If you are looking for a weekend getaway, filled with doses of great food and scenic beauty, Srinagar is the place to be. If you are a luxury traveller, then Taj and Lalit have spectacular properties. Taj is located at an elevation, therefore offers great view of the city, while Lalit, dons the old world charm, being a heritage property converted to a hotel.
After you land, a good place to have Lunch is the Lal Chowk. The legendary Ahdoos Hotel offers the traditional Kashmiri Wazwan. It's multi course non veg paradise serving sure requires an appetite. Another alternative for authentic Kashmiri cuisine is the Mughal Darbar. After your heavy lunch, walk around the Dal lake to burn off those calories. Take a shikara ride, when it is cooler and visit the floating market and other points, don't forget to negotiate.