Destination Covered Srinagar- Sonamarg - Phalgham- Gulmarg
Kashmir is as beautiful as it is diverse snow covered mountain,deep blue lakes, endless forests & lush green farmland, which has earned it the sobriquet of being the "Paradise on Earth".Kashmir Valley is part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in north India. It has now been a tourist hot spot from decades owing to its amazing cultural diversity, the sheer beauty of the mighty Himalayas.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Reception At Srinagar
Meeting upon arrival and transfer with assistance to hotel, Afternoon free for relax to enjoy the scenic view of mountain ranges around Dal-Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens. You will get view of some very interesting places around the Lake Now, after days’ glad come back for overnight stay in Houseboat
Day 02: Visit To Sonamarg Sightseeing
After Breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Sonamarg “The Meadow of Gold 87kms.From Srinagar in the north-east of Srinagar at altitude of 3000 mts, above sea level. The place offers incredible Scenic beauty (while driving to Sonamarg) dense pine forests, Gigantic Mountains. One can ride on horse to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Sonamarg is known as Gateway of Ladakh. Now, after days’ glad come back for overnight stay in Houseboat.
Day 03: Reception At Pahalgam And Sightseeing
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds), the total distance is about 96 kms, will be covered in about 3 hours. En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Drive through the pine forests. The town of Pahalgam offers breath-taking views. One can just enjoy the town of Pahalgam trek to some of the most beautiful places on earth. One can trek to Lidderwat. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Now, after days’ glad come back for overnight stay in Pahalgam Hotel
Day 04: Lidder Valley, Aru Valley , Betaab Valley And Chandanwari
Proceed to Chandanwari for a magnificent view of Lidder valley. Visit Aru Valley - a fascinating Valley around 15 km from Pahalgam, Photograph yourself in Kashmiri outfits at various photo studios. (Enjoy other activities at Pahalgam on your own). Now, after days’ glad come back for overnight stay in Phalgham Hotel.
Travel from Srinagar Houseboat to Pahalgam
Day 05: Visit From Pahalgam - Gulmarg Sightseeing
Morning leave from Phalgham to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts above the sea level, the distance of 150 kms will be covered in about 3.5 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. This afternoon visit The Gulmarg (8700 ft i.e. 2652 mts), known as Meadow of flowers. Discovered by the Kashmiri romantic poet in the 16th century who was inspired with its grassy slopes covered with wild flowers, it is one of the India’s premier Hill resorts. Gulmarg today is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty. It also turns into India’s premier Ski resort in winter. The Gondola Cable Car offers rides to the upland meadows of Khilanmarg and beyond to the top of Apharwat range to a height of 14000 ft for viewing the Himalayan Peaks in summer and for downhill skiing in winter. Now, after days’ glad come back for overnight stay in Srinagar Houseboat.
Day 06: Departure
Transfer to Srinagar Airport go back home with cherished memories.