07 Days / 06 Nights
Delhi - Srinagar (Kashmir)
On arrival, transfer to Hotel or Deluxe Houseboat which is anchored, on the famous Dal Lake
for overnight. Srinagar, the capital of the state in Jammu and Kashmir is a crowded and
colourful city. The people look different from those in the rest of India. The water world of
the Dal and Nagin Lake are amazingly clear and the houseboats have been a part of
Kashmir’s aquatic culture for centuries. Afternoon cruise on Dal Lake visiting the Floating
Gardens, Lotus and vegetable gardens and back waters on the lake. Dinner and overnight at
Hotel or Houseboat.
Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar
Today we proceed to Gulmarg, (Meadows of Flowers) which is one of the premier winter
sports resort in Kashmir. At the height of 2S91 meters, in winter period it offers a breath-
taking view of the snow-covered slopes of Alpharwat and Khilanmarg mountains, which
provide playgrounds for every type of winter sport such as skiing, tobogganing, skating and
etc. In summer, you witness the beauty of natural surroundings of Kashmir set out like doll’s
village. Enroute stop, at villages to witness the country life of the Kashmiris. Take a gondola
ride in this beautiful ski resort. (Optional). Dinner and overnight at Hotel or Houseboat.
Srinagar - Pahalgam - Aru
After breakfast, start early for our excursion to Pahalgam at 2,400 meters. (Valley of
Shepherds). The drive will pass through Pine Mountains and the cascading Udder River.
Enroute visit Anantnag town the second largest town of Kashmir and Mattan Temple.
Pahalgam is known as the take off point for treks in the surrounding Himalayan Mountains.
After lunch, trek towards Aru, a gradual walk over the jeepable road of 10 kms. The entire
route is wooded and rich pine towers above’ the green meadows. Overnight in tents. Today’s
trek is approximately 4 hours.
Aru - Lidderwat
From Aru the trail ascends the bridle .track behind the village. The climb is quite steep in
places until the trail reaches a small meadow. From here the track levels out through forest
for 2 to 3 kms before reaching an alpine meadow that forms one at-the most picturesque
settings in Kashmir. Gujar and Kashmiri shepherds .who are fully acquainted with trekkers
populate the meadow. .Continue until you are past the confluence of Udder – T-
arsar–Rive..There after cross the bridge that leads to Lidderwat a meters. Overnight in
tents. Today’s trek is approximately 5 hours
Lidderwat - Kolahi Glacier Base - Lidderwat
Today is a long day trek to Kolahi Glacier for approximately hours. The trail is quite level by
Himalayan standards, with few ups and downs until you reach the birch forests just below
Satlanjan. From here is a steep ascent towards the Kolahoi Base camp. Return to camp for
overnight stay and enjoy camp fire at Lidderwat.
Lidderwat - Pahalgam - Srinagar
After breakfast resume the trek to Pahalgam and transport is waiting at Mandlan for drive
back to Srinagar. On arrival enjoy the houseboat stay with farewell dinner.
Srinagar - Delhi
After breakfast leave Srinagar and drive to airport to connect onward destination flight.
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