Tulip Festival - 2013
Start Date : 1 - 14th of April 2013
Venue : Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Srinagar, Kashmir
City : Kashmir, India
Country : India
The Tulip Garden Festival Kashmir, also known as Indira Gandhi Memorial Garden(Siraj Bagh) is located in Zabrawan range, Srinagar, Kashmir, North India. Tulip Garden of Kashmir is Asia`s biggest Tulip garden, on the shores of the famous Dal lake. Tulip festival is held annually in the month of April when tulips are in full bloom. The garden looks like a silken carpet of bright coloured sprawling tulips. Best time to visit is March-April.
Nearly 60 varieties of beautiful and vibrant tulips grow in this garden, spread over 5 hectors of land. Tulips remain in bloom just for 15-20 days depending upon the temperature. "Red, yellow, variegated, pink, white, orange, light blue, and magenta are the main colors of tulips. The scene is simply charismatic with floral charm. The view remains in the memory of a visitor forever. Cultural programs, Kashmiri folk songs, sale of local handicrafts, and preparation of traditional Kashmiri cuisine forms an eminent part of the entertainment of visitors during the festival.