Outdoor Activities in Srinagar

Outdoor activities in Srinagar are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Srinagar comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Srinagar and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Srinagar has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Srinagar.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Srinagar:

  1. #1 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 8480 itineraries
    Dal Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Lake, Boating

    Address: Dal Lake, Srinagar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dal is a beautiful lake in the city of Srinagar. It is obvious that it’s the pride of Srinagar but Kashmir as well from the nicknames given to it: Srinagar’s jewel and Jewel in the “...Read more

  2. #2 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 6690 itineraries
    Hazratbal Mosque

    Tags: Art And Culture, Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190006

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Hazrat Bal Mosque in Srinagar, often called just “The Hazratbal” is the most important pilgrimage sites in the city and perhaps one of the most important for Haj Pilgrims other than th...Read more

  3. #3 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 7752 itineraries
    Shalimar Bagh

    Tags: Garden, Waterfall, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Shalimar, Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Shalimar Bagh is incredibly lovely. These Mughal Gardens belonged to the royal family and are in every way exactly that; regal. The majestic beauty of these gardens is precisely what several touri...Read more

  4. #4 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 4301 itineraries
    Shankaracharya Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Boulevard Road Opp Nehru Park, Reserve Forest Rd, Durgjan, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Shankarcharya Temple is considered to be one of the most important places to visit in Srinagar. The temple is dedicated to an old saint and one of the most brilliant minds in the history of Indian...Read more

  5. #5 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 6910 itineraries
    Sonamarg

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, View Point, River

    Address: Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sonamarg literally means meadow of gold, which gives one a legitimate idea of just how gorgeous this hill station not far from Srinagar really is. The river Sindh, the beautiful trees, the dese and my...Read more

  6. #6 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 182 itineraries
    Betab Valley

    Tags: Forest, Camp, Valley, Picnic Spot

    Address: Near Pahalgam, Baramulla, Hajan, Jammu and Kashmir 192126

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This valley was named after a Bollywood movie though many other Bollywood movies have been filmed here. It’s one of those spots they call the Switzerland of India. You’ll have to get to Pa...Read more

  7. #7 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 5796 itineraries
    Pari Mahal

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Palace

    Address: Pari Mahal, Srinagar 190001 (Wikipedia- Dal Lake, Zabarwan mountain Range, near Cheshmashahi, Srinagar)

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Pari Mahal is a lovely ruin that is known for the stunning views of the Dal Lake, the mountains and hills and Srinagar city that this place provides.The Name Pari Mahal means Palace of the angels ...Read more

  8. #8 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 5847 itineraries
    Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden

    Tags: Garden, Walking Area

    Address: Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are lucky enough to go at the right time, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden is one of the most spectacular sights you will be able to see in Srinagar. Although it is only open in April, it is a must s...Read more

  9. #9 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 5501 itineraries
    Nagin Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Scenic Drive, Lake, Boating

    Address: Nigeen Lake, Srinagar (Google maps)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Nagin Lake is like a mini extension to the massive Dal Lake. The peculiar shape of this lake gives it its name. Situated right next to Dal, it is sometimes not even considered to be a separate lake bu...Read more

  10. #10 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 5221 itineraries
    Yousmarg

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Scenic Drive, Leisure

    Address: Forest Block, Jammu and Kashmir 191112

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Yousmarg is a charming little hill station about 40 kilometers away from the city of Srinagar. Srinagar itself is quite lovely but if you want to spend more time in the midst of nature, this place is ...Read more

  11. #11 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 4894 itineraries
    Nishat Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Bagh Hussain, Srinagar (According to Google)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Nishat or Joy resides in the very name of this place. The joyful gardens which lie to the east of the Dal Lake are an absolute delight to visit. One of the few glorious Mughal Gardens worth visiting i...Read more

  12. #12 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 3183 itineraries
    Jamia Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Jamia Masjid Rd, Nowhatta, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190002

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm Details

    The Jamia Masjid is a beautiful, simple and yet very beautiful mosque in Srinagar. The reddish building and the green garden stand in beautiful contrast and have a very calm and serene atmosphere to t...Read more

  13. #13 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 6089 itineraries
    Awantipora

    Tags: Religious Site, Off Beaten Path, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Awantipora 192122

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Awantipora or Awantipura is a lovely excursion to undertake while in Srinagar. Around 30 kilometers from the city the place is a historic and scenic getaway.  The ancient ruins make for a wonderf...Read more

  14. #14 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 4526 itineraries
    Charar-e-sharif

    Tags: View Point, Walking Area, Town, Nature

    Address: Charar-i-Sharief-Srinagar Rd, Charar-i-Sharief 191112

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This place is not very well-known and a little far from Srinagar but as far as one day excursions go, the place is bound to be the most rewarding one. It is a town not far from Srinagar and a very hol...Read more

  15. #15 of 46 Outdoors Activities in Srinagar
    - Used in 4781 itineraries
    Shah-e-hamdan

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Shah-e-Hamdan Ln, Srinagar 190012

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also known as Khanqah masjid, this stunning mosque is worth visiting in the city of Srinagar. Built of wood, it may not seem like a very interesting place to see but the amazing architecture makes it ...Read more