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Address: Boulevard Rd, Srinagar, India
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar
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A Big Clean Lake

This lake is very big. The standout points of this lake are the houseboat along the side, the 'shakira' boats parking along the other side, the snowy mountain (winter) as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This lake is very big. The standout points of this lake are the houseboat along the side, the 'shakira' boats parking along the other side, the snowy mountain (winter) as background, the cleanliness of the lake. I am so curious about this lake was frozen in Jan 2017, it would gave a different experience n view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dal lake is pretty good with many houseboat , these houseboats are run by family's . Water used here is not very clean .Stay in a good house boat for a day will do ,just for your experience. Shikara ride is good too , just an hour of shikara ride should be sufficient . Since we went in off season... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One side of the dal lake is facing huge mountain and another side dal lake with all its boat houses. Hmmm… beautiful view with good weather. Dislike is too many sellers and they do spoil our relax holiday.

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mystical lake surrounded by the beautiful valley.. Recently marred by shops and people jumping on the head but beautiful nevertheless

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whole of the Srinagar city is build around this lake. When we think of Srinagar the first thing came to our mind is Dal Lake and Dal Lake means Shikara and Houseboat. Staying in the house boat is a whole new experience. One should have it atleast for a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best place i visited in kashmir was the dal lake. It was very pleasant and you have ferry boats there called wallam. The owners even name them which seems awesome. You can stay on a houseboat their, which i did. The one which I personally liked was a white boat with green roof called ," the palace... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hello I visited in feb last week 2017. I heard a lot about Kashmir jannat of India n really felt it when I visited there n stayed in boat house in dal lake. One side its all mountains n another side dal lake with all its boat houses weather was good, temperature was around 30-32degrees in day time n around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is beautiful 2nd largest lake of Kashmir in a picturesque backdrop The lake covers an area of about 26sqKM & has a vast shoreline of 15 KM.Houseboats are anchored along one-side of its shoreline with zabarwan range in the background.All tourist attraction are located around it.you can enjoy some quality time in solace with your loved one,away from hustle... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is beautiful surrounded with the huge mountain range on all sides! We took lovely pictures by the lake

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Shikara ride is a must. Floating markets, the views all excellent. Only one thing the sellers on Shikara won't leave you alone even after a firm no. They do spoil the joy of a beautiful ride. Else all good.

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