PLACES COVERED: Srinagar | Sonmarg | Gulmarg | Pahalgam
Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is undoubtedly one of the gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. The overwhelming beauty, the sky-touching mountains, the snow-covered peaks and the colourful valleys of this state is the home to some of the hidden and beautiful places to visit.
On this Kashmir tour, you will get an opportunity to visit some of the most popular and must visit places in Kashmir. Srinagar; the capital city, Sonmarg; the ‘Meadow of Gold’, Pahalgam; the origin of Amarnath Yatra and Gulmarg; the ‘Meadow of Flowers’, are the three important destinations that will be covered within this tour. Join this tour with your family members; enjoy, cherish and live every single moment with your family!
2 Hours Before Flight Time
Arrive Srinagar transfer to Hotel. Post lunch, join a sightseeing trip to Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. , Shankaracharya Temple Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast checks out from Hotel and proceed for a day excursion tour to Yusmarg, Yusmarg is a small meadow set in the heart of mountains to the south west of Srinagar, It is an ideal spot and the Nilnag Lake can be visited from there. A two-hour drive from Srinagar(47 Kms) will take you to acres upon acres of grassy meadow ringed by forests of Pine and towering beyond them, awesome and majestic snow clad Mountains, by evening return back to Srinagar overnight at Hotel.
Today post breakfast, drive to Sonamarg. The distance of about 88 km will be covered about 2/3 hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake. The everlasting Thajiwas glacier, 3 Km from Sonamarg, provides a chance to enjoy a sled ride on Snow even in mid-summer. Ponies are available up to the glacier from Sonamarg. Overnight at Hotel.
Today post breakfast, drive to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 125 km will be covered in about 4/5 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The View en route from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek up to Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs, Arrive and transfer to Hotel. Rest of day will be at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Post breakfast enjoys the cable car ride on Asia’s longest run cable car project up to 13500 Fits, by lunch return back to Hotel. After lunch drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds). Drive through Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman). Drive through the pine forest and along Lidder River. The total distance of about 145 km will be covered in about 4/5 hrs. Arrive and transfer Hotel. Evening enjoy walking around Lidder river overnight at Hotel.
Post breakfast enjoy local Sightseeing of Pahalgam including Betaab Valley and Aru Valley by local Jeep. Afternoon returns back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch enjoys Optional pony ride to Bisaran Valley overnight at Hotel.
After leisurely breakfast drive to Srinagar(90 Kms/2 Hours Drive) on arrival check in at Deluxe Houseboat, Afternoon visit old city which includes Shah Hamdan Mosque and Jamia Mosque, Evening enjoys shikara ride on Dal lake Visiting Nehru Park and floating gardens overnight at Hotel.
Tour concludes. The Samsara Holidays ensures a punctual transfer. Our driver will take you to the airport for onward destination.
|Srinagar||Hotel Taimoor or Similar|
|Pahalgam||Raina Guest House or Similar|
|Gulmarg||Hotel Gulmarg Inn or Similar|
|Sonmarg||Hotel Sonmarg Glacier or Similar|
Premium Packages & Delux Packages are also Available