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Dal Lake

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Rd, Srinagar 190001, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 6, 2012

Travel to House Boat for our Accomodation and the stay at the House Boat enjoying the lovely icon of Srinagar Dal Lake and the two hours visit of Dal Lake was a unique and unforgettable experience. It was vast area with delightful travel through the...More

11  Thank jojo5222
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 6, 2014

This year I decided to re-visit the famous Dal Lake, as I felt that my last year's review of this place was a little biased. But believe me, it sucks. As soon as you land on the banks, touts and agents will pounce upon you....More

11  Thank subodhsamyak
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was stay here for few days after Kashmir Trekking trip, enjoy the self guided tour around the garden and lake, its very tourist area, have to make a deal before you go everywhere around, shikara boat and tuktuk driver will ask more for different...More

Thank kengyu
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My eyes couldnt capture the boundaries of the magnificent Dal lake when i laid my eyes on its pristine sky blue still waters for the first time .It is adorned by the quiet Shikaras either taking the tourists to their houseboats or on a ride...More

Thank Mousumi P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can't believe without witnessing the beauty of nature.. It was a dream scene on dal inside shikara.. One must enjoy it atleast once in life

Thank royrajkumar2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its very commercialised. Not that charming as its use to be 20years back. You will just see houseboats in one line. There will be small shikaras coming along side your boat and keep on disturbing you with soveneirs , food items etc etc. But if...More

Thank varunagr_8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of main attraction in Srinager, Have Shikara ride, visit jawaher lal garden, and char chinar.... Evening walk along long bulvired

Thank DrYunusSumra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a big lake in heart of Srinagar. Since houseboats and shikaras have started commerical activities in this lake, this lake has been polluted. Only one thing that can restore it's prosperity is proper management and administration. Whenever I took a shikara ride to my...More

Thank kingshukpal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was great experience, Dall lake is one of heritage lake and must take back water ride you will experience yourself as Bollywood star and take good memories of life

Thank kseth2008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its Good to come here we will come soon and will stay 15 days so we love Kashmir/Kashmiri Hospitality and People's also

Thank Arsh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a huge Lake. It was maintained well with Street lights and Paved footpaths and Ghats. Lake cleaning was going on. Few fountains. Shikara ride was excellent though Shikaras are now old and not updated. House bots are looked dated from outside and control over...More

Thank aarindam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place, nice to sit around the lake beside going on long boat ride. Very friendly boat operators, sellers, auto rickshaw guys. Enjoyed try company and their talks. Whatever they quote for baot ride, or items sold there bargain, start with 50% of what they...More

Thank JMirazkar
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Imran A
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Response from Manjulika S | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes, it’s accessible in December and the real ‘heavy’ snowfall is more towards the later part of January. Just make sure you stay in a good hotel which can take care of your requirements at that time.
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