08 Days /07 Nights
Delhi - Srinagar
Arrival Srinagar airport meet & assitt transfer to premium class Houseboat or Hotel , the
summer capital of Kashmir at the height of 5200 ft above sea level. In the afternoon take
shikara cruise to Famous Dal Lake visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Vegetable Gardens
and back water canals. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel or Houseboat.
Morning visit to Shankaracharya temple. Half day tour of famous Mughal Gardens of Nishat
(Garden of pleasure) Shalimar (Garden of Love) built by Mughal Emperor during 16th
century. During spring until autumn these gardens are full of flowers. Also pay a visit to
Kashmir Famous Hand knotted Silk carpet weaving factory Afternoon: Free for Shopping /
Personal activities. Dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat or Hotel.
After breakfast enjoys an excursion to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) at a height of 8800ft
above sea level. The drive approx 56 kms will take 2hrs with photo stops .One can also have
the view of Nanga Parbhat (26,600 ft) if weather permits. Gulmarg has highest 18 hole golf
course in the world and has developed into a famous Ski resort. After lunch take a gondola
ride from Gulmarg to Kongdoori 10,050 ft high, return back to Srinagar, take shikara cruise
to Famous Dal Lake visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Vegetable Gardens and back
water canals. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Gulmarg - Pahalgam
After breakfast leave Gulmarg and drive to Pahalgam 140 Kms (Vale of Shepherds) Enroute
visit Saffron fields, Awantipora Ruins (dedicated to lord Vishnu). This was capital of Kashmir
during 9th Century and Mattan temple (with its Holy fishes). Pahalgam is the most famous
place for Indian film industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight and dinner
After breakfast Optional pony ride to Baisaran Kashmir Valley or its
surroundings. Overnight and dinner at Hotel.
Pahalgam - Srinagar
After breakfast Leave Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar. Check in at Hotel. Overnight and
dinner at Hotel.
Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
After breakfast, leave for Sonmarg 86 kms (Meadow of Gold) 8950 feet high from sea level
via Kangan town, beautiful drive along the Sindh River. The drive is very spectacular with
lovely sceneries along the way. Sonmarg is the gate way to Leh/Ladakh and base for many
trekking areas. On reaching Sonmarg you feel like you are in Swiss Alps. After lunch take a
short trek to Thajiwas glacier on foot or on ponies (own expenses). Evening return back to
Srinagar, overnight stay in Hotel.
Morning after breakfast leave Hotel and later transfer to airport for flight to Delhi.
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