Set amidst verdant fruit orchards and overlooking Dal Lake, this heritage homestay is a serene and heart-warming experience in the otherwise busy city of Srinagar, ideal for travellers seeking to explore a quieter side of Kashmir.
Spend your time walking around the lush estate, learn about fruit picking from local farmers and make your own jams and preserves. The Garden Villa experience is is bound to leave you charmed and fulfilled.
ABOUT THE STAY
This beautiful villa and the estate that it is part of, belongs to the erstwhile Dogra royal family of Kashmir. Built over eighty years ago, the beautifully designed red brick and stone house is bound to charm you.
The location of the homestay is fantastic, with lush fruit orchards all around, magnificent views of Dal Lake and beautiful mountains around the estate. The house offers its travellers a natural sanctuary close to the heart of Srinagar.
The bright red villa, set amidst the lush mountains and overlooking Dal Lake, is a magical heritage home straight out of a fairytale!
The villa is symmetrically built and offers six spacious rooms, three on the ground level and three on the first floor, all offering fantastic views of the lake, orchards and the mountains. The house is simply and elegantly designed with lots of cozy indoor and outdoor hangout spaces for one to sit back and soak all the beauty!
THINGS TO KNOW
The Garden Villa is located in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.
15 hrs from Delhi.
Nearest station is Udhampur, 6 hours away.
Nearest airport is 30 mins from Srinagar city.
BEST SUITED FOR
Solo travellers, couples, and families
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Spring and summer are the best times to visit to avoid harsh climate.
Rs. 6,000 on double occupancy with breakfast.
The Garden Villa is an ideal place for slow travellers as well as adventure junkies and activity seekers.
For the ones who like to stay in and relax, this is a great place to read and write. The various, cozy indoor nooks and the charming outdoor spaces act as lovely reading corners.
For travellers seeking more activity, there is a lot to do in Srinagar and around. Go on a heritage walk around Old Srinagar, visit the mosque and the famous Mughal Gardens, walk around Tulip Gardens and experience the vibrant markets of Srinagar.
For travellers seeking immersive and cultural activities, you could pick fruits and learn how to make your own jam and experience the Farmer's Market held every week at the estate.
INSPIRED TO WANDER?
TO PLAN YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH THE MESMERIZING LAND OF KASHMIR, CONTACT ME AT KRITIKA@WANDERBUG.IN
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