Girls walk past almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during the spring bloom, in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Girls walk past almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during the spring bloom, in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

When almond blossoms come calling, you know it is spring in Kashmir.

Such is the impact of new almond blossoms over the hearts of people in the Kashmir Valley that they cheer up and rejoice at the happy sight. It is time for rejuvenation and life appears in new colours with a variety of blossoms flowering in every corner of the Valley.

As bright sunshine bathes the valley after a harsh and bleak winter, blue skies and cheerful weather approach and new blooms like almonds, peaches, pears, cherries and the bright yellow mustard flowers paint a riot of colours on nature’s canvas, lending freshness to the air and a sweet fragrance — signalling the arrival of spring.

A butterfly collects nectar from an almond flower at Almond Garden in outskirts of Srinagar. The trees have flowered earlier due to rise in temperature in the Valley marking the beginning of Spring.
A butterfly collects nectar from an almond flower at Almond Garden in outskirts of Srinagar. The trees have flowered earlier due to rise in temperature in the Valley marking the beginning of Spring.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Children's walks near blossoming almond trees in an orchard in Almond Garden as spring arrives after a long winter in the valley.
Children's walks near blossoming almond trees in an orchard in Almond Garden as spring arrives after a long winter in the valley.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Blossoms bloom in an almond orchard as spring arrives after a long spell of winter on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Blossoms bloom in an almond orchard as spring arrives after a long spell of winter on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Blossoms bloom in an almond orchard as spring arrives after a long spell of winter on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Blossoms bloom in an almond orchard as spring arrives after a long spell of winter on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A Kashmiri man stands past blooming almond orchards as spring arrives at Badamwari in Srinagar
A Kashmiri man stands past blooming almond orchards as spring arrives at Badamwari in Srinagar
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A Kashmiri man walks past blooming almond orchards as spring arrives at Badamwari in Srinagar.
A Kashmiri man walks past blooming almond orchards as spring arrives at Badamwari in Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A view of almond blossom trees with a sign of the arrival of spring after a long spell of winter, at Badamwari, in old downtown Srinagar.
A view of almond blossom trees with a sign of the arrival of spring after a long spell of winter, at Badamwari, in old downtown Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A view of almond blossom trees with a sign of the arrival of spring after a long spell of winter, at Badamwari, in old downtown Srinagar.
A view of almond blossom trees with a sign of the arrival of spring after a long spell of winter, at Badamwari, in old downtown Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Children enjoying the spring in a almond tree garden in outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Children enjoying the spring in a almond tree garden in outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Almond blossoms in Kashmir Spring returns to Kashmir as thousands of almond trees begin to blossom and present a surreal blanket of white and pink in the majestic mountainous landscape. These flowers indicate the arrival of spring, a season that attracts tourists from all parts of the country and abroad.
Almond blossoms in Kashmir Spring returns to Kashmir as thousands of almond trees begin to blossom and present a surreal blanket of white and pink in the majestic mountainous landscape. These flowers indicate the arrival of spring, a season that attracts tourists from all parts of the country and abroad.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Girls walk past almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during the spring bloom, in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Girls walk past almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during the spring bloom, in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Locals grazing livestock amid almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during spring bloom, in Srinagar, kashmir.
Locals grazing livestock amid almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during spring bloom, in Srinagar, kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Locals stroll amid almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during spring bloom, in Srinagar, kashmir.
Locals stroll amid almond blossom trees which are in full bloom, in the Baadamwari, during spring bloom, in Srinagar, kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
With the onset of spring in Kashmir a butterfly rests on a almond flower in outskirts of Srinagar.
With the onset of spring in Kashmir a butterfly rests on a almond flower in outskirts of Srinagar.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

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