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Dal Lake

Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar
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“floating market” (339 reviews)
“shikara ride” (1,092 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The general opinion we got was Dal Lake being polluted and too touristy. Undeterred we decided to stay in a houseboat near ghat 12. The water here is clean. There is ni unpleasant odor. The environment is very refreshing and inviting. Morning and evenings gave...More

Thank Bhupinder G
Reviewed yesterday

Lake is beautiful and Shikara ride is nice. But the floating shops ruin it a bit. It is hard to ignore the boats selling everything related to Kashmir. If you're a street shopper, you can find a bargain too.

Thank Yadnyesh J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend time thinking / planning / reading It's also a place to feel home and welcomed.

Thank Danssica
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly heaven on earth. The shimmering lake and the backdrop of zabarwan mountains make it look spectacular at all times. The shikara rides and the shopping make it fun. This was our second visit but I would love to go again and again to Kashmir

Thank Prema_C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dal lake is the heart of tourist attractions of Kashmir. Stretching on a large area, the lake has clean fresh water. Taking a boat ride called Shikara ride will feel you like heaven. We can see the beautiful mountains at the background. If you want...More

Thank Abdul Rauf M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every one knows what dal lake is and how it is the best thing is shikara in summer and winters it is a clear sheet of ice to roam all around the lake in shikara was just wondering

Thank princ512
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must visit place if you are going to Srinagar. The lake with best location and breathtaking view. You will never be able to think of coming back to you home

Thank Jitender_1610
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beautiful lake on earth, must visit again and again, this was my fourth visit to srinagar since 2011....every visit giving more and more pleasure...

Thank pineshmoradia
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is an experience in itself than to walk in boats - the famous Sikhara - the Dal. Its my first experience to see the shops and house in lake. We bought two or three pashmina. It was really very unique and beautiful.

Thank tanishaafrin586
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoy you day with a beautiful shikara ride in the Dal lake. The scenic view along with of the lofty range and the shikara’s Boundering the lake shore and bloomed lotus flowers is the lifetime memory. Apart from this you can enjoy Kashmir’s special kawa...More

Thank ryanisaacs
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Response from suvap | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest avoid the Dal lake altogether. It isn't a very pleasant experience. It is better to go for a shikara ride on the lake during sunset. The scenic beauty is unparalleled.
1 May 2017|
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Response from RDKHAN | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Pacific and Hotel New Park in Srinagar are good budget hotels. Specially you can explore them through goibibo. You can easily get a best deal there. Gulmarg and Sonmarg can be the same day trips. In Pahalgam, go for... More
1 May 2017|
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Response from amit G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you to stay in hotel solar Residency in Srinagar which is very good hotel & property. Gulmarg n sonmarg are very nearby places from Srinagar. I had done the same when I visited with my family. If you stay... More