Duration: 6 nights – 7 days
About this tour
Jammu and Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is one of the most gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. Among all the different places to visit in this magnificent state, its capital city or Srinagar is considered as the epicentre of Kashmir tourism.
Over the 7 days of this exciting tour to Srinagar, you will get to visit several scenic hill stations, mountain peaks, enticing rivers and lot more. Along with these, you will also get an opportunity to enjoy Shikara rides in the gorgeous Dal Lake, pony rides and can also participate in an enthralling trek. While in Srinagar, you will also get to visit some of its most popular and not-to-be-missed landmarks.
Day 01: Srinagar
Any tour to Srinagar gets fondled in the most romantic way, and with your arrival in this lovely city, you will realise every bit of it! After your arrival, you will be warmly received by our trained representatives, who will transfer you to a nearby hotel or to a houseboat. After your check-in, take some time to get freshened up. In the afternoon, Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with, which is often compared to Venice. You will get view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar to Gulmarg
After breakfast in the hotel/houseboat, take an amazing drive through the scenic trails of Srinagar and its hilly terrains to reach Gulmarg within 2-3 hours Located at an altitude of 2,730m, Gulmarg or the ‘Meadow of Gold’ is one of the most popular and highest visited skiing destinations in the entire country. It is also in this hill station; you can visit the highest golf course in the world! Full day at leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost. Completing all the activities check-in into a hotel in gulmarg and after enjoying a delicious dinner, retire to your beds.
Day 03: Gulmarg to Pahalgam
After Breakfast, you will proceed your journey from Gulmarg to Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds 7,000 ft. above sea level. you will be visiting the magnificent Saffron fields and adore their heavenly beauty! The drive will also take you to the historic Avantipora Ruins and the Anantnag Sulpher Springs. Later, with your arrival in Pahalgam and checking-in into a hotel, the day will come to an end; dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 04: Pahalgam exploration
The day will bring you numerable opportunities to witness and enjoy the pristine beauty of Pahalgam! After having breakfast in the hotel, enjoy charming valley of sizzling streams, crisp breeze, lush green Pine forests, moderate temperatures, which gives the sizzling Touch to the charming beauty of Pahalgam. visit the gorgeous rocky valleys of Chandanwadi and Snow Point along with an exciting pony ride at an additional cost. You may go for walks or pony ride to one of the many beautiful spots around Pahalgam. The day will conclude with your dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Betaab Valley: Betaab Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from the Sunny Deol-Amrita Singh hit debut film Betaab. The Valley is towards northeast of Pahalgam and falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwari and is en route Amarnath Temple Yatra. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
Aru Valley: Aru is located around 12 km from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River. Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies of the left bank of the Aru River, which is a tributary of the Lidder River.
Chandanwari: Chandanwari is situated 16 km from Pahalgam, Chandanwari is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge.
Day 05: Pahalgam to Srinagar
After breakfast you will be driven back to Srinagar later you will visit Mughal Gardens, Nishat – The garden of pleasure and Shalimar -The abode of love, situated on Eastern shore of Dal Lake. Nishat – The Garden of Pleasure. Mughal Emperors spent most of the summer times in these Garden and if idea of paradise had any meaning, it is here. Visit Pari Mahal and also visit Chasma Shahi – the Natural Royal Spring. Visit the floating market or the local bazaar. You can shop for popular items such as Shawls, Saffron, fruits, honey and dry fruits. Post this ride, return to the houseboat/hotel, and after dinner is served, call it your day with an overnight stay
Day 06: Srinagar to Sonamarg
After breakfast we will drive you to the beautiful place sonamarg. Sonamarg- foundly known as ‘meadow of gold’ is perched at a height of 9,000 ft. above the sea level and lies in the scenic Sindh Valley. Nestled amidst colourful and flowery meadows, your arrival in the hill station will be greeted by an exciting pony ride to the Thajiwas Glacier, which serves as one of the best Sonamarg attractions. Returning from the glacier, you will be driven back to Srinagar, arriving at the city, make it to the hotel/houseboat and after having dinner, take a deep night’s slumber.
Day 07: Departure from Srinagar
After breakfast in the hotel/houseboat you will be driven back either at the airport or at the railway station. However, on your way, you can make a brief stopover for Shopping