Family Travel Ideas in Srinagar

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There are lots things to do and sightseeing places for Srinagar Family Travel which every member can enjoy. Although the area has been troubled in times past, it has reopened for tourism. As the locals are mostly dependent on tourism for their livelihood, the atmosphere is perfect and safe for family travel. The locals are very friendly here.

Accommodation for Family Travel

While traveling with family it is very essential that you choose your hotel in an area which is child friendly and offers amenities to the elderly or physically challenged people. If the rooms are spacious, you can accommodate your whole family. This will obviously make your trip more enjoyable as you do not have to worry much about the comfort of your near and dear ones.

One of the hotels which is best suited for this purpose is the Imperial Lake View Hotel near the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar. Other than spacious rooms, they also offer golf, health club, sauna, swimming pool, massage parlor and baby sitter facilities. It's a perfect accommodation for family as everyone can enjoy their stay here.

Sightseeing in Srinagar

There are lots of lakes in and around Srinagar which spellbind the viewers with their enchanting beauty. With the snow-clad Himalayas in the backdrop, they are the perfect place to discover the local beauty. Dal Lake is one of the main attractions in Srinagar, which is a nice place to go with family. Those religious can visit The Shankaracharya Temple and The Hazratbal Shrine, which are the main pilgrimage centers of the Hindus and Muslims in Srinagar. There are many parks and gardens in Srinagar, like the Mughal Garden and Chashmashai, which are a must see in a family tour. The Srinagar Museum is a great place to understand the history and culture of the city.

Activities in Srinagar

A shikara ride and house boat tour on Dal Lake is one of the favorite activities which is enjoyed by tourists of all age groups. Anchored on the banks of the Dal Lake, these house boats display the culture of Kashmir. The houseboats are decorated with antiques, furnishing and carpets which are locally made and are a sharp contrast to the rooms in a five star hotel. A shikara ride in the lake is a mesmerizing experience for all.

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