Shikara, a long boat one of the most famous entertainment medium in Dal Lake. They are very similar to Gondola type boats. It is one of the most relaxing rides and is surrounded with eye catching views. Dal Lake is the central place for traveling to Shalimar Garden, Nishat Garden, and the Hazratbal mosque, one can cover all thsese places via Shikara. The lake is full of aquatic vegetation and beautiful birds like kingfisher can been seen huntic on these floating gardens. The Shikara boat definitely offers one an unforgettable experience.