THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH KIDS IN KASHMIR
Article by Taha Firdous
VISIT DACHIGAM NATIONAL PARK
It is always a delight for kids to play and enjoy in nature. Dachigam National Park is one such destination where you can both enjoy the beauty of nature and find amazing and rear species of animals. The great big black bear, Hangul, Leopard, etc. are some exquisite species there. It can be both learning as well as an enjoyable experience.
VISIT HOKERSAR WETLANDS
Being home for a number of migratory birds, Hokersar is one of the best places for bird watching in Kashmir. It offers a wonderful sight of thousands of birds cued the beauty of nature. This wonderful sight is a treat to offer and provides information about various migratory birds.
TAKE A GONDOLA RIDE
Gulmarg Gondola is the world’s second-highest cable car and the view offered from the top is simply incredible. Not only is this beauty enjoyed by adults, kids are also fascinated by the amazing beauty and they cherish being at such a great height. They can also enjoy snow fight at phase I or phase II.
TAKE A SHORT SKI COURSE AT GULMARG
Gulmarg, called the ‘’powder paradise’’ is a perfect place to enjoy skiing during winters. There are three ‘baby slopes’ perfect for learner skiers. Instructors can be hired for a day and they usually tend to be very good with kids. In addition, you can enjoy sledding, snowboarding and not to forget, build a snowman.
TAKE A SHIKARA RIDE
Going to Kashmir and not spending some time at Dal Lake, your vacation would be incomplete. Taking kids along is one way to ensure that they enjoy all the things that the Dal Lake has to offer. They will love to see the attractions like Char Chinar, floating gardens and Kabutar Khana, all set against the beautiful backdrop of the Zabarwan hills. At the same time, be safe with the waters.
TAKE A PONY RIDE
Horse riding is a popular tourist activity in Kashmir, especially among kids. This ride can be a pleasurable experience and such rides usually fascinate kids. They can enjoy this ride down steep slopes riddled with boulders; also, what’s more pleasing is when the horse picks up speed at the slopes.
ZORBING AT BAISARAN, PAHALGAM
Adventure sports provide a space for rejuvenation, Zorbing one such activity which can be performed for fun as well as adventure. Baisaran is one such place in Pahalgam, which offers an unmatchable experience for zorbing. It is a cheerful experience for kids and they enjoy the most of it. If you are around Baisaran, don’t forget to fascinate your kids with this alluring experience.
GO TO ZABARWAN 7D THEATRE & GAMING ZONE
Kashmir has its first 7D theatre in the Zabarwan Park, near Boulevard road. Not only, does it offer theatre shows, but also it has plentiful games for children to enjoy. In addition, you can do bungee jumping there and take a Segway ride.
ENJOY A RIDE IN HOP ON HOP OFF
This hop on hop off double deck bus tour gives an excellent experience of city sightseeing in Srinagar. This double-decked bus will give you a wonderful ride from Dalgate to Shalimar Bagh and back. Apart from enjoying the beauty of nature, kids will enjoy riding in an open space and have the time of their lives