Tulip Garden: A Photo Essay


by Bilal Bahadur

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SRINAGAR:  Situated in the foothills of Zabarwan Hills, overlooking Dal Lake, the Tulip garden was officially thrown open to visitors on Wednesday.

The Tulip Garden remains open for around one month as the life tulips is not more than 15-17 days.
Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, declared the garden open in presence of senior officers from the Floriculture department, Tourism department, J&K Bank and a large number of tourists, who had come from different parts of the country besides locals.
Regarding tulip garden, it was informed that more than 1.5 million tulips in 60 varieties and colors will bloom this year
A couple from Delhi posing for a photograph at Tulip garden on its first day of opening on March 23, 2022
A group of tourists from Gujarat at Tulip garden.
Extra plants like daffodils, hyacinths, narcissus and other ornamental plants are being planted here to ornate the area making the tulip garden one of the main attractions for tourists from different parts of the country and world.

Chief Secretary also inaugurated J&K Bank enabled e-ticketing facility for the visitors becoming the first visitor to generate an E-ticket. He said that queuing up for a long time was cumbersome for the visitors, so E-ticketing was introduced to make the visit of tourists hassle-free.

Commending J&K Bank for its people-friendly initiatives, Dr A K Mehta said the Bank is doing yeoman services and I compliment the management for coming up with an online portal well within the timeline as expected.

The E-booking provision has been made available on the website of the Floriculture Department from day one to enable the tourists and visitors to plan their visit comfortably online.


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