is the sprawling Asia's biggest tulip garden
in Jammu and Kashmir
summer capital Srinagar
. It holds thousands of flowers impart a mesmerising ambience to this 90-acre tourist attraction in the Valley.
Nearly 1.3 million tulip bulbs comprising 70 varieties of various colours have been grown in the
overlooking the Dal Lake
in the city. Located close to the famous Mughal gardens
of Chashma Shahi, Nishat and Shalimar
is seen as a milestone in making holidays memorable for thousands of domestic and foreign tourists who come to the Valley each year
In order to prolong the flowering season of the garden, around 25 lakh bulbs of these annual flowers have planted since tulips remain in bloom for just 15 to 20 days depending on the temperature in
The department of floriculture that maintains the
and other historical Mughal gardens
like Nishat and Shalimar
and Chashma Shahi in Kashmir
has imported nine lakh tulip bulbs from Holland this year for the tulip garden
Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Online(JK Tourism Online) offers special packages to visit the Kashmir Tulip Garden and historical Mughal gardens keeping your budget needs in mind.