There are abounding of luxury, budget hotels, resorts and houseboats in Kashmir those are allegorical of excellence and hospitality. The hotels in Kashmir offer a very warm Kashmiri welcome with all modern comforts and are near to the airport and just few minutes away from the city's key celebrated areas and capital tourist attractions. No matter what your budget is, you are sure to find something that meets your needs and apparel your pocket among these hotels.
The hotels and resorts in Kashmir have beautiful, ample and well as selected room which are exclusively, alluringly and abundantly advised and have accessories like drapery, mini bar, air conditioner, direct dial service, cable TV, secretarial services, business newspaper, Wi- Fi connectivity throughout the premises. The rooms are of altered types to clothing the charge of advanced array of travelers. Extra bed is as well provided, if needed. To offer to local and international tourists, these hotels have multi-cuisine restaurants. They serve lip smacking cuisines and accommodate round the clock service to the guests.
Houseboats (known as Shikaras locally) in Srinagar offer the tourists a different and unique experience. The luxury of staying on the serene water of a Lake in a graceful boat, with all the services of a luxury hotel, draws abounding tourists to Srinagar. Most of the houseboats ballast forth the banks of Dal Lake and Nagin Lake only. Just like hotels, the houseboats of Kashmir are as well categorized. There are Deluxe, A-class, B-class, C-class and D-class houseboats in Srinagar.
Best Time to Visit
For anyone desiring to visit the valley, the first question is "when to visit Kashmir, India" or what is the best time to visit the Kashmir valley. The best time to visit Kashmir is during the months of March to October. During this time the climate conditions in Kashmir are at its best. This period covers three seasons in Kashmir viz, spring (March- May), summers (early May- August) and autumn (September-November). The blossoms of spring, the cool climate of summer and the gold and red hues of autumn all accommodate the peak season for Kashmir travel. From December to early March is the winter season for Kashmir, when the absolute valley wears a white blanket of snow. For those, who adore chilling climate and are absorbed in skiing, winter is the time to be in Kashmir.
How to Reach in Kashmir
Traveling to Kashmir is very smooth and accessible as the valley is very well connected to other parts of India with a well-developed network of roads, air and rail. National Highway 1-A is the capital road abutting Srinagar with Jammu. Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) as well as amount of private super deluxe, A-class and B-class busses operate to and from the state. Private taxis are as well accessible for traveling to Kashmir. This is one of the most adventuresome admitting a bit arduous travel trek in India.
Jammu Tawi, about 305 km far, is the abutting railhead for Srinagar. Trains from Delhi, Calcutta, Pune, Mumbai and other cities arrive at this base only. During holiday season, if there is an abundant blitz for Kashmir, other trains accomplish for and from this station.
Srinagar airport is about 14 km from the city. There are daily flights to Srinagar, operated by Indian Airlines (from Delhi, Mumbai and Jammu) and other Private Airlines like Air Deccan, SpiceJet, Kingfisher and Jet Airways (from Delhi and Jammu).