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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What tips should one keep in mind while visiting Srinagar?

Vineet Sharma DEC 10 2012
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Once you are in Srinagar, the beauty of the place including the blooming flowers in the gardens, the placid lakes and the snow capped mountains surrounding the city would drive you head over heels. However, to enjoy to the fullest without meeting any hurdles take down these few tips with you:

  • Best time: Best time to visit Srinagar is from March to October. This is the time of the year when you can enjoy the best view of the city and the experience the best weather.

  • Clothing: Make sure you pack your bags with Light/Medium woolens in Summers and warm Heavy woolens in winter.

  • Languages : You can converse with the locals here in Kashmiri,Urdu,Hindi or English.

  • Food: All kinds of vegetarian and non vegetarian food is available in multiple cuisines to suit every budget. Multitude of restaurants are available all along the Boulevard road and other major spots. Foods suits all budgets and tastes. However, while having street food take care of basic hygiene.

  • Around: While you are at Srinagar make sure to plan a proper itinerary to the nearby places like Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam.

So, inch closer to your suitcases, bring out the woolens and snuggle in for an enticing journey.

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