6 Nights / 7 DaysDestinations:
Srinagar - Gulmarg - Pahalgam
The legendary paradise of Kashmir, once the summer retreat of
the Mughals and the British, is slowly but surely being visited by tourists
again. Stay in a Kashmir houseboat for a unique experience. Visit the
beautiful Mughal Gardens and pick up exquisite walnut wood artefacts, papier
machie handicrafts and visit a carpet weaving factory. You will also stay at
picturesque Pahalgam and Gulmarg. Day 1 SrinagarPM
Arrive Srinagar, where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to
deluxe houseboat. Afternoon enjoy a shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting Char
Chinar, floating, Vegetable gardens etc. and witness walnut wood carving and
paper machie making demonstartion. Evening free for shopping. Dinner.
Overnight : Deluxe houseboat. Day 2
AM - Full day excursion to Sonmarg (Golden Meadow
)by road with packed lunch. Distance of about 83 kms will be covered about
2-½ hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley surrounded by mountains and
meadows full of flowers. It is also the base for some interesting treks to
the high altitude of Himalayan Lake.Srinagar - PM -
Return in the evening and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat, Dinner.
Overnight: Deluxe houseboat. Day 3
AM - Drive to Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers, 2730
mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs.
It has delightful ski slopes and the highest 18 hole golf course of the
world. If weather permits, you one can also have view of Nanga Parbat. The
view enroute from Tenmarg to Gulmarg is Magnificient. Enjoy Gandola ride.
You can also take an ( optional ) sledge ride on the snow covered slopes.
Srinagar - Evening back to Srinagar. Dinner. Overnight : Deluxe Houseboat.
4 Srinagar - Pahalgam
AM - Pahalgam: (Valley of Shepherds) After
early breakfast drive to Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds. Drive through
Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins of a 1100 yrs old temple of Lord
Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman. Drive through the pine forest and along
Lidder River. The total distance of 90 kms will be covered in about 3 hrs.
Free for individual activities. Evening return to Srinagar, transfer to
House boat. Dinner.
Overnight at Houseboat. Day
Morning free for at leisure. PM -
Sightseeing of Mughal Gardens : Nishat Bagh (Abode Of pleasure), built by
Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, Shalimar Garden Bagh (Abode
of Love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. This beautiful
mountains are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains
in the background. Distance from Srinagar is about 12 and 15 kms.
respectively. Enroute, visit a carpet weaving factory and Shankracharya
Temple. Overnight at Houseboat.Day 6 Srinagar
After breakfast & check-out and
transfer to the airport for onward journey.Includes
Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Deluxe House Boats
for 5 nights in Srinagar.
Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary by non A/c car.
Half day sightseeing tour to Mughal gardens and Shankracharya
Full day excursion to Sonmarg, Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
Shikara ride on Dal Lake.
1 Gandola Ride half way up
All present applicable taxes as on date. Any future
levies will be charged extra. Excludes :
Any Air / Train Fare.
Any item of personal nature
like tips or gratuities, laundry, phone calls, video/camera fees, porterage
Pony ride or any
excursion trips at Pahalgam, Gulmarg & Sonmarg
expense incurred beyond our control such as bad weather, flight / train
cancellation, road closure, land slides, political disturbances etc.
Any items not mentioned as included.
Any details not mentioned