Walk With A Spring In Your Step In Kashmir

Walk With A Spring In Your Step In Kashmir
The tulip season in Srinagar has begun and will last till the first week of May,

Welcome spring with a walk around the gorgeous Tulip Garden to celebrate the vibrant Tulip Festival on the foothills of the Zabarwan Range in Srinagar

Meenketan Jha
April 10 , 2019
02 Min Read

With the oncoming of Spring, Srinagar plays host to the vibrant and serene Tulip Festival. The entire valley immersed in an array of colours makes for a compelling sight. Numerous varieties of tulips like the Parrot Tulip, Fringed Tulip, Fosteriana Tulip, to name a few, enamour the garden. Taking place at the foothills of the Zabarwan Range in the Kashmiri capital, Srinagar, the over month-long occasion celebrates the season of bloom and life in the valley. 

The Dal Lake set in the backdrop of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, where the festival is being held, adds to the visual delight here. This floral dreamland closes by May 5 so, if you are a flower or nature enthusiast, you should book your tickets to Kashmir fast. 

Timings: 9 AM - 7 PM

Fees: 25 for children and 50 for adults 

Srinagar's tulip garden is a riot of colours right now

Over 60 varieties of tulips can be seen at the Tulip Garden in Srinagar

This cream-coloured tulip is one of the most common

A slightly unusual looking tulip

Visitors throng the Tulip Garden in droves to take in the blooms

Another eye-catching tulip in Srinagar

It's not just tulips that bloom in Srinagar's spring. These are some almond blossoms

Daffodils giving the tulips some serious competition

Srinagar's Tulip Garden is set in the foothills of the Zabarwan Range and hosts a variety of flowers, including these spectacular cherry blossoms

Another spectacular flower at the Srinagar Tulip Garden

Tip: Besides the Tulip Festival, you may also want to visit the elegant Mughal gardens like the Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, and Chasm-E-Shahi park for a bright burst of spring.


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