Best of Kashmir
7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Srinagar
On arrival at Srinagar airport meet & greet by our representative. Later shall be transferred to hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 02 :Srinagar
After breakfast half-day tour to famous Nishat Garden known as 'Garden of pleasure' built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as 'Garden of love' built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jehangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa). Afternoon Shikara Ride(OWN) on the famous Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city, which is often compared to Venice. You will get a lovely view of some interesting places around the lake. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 03 :Srinagar - Sonamarg – Srinagar
After breakfast checkout of Hotel & check into Houseblat. Later shall go for full day Excursion to Sonamarg (2740 mts) also known as 'The Meadow of Gold' or" The Gateway of Ladakh" Sonamarg is 84 Kms from Srinagar and is surrounded by colorful mountains and thick Pine forests. Thajwas Glacier is 3 Kms in the south of Sonamarg. Slopes and meadows are sparkled with the loveliest of alpine flowers, while the rich forests of fir, sycamore and birch at their lush green beauty to the scene. Along with the Pahalgam, Sonamarg is an excellent takeoff point for treks into the mountains and in itself is an ideal camping ground where glaciers pour down from the Himalayas. Sonamarg is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus via Baltal Valley. Overnight stay at Houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 04: Srinagar – Gulmarg
After breakfast you will be transferred to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (8700 ft i.e. 2652 mts), known as 'Meadow of flowers'. Discovered by the Kashmiri romantic poet in the 16th century who was inspired with its grassy slopes covered with wild flowers. It is one of the India's premier Hill resorts. Gulmarg today is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty - It also turns into India's premier Ski resort in winter. The Gondola Cable Car offers rides to the upland meadows of Kongdori and beyond to the top of Apharwat range to a height of 14000 ft for viewing the Himalayan Peaks in summer and for downhill Skiing in winter. Overnight stay at Hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 05: Gulmarg – Pahalgam
After breakfast leave for from Gulmarg to Pahalgam. Pahalgam (2133 mts) also known as 'The valley of Shepherds or Trekker's Paradise'. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. On the way visit Awantipura ruins, Saffron fields One of the most beautiful places on earth, the town of Pahalgam offers breath-taking views. One can just enjoy the town of Pahalgam trek to some of the most beautiful places on earth. One can trek to Kolohoi Glacier or to Sonamarg. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. Overnight stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 06:Pahalgam – Katra - Vaishnodevi
After Breakfast checkout of hote. Later shall drive to Katra. Enroute visit Patnitop. On arrival check in to Hotel. Overnight stay in Katra.
Day 07:Katra- Maa Vaishno Devi ji darshan
Morning after breakfast shall be dropped at Banaganga by Hotel shuttle. After Darshan return back to hotel. On arrival relaxe in the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08:Katra-Jammu- Delhi-Bhubaneswar
Today morning after breakfast shall be transferred to Jammu Airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival board your connecting flight back home with sweet memories of your holidays.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare to Srinagar/Jammu via Delhi
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Srinagar Hotel
- • 01 Night accommodation in House Boat on Dal Lake
- • 01 Night accommodation in Gulmarg
- • 01 Night accommodation in Pahalgam
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Katra
- • Every day Breakfast & Dinner
- • 02 hours Shikara ride
- • All transfers & sightseeing private luxury vehicle
Extra Charges Apply :
- • Any personal nature items like Laundry, bar bills, table bills, camera fee, tips or any other item.
- • Entrance Free,Horse Riding wherever applicable
- • Sightseeing of Chandanwari , Aru, Betaab Valley and Baisaran in Pahalgam.
- • Gondola Ride in Gulmarg
- • Helecopter Ticket from Katra to Bhawan
In Gulmarg :
The vehicle is allowed to drop at main Gulmarg or at your hotel and from there onwards one has to walk or can go by ponies on direct payment for local sightseeing in Gulmarg . During heavy snowfall, there will be a change of the vehicle in Tangmarg which is about 14 kms before Gulmarg.
The vehicle is allowed to drop at main Sonamarg and from there onwards one has to walk up to Thajiwass or one can go by ponies on direct payment. ( Route is closed during Heavy Snowfall )