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Sri Nagar

  Holiday Destination Sri Nagar
Srinagar  is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is located on both the sides of the Jhelum River, which is called Vyath in Kashmir. Srinagar is one of several places that have been called the "Venice of the East". Lakes around the city include Dal Lake – noted for its houseboats – and Nigeen Lake. Apart from Dal lake and Nigeen lake city is also famous for wular lake and manasbal lake to the north of srinagar.

The valley is surrounded by the Himalayas on all sides. Winters are cool, with daytime temperature averaging to 2.5 °C (36.5 °F), and drops below freezing point at night. The highest temperature reliably recorded is 38.3 °C (100.9 °F) and the lowest is −20.0 °C (−4.0 °F).

How to Reach Sri Nagar?

Many people take the train to Jammu followed by a taxi or bus ride to Srinagar. The journey from Jammu to Srinagar is costlier in the summers because the capital is being shifted from Jammu to Srinagar on both the state buses and Sumos. State buses are safer but take more time and are a bit uncomfortable

By Plane
A new terminal for arrivals and departures with air bridges and other up to date operational facilities was inaugurated on 14 February 2009. International, domestic and seasonal Hajj pilgrimage charters to Jeddah are operated from Sheikh ul Alam airport. Flights are operated by Jet Airways, Jet Konnect Indigo, SpiceJet, Go Air, Jet Lite and Air India [11] from Delhi and Mumbai to Srinagar, with or without a stopover at Jammu. The frequency is once or twice a day by each airline. The cost is approx Rs 2,500 from Jammu, Rs 2,500-5,000 from Delhi one way and higher from Mumbai, depending on the season.

By Bus
J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&KSRTC) operates fairly comfortable buses from Jammu costing around Rs 350 and do the journey in around 12 hr. 2 day buses run between Srinagar and Leh staying overnight in Kargil. Buses arrive either early morning or late at night, be ready for an onslaught of touts so have a plan of where to stay ready. There are also direct buses from Delhi taking almost 24 hr to reach Srinagar.

By Taxi
It is always recommended to book the taxi for Jammu to Jammu for multiple days if you are on short visit of typical Kashmir places covering (Patnitop-Srinagar-Gulmarg-Sonmarg-Pahalgam). Typical tariffs are 2500-3000/day (Inclusive all) for Non A/C Chevrolet Tavera-Toyota Innova. 2015 onwards, For road development purpose; Jammu to Srinagar NH1A has drive access for only one way either upward or downward. Local travel agents are well aware about so make sure before planning the itinerary for Kashmir to avoid any trouble.

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