Things to be noted while visiting Srinagar
Best time to visit
“A thing of beauty is a joy forever,” the following poem line by John Keats best describes the best time to visit Srinagar that is throughout the year. One cannot always put a cap on priceless and timeless beauty.
However, based on the activities and events in abundance to try while keeping the risk in check, it is from April to October; when the Tulip Festival in the Spring season celebrates the full bloom of millions of tulips species.
As the summer approaches, the alpine meadows in the nearby areas can be a breathtaking experience. Sikhara ride on the serene lake is another must-try activity to admire the far-off, aesthetically pleasing landscape.
Then marks the arrival of Autumn with the leaves of Chinar, rustling amongst the winds, transitioning its hue from red-yellow and blanketing the Naseem Bagh and Shalimar Garden in a romantic trance.
The city shrouded in cold temperature exhibits freezing beauty during winter to experience the magical snowfall. Tourists throng here to indulge in thrill-seeking adventure activities such as skiing and ice hockey.
Right clothes to wear
For the summer season, carry cotton clothes as it gets humid during peak summer days in June, July, and August.
If you plan to visit in winter, you better get braced with all kinds of woolens, including your feather jackets. Pack sweaters, shawls, overcoats, pullovers, gloves, mufflers, all things warm. s.
Things you should carry
- Umbrella when traveling in Summer
- Moisturizing and cold cream for winters
- Portable charger for remote areas
- Sunscreen for sunny days
- Sanitizer and Masks
- Medicine like Metacin, Saridon. Vicks for cough and cold relief