Gulmarg is also known as "The Meadow of Flowers" and in spring is just like that. With pretty views and green undulating country, Gulmarg is often called Switzerland of India. Pahalgam also known as "Valley of Shepherds" is located on the beautiful river Lidder which flows right through the town.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Arrive In Srinagar
Upon arrival, meet our representative and take a transfer to the houseboat/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 Romantic 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 – Pahalgam [140 Kms | 3.5 Hrs]
After breakfast, check out the hotel & 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 favourite 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 aslso known as valley of shepherds.
Travel from Srinagar to Pahalgam
Day 03:- Pahalgam - Gulmarg – [60 Kms | 1-5 Hrs]
After breakfast, check out the hotel & 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 favourite summer holiday destination for the British stationed in India.
Gulmarg ( Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. 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 kilometres 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.
( NIGHT STAY AT GULMARG HOTEL )
Travel from Pahalgam to Gulmarg
Day 04:- Gulmarg - Srinagar Local
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel & proceed to vist 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 & 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.
Dal Lake which has the length of 8 Km long and a width of 4 Km, spreads over a total of 26 Sq. Km. The fascinating Dal Lake is divided into two smaller ones the Lokut (small) ...
Boulevard Road, Srinagar, India
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Travel from Gulmarg to Srinagar
Day 05: Srinagar – Airport (Departure)
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.