Floating Vegetable Market
- Jammu & Kashmir
About Floating Vegetable Market in Srinagar, Kashmir
On Dal Lake, the Floating Vegetable Market is a unique site to savour in Srinagar. This colorful floating market, set against the beautiful backdrop, marks it as a photographer's haven. The pretty picture it proffers makes it one of the must-see places in Srinagar, Kashmir. One has to reach early in the morning to witness the bustling floating market.
The floating gardens in the natural wetlands of Srinagar are the prime source of vegetables cultivation and these fresh vegetables are then sold on the floating shikara boats on the lake.
It’s ideal to reach the market by 5:00 am as it the peak hour.
Best Time to Visit
March to October is the best time to visit the Floating Vegetable Market as the weather is quite pleasant.
Things to Know
Shikaras are available for visiting the Floating Vegetable Market which can cost around INR 500-700. It is advised to negotiate the cost to prevent over charging.