The valley of Kashmir is known all over the world for its beauty and charm. The Kashmir valley is situated about 300 kms. from Jammu across forested ravines and steep mountain passes. The emerald valley of Kashmir is cradled in the Himalayas, under the crystal blue skies, against the background of snow-capped mountains.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Arrive Srinagar By Air Srinagar – Local Sightseeing
Meet and greeted by Pretty planet travels representative and directly transferred to the Hotel. Check into the hotel. Rest and relax! Later visit to famous Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi(Royal Spring), Nishat(Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar ( Abode of Love) ode of Love) Mughal laid Out in the 16th century and these fall along the bank of Dal-Lake in the heart of Srinagar City & Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock, thus providing panoramic view of entire City, along with famous Dal-Lake & River Jehlum, enroute visiting handloom centre famous for production of Pashmina/Shahtoos shawls & world over reckoned Carpets, Overnight stay at hotel/Houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Leave after Breakfast 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. The place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers, rock climbing, besides an important halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh) and provides the ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountains, lakes, glaciers and Shri Amarnath ji holy cave. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel/Houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar – Gulmarg
Full day trip Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek upto Khilangmarg, which can be covered in about 3 hrs. Also enjoy sledge riding on snow. Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available.Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel.
Travel from Srinagar to Gulmarg
Day 04: Gulmarg - Pahalgam
After breakfast, leave from Gulmarg and drive to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (Vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields and Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. Finally by the lunch time you will reach Pahalgam which is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Gulmarg to Pahalgam
Day 05: Pahalgam Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy an excursion to Chandanwadi (3288mts) and “Betaab Valley” is the place where they shot the famous scenes from movie Betaab. Drive back to the hotel for Lunch. Evening free for leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel and enjoy the serene Pahalgam.