Day Trips in SrinagarEdit This
For nature lovers Srinagar Day Trips can be a memorable experience for a lifetime. Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Srinagar is also known as “Heaven on Earth” for its awesome scenic beauty. There are many fun filled activities and sightseeing places nearby that everyone can enjoy.
Day Trip to Gulmarg from Srinagar
One of the most favored tourist destinations for people who love skiing and trekking is Gulmarg. This place is well known for its mountain slopes and flower valleys. Gulmarg is situated in Baramulla district at a distance of 55 km from Srinagar. There are many sightseeing places like the Alpather Lake, Baba Reshi shrine, cable car to Kondoor. However, it is paradise for those looking for adventure. There are many trekking trails ranging from medium to hard to choose from. The enchanting beauty of the place leaves every tourist spellbound.
Day Trip to Dachigam National Park
This is a perfect destination for animal lovers. Dachigam National Park is situated at a distance of around 22 km from Srinagar and is home to many rare species of Himalayan fauna and flora. Amid the natural beauty of the wild you can also find exotic plants like wild cherry, apricot and chestnut. It is also home to Kashmir Stag, hungul, an endangered species of red deer in the world. Day trip to Dachigam National Park is more of a thrilling experience with so much wildness among the natural beauty.
Day Trip to Charar-e-Sharif
Charar-e-Sharif is the religious destination for both Hindus and
Muslims alike. Situated at a distance of around 40 km from Srinagar
this shrine is dedicated to Sufi Saint, Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani, and
is around six centuries old. This is a perfect day trip for those who are religious. This place is well known for preaching communal
harmony. The shrine has been destructed many times with the recent
being in 1995 and reconstructed. However the faith of the people still
remains unmoved with lots of pilgrims making visits here daily.
Day Trip to Yusmarg from Srinagar
Yusmarg is situated at a distance of around 47 km from Srinagar and is the perfect destination for trekkers. Situated in Badgam district of the state Yusmarg, it is well known for the milky river, Doodh Ganga and its picturesque locale. Other than trekking you can also enjoy a leisurely stroll along the banks of the milky river. Hiking in the surrounding hills is also very popular among the tourist. Nilnag Lake is another attraction of the place.