KASHMIR 7 Nights / 8 Days


3 Nights - Srinagar, 2 Nights - Pahalgam & 2 Nights - Gulmarg


     

Kashmir - THE PARADISE ON EARTH, the valley of Sufis and saints, the sparkling rivers and buzzing waterways, sleepy lakes, the splendid gardens the magnificent Chinar trees. Where beauty knows no bounds, where heart knows no worries, Kashmir, the name says it all. The land where every step makes you feel closer to heaven. The smell of pure air enticing the spirit, gives you a panacea effect. The snow filled mountains, the splendid dal lake, the apple orchids, the sweet smell of saffron, the hospitality of the civilians; every experience is a moment to cherish.


Kashmir also known as Switzerland of the east because of its natural beauty and land of cherry blossoms and saffron fields, of sparkling rivers and serene lakes, of stunning gardens and stately chinar trees, of flowering meadows and snow-capped peaks. Kashmir is the most famous tourist destination of the India which offers so many attractions such as lakes, monasteries, pilgrimages of Kashmir, wildlife of Kashmir and many other things.


It is said that a visit to Kashmir divides your life into two parts - before and after Kashmir. For indeed, once you visit this enchanted land, you are never quite the same again.


DAY ACTIVITY
   
1

Arrival Srinagar


Arrive Srinagar. Transfer to Dlx. Houseboat/hotel. Free to relax to enjoy the scenic views of mountain ranges around Dal-lake. Dinner & overnight stay in Dlx. Houseboat/hotel.

 
2

Srinagar-Local sightseeing (27 kms.)


After breakfast leave for boat ride to explore the Dal lake, waterways, black water, canals, floating gardens, vegetables gardens, water lilies, lotus flowers, easily mobile vendors, floating handicraft centre& inherited lifestyle inside the lake since decades. Return back to Dlx. Houseboat/hotel. Visit to famous Mughal Gardens Cheshma Shahi, Nishat, Shalimar Mughal laid out in the 16th century &these fall along the bank of Dal-lake in the heart of Srinagar city &Shankaracharya Temple on a hillock, thus providing panoramic view of entire city, along with famous Dal-lake & river Jehlum, enroute visiting handloom centre famous for Pashmina/Shahtoos shawls & world over reckoned carpets, evening return back to Dlx. Houseboat/hotel for overnight stay.

 
3

Srinagar-Sonamarg-Srinagar (174kms)


Leave after breakfast for full day excursion to Sonamarg 87 kms from Srinagar in the north-east of city at an altitude of 3000 mts above sea level. The place offers incredible scenic beauty (on the way) dense forests, gigantic mountains. The place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers, rock climbers, besides an important halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh) & provides the ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountain lakes, glaciers & Shri Amarnath ji holy cave. Evening return back to Dlx. Houseboat/hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

 
4

Srinagar-Pahalgam (96 kms.)


Leave after breakfast for full day excursion tour to Pahalgam 96 kms. In the south-east of Srinagar situated at an altitude of 2130 mts. above sea level. It is Kashmir’s most popular resort surrounded by high mountains, dense forests, high mountain lakes, it also offers 9 hole golf course, skiing, pony trails, angling (rainbow & brown trout’s) horse ridding, trekking (both hard & soft) & various places of interest in & around like Aru valley, Lidderwat valley, Kolhai glacier, Shesh Nag, Chandanwari(route to holy cave), Baisam & Mamil famous for 9th century old (Shiva Temple) thus happens to be a preferred spot among domestic tourists, check in hotel refresh your self & after lunch in afternoon explore the surroundings with scenic view all around & return back to hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

 
5

Pahalgam


Tour to Aru valley or Chandanwari (the base for Amarnath cave) & return back to Pahalgam for lunch at hotel. Free for personal activities.

 
6

Pahalgam-Gulmarg (148 kms.)


Leave after breakfast for full day excursion to Gulmarg lies in the west of Srinagar at a distance of 56 kms. On an altitude of 2730 mts. above sea level, snow caped mountains are all around one can even have a view of Nanga Parbat on a clear sunny day. It is premier winter sports Ski resorts for skiers with one of the worlds highest 18 hole golf courses. For joy seekers, cable car upto Alpather via Kongdori by Asia’s longest run cable car ride approx. 5 kms. and altitude wise worlds highest run Cable Car conquering almost 14000 ft Height, return back to Hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

 
7

Gulmarg


In Gulmarg to visit Khilanmarg on horse back & on return enjoy the ride by Gondola cable car on your own. Evening return back to hotel dinner & overnight stay.

 
8

Gulmarg-Departure


Free till departure transfer to Srinagar airport to board your scheduled flight for onward destination