Indira Gandhi Memorial It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares With 20 lakh tulips of 46 varieties in its lap. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range with an overview of Dal Lake. The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley. Online Holidays is know as the best tour operator in kashmir and specialist for kashmir tulip packages.
Arrive Srinagar, pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir famous for its lakes dotted with Shikaras and the Mughal Gardens. Transfer to Hotel/ Houseboat. day at leisure, shikara ride to Nehru Park in the evening, Overnight in the Houseboat.
After breakfast visit the Mughal Gardens , Chashmi-e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat(The Garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). In the afternoon enjoy a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake . Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast full day excursion of Gulmarg - the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. It is popular for its highest golf course and skiing in winters. You can enjoy a pony ride and also enjoy a Gondola ride (cable car) to Khilanmarg (at your own cost).Return to the hotel by evening for overnight stay.
Today you will be transferred by road to Pahalgam (94 kms/2.5 hrs) Valley of Shepherds.Enroute you will have an rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields. Also visit Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulpher Springs enroute, Enjoy the bounty of Nature at Pahalgam, located on the bank of beautyful Lidder River, Return to Srinagar, Overnight in the Hotel..
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your onward flight back home.
|Package||Adults||Child with bed||Child without bed|
|Luxury||On Request||On Request||On Request|
|Deluxe||Rs. 14,000||Rs.6,000||Rs. 4,000|
|Standard||Rs. 9,999||Rs. 5,600||Rs.3,500|
|Budget||Rs. 7,000||Rs. 2,600||Rs. 2,000|
Tulip Festival in Kashmir celebrates the blooming season of the magnificent Tulips. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden adds to the natural beauty of Srinagar. Nestled on the foothills of Zabarwan Range, the largest tulip garden in Asia presents a stunning view of the Dal Lake. The seven terraced garden was built with the intention to promote tourism and floriculture in Kashmir.
Once known as the Model Floriculture Center, Tulip Garden of Srinagar is a home to varied species of flowers like daffodils, hyacinths and ranunculus. However, Tulips cover the major area of the space. A walkthrough these sweet smelling flower beds will make you stay here for longer.
A major highlight of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is the Tulip Festival that is celebrated every year. It is one of the best reason that will compel you to visit this garden.
Tulip Festival is hosted in Kashmir Valley during the onset of Spring Season. You can get ready to be a part of it this year as the festival will commence from March 2019.
Tulip Festival 2019 is a must attend event for the flower enthusiasts, nature lovers, fans, aficionados, tulip lovers, and tourists from around the world. There are many varieties of this amazing flowers, some of them are mentioned below. Let’s see how many of them you can find at the Tulip Festival.
There are some added attractions in the Tulip Festival of 2019. Nature has bestowed the garden with more varieties of flowers this year. Moreover, visitors can avail the benefits of surplus facilities like free Wi-Fi, more fountains, washrooms (separate for the specially-abled persons) and drinking points.
More green spaces are included in the garden area keeping in mind the comforts of the tourists. Extra plants like daffodils, hyacinths, narcissus and other ornamental plants are planted to ornate the area. Water channel running through the terraces will add charm to the garden.
Visitors will now be able to buy souvenirs and savor Kashmiri dishes from outside the garden area. This will be possible because of the decorated stalls and kiosks exhibiting cuisine and handicrafts of Kashmir.
The prime location of the Tulip Garden makes it the most visiting place in Srinagar. This park is surrounded by scenic hills, attractive gardens of Mughal era and most importantly, it overlooks the awe-inspiring Dal Lake. Given below are some other attractions that lie in close proximity.
Tulip Gardens are easily accessible from Srinagar Airport. One can reach the garden by hiring a taxi from there. Another mode is to avail the bus services which charge a minimal fare.
The entry fee to the garden is Rupees 25 for children and Rupees 50 for adults.
The entry timings are from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.