A beautiful expression of beauty, an elegant spectrum of elegance, Kashmir is a grand canvas painted by the hands of the almighty and beautified by Mother Nature from her most precious hues. Kashmir Paradise Rediscovered is an attempt to bring real travelers and lovers of luxury living an opportunity to explore probably the most graceful and beautiful state in the country.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1 : Arrival At Jammu- Katra
As you arrive at Jammu Airport the heavenly beauty of the state will surely cast its spell leaving you breathless for a moment. The elegance in the countenance and behavior of its people is surely inspired by the charm of its quaint environs. Next, head on a short and swift drive to Katra and enjoy rest of the day exploring local sightseeing attractions such as Raghunath Mandir, Bag-E-Bahu etc. Check-into a hotel in Katra for overnight stay.
Raghunath Temple is a well known holy shrine of the Hindus. It is one of the largest temple complexes of the Northern part of India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, who ...
On the River Tawi, Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Day 2 : Katra
Katra is a famous holy town in the hills of Jammu and Kashmir. The day here will be free at guests? discretion wherein they can choose to enjoy the scenic beauty of the region, shop for local handicrafts or can head for a pilgrimage tour to Vaishno Devi Temple (at additional cost). Vaishno Devi Yatra is a famous pilgrimage performed by thousands of devout devotees to seek blessings of Goddess Vaishnavi. Though tiresome the journey is often described by several pilgrims as divine and soul-stirring. The pilgrimage is believed to be purifying in nature for it helps devotees seek blessings of the benevolent goddess and also help them wash-off all malice.
A pilgrimage to the Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages of our times. The Holy Cave of the Mother is situated at an ...
Cg, Jammu City 492001, India
Day 3 : Katra- Pahalgam
The day brings a drive to Pahalgam a soothing mountain breeze and scenic natural beauty welcomes you here. One must make optimum usage of the bountiful options of sightseeing and nature walks available at this destination. Head for your sightseeing tour of Pahalgam today and you can explore oodles of natural treasures and relish their tranquil essence throughout. One can explore tourist attractions such as Chandanwari, Betaab Valley, Aru Valley. Chandanwari is the starting point of the renowned pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra and is an extremely beautiful spot with emerald hues and serenity. Several adorable picnic spots are spread all around River Liddar where one can relax and rejoice amidst nature bounty.
The Lidder River gives rise to Lidder Valley , originates from Kolhoi Glacier in the vicinity of Sonamarg and runs southwards through an alpine meadow called Lidderwat...
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Travel from Katra to Pahalgam
Day 4 : Pahalgam- Gulmarg
The day brings a journey to Gulmarg today. Situated 2730 meter above the sea level is a gorgeous hamlet whose beauty reaches its pinnacle during the winters when the region is dressed in balmy snow covers. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. Under favorable weather conditions arrangements for skiing and golf can be made (at additional cost, on demand). If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 ft and dominates the entire region. Other exciting leisure time activities such as cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride up to Khilangmarg also can be arranged (at additional cost).
Gulmarg Gondola is one of the most prominent attractions of the world. It is the only cable car system in Asia which travels up a height of 13,500 feet above sea level.
Gulmarg Ski Area, Gulmarg 193403, India
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Travel from Pahalgam to Gulmarg
Day 5 : Gulmarg- Srinagar
Today commence your drive to Srinagar where upon arrival you will check-into a houseboat which will cruise through Dal Lake, taking you past floating vegetable gardens. While riding the houseboats there will be plenty of opportunities for bird watching with gamut of species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc flying past the region. Overnight stay will be on the houseboat. The second part of the day also brings an enchanting Shikara Ride (at additional cost).
Shikara ride in Srinagar is one of the most unique experiences and don't forget to enjoy a beautiful ride when you are here.If you want a better view and a peaceful ride in an...
Challi Point, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Travel from Gulmarg to Srinagar Houseboat
Day 6 : Srinagar
Disembark your houseboat today and check-in the hotel for your stay in the town. Next, guests will be heading for a sightseeing tour of temple of Shankaracharya, Mughal Gardens, Shalimar and Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi today. Built in the 11th Century, the Shiva temple is built of rock stone and overlooks the Dal Lake. Dating back to 200 B.C.E. the temple was demolished and the one which now exists is its reformed version built in 9th century C.E. Lined with mighty chinar trees, overlooking the scintillating waters of Dal Lake and marked by ornamental fountains, Nishat Bagh sings the saga of impressive Mughal architecture. These gardens in Srinagar are reminders of the zenith of Mughal horticulture, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan is another specimen of that.
On this day proceed for an excursion tour to stunning Sonmarg popularly known as Meadow of Gold. The 3 hours drive will take you to the Sindh Valley in Sonmarg; draped with flower beds and surrounded by stunning mountains Sonmarg is a heaven for nature lovers. It is also the base for some of the most challenging treks to the high altitude Himalayan Lakes and thus attracts adventure enthusiasts year round. Enjoy a leisurely stroll in the region and then return to your hotel in Srinagar for overnight stay.
Day 8 : Srinagar- Jammu- Departure
Bid adieu to the town and embark up on your journey back homewards. You will thus bid goodbye to the land of eternal beauty,