A heaven for bird watchers, the park has Pygmy Owlet, Koklass Pheasant, Kashmir Flycatcher, Tytler’s Leaf Warbler, Streaked Laughingthrush, Himalayan Rubythroat, etc. Visiting this national park is surely going to be a memorable experience for you and your family.
Srinagar also offers a wide range of outdoor games like paragliding, boating etc. With Srinagar’s temperature being somewhere between 10 to 30 degree Celsius, not only do you get to see some of the most colorful settings but you can also avoid the scorching sun and relax with your family and friends. So this summer just get ready to visit the world famous Tulip Garden and other lovely places in Srinagar. And do not forget to save on your travel expenses with MakeMyTrip deals.
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