Jan 20 2016
On arrival at
Srinagar Airport, you will be met by our representative/driver at the airport
and transfer you to Hotel. Half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e.
Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Cheshma Shahi. In the late Evening Shikara Ride
on dal lake Upto 1 Hour. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Hotel.
Ø Nishat Garden:-
Located on the
bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zaberwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh
is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the
snowcapped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the
valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Ø Shalimar Garden:-
The Shalimar Bagh
is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so
fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of
Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately
fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by
Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619,
while he was founding the city of Srinagar.
Ø Cheshma Shahi
Cheshma Shahi ( the royal spring), also called Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built around a spring by Ali Mardan, a governor of Mughal
emperor Shah Jahan, in 1632. The garden is located in the Zaberwan Range, near Rajbhawan (Governor‘s
house) overlooking Dal
Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Day 02: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar 168
After breakfast leave from Srinagar and drive towards Sonmarg. Sonmarg
(2800Mtrs above sea level), which means ' meadow of gold ' has, as its
backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh meanders along here
and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river.
The visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white
carpet. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajwas glacier a major
attraction during the summer months. In the evening return back to Srinagar.
Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Hotel.
Day 03: Srinagar – Pahalgam (98 Kms)
After breakfast leave from Srinagar and drive towards Pahalgam. Pahalgam 2440
Mtrs above sea level (Valley of Shepherds) on the way visit Saffron fields,
Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place
for Indian Film Industry. Relax and evening is at free at its leisure. Dinner
& overnight in Pahalgam at Hotel.
Day 04: Pahalgam – Local Sightseeing’s
After breakfast, enjoy the nature charm of the valley. One can visit Betaab
Valley, Chandanwari and Aru Valley in Pahalgam (Direct payment basis). In the
evening return back to Hotel. Evening is at free at its leisure. Dinner &
overnight in Pahalgam at Hotel.
Ø Betaab Valley:-
Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15
kilometers from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from the Sunny Deol-Amrita
Singh hit debut film Betaab. The Valley is towards northeast of Pahalgam
and falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwari and is en route Amarnath
Temple Yatra. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad
mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
Ø Aru Valley:-
Aru is located
around 12 from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River.
Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for
trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies
of the left bank of the Aru River, which is a tributary of the Lidder River.
situated 16-km from Pahalgam; Chandanwari is the starting point of the Amarnath
Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous
for snow sledging on a snow bridge.
Day 05: Pahalgam-Gulmarg 152Kms
After breakfast leave Pahalgam and start driving towards Gulmarg. Gulmarg (2730
Mtrs Above sea Level) ("Meadow of Flowers") is a town, a hill
station, a popular skiing destination during winters. Relax and evening is at
free at its leisure. Gulmarg is famous because of its "Gulmarg
Gondola," one of the highest cable cars in the world (Direct
Payment Basis). You can also visit Khilanmarg, the charming place in the
Gulmarg that attracts everyone by its natural beauty. Dinner & overnight in
Gulmarg at Hotel.
Day 06:-Gulmarg – Srinagar 60 Kms
After afternoon leave from Gulmarg and drive towards Srinagar, after a couple
of hours of drive you will reach Srinagar go to Shankaracharya Temple, Pari
Mahal & shopping malls here check inn to Houseboat. Evening is at free at
its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Houseboats.
Day 7: -Srinagar Airport Drop.
After breakfast, Transfer
to the airport/Railway Station.
Hotel Used 2*
River View Resorts/Similar.
Shalimar Group Of Houseboats.
Hotel Used 3*
Regal Palace/Naqash Residency/Kashmir Residency/Similar
Royal Park/Khaleel Palace/Fluorescence/Similar.
Hotel Used 4*
Pine Spring/Comrade Inn/Asian Park/Similar
Pine Spring/Hill Top/Similar.
No. Of Pax
All transfers and sightseeing’s by NAC Tavera/Indica/Indigo.
02 nights in Srinagar at Hotel as per category.
02 nights in Pahalgam at Hotel as per category.
01 night in Gulmarg at Hotel as per category.
01 night in Srinagar at Shalimar Group Of Houseboats.
Sightseeing’s of Mughal Gardens.
Full day excursion to Sonmarg.
Shikara ride upto 01 hour in Dal Lake.
Accommodation on MAPAI basis.(Room + Breakfast + Dinner)
Ø Pick up and drop at Srinagar Airport.
Above rates are net & non-commissionable.
Above rates are valid for all nations.
Above rates include all taxes & service charges.
Does Not Include:-
Air tickets/Train tickets.
Pony Ride/ Sledging (it is done by Bargaining).
Tips to waiters/drivers/any other person.
Monument fees at all places and gardens.
Thajwas glacier trip at Sonmarg (as this sightseeing is done
by Local Taxi stand at Sonmarg only or by ponies and is on direct payment
Aru, Betaab valley and Chandanwari trip at Pahalgam (as this
sightseeing is done by Local Taxi stand at Pahalgam only and is on direct
Gondola Tickets also does not include.
Any other thing which is not mentioned in inclusions.
Tour Itinerary can be changed depending upon the
availability of Hotels/Houseboat.
Any meals except those listed in above inclusion