The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, prides itself to be Asia’s largest tulip garden. And while you might visit Srinagar, for this floral extravaganza, there’s one more tulip garden that you’d want to visit. Confused? Well, Jammu & Kashmir’s, Udhampur region has a new tulip garden. Highland Park in Kud, Udhampur welcomes nature lovers with over 9000 colourful tulips, spread over 1.5 Kanal. Here’s what you must know.
Tulip Garen In Kud In Jammu & Kashmir Charges No Fees From Tourists
In a bid to increase tourism in Jammu & Kashmir’s Udhampur district, tulips have been planted in Highland Park in Kud. Over five different colours of tulips have been grown. And this sight is nothing less than utterly stunning. Bathing Highland Park like a colourful blanket, over 9000 tulips bloom in full glory. Highland Park in the Kud area of Udhampur has already been attracting a large number of tourists, eager to witness this sight. Infact, the best part is that there are no time restrictions. Also, no fees are charged from tourists visiting this garden.
Jammu and Kashmir: Tulips in bloom at Highland Park, Kud in Udhampur District
"Tulips of five different colours have been grown here. We request tourists visiting Katra, Patnitop to visit here too," says an employee of the Floriculture Department pic.twitter.com/zErou9DdLO
— ANI (@ANI) March 13, 2021
Witness Over 9000 Colourful Tulips At Any Times Of The Day In This Tulip Garden
According to the Daily Guardian, Muneer Ahamed, an employee of the Floriculture department, stated to ANI, “Highland Park, Kud spread over an area of 1.5 Kanal, is ready to welcome the tourists with more than 9000 colourful tulips. The Udhampur district administration was mulling to institutionalise the event on an annual basis so that more and more tourists are attracted to this scenic area of the district.” He further added, “Tulips of five different colours have been grown here. We request tourists visiting Katra, Patnitop to visit here too.”
Muneer informed that the Department of Floriculture established this park to promote tourism and attract tourists to Kud. Surjeet Singh a local from Kud, appealed to people across India and abroad, to visit Kud and spend some time in the iconic tulip garden here. Meanwhile, here’s a fun video of Asia’s largest Tulip Garden in Srinagar.