Hotel Akbar

Dalgate, Gate no 1, Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, 190001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Srinagar

One foot out of Srinagar

A travel blog entry by steve_julie


... Akbar, who booked the ticket, says that because we have multiple carriers, we're switching in Jammu for Delhi, they'll screw us. He says, in perfect Akbar form, "Listen to me, my man will be outside in five minutes. You come to my house. We have a warm bed for you." This isn't a money thing, he's just taking care of us.
By the time security hustles us to the front door of the small airport, Akbar's man is there.

Everything is very hurried ...

Beautiful Srinagar

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89


... much stress. We remained well in tune with the regions "situation" constantly checking news and with locals. I'm so please to say that the Kashmiri Valley which is scarred by a violent reputation is not what you read about. Srinagrar and its people are incredibly beautiful and I'd urge any traveller to head to the Kashmir Valley if the situation allows.
As you enter this unique city, the first striking thing about it is its amazing water which creates a serene, natural and ...


A travel blog entry by dianap


... Srinagar is famous for its gardens and I liked Shalimar, full of roses, snapdragons, marigolds, pansies, peonies and of course fountains, it could have been England if it wasnt for the views across the mountains. Our day was slow, lazy and hot and we got used to drinking plenty of water, all my first challenge training was proving useful. We wandered down to the market risking our lives walking on the road. What a feast of sounds, smells and colours. Ducking a flying ...

Suffering to Srinagar

A travel blog entry by yamahuh


... being led to a bed for the night was much less hassle than having to find one. He roared away on his narrow little bike, weaving in and out of traffic, splitting lanes and ignoring red lights. Following him was a *****. With ‘Ladakh’ luggage racks our bikes were significantly fatter, heavier and wider than his and we didn’t really want to start scraping paint off doors or clipping pedestrians.

I left Tim surrounded by a gaggle of kids ...

Houseboat heaven and.... snow!

A travel blog entry by ceris333


... Sundays as on those days "people throw stones at the police". So it appears that Kashmir still has issues....

We were taken at dawn to a floating vegetable market, where we watched men having good natured arguments about the price of spinach while their boats jostled for space in the throng. Kashmir really is in bloom, there were people selling beautiful roses and wild ...

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This hotel, located on Dalgate, Gate no 1, Srinagar, is near Nagin Lake, Mughal Gardens, Tso Moriri, and Manasbal Lake.
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