Start at Rs.11,800
Start at Rs.11,800
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Package : 4 NIGHT 5 DAYS
Kashmir, the mere name stirs up a portrait of beauty, flower-strewn valleys, magnificent snow capped peaks of the mighty Himalayan range, floating gardens, exotic wild life and dazzles the eyes of the spectators with all the colors on earth. A tour to Kashmir lets you enjoy the thrill of experiencing the “paradise on earth” and makes your new journey of life delightful and perfect.
Here is how you will spend your time :
Day 1: Arrival In Srinagar
On your arrival at Srinagar Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river.
Arrive and check-in at the hotel.
Later proceed for an hour of boat ride to explore the Dal lake, Waterways, Canals, Floating Gardens, Vegetable Gardens, Water lilies, Floating handicraft centres & inherited lifestyle inside the lake since decades in the Dal lake.
Overnight in hotel/Houseboat.
Day 2: Srinagar – Gulmarg (50 Kms/approx 1.5 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel/houseboat & proceed to Gulmarg (set on an altitude of 2730 mts above sea level) driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the meadow of flowers is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden meadow offering a spectacular view of towering snow-capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees.
Stroll leisurely or take pony rides (on own) across the green meadow to one of the world's highest Golf Course.
A must is a fun-filled ride in the newly introduced Gondola lift (on own).
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 3: Gulmarg To Pahalgam (152 Kms/approx 5 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Pahalgam (7200 fts) a lovely tourist spot in Kashmir, situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder river was once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views of high mountains, dense forests & high mountain lakes.
En-route visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple & Mattan Temple (Sun temple).
Pahalgam also offers a 18-hole Golf Course, which is of exceptional beauty and quite unique. Pahalgam is also famous for its alpine treks, nature walk and is also the central point of Amaranth Yatra.
Pahalgam has many places of interest, and the most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. “Betaab Valley”, on the way to Chandanwari, is an idyllic spot for a picnic. Filmgoers will recognize it instantly as it has been the location of several movie scenes.
Aru, 12 kms from Pahalgam is a picturesque meadow and base point for trekking to Kolhai glacier, Katar Nag, Lidder Watt and Trasar & Marsar Lakes.
You can enjoy pony ride to Baisaran meadow, surrounded by thickly wooded pine forest and snow-capped mountains. This grassy glen offers a panoramic view of Pahalgam town and Lidder Valley.
You can enjoy leisurely walks in pine forest along River Lidder and enjoy picnic on riverside.
Overnight stay in the Hotel.
Day 4: Pahalgam To Srinagar (102 Kms/approx 3.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & drive back to Srinagar.
After fresh up at hotel/Houseboat proceed for sightseeing of Mughal gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure), built by Asif Khan brother-in-law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. These gardens are situated on the banks of Dal lake. Nishat Bagh is the larger of these gardens and has an impressive plantation of Chinar trees on its highest terrace. These gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces.
En-route visit handloom centres famous for Pashmina/Shahtoos shawls & world over reckoned carpets.
By evening return back to Houseboat/hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure
After breakfast, check out from hotel/houseboat & transfer to Srinagar airport for departure, back to home with beautiful memories of a life time trip.