Day - 1 ( Arrival +Local Sightseeing )
Upon arrival at Srinagar, our executive will receive you with warm welcome in the lake city. You will be taking to the Houseboat after checking, you will be going for the sightseeing. Visit the world’s famous gardens-Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love), and Chasma Shahi Garden, and also pay visit to the Shankaracharya Temple. Later in the evening proceed for Shikara riding in Dal Lake. By evening, you can head to your houseboat and stay overnight. Nishat Garden: The second-largest Mughal Garden in Kashmir, Nishat sits on the eastern side of Dal Lake and is a must-visit place to add to the sightseeing tour. A terraced garden, Nishat Bagh was built in 1633 AD by Asaf Khan, brother of Mughal Empress, Noor Jahan. Shalimar Garden: The Shalimar Bagh is the largest of the three Mughal Gardens in Srinagar. The beautiful garden was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1619 for his wife Noor Jahan. Also called the Garden of Delight, Shalimar Bagh is a three-terraced garden and its main highlight is Chini Khanas or arched niches. Chashme Shahi: The smallest of the three Mughal Gardens in Srinagar, Chashme Shahi is primarily famous for its cold water spring which is believed to have medicinal properties. This popular garden was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a gift for his elder son, Dara Shikoh. Srinagar: The summer capital, Srinagar is known for its natural beauty, rich history, and unique experience of staying a houseboat. The city is home to the sacred shrine of Hazratbal, where it is believed the hair strand of Prophet Mohammad is preserved. Apart from this, Srinagar is famous for Shikara rides of Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens, Pari Mahal, and Hari Parbat Fort.
Day - 2 ( Srinagar- day excursion to Sonmarg (90 Kms) )
Begin your day with a healthy breakfast, check out from the houseboat and check into the Srinagar hotel. Today you will be taking a day tour of Sonmarg. Our representative will escort you to Sonmarg. It will be a road trip you can enjoy the amazing view of the hills. Sonmarg is known as the “Meadow of Gold”. Over reaching there you can enjoy a horse riding to Thajiwas Glacier. The glacier is covered with snow throughout the year. Snow covered mountains all around it feels you are in another world. Sonmarg is also known as Gateway to Ladakh. Make sure you capture these beautiful moments for you remembrance. By evening move to the Srinagar and back to your Hotel for overnight stay. Sonmarg: The “Meadow of Gold”, Sonmarg boasts scenic beauty of nature. Sonmarg’s top attraction is Thajiwas Glacier, where can either trek or take a pony to reach. Apart from this, Sonmarg is known as the base for many treks to remote villages like Naranag and alpine lakes like Vishansar and Krishansar. It is an ideal place for trout fishing and river rafting as well.
Day - 3 ( Srinagar to Gulmarg excursion (55 Kms) )
Begin your day with a healthy breakfast Today you will be taking to a day tour of Gulmarg. Prepare yourself for one another road trip. Our representative will escort you to Gulmarg. Gulmarg’s has Gondala ride which is very famous, Asia’s largest cable car project. The 08 minutes of ropeway ride on Gulmarg Gondola will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Apharwat Peak. After tiring day, you will be escorted back to your Srinagar hotel for overnight stay. Gulmarg: Gulmarg is one of the top hill stations in India and is majorly known to have world’s highest golf course. Its major attraction is Gulmarg Gondola, which is Asia’s largest cable car project. The beautiful destination in Kashmir is also quite popular for skiing and snowboarding in the winter season. Gulmarg has ropeway ride.
Day - 4 ( Srinagar to Pahalgam (95 KMS) )
Begin your day with a healthy breakfast, and check out from the hotel of Srinagar. Today you will be taking a day tour of Pahalgam. Pahalgam is known as “the valley of Shepherds”. Arrive Pahalgam and transfer to the hotel. After the lunch, take a walk around and click pictures of the magnificent views of mountains. Dinner and Overnight stay in Pahalgam Hotel. Pahalgam: (2133 mts) is one of the most popular tourist places in Kashmir and the top preference for Indian Film Industry. En route, visit Saffron fields, Awantipur ruins (1100-yr-old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiverma), the beauty of the countryside and lots of rice fields.
Day - 5 ( Pahalgam sightseeing )
Begin your day with a healthy breakfast. Today you will be visiting the Pahalgam sightseeings. Visit the scenic and rocky valley Chandanwadi, snow point (approx 14km from Pahalgam), enjoy the Pony ride (own expenses). After enjoying the day, you will be escorted to hotel for overnight stay. Note: In Pahalgam, outside vehicles are not allowed for sightseeing. Only local taxis can roam around within Pahalgam. All outside vehicles will only be able to offer pick up & drop from the hotel.
Day - 6 ( Pahalgam to Srinagar airport Departure )
After a healthy breakfast check out from the hotel. Our representative will take you to Srinagar Airport to board your flight for your onward journey. Take with you most beautiful and wonderful memories. Important Information: Due to strict security, you are requested to leave from the hotel at least 4 hours before the departure time. You will have to pass 4 security barriers before reaching the airport. This often leads to long traffic jams right outside the airport.