Kashmir is famous for its legendary beauty. It is said that if there is heaven on earth, it is here in Kashmir. Kashmir tour package covers all the picturesque places, such as Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg. Package tours to Kashmir take you to soaring mountains, glistening glaciers, gushing silvery streams, beautiful meadows, serene lake and quaint houseboats. Holidays in Kashmir will provide you an opportunity to have a first hand experience of the culture and tradition of the place.
Day 01 Srinagar
On arrival at Srinagar, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Houseboat. Afternoon free for personal activities. You can visit Shankaracharya temple, atop Takht-e- Sulaiman hill, and the famous Hazratbal Mosque that houses a hair of Prophet Muhammad. In the evening Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 02 Srinagar - Local sightseeing
Half day trip to the celebrated Mughal gardens-Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) was built by Asif Khan, brother of Empress Noorjehan in 1632 AD. Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) was built by Jehangir for his wife Noor Jehan. Situated on the bank of Dal Lake, these gardens are overlooked by picturesque Zabarwan Mountains. Return to houseboat for sumptuous lunch. In the late afternoon, enjoy a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake and visit the floating and vegetable gardens etc. Also experience the walnut woodcarving and papier machie making demonstration. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 03 Srinagar - Gulmarg
In the morning start for Gulmarg-the Meadow of Flowers, which is situated at an altitude of 2730 m above the sea level. The distance between Srinagar and Gulmarg is approximately 60 km and it takes two hours drive from Srinagar to reach Gulmarg. Gulmarg is one of India's premier hill resorts. Lunch will be carried from the Houseboat. Have dinner and stay overnight in a hotel at Gulmarg.
Day 04: In Gulmarg
Explore Gulmarg and spend the day by individual activities. Gulmarg is a place of exceptional beauty and has the world's highest green golf course and also turns into India's premier ski resort in winter. Gulmarg offers breathtaking views of majestic Nanga Parbat on a clear day. Pony riding is a popular activity in Gulmarg; you can ride to the upland meadow of Khilanmarg and back. The Gondola Cable Car offers rides to the upland meadow of Kongdori for viewing the Himalayan peaks in the summer and for downhill skiing in winter. Stay overnight in the hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 05: Gulmarg - Pahalgam
Leave Gulmarg after having early breakfast and drive to Pahalgam or the Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. Drive through the eye-catching Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins, an 1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman. The total distance of about 140 km will be covered in about 4 hrs. After reaching Pahalgam, you will be transferred to the hotel. Enjoy the lunch and dinner and spend overnight in the hotel at Pahalgam.
Day 06: In Pahalgam
Spend the day in Pahalgam and explore the place in leisure. Pahalgam is situated at the confluence of the Sheshnag and the Lidder streams. Set amidst soaring mountains, glistening glaciers, gushing silvery streams and dense pine and cedar forests, Pahalgam offers many options for walks, pony trekking, fishing and camping. Stay overnight in the hotel at Pahalgam.
Day 07: Pahalgam - Srinagar
Drive back to Srinagar from Pahalgam. The distance between Pahalgam and Srinagar is 90 km. You will be transferred to a houseboat. Stay overnight in the houseboat.
Day 08: Srinagar - Sonamarg
Go for a full day excursion to Sonamarg by car. The distance of about 84 km will be covered about 2.5 h. Sonamarg lies at the head of the Sindh valley. The drive through here presents a spectacular facet of the countryside. Sonamarg is surrounded by mountains and pine forests. There are attractive walks and option of pony ride to the Thajiwas glacier.. Drive back from Sonamarg and you will be transferred to the houseboat for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09: Srinagar - Delhi
After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to catch a flight for Delhi.