06 Days/05 Nights
Arrival Srinagar airport meet & assist transfer to premium class Houseboat ,the Summer
capital of Kashmir at the height of 5200 ft above sea level, After noon 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 Evening: Free for
Shopping / Personal activities. Dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat or Hotel.
Srinagar- Gulmarg- Srinagar
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 Houseboat or 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
beautiful sceneries along the way.Sonamarg 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 Thajwas glacier on foot or on ponies (own expenses). Evening return
back to Srinagar, overnight stay in Houseboat or Hotel.
Srinagar - Pahalgam
After early breakfast Leave Srinagar and drive to Pahalgam 96 kms drive (Valley of
Shepherds) 2130 Mts high from sea level and is base for many trekking routes Enroute visit
Saffron fields, Awantipora Temple Ruins dedicated to Lord Vishnu .The stone pillars are
carved with different Hindu Goddess, 9th century Awantipora was Capital of Kashmir also
pay a visit to Mattan Temple with its holly fishes spring. Proceed to Pahalgam; enjoy the Hot Lunch in resort, later Optional pony ride to Baisaran Kashmir Valley or around the Pahalgam
village. Overnight at Hotel.
Pahalgam - Srinagar
After breakfast morning explore the surroundings of Ladder valley or Trip to betab valley
/Chandanwari or Aru by local jeep at your own cost. Later drive back to Srinagar. Check in
hotel free and easy take a walk around the city. Overnight at hotel.
Srinagar - Delhi
Morning after breakfast leave Hotel and later transfer to airport for flight to Delhi onward
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