R K Sarovar Portico, Srinagar, is a contemporary and elegant retreat for the discerning business as well as leisure traveller. The hotel offers 55 well designed centrally heated guest rooms and suites equipped with all modern amenities such as LCD Televisions, tea / coffee maker, well stocked Mini Bar, direct dial telephones, electronic safes etc. The hotel is located just 15 Kms from the Jammu - Srinagar Highway, 12 Kms From the airport, half a km to the dal lake, half a km to the commercial hub lalchowk, 3 kms to the famous mughal gardens. The meeting and conference venues here are perfect to address requirements for MICE groups and social events. Guests will have the opportunity to unwind by the state-of-the-art gymnasium.Srinagar Local Information :Set in the heart of the Kashmir Valley, Srinagar is dominated by the imposing Dal Lake and its twisting waterways, Nagin Lake and the Jhelum River break up the urban area. Not just the expanse of water, the lakes is filled with houseboats, villages, narrow water canals, lotus & vegetable gardens and houses and shops. Life on the lakes, as witnessed from the confines of a Shikara, is unique. On land, a stroll through the terraced hillsides of the 400 year old Mughal Gardens is a treat to the eyes. Apart from this, the city is also famous for its traditional Kashmiri handicrafts – like hand woven silks and embroidered shawls, and dry fruits. PLACES OF INTEREST: Dal Lake: (1 km) : The Dal Lake is Srinagar’s most distinctive landmark. It is divided by causeways into four parts, the Nagin Lake being one of them. The best way of exploring the lake and the sites on its shores by Shikara boat.Hari Parbat (12 kms) : the hill of Hari Parbat is considered sacred to the Hindus, Muslim and Sikhs alike.