DAY 01: Srinagar: Arrival and Sightseeing
Welcome to Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir! Your exploration in Kashmir starts with your arrival at the Srinagar airport. On arrival, meet our travel representative and proceed towards the hotel in Srinagar. Check-in at the hotel and freshen up. Visit all the beautifully landscaped, lush green Mughals gardens of Srinagar including Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh and Cheshma Shahi and stroll around enjoying these architectural marvels majestically depicting Islamic architecture. After this, pay a visit to the famous Shankaracharya Temple, a Hindu place of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later in the evening, enjoy the Shikara ride on the Dal Lake and spend the night at the cozy houseboat after a heavenly dinner.
Day 02: Srinagar- Gulmarg- Srinagar
After breakfast enjoy an excursion to Gulmarg 58 Kms (Meadow of Flowers) at a height of 8800ft above sea level. Here you will witness the beauty of Nature surroundings of Kashmir set out like a Doll’s village. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat (26,600 ft) if weather permits. Gulmarg has highest 18 whole golf course in the world and has developed into a famous Ski resort. ( OPTIONAL) Gondola ride ( Cable Car) from 8800ft to 10 200ft Kongdoori point high above the meadows and snow covered slopes of Apherwat and Khilanmarg mountain which provide a play ground for skiing, tobogganing, pony ride ( ON YOUR OWN EXPENSES). Drive back to Srinagar , Overnight stay at Deluxe Houseboat
Day 03:- Srinagar-Sonmarg- Srinagar
After breakfast wonderful trip up to Sonmarg 86 km (Meadow of Gold) . The distance will take about 3 hours drive up to Sonmarg which goes along the Sindh River. It is also known as the Sindh Valley Tour. The drive is very spectacular with beautiful sceneries. Once you reach Sonmarg you will feel like you are in the Swiss Alps. The meadows of Sonmarg have a spectacular beauty from the strewn with the loveliest of Alpine flowers, lots of fir and pine and silver birch trees. Optional pont ride to Thajwas Glacier.Later drive back to Srinagar .take a shikara ride ,on Dal alke , visiting floating gardens,lotus Gardens ,vegetable Gardens and back water cannals.Dinner and Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day 04: SRINAGAR - DEPARTURE
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel in Srinagar. Check-out on time for your transfer to airport to take your return flight from Srinagar International airport