Nishat Market Overview

On your Srinagar tour, it would be regrettable in case you miss out on the amazing Nishat Market space. Located near the eastern part of the Dal Lake, and set amidst a majestic setting of the Zabarwan Mountains. A walk down the market lane will enchant you, especially for the beauty of the Dal Lake that surrounds it. 

As you start exploring the market, you will be greeted with a lively and vibrant typical market crowd, with colourful items at display all along. You’ll find a number of Kashmiri local garments, which are famous all over the world.

You’ll also come across shops selling Kashmiri carpets that are adorned with unimaginable and exquisite designs that are soothing to the eyes. There are also other items like handicrafts, wooden pieces and paper-mache items that are a hit among the masses.

You can also try local Kashmiri cuisine at the restaurants and hotels near the market. Lastly, on your Kashmir tour you can visit the Nishat Bagh, and take delight in admiring its beautiful garden adorned with colourful flowers and a myriad of plant species. 

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• Visit the Nishat Market, a vibrant market area in the vibrant city centre of Srinagar. 
• Explore this teeming market and find a range of items including Kashmiri shawls, sweaters, handicrafts, carpets, etc.
• Also, try the local Kashmiri delicacies at one of the myriad of restaurants that are available across the Dal Lake.
• Stroll around the second most admired garden in Kashmir, and enjoy the serene and stunning setting of it.
• Take a walk across the banks of the Dal Lake and enjoy the serenity and blissfulness of its water, set amidst the beauty of the Zabarwan Mountains.

How To Reach

1. By Car: The attraction is located quite close to Dal Lake and can be reached in a private car, a taxi or even a shared vehicle.

2. By Bus: You may not always find public buses, but there are a lot of private agents running bus services towards this region. 

Best Time To Visit

The Nishat Market is a year-round destination and can be visited anytime. The best time to visit the market is during the weekdays when the crowd is less. 

Other Essential Information

1. Make sure to hydrate yourself with plenty of water and refreshments before and while trekking along the banks of Lidder River. 

2. During rafting, ensure that you are adequately equipped with safety equipment. 

3. Remember to carry your photography equipment in order to click memorable and stunning pictures amidst the green valleys of Kashmir. 

4. Visiting Pahalgam in winters, although a bit risky, can be a rewarding experience. 

5. Pahalgam also has horse riding opportunities, make sure to indulge in that too. 

6. In winter, you’ll need to pack heavy woollen and warm clothing as per the weather and climate of the region. 

7. In other months, a thin sweater or a jacket will also suffice. 

8. Make sure to wear good quality and waterproof shoes on your visit to Lidder River.

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