Srinagar is the heart of the Kashmir Valley, still preserves the imprints of the Mughal and the British. The valley takes great pride in its lakes, gardens and the charming rows of houseboats floating on them. Popular for traditional Kashmir handicrafts, Kashmir clothes and dry fruits. "If there is a heaven on earth, it is here", exclaimed the Mughal emperor Jahangir on his first visit to this place.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Srinagar
Pick up from Srinagar airport transfer to houseboat, after refresh visit Mughal Gardens, as Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the, and Chashama Shahi Garden, Parimahal, Shankarchariya Temple, on the Top of Sulimaan, built by Pondos. In 1765 AD, you will Cover all the Srinagar City from the top. then enjoy one hour shikara ride, Dinner & Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 2: Srinagar To Gulmarg And Back To Srinagar Again
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, (56 kms. From Srinagar oneway ). Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feet’s and dominates the entire region, Full day leisure visit around amazing scenery of Gulmarg and visit to Kongpathri by Asia’s largest cable car ( Gondola Ride ) at your own. By evening back to Srinagar hotel for Overnight stay.
Travel from Srinagar Houseboat to Srinagar
Day 3: Srinagar To Pahalgam And Back To Srinagar Again
After breakfast drive to pahalgam (98 kms. From Srinagar oneway ). En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Avantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Drive through the pine forests , local sightseeing around awesome scenery of pahalgam and mind relaxing view of river lidder. By evening back to Srinagar hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Srinagar To Sonmarg And Back To Srinagar Or Full Day Local Sightseeing Of Srinagar
After breakfast drive to sonmarg (97 kms from Srinagar one way ). Sonmarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonmarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude Himalayan Lakes. Visit to world’s famous Thajwas Glacier by pony, Local sightseeing of sonmarg and By evening back to Srinagar hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure
Personal activities like shopping, then Drop at Srinagar airport two hours prior to departure of the flight.