Tulip Garden (Introduction)
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden or Aisa’s Largest tulip garden is located in the heart of the Indian city of Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir. It used to be a model floriculture center.
It’s the largest tulip garden in Asia, spread over an area of about 30.74 acres. Its location is at the base of the Zabarwan range and it was built on sloping ground with 7 terraces to give visitors an overview of Dal Lake when they look up.PAF Park pays tribute to Chaudhary Siraj-ud-Din, who generously gifted the land of his family’s ancestral garden for the development of a public park.
The opening in 2007 marked the launch of a major project by J&K Tourism in association with HP Pavilion for the production and marketing of Kashmiri handicrafts About 1.5 million tulip bulbs, all in a variety of colors, were brought to the Keukenhof tulip gardens in Amsterdam. The tulip garden is home to around 68 varieties of tulKeukenhof.
Tulip Gardens in Amsterdam usually welcomes about 150,000 guests per day from all around the world. In addition to their tulips, Keukenhof also has 46 varieties of flowers – including hyacinths, daffodils, and ranunculus – brought there from Holland.
Best Time to Visit Tulip Garden Srinagar
Well, many travelers have this question in mind which is the best time to visit Tulip Garden Srinagar? But worry not we got you covered “The best time to visit the Tulip Garden in Srinagar is during the month of April when the tulips are in full bloom and the annual Tulip Festival is held”
However, this popular attraction in Srinagar is open only for 1 to 2 months i.e(March to June)for all the visitors. The garden is a beautiful place to explore and includes various plants, flowers, and trees.
Additionally, it features a plethora of tulips from around the world that bloom each spring in full abundance.
Tulip Garden festival Srinagar
This festival usually takes place in the middle of the ongoing season. This annual Spring Festival was established to increase Tourism by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir and to this day it remains a festival to be enjoyed by millions of people from all around the globe.
Tulip Garden Visiting Time
Well, you can visit Tulip garden on any given day of the week from 9:00 AM TO 7:00 PM. But as a resident of Srinagar, here is some advice worth noting
- Reach Early: Reach the garden before it opens given you an edge to beat the traffic as millions of people will be visiting the garden and if the traffic can last for 4 to 5 hours easily
- Secure a parking spot: Park your vehicle at least 2 to 3 km away from the garden and walk to the garden to avoid traffic. Nishat parking spot is closest and you enjoy a walk on the shore of dal lake
The entry ticket for Tulip garden will cost you around 100 Rupees for adults and 50 Rupees for children. You can even book your ticket online from the website of the floriculture department.
During the open season tulip garden is the most secure garden in Srinagar. As more than 200 soldiers guard the place against every corner making it completely safe to visit.
You can find plenty of restaurants inside and outside the garden including many vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants or you can order online from www.karsaorder.com to deliver your favorite food from the nearby restaurants
Thing To Do
- Enjoying the scenic view of Tulip Garden
- Taking pictures & making reels
- Visiting nearby places like the Botanical garden, cheesh mashahi , Pari mahal
- EDM festival
- Dancing etc