Shikara Ride in Srinagar
Shikara Ride in Srinagar
Shikara Ride in Srinagar
Shikara Ride in Srinagar

Shikara Ride in Srinagar

4.6
14 reviews
4 hoursSrinagar,Jammu and Kashmir
Starting from 799

549

0% off

Shikara Ride in Srinagar

Book Now
Travel GuideTravel Guide

Highlights

  • Glide peacefully on a Shikara over Dal Lake surrounded by mountains and clear waters with the best guide.
  • Explore Srinagar's culture through floating markets & houseboats on your Shikara with a capacity of seating 4 people.
  • Watch a stunning sunset or sunrise over the horizon and reflect on the lake's waters for 1-4 hours.
  • Explore Srinagar's unique spots like Char Chinar, Kabutar Khana, Golden Lake, and many that require a Shikara ride.

Overview

Quick info:

  • Activity Location: Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Activity Duration: 1-4 hrs [ Depends on the Package] 
  • Boat Capacity: 4 persons


About Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir:

  • Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, with snow-capped mountains, serene lakes, and lush green valleys. Lying on the banks of the Jhelum River, it is home to a rich cultural heritage.
  • The city's Mughal Gardens, including the Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Bagh, are also stunning examples of Persian-style landscaping and attract visitors from all over the world.


About Shikara Ride in Srinagar:

  • The Shikara Ride is a traditional boat ride in Srinagar, guided by an experienced local who will show you the beauty of Dal Lake.
  • Begin your ride from boulevard road Ghat 6 and continue till Ghat 12. It allows you to experience the city's culture, history, and natural beauty.
  • The Shikara boats are unique to Srinagar, and they are intricately designed with colourful patterns and designs.
  • The boats are also equipped with comfortable seating accommodating 4 people at a time, making the ride a relaxing and enjoyable experience.
  • Discover some of Srinagar's most interesting places, such as Char Chinar, Kabutar Khana, Bathing Boats, Golden Lake, and Lotus Lake, accessible only through a Shikara ride.
  • During the ride, you can explore the floating markets, visit the Mughal Gardens, and see the beautiful houseboats that are docked on the lake.
  • You can also watch the sunset over the lake, which is a magical experience as the colours of the sky reflect on the water and beautifully end the excursion. 

Select Package Option

Your Price
549
per Person
Book Now
Your Price
799
per Person
Your Price
1,049
per Person
Your Price
1,299
per Person

Things To Carry

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or Scarf
  • Snacks
  • Binoculars
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Water Bottle
  • Map or Guidebook
  • UA Voucher

Additional Info

Know before you go for Shikara Ride in Srinagar:

  • Dress appropriately for the weather and bring a jacket or shawl, as it can get chilly on the lake.
  • Carry enough cash with you as there might not be any ATMs nearby.
  • Be prepared to haggle with vendors at the floating market, but remember to be respectful.
  • Respect the local culture and avoid taking photographs of people without their permission.
  • Stay hydrated and carry a water bottle with you, as it can get hot and sunny during the day.
  • Keep the surroundings clean and dispose of any waste in the designated areas to maintain the beauty of the lake.
  • Do not consume alcohol.
  • You will be ensured of safety.
  • Bring a valid Government-issued ID. 

How To Reach

locationSrinagar,Jammu and Kashmir

By Air:Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport(SXR) is an international airport serving this city brilliantly. It is located at just 15 KM from the centre of the city.

By Road:Srinagar is well-connected by road to cities like Jammu, Delhi and Chandigarh. You can take JKSRTC buses to travel to and from the city.

By Train:To reach Srinagar by train, one has to deboard at Jammu Tawi Railway Station(JAT) or the Udhampur Railway Station(UHP). From here, you may take a taxi or a bus to reach this beautiful city.

locationStarting Point:

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

navigation Maps
Call Us Chat Now