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Glorious Kashmir

Kashmir, the "Paradise on Earth", is known for its captivating beauty. It is encircled by three mountain ranges of the Himalayas – Karakoram, Zanaskar and Pir Panjal, running from northwest to northeast. Forming the backdrop of Kashmir, these snow-capped ranges makes Kashmir look like a fairytale picture. Dazzling rivers, serene lakes, splendid gardens, flowering meadows are some other features of this valley. The breathtaking beauty of Kashmir has earned it the name "Switzerland of East".

 


Itinerary


Day 1

Arrive Srinagar
On arrival transfer to your House Boat.

 
Day 2 Srinagar
After breakfast proceed on a city tour visiting the Shankracharya temple situated atop a hill, the famous Mughal gardens Chashmi – e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). In the afternoon enjoy a Shikara ride on Dal Lake. visit local Handicrafts shop where you can purchase local hand crafted items - shawls, jackets, bed covers, paper mache, carpets & much more. Overnight at House Boat.

 
Day 3 Srinagar
After breakfast full day tour of Sonmarg, starting point that leads to major mountain treks and lakes namely Vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar, Satsar, and Gangabal as well as Amarnath Cave. Return to the houseboat in the evening for overnight stay.

 
Day 4 Srinagar - Gulmarg (80km / 3hrs approx)
After breakfast check out of houseboat and drive to Gulmarg. Pass through willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows and fast flowing streams. Check-in at hotel. Gulmarg, known as ‘meadow of flowers' offers a spectacular view of towering snow capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees. Stroll leisurely across the green meadow to one of the world's highest Golf Course. You can take a fun-filled ride in the Gondola. Overnight stay at hotel.

 
Day 5 Gulmarg – Pahalgam (148 km / 5rs approx)
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam. En-route see Saffron fields, Anantnag Sulphur Springs. Drive through the green pine forest and along the Lidder River. On arrival Check-in at hotel. Balance day free to enjoy the beauty of Pahalgam. Overnight at hotel.

 
Day 6 Pahalgam
After breakfast take a tour of Chandanwari, a very poplular picnic spot. Enjoy pony rides to beautyful spots. Overnight at hotel.

 
Day 7 Pahalgam - Srinagar
Drive to Srinagar. Balance day free to do last minute shopping. Check-in at hotel.
 
Day 8 Srinagar
Morning transfer to the airport for return flight.