If you are looking for a peaceful vacation amidst the bounties of nature, then head to Kashmir - 'the Switzerland of India'. During this five-day trip, visit the charming lands of Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and Sonamarg. Witness the beauty of the Dal Lake and the amazing Mughal Gardens, while visiting Srinagar. Gulmarg offers plenty of winter sports options like skiing and snowboarding. Enjoy visiting the Kolahoi glacier and Betaab Valley, in Pahalgam. Explore the lovely hill station of Sonamarg, before proceeding to your next destination.
Day 1 - Arrive in Srinagar - Srinagar Local Sightseeing
Arrive at Srinagar Airport and be taken to the hotel. Later, proceed for a city tour and visit Shankaracharya Temple, Tulip Garden and the famous Mughal Gardens - Chashma Shahi, Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Also, visit the handicraft shop where you can purchase items like shawls, jackets, bed covers, carpets and much more. In the evening, enjoy a stroll alongside the Dal Lake, exploring the local markets. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 - On To Pahalgham || Srinagar - Pahalgham - Srinagar
Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag Lake. En route visit the Awantipora ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Return to the Hotel in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable overnight stay
Day 3 - On To Gulmarg || Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar
In the morning drive to Gulmarg, the meadow of flowers. The route from Srinagar to Gulmarg is fascinating. You will be mesmerized by its beauty. Gulmarg is famous all over the world for Skiing and Snowboarding. During the British Raj, Gulmarg hosted the Britishers and Europeans and as such they created a European hill resort and named it Gulmarg. In Gulmarg you would be able to find European surroundings and 18-hole Golf Course and enjoy Gondola Cable Car Ride world's highest and the Asia's longest cable car (at your own cost). Enjoy photography, horse riding and shopping at this beautiful snow point and enjoy gondola ride to Kongdoori & Appahrwhat. In the evening return to Srinagar. Return to the Hotel in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable overnight stay
Day 4 - On To Sonamarg || Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold' Sonamarg. Sonamarg is last stop of Kashmir district. From here starts the territory of ladhakh. Situated at an altitude of 2743m above sea level. The fast flowing Sindh River makes it popular for trout and masher fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). Return to the Hotel in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5 - Return Home with Happy Memories
After a hearty breakfast, get transferred to Srinagar Airport to board your flight back home.
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Followings are not included in tour: