tulip gardens in kashmir
Posted on March 9, 2016
There are many gardens in kashmir which make it a lovely and romantic place, few years back tulip gardens have emerged as a good attraction for tourists and local people. this beautiful garden is located on the foothills of zabarwan mountains, in background green hill provide a good contrast to the bright flowers.
It’s in the month of April the tulips bloom in the chilly air, rows of different colors of tulips shine amid the soft spring sunlight & murmuring fountain. no words can express the beauty of the flowers in this garden. As i walk in the garden a verse strikes in my my “if winter comes can the spring be far behind” it’s the cruel winter that gives way to the beautiful spring. when flowers crown this valley which looks so beautiful and fresh like a new bride. one can see the beauty everywhere, the whole valley comes to life. A frenzy of colors, flowers and fragrances.
tulipgarden was established in year 2007, it’s spread on 12 hectares of land, there are around 2 million tulip plants in it. it boasts as one of the largest tulips gardens in Asia & one and only tulip garden in India. It has good parking facilities and out side small shops which sell refreshments like kehwa, tea and meals. on the entrance you will be greetted by a multitude sea of tulips dancing in the summer breeze, it will light up your heart and for some time you will think you had died long back and you have entered into heaven. green zabarwan hills with thick pine forests, look pretty, as the tulip garden ends the forest begins. from the garden beautiful views of the dallake can be seen.
As all beautiful things come to end, this tulip garden also looses it’s charm after the death of the delicate flowers. they last for the period of 20 days only and eventually the leaves begin to fall and flowers die away. The month of April around 2nd week, tulips are in full bloom. so plan you trip in April to witness the pure & pristine beauty of Kashmir of tulips, of Mughal gardens & lakes which have long been praised as a paradise.