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DAL LAKE: from most people’s idea of modern India but Dal Lake is unlike any other place on earth. It is situated far in the north of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir overlooked by the mighty Himalayas. The Kashmir valley has some of India’s most beautiful scenery and has even been described as “paradise on earth” but Dal Lake is widely regarded as being the “jewel in the crown of Kashmir”. On a more local note, it is also referred to as the “jewel of Srinagar”. Those unfamiliar with the location of this lake may be surprised to learn that, far from being a remote and isolated beauty spot, Dal Lake is sited within the major city of Srinagar and is therefore regarded as being an “urban lake, Dal lake is the hub of water sports like water ski and swimming paradise and it is only known for its film shooting in Indian Bollywood film industry, The floating gardens, the marvellous lotus and water Lilley floating orchards gives present look to its nature. The colourful floating shops wood and Kashmir Art galleries floating on water is an amazing experience to view a traditional and cultural water life waits for everyone to Discover.

From Srinagar
Online Experience
1 Hour
India
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time live-streamed online experience onboard a Shikara on the Dal Lake
  • Witness day-to-day life of Kashmiris and feast on awe-inspiring views
Description

Dal Lake is far from most people’s idea of modern India and is unlike any other place on earth. It is situated in the far north of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is overlooked by the mighty Himalayas. The Kashmir valley is blessed with some of India’s most picturesque landscapes and has been rightfully described as "Paradise on Earth". It is widely known as the “Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir” and the locals refer to it as the “Jewel of Srinagar”. 

Those unfamiliar with the location of this lake may be surprised to learn that, it is not located in a remote and isolated spot, the Dal Lake is situated within the city of Srinagar and is therefore regarded as being an urban lake. It is the hub of water sports like water ski and is a swimmers paradise. It is the go-to destination for the Hindi film industry which is also known as Bollywood.  

Just a glimpse of the floating gardens, marvellous lotus and water lily orchards will leave you mesmerised. The colourful floating shops made of wood and Kashmiri Art Galleries will enable you to imbibe the traditional and cultural water life. You will experience all this and more on our live-streamed online experience from the Dal Lake.

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour for USD 30 per screen or as a private tour for USD 60 and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Fida Hussain

I like travelling a lot and meeting new people. I joined the travel industry in 2000, and I have been providing private tours and guide services to many guests from different parts of the countries.

Travelling is my passion, and there is nothing more fulfilling to me than the essence of a new place, the sounds of a new city, the traditions of a new culture, the flavours of different cuisine, and the melody of an unfamiliar language. I love meeting people around the world, connecting with them and learning about their culture and traditions.

I am very simple and down to earth. I like to listen to music, watch movies, read books and explore new places. I arrange private tours and provide guiding services.  

From USD 30 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.