Srinagar, lying on the banks of beautiful Jhelum River, is a place which truly symbolizes beauty and romance and is rightly known as the Venice of the East. This mesmerising valley engulfed in sky-scraping mountains and refreshing greenery will leave you absolutely enchanted. Head here to experience warm hospitality of the people and the great food.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Arrive In Srinagar
Upon arrival, meet our representative and take a transfer to the hotel. Spend the day at leisure on Boulevard road which is one of the most famous tourist place in Srinagar and is situated around the Dal Lake surrounded by Zabarwan mountain ranges, enjoy Shikara ride in Dal Lake.
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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Day 02 : Srinagar To Sonmarg
Sonamarg vicinity lies the great Himalayan glaciers of Kashmir Valley namely Kolhoi Glacier and Machoi Glacier with some peaks of above 5000 meters. Sonamarg an alpine valley is situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh, Sonamarg, which means meadow of gold has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river. One can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months the climate of Sonamarg is very bracing. From Sonamarg, trekking routes lead to the Himalayan lakes of Vishansar Lake, Krishansar Lake, Gangabal Lake and Gadsar Lake and Satsar, glacier-fed and surrounded by banks of alpine flowers. Sonamarg is also the take off station for the drive to Ladakh across the Zojila, a major pass in the Great Himalayan Range, through which the Srinagar-Leh Road passes. Back to Srinagar and stay at hotel.
Sonmarg is synonymous with quiet meadows and flower-carpeted fields surrounded by amazing glaciers, miniature plateaus, snowfields, pines and islets. The entire region, 80 km ...
Sonamarg, Srinagar, India
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Day 03 : Srinagar To Pahalgam [140 Kms | 3.5 Hrs]
After breakfast, check out the hotel and proceed to Pahalgam .
This world famous hill station is 45 km and located on the banks of Lidder River at an altitude of 7200 ft. from sea level. It is a famous tourist attraction and a favorite place for shooting of Bollywood films and is still a health resort. A number of treks in this region also begin from Pahalgam, as the 35 km trail traverses through pinewoods to the spectacular Kolahoi Glacier. 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 from which the river has got its name. The river flows through lush green mountains of fir. The tourist village Aru is situated on its bank. It covers 30 kilometers to the tourist destination of Pahalgam where it meets a major tributary (the East Lidder) from Sheshnag Lake and runs westwards until it meets the Jehlum River at Gurnar Khanabal village of Anantnag. It has crystal blueish water as of Neelum River. Pahalgam occupies the central Lidder Valley. Pahalgam also known as valley of shepherds.
Jehlam River or Jhelum River is a river that flows in India and Pakistan. It is the largest and most western of the five rivers of Punjab, and passes through Jhelum District....
Jhelum River Srinagar india
Day 04 : Srinagar To Manasbal
After breakfast, check out the hotel and proceed to Manasbal.
Manasbal Lake is a lake located in Safapora area of Ganderbal District in the State of Jammu and Kashmir in India. The name Manasbal is said to be a derivative of the Lake Manasarovar. Lake is encircled by three villages viz, Jarokbal, Kondabal (also called Kiln place is situated on the north-eastern side of the lake) and Ganderbal and is stated to be the deepest lake (at 13 m or 43 ft depth) in India. The large growth of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) at the periphery of the lake (blooms during July and August) adds to the beauty of the clear waters of the lake. The Mughal garden, called the Garoka, (meaning bay window) built by Nur Jahan overlooks the lake.
• The lake is a good place for bird watching as it is one of the largest natural stamping grounds of Aquatic birds in Kashmir and has the sobriquet of "supreme gem of all Kashmir Lakes". The root-stocks of lotus plant which grows extensively in the lake are harvested and marketed and also eaten by the local people.
• The lake is surrounded by the Baladar mountains on the east, by an elevated plateau known as 'Karewa' comprising lacustrine, fluviatile and loessic deposits on the north and bounded by the Ahtung hills in the south, which are used for limestone extraction.
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to visit Srinagar. Srinagar is one of several places that has been called the "Venice of the East" or the "Kashmiri Venice Lakes around the city include Dal Lake – noted for its houseboats – and Nagin Lake. In the afternoon take a Romantic shikara ride in Dal Lake and get the pleasure to see the sunset and enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city . You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake.
Srinagar has some Mughal gardens, forming a part of those laid by the Mughal emperors across the Indian subcontinent. Those of Srinagar and its close vicinity include Chashma Shahi (the royal fountains); Pari Mahal (the palace of the fairies); Nishat Bagh (the garden of spring); Shalimar Bagh; and the Naseem Bagh.
The Sher Garhi Palace houses administrative buildings from the state government. Another palace of the Maharajas, the Gulab Bhavan, has now become the Lalit Grand Palace hotel.
Nishat Garden is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is the second largest ...
Garden Left Path, Nishat Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 191123
Day 06 : Srinagar To Gulmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast, check out the hotel and proceed to Gulmarg .
• Gulmarg has been a resort for the kings like Yousuf Shah Chak and Jahangir who used to visit frequently. Gulmarg, meaning the place of roses. During the early part of the 20th century the famous Central Asian explorer Sir Marc Aurel Stein (1862–1943), made his home here in a tent between his expeditions. It was a favorite summer holiday destination for the British stationed in India.
• Gulmarg ( Meadow of Flowers) 2730 meters above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 1.5 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best SKI slopes, The slopes of Afarwat Hills of the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalaya Chain boast one of the longest and highest ski slopes in Asia. The total distance covered by ski lifts is five kilometers and the resort peaks at an altitude of 3,950 m (12,959 ft), accessed by an aerial gondola (telecabine) is not in the town or the actual hilltop. The view reroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek up to Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs. Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available. One must visit the Gondola chair lift. It is also known as queen of Kashmir.
Travel from Srinagar to Srinagar Houseboat
Day 07: Srinagar To Verinag
Mughal Garden of Verinag located about 61 KM south of Srinagar at the foothill of Banihal Mountain Ranges covering a total area of 5.30 hectares, the garden fascinates the tourists with its beautiful manicured lawns, flower beds, majestic chinar trees and gushing spring at the backdrop of lush and dense forests. This garden was originated from a gushing mountain spring of verinag ,which is the source of the River Jehlum . Mughal Emperor Jahangir was impressed by the beauty of the spring and its surrounding areas. Soon then, he built an octangonal water tank of sculptured stones in 1620 AD. Seven years later, His son Shah Jahan added some attractive features to the garden and constructed fountains and cascades in row lines in front of the spring. He also built hot and cold baths in the garden of which only ruins are now left and preserved. Back to Srinagar and stay at hotel.
After breakfast leave towards the airport. Because of security guidelines the passengers has to report at least 45 min prior to departure. As a result of checking and traffic. it is always better to leave early.