Shikara Ride in Kashmir

Open Time : 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Entry : paid

Address : Dal Lake, Srinagar

Why to visit Shikara Ride in Kashmir

If you're visiting Srinagar, often known as 'Paradise on Earth,' you must see the famed Dal Lake. The 'Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir,' as this lake is known, is the second largest in the Kashmir valley. It is set against the stunning Himalayan Mountains. 

The houseboats in Srinagar are also well-known. The'shikhara,' or wooden boat rides, are particularly well-known and well-liked by visitors. Around the shores of the lakes, they're available. These boats are the ideal method to appreciate the lake's and its surrounds' splendour. While driving on the shikhara, you can view the communities near the lake growing a variety of beautiful vegetables. One and two-hour rides are available.

FAQ on Shikara Ride in Kashmir

What is the price of a Shikara ride?

A Shikara ride is the best method to see the Dal Lake. A one-hour ride will set you back roughly Rs. 400.

Special Tip

The maximum number of people allowed on a Shikara or boat trip is four; the restrictions are set by the Jammu and Kashmir Government's Department of Tourism and apply to all tourists

By Abhilasha Prasad

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