SPLENDOURS OF KASHMIR- 6 NIGHTS/ 7 DAYS

Day 01

Note:
Passengers booking tour ex Mumbai / Bangalore / Ahmedabad / Chennai would stay overnight at Delhi either in the beginning of the tour or while returning from the tour. Cost of the same is included in tour price.

Arrive Srinagar
Arrive Srinagar, where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to your Houseboat. This afternoon enjoy a shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating vegetable gardens etc. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at the Houseboat.

Day 02: Drive Srinagar- Gulmarg (60 Kms / approx 02 hrs).
Today after breakfast enjoy a picturesque drive to Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers, 2730 mts above sea level Gulmarg offers spectacular views of snow capped mountain peaks, conifer forests and green meadows; it is home to the highest 18 hole golf course of the world. Arrive Gulmarg and transfer to hotel. Enjoy a Gondola ride to Kangpori (1st Phase) for a breathtaking view of Nanga Parbat. Thereafter time is free for activities on your own. You may enjoy an optional sledge ride on the snow covered slopes (on direct payment basis). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03

Drive Gulmarg -Pahalgam (160 Kms / approx 05 hrs)
Today after an early breakfast leave for Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. Drive through saffron fields; visit Awantipura ruins of an 1100 yr old temple of Lord Vishnu. Drive through the saffron fields, pine forest and along the Lidder River. Arrive Pahalgam and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel


Day 04:Pahalgam
Today after Breakfast, day free to explore Pahalgam on your own or take an optional visit to Chandanwari or Aru for a magnificent view of Lidder Valley. Overnight at the hotel

Day 05: Pahalgam - Srinagar (94 Kms / approx 03 hrs).
After breakfast, proceed for Srinagar. On arrival check into your hotel. Later proceed for half day Srinagar sightseeing covering the famous Moghul Gardens Nishat Bagh, Abode of Pleasure on the shore of the Dal lake Shalimar Abode of Love built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. Also visit Shankracharya Temple (243 steps). Rest of the day free for shopping on your own. Overnight at Srinagar.

Day 06: Excursion to Sonamarg (83 Kms / approx 02 hrs).
Today after breakfast go on a full day excursion to Sonamarg or Meadow of Gold.Sonamarg lies in the enchanting Sindh Valley surrounded by mountains and meadows full of flowers. Trout and Mahseer fishing is popular here. Return to Srinagar in the evening. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07: DEPART

Return home with happy memories.
Today after breakfast, transfer to Srinagar airport
****Tour ends***