Srinagar (J & K)

Srinagar, the summer capital of J & K state, is situated amidst a ring of mountains, with three lakes, Dal, Sona and the Nagin. Its greatest attraction is the Dal Lakewith two islands and a large number of houseboats. The Sri Pratap Singh Museum, Shah Hamdan mosque, Pather masjid, the Juma Masjid, Shankaracharya Hill andTemple, Hari Prabhat Fort, the picturesque Jhelum river with nine old bridges, three exquisite gardens-Chashme Shahi, Nishat and Shalimar are also popular attractions. Airport: 13 km. Railhead: Jammu Tawi.