Destinations Covered: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Pahalgam - Gulmarg - Srinagar
Duration: 6 Nights/7 Days
Day 01: Srinagar
Our representative shall pick you from the Srinagar airport and help you check-in to a houseboat. Thereafter, in the afternoon you will be taken for 2 to 3 hours boat ride on Dal Lake by a gondola boat called Shikara. Here you will be able to experience the exotic beauty with the aquatic life of Srinagar. You will also explore the picturesque extravaganza of the Kashmir and enjoy the intrinsic colors this 'Paradise on Earth' forwards. While returning, you will be visiting the local crafts market, where you can see and buy the fine carved hand-made articles from Paper Machie and wood of a walnut. Overnight stay will be at the houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will be taken for the city sightseeing excursion. Your city tour would commence with a visit to the Mughul Gardens i.e., Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure) Bagh, which is situated on the banks of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains at its backdrop. This would be followed by a visit to the Shalimar (Abode of All) Bagh, one of the prominent Mughal gardens, built by Emperor Jahangir. It is located in front of the Dal Lake. Thereafter, you would be taken on a drive along the Lake side on Boulevard. Later, you will be visiting a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewellery ornaments. In second half of the day, after having lunch you will be taken for the visit Shankaracharya Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Overnight stay will be at the houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
On the third day morning, you will be driven 84 km towards Sonamarg. It is also called as the 'Meadow of Gold'. The picturesque vista of the snowy mountains against the cobalt blue sky lends the town dollops of exquisiteness and attractiveness. The Sindh River that wanders through the valley abounds with trout and mahaseer. Here you can also enjoy the ponies' rides, as they can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is one of the major local attractions during the summer. Later, in the evening, you will be returning to Srinagar for dinner & overnight stay at the houseboat.
Day 04: Srinagar - Pahalgam
On the fourth day, you will be driven 96 km towards Pahalgam, also called as 'Valley of Shepherds'. As soon as you reach, our representative will help you check-in to a hotel. Thereafter, you will get leisure time to enjoy the picturesque surroundings of the valley & walk around the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for its trekking routes, although it is also used as the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. In the evening, you will return to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Day 05: Pahalgam
On the fifth morning, after having breakfast, you will be free for the rest of the day to explore the nearby areas. Pahalgam is at the intersection of Aru and Sheshnag Rivers, surrounded by elevated, fir-covered mountains and snow-capped peaks rising behind them. It will be a chance for you revitalize yourself with the fresh air of Pahalgam. It will be a time to congregate with the nature and explore the heavenly part of the country. If you desire, you can also go to Aru and Chandanbari mountains to see the snow. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Pahalgam - Gulmarg
On the sixth day morning, you will move further towards your tour last destination Gulmarg. It will be a drive of nearly 150 kms / 5 hours. En route you will be visiting the Awantipura Ruins of 9th Century & Mattan Temple Complex. Thereafter, continue your drive towards Gulmarg, which is also known as 'Meadow of Flowers'. The importance of Gulmarg was during British period, which used to holiday here. Upon your arrival, our representative will escort you to check-in to the hotel. Thereafter, you will be free to explore the scenic beauty of place. Gulmarg is popularly known as the heart of Kashmir. Surrounded by the soaring mountains & snow-caped peaks, the place forwards a scenic beauty which you can enjoy more so on a cable car ride. You can also go for a walk up to the church & Golf club of Gulmarg. For sports lovers, Gulmarg offers some amazing winter sport activities. In the evening, you will return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07: Gulmarg - Srinagar
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will check-out from your hotel room and move further towards Srinagar. It will be a drive 54 Km / 2 hours. Thereafter, you will be driven towards Srinagar Airport, from where you will catch a flight for your onward destination.
Also Mapped to: • Srinagar Tours • Pahalgam Tours • Gulmarg Tours
This travel package lets you explore the alluring beauty of Srinagar, Sonamarg, Pahalgam and Gulmarg.