The Badaam Vair or the Almond Garden is situated in Srinagar. Situated in the foothills of Koh-e-Maran, the 300 kanals garden is dotted with trees, flowers and cascades which turn it into a beautiful and soothing sight. The bloom of Almond trees declare that Spring is here . The blossom-laden trees are the best part of spring. There are all types of coloured flowers starting from light purple to yellow to pink to white and crimson. Thus the flower-laden almond trees look simply mesmerising. Every year The festival occurs in this garden where Folk singer groups spread all over the huge garden and entertain the people. In Summer it is still not a very hot destination like the other Mughal Gardens, so one can enjoy to the fullest. In the garden there is also a well, known as Waris khan Chah, build by the administrator Waris Khan during Akbar’s reign. It was used for watering the trees and flowers in the garden.
The garden has Hari Parbat on one side and the Behraar Ghats of Nageen lake on the other side . Around this garden one can also locate Ram Koul Temple , Pokhribal Temple , Makhdoom Sahib’s shrine and Gurudwara Chatti Paadshahi , On the other side of the Hari Parbat hill lies the old historic Temple of Sharika Devi temple.