Kashmir, the only heaven in India is a dream destination for all who have been craving for some calming moments in between the breathtaking landscape of beautiful nature. And Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir is the perfect city to start your Kashmir trip. Blessed with several attractive tourist spots, the largest city looks amazing in an awning of landscaped flourishing gardens, crystal clear lakes, magnificent structures, and hustle-bustle markets. Between these colorful spots lies something lush and hasty. Shikara in Kashmir is the small wooden carved boat, mainly seen at Nagin Lake and Dal Lake of Srinagar, is one of the enthralling attractions of Srinagar. Achieving the old world beauty, the hasty flow of a Shikara boat offers a unique way to experience the splendid beauty of this state.
...Popularly known as a cultural figure of Kashmir along with the pretty houseboats, Shikara stay in Kashmir is one of the most alluring forms of Kashmir tourism. A calming Shikara ride while exploring the spectacular views around Nagin Lake and Dal Lake is a truly worthwhile experience. Shikara rides are also done for sightseeing attractions that are situated near to Dal Lake which includes like Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, and the Hazratbal Mosque.
Shikara ride in Kashmir is also used for other things afar from recreation. The local people of Kashmir mainly use this low rowing boat for transportation, seaweed harvesting, and fishing. But the most unique part of this Shikara boat Kashmir is that it is also used as a floating market. Shikaras are used for selling different flowers and beautiful handicrafts that are quite popular among tourists of Kashmir residing in houseboats. The glance of Shikara is full of vibrant blooms is definitely a cache.
Besides these, the enjoyment correlated with Shikara rides also includes the watching of unique birds like white breasted kingfisher, pariah kites, little grebe are some of the familiar birds that can be quickly seen while exploring a Shikara boat ride in Kashmir.
Q. Where can we enjoy Shikara Ride in Kashmir?
Ans. We can enjoy the ride on Dal Lake, and Srinagar.
Q. Which are the months to enjoy Shikara Rides Shrinagar?
Ans. The months are from October to May.
Q. How many persons are allowed in Shikara Ride in Dal Lake in Srinagar?
Ans. 4 persons are allowed.
Q. Which are the best Shikara Houseboat Dal Lake?
Ans. The best houseboats are Royal Group of Houseboats, Lighthouse Group Of Houseboats, Savoy Group of Houseboats, Young Bombay Group of Houseboats, and Mughal Sheraton Group of Houseboats.
Q. Which are the best Shikara Kashmir Houseboat?
Ans. The best houseboats are Kashmir Group of Houseboats, New Golden Flower Heritage Houseboat, Naaz Kashmir, and Butterfly Groups of Houseboats.
Q. Which places we can visit in Dal Lake Shikara?
Ans. We can visit places like Golden Lake, Kabutar Khana, Char Chinar, Lotus Lake, and Bathing Boats in open Lake.
Q. What is the timing for Shikara Boat Ride Dal Lake Srinagar?
Ans. The timing is 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Q. Which is the best season for Shikara Rides Shrinagar?
Ans. The best season is summer.
Q. What is the duration for Shikara Ride at Dal Lake?
Ans. The duration is 1 hour.
The ride on shikara in Kashmir was a wonderful experience for us. You will enjoy the beauty of Kashmir more with shikara Houseboat. We did the ride on Dal Lake. We were a group of 3 people. We enjoyed clicking pictures. It is unbelievable that dal lake shikara ride rates are budget friendly. We will recommend everyone ride on Shikara houseboat as they visit Kashmir. It is true heaven; you will experience it if you visit it once.
I visited Kashmir for the first time with my family. We heard of this heaven on earth many times before. We decided to visit it once and perform activities like skiing, River Rafting, Fishing, and Shikara Ride. We chose the Shikara ride at Dal Lake. We are amazed by the beauty of Dal Lake. We experienced the ride on Shikara with Picnicwale. It is amazing that the cost of Shikara Ride on Dal Lake is extremely affordable. If you are ever visiting Kashmir then I will recommend this activity to you.
I and family had a pleasant stay in Kashmir with one of the best hotels in Kashmir. We visited many places and performed a few activities like skiing, River Rafting, and Fishing. The activity that was remaining was Shikara Stay in Kashmir. We enjoyed the stay in this wonderful houseboat in a peaceful atmosphere. We chose Dal Lake to reside for a few days. I will recommend you to have a ride in Shikara on Dal Lake as the cost is extremely affordable.
We always plan to spend pleasant holidays in one of the best places. I and my family also decide to have a visit to paradise on earth ‘Kashmir’. We have seen many houseboats in the lakes of Kashmir. We chose Dal Lake Shikara. It was our wonderful experience so far.
I and my friends chose a houseboat stay on Dal Lake. It was an amazing experience of our Kashmir tour. We are glad that Picnicwale included such a good location for Shikara Boat Ride.