Spring in Valley is easily reckoned as weather marks changes from low temperature to modrate cool. However, in Valley and Srinagar city, it is more than visible with trees blossoming and flowers blooming.
Spring season makes an appearance in early April. Gardens, meadows and farmlands brighten up, especially where trees of almonds and other fruits are present. The light pink blossoms of almond trees offer
some cherishable moments for all. In the heart of the city, a garden called Badamvaer, which means Almond … , is thronged by people who come to get the first sight of Spring. Still, it is the Tulip Garden located
on the east bank of Dal Lake in Zabarwan Range. Tulip Garden is one of its kind, a 90-hectare garden where more than 80 varieties of Tulips are grown. With 2 million Tulips blooming in April, the whole place looks
painted in myriad colours from bright reds, shades of pink, yellows and white. In Srping season, visit to Tulip Garden is a must-to-do activity in Srinagar city.
Location: Tulip Garden is in Srinagar city, adjacent to Botanaical Garden, on Dal Lake. It is situated just below Cheshmashahi and Pari Mahal. It takes a little over 20 minutes to reach from Lal Chowk.
Timings: Tulip Garden is open to visits for one month in Spring season. The dates fall usually between mid April to mid May.
Nearest Places: Mughal Gardens, Char Chinari.
Extras: Tulip Garden and nearby places are also popular as being host to a number of festivals, particulalrly the festivals of Spring, on art and culture. To get the best at Tulip Garden, do check about the
dates and venues of these festivals.