Package Code: HB 006
Valid till 31st Mar 2017
Thinking of a holiday in Kashmir? Here is a great chance to explore the real and amazing valley of Kashmir with us. The Valley of Kashmir is simply dotted with rushing Rivers, Lakes, snow-capped mountains and dense forests. You can enjoy playing in the snowbound steppes of Gulmarg or just sit by the riverside in Pahalgam to enjoy nature. An ideal area of discovery Kashmir is famous as the Paradise on Earth and we will provide you a thrilling tour that will make your holidays be cherished for a long time.
Duration: 06 days
Focus: Landscape, gardens, mountains, people and culture.
Highlight: Mughal gardens Pahalgam tourist resort, Gulmarg and Sonmarg.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive-Srinagar
You will be met by our representative at the Srinagar airport. He will assist and transfer you to the New Alexandra Group of Houseboats. In the afternoon you will take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens. While riding the shikara’s there are plenty of opportunities for birdwatching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Overnight in deluxe houseboats.
Day 02: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
Morning leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, also enjoy cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride up to khilangmarg. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in deluxe houseboats.
Day 03: Srinagar- Pahalgam-Srinagar
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).The total distance is about 96 kms, will be covered in about 3 hours. En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampered, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Drive through the pine forests. Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in deluxe houseboats.
Day 04: Srinagar-Gulmarg-Srinagar
Full day excursion to Sonamarg (Meadow of Gold).The distance of 83 kms will be covered in about 3-4 hours. 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 Himalayan Lakes. Late Evening Drive back from Sonamarg. Overnight in deluxe houseboats.
Day 05: In Srinagar – Half day Sightseeing
After breakfast sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background. Later drive to the hillside temple of Shankaracharya. Built in the 11th Century, the Shiva temple is built of rock stone and overlooks Dal Lake Afternoon will be at your leisure for individual activities. Overnight in deluxe houseboats.
Day 06: Srinagar (Departure)
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport for onward flight.
Prices: Cost Based On Per Person on Twin Sharing Basis
||Per Adult Rate (Min 2 Pax)
||Per Adult Rate (Min 4 Pax)
||Per Adult Rate (Min 6 Pax)
||Child (5-12 yrs)
without Extra Bed
|EP (Room only)
|CPAI (Room + Breakfast)
|MAP (Room + Breakfast and Dinner)
Deluxe Houseboat on Twin sharing Basis.
All surface travelling by Non A/C Tata Sumo/ Indica.
Vegetarian meals as per the package.
All Arrival/Departure transfer as mentioned in Itinerary.
Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
01 Shikara Ride.
Unlimited Shikara crossing while staying in Houseboat.
All present applicable taxes as on date.
Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.
Any Airfare, Train fare, Overland Journey which is not mentioned in the Itinerary.
Any Medical/rescue evacuation due to mishaps.
Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
Entrance Free / Horse Riding.
Any personal nature items like Laundry, bar bills, table bills, camera fee, tips or any other item.
Any other things that is not included in the “Package Cost Includes” Column.