In Kashmir, the towering heights of Himalayas transform into picture perfect vistas. A wild landscape, crafted by the flamboyant hand of nature, inspires more open-mouthed wonder than any other. The rocky mountains slope into shimmering lakes, with several coats of misty tranquility laid on. When Kashmiris tell you that they live in paradise, there is a certain truth to it.
Upon arrival at Srinagar Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the House boat for Check in. Rest of the day is free. In the evening you take a Shikara ride on the world famous Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens & Open Dal Lake. While riding the Shikara there are plenty of opportunities for bird watching with different species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Dinner & Overnight stay at houseboat in Srinagar.
After an early breakfast, we check out from Hotel & leave for overnight stay at “Pahalgam” called as “Valley of Shepherds”. Pahalgam is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder River. Pahalgam (2,130 m) was once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Enjoy the nature & walk around the bank of river Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Pahalgam is also famous for Indian film Industry (Bollywood). Now it is Kashmir's premier resort, cool even during the height of summer when the maximum temperature does not exceeds 25 Degree C. Upon arrival, check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day explore on your own. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Pahalgam.
After a leisurely breakfast, full day free to enjoy and explore the Beauty of “Pahalgam”(ON OWN). One can go to Aru (10 kms from Pahalgam) which is a fine meadow of picturesque scenery and starting point of trekking (Liddarwat, Kolahoi Glacier & Trsar Lake) & Betaab Valley. Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel in Pahalgam.
After an early breakfast, we check out from Hotel & transfer to Gulmarg via Bye-Pass. Gulmarg is called as “Meadow of Flowers”. Gulmarg is at an altitude of 8700 – ft. It is also a famous Ski Resort & the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. On arrival at Gulmarg, check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. One can go for the Gondola Ride up to 1st or 2nd Phase. The Gulmarg Gondola is a tourist attraction in itself. It is one of the highest cable cars in the world, reaching 3,979 metres. Return by the evening for Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel in Gulmarg.
After an early breakfast, we check out from Hotel & transfer to Srinagar. On arrival at Srinagar we check in to the Hotel & start our Sightseeing tour by visit of Shankaracharya Temple. In the afternoon, we visit the Mughal Gardens, Nishat Garden and Shalimar Garden. Return in the evening for dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar.
After an early breakfast, leave for a full day trip to Sonmarg. Sonmarg called as “Meadow of gold” has its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh River that meanders through the Sonmarg valley abounds with trout & Mahaseer. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajwas Glacier, which is a major local attraction during the summer. Return back to Srinagar in the evening for Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Srinagar.
After breakfast its time to bid goodbye to Kashmir and proceed towards Srinagar airport to board your onward destination.