Experience Tulip Garden
Tulip Garden Srinagar
Experience Tulip Garden
Kashmir is home to a magnificent garden that’s alive with colors as far as the eye can see. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar is Asia’s largest such garden. It’s awash with dozens of varieties of tulips and other flowers like daffodils. With its terrific location – at the foothills of the Zabarwan Range – Tulip Garden in Srinagar is a veritable Eden.
It doesn’t bloom all-year-round, however, so you need to plan your vacation carefully. The best time to visit Tulip Garden in Kashmir is from March to May.
Tulip Garden Srinagar opened to visitors back in 2007. The aim was to boost tourism and floriculture in the region and the undertaking was a success. In fact, the garden was ranked among the top 5 tulip destinations in the world at the Tulip Summit in Canada in 2017. While the garden itself is a sight to behold and you could spend hours just exploring it and admiring the flowers, the highlight is the annual festival that runs in spring, between March and May, depending on when the flowers bloom.
Bold History that Fuels the Future of Tulip Garden
Tulip Garden in Srinagar offers plenty of experiences for the travelers to engage in. Find below a list of top highlights that justify the reputation of these mesmerizing wonders of mother nature
1. Terrific Varieties of Tulips
The varieties of tulips on display rightfully steal the show at Tulip Garden Srinagar festival. Even the rare Queen of the Night variety can be seen. In 2017, there were over 40 types of tulips exhibited and several Lacs of flowers in bloom.
2. Tourist-friendly Amenities
The Tulip Garden Srinagar festival has steadily evolved into an event that aims to provide visitors with an even more enriching experience. In 2018, the venue provided free Wi-Fi washrooms for differently able people and more drinking points.
3. Souvenir and Food Kiosks
No trip to Kashmir is complete without taking home a few souvenirs. If you’re visiting the Tulip Garden in Srinagar during festival time, you can pick up traditional handicrafts from kiosks set up outside the garden area. You can also savor Kashmiri cuisine at the food stalls.
Best Time To Visit Tulip Garden Srinagar
The best time to visit this paradise is during the annual festival that’s held in the month of March, April or May. However, the exact dates can change depending on the weather so keep an eye out for updates.
Whether you choose to visit during the festival or otherwise, Tulip Garden Srinagar timings are 9 am to 7 pm.
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Hotel Pacific Srinagar
Address: Opposite Chinar Garden,
Kohna Khan, Dalgate, Srinagar,
Jammu and Kashmir Phone: 0194 248 6111
Hotel Aksa Srinagar
Address: Aksa Mall, Airport (IG) Rd,
Opp. Exhibition Gate, Jahagir chowk dalgate,
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Phone: 0194 247 1404
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Address: Near Temple, Khonakhan Dalgate,
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
Phone: 0194 247 4634