6 Days /5 Nights Tour to Paradise on earth Kashmir

6 Days /5 Nights Tour to Paradise on earth Kashmir

Days 01: Delhi/ Srinagar. Arrive Srinagar the summer capital of Kashmir situated at 5200 ft above sea level in the Himalayan Mountains, on arrival at Srinagar airport meet and transfer to Deluxe Houseboats, which are anchored on famous Dal lake, Shikara cruise on Dal lake in Shikara (local Gondola) visiting Floating gardens, lotus gardens, vegetable gardens (Summer) back waters of the lake and cruise will go through canals Return to houseboat and for dinner and overnight stay at Houseboats.

Day2: Srinagar- Gulmarg- Srinagar

After breakfast enjoy an excursion to Gulmarg 58 Kms (Meadow of Flowers) at a height of 8800ft above sea level. Here you will witness the beauty of Nature surroundings of Kashmir set out like a Doll’s village. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat (26,600 ft) if weather permits. Gulmarg has highest 18 whole golf course in the world and has developed into a famous Ski resort. ( OPTIONAL) Gondola ride ( Cable Car) from 8800ft to 10 200ft Kongdoori point high above the meadows and snow covered slopes of Apherwat and Khilanmarg mountain which provide a play ground for skiing, tobogganing, pony ride ( ON YOUR OWN EXPENSES). Drive back to Srinagar , Overnight stay at Deluxe Houseboat

Day03:-Pahalgam (overnight stay)

After breakfast drive to Pahalgam 96 kms one way situated at 2,430 meters above sea level (Valley of Shepherds). The drive through pine mountains and cascading Lidder river and idyllic resort for relaxation.Enroute visit at Awantipur Temple Ruins founded by Avantivarman, who ruled Kashmir in 9th Century AD, The site has two imposing Temples, The larger one is of Lord Shiva- stop at Pampore Saffron fields, visit Mattan Holy Fish Shiva temple, continue drive along the Lidder river a beautiful river with lovely sceneries all around, Pahalgam is known for take off point for treks in the surrounding Himalyan mountains. Later check in hotel for Dinner and overnight stay.

Day04:- Pahalgam –Srinagar( Sightseeing)

After breakfast Trip to Betab valley /Chandanwari cum village by local jeep at your own expenses. Or (Optional) pony ride to Baisarna Kashmir Valley and later drive towards to Srinagar. Afternoon Visit to famous Mughal Gardens build by Mughal Emperors during their rule of Kashmir First visit Nishat (Garden of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jahangir in 1632 AD overlooking the crystal clear Emerald green waters of the Dal lake then to Shalimar (Garden of Love) built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Empress Nur Jehan. During spring until autumn these gardens are full of flowers. Overnight stay at Deluxe Houseboat.

Day 05:- Srinagar-Sonmarg- Srinagar

After breakfast wonderful trip up to Sonmarg 86 km (Meadow of Gold) . The distance will take about 3 hours drive up to Sonmarg which goes along the Sindh River. It is also known as the Sindh Valley Tour. The drive is very spectacular with beautiful sceneries. Once you reach Sonmarg you will feel like you are in the Swiss Alps. The meadows of Sonmarg have a spectacular beauty from the strewn with the loveliest of Alpine flowers, lots of fir and pine and silver birch trees. Optional pont ride to Thajwas Glacier.Later drive back to Srinagar .take a shikara ride ,on Dal alke , visiting floating gardens,lotus Gardens ,vegetable Gardens and back water cannals.Dinner and Overnight stay at Houseboat/ hotel.

Day 06:- Departure After early breakfast, transfer to Srinagar airport as per your flight timing for a spectacular mountain flight to Delhi.