Overview

A delightful valley is how you should describe Kashmir. With a plethora of mountains and lakes, Kashmir has a fame of its aura all over the world. Home to mystics and Mughals alike, the valley has an intense palette of color from lush flowers, forests and sparkling lakes. This tour highlights the hidden vales and exotic gardens of Jehangir’s Paradise on earth.

Your Itinerary

Day 1 : Srinagar,India

Arrive in Srinagar Local sightseeing – Half a day Stay at Hotel:

On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah Bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum River, Snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir. We arrive at the hotel and check into the Hotel. We will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With adi backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan Mountains, the gardens boast of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and visit the factory Shop. Later we will go on a 60 Minutes shikara ride in Dal Lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life.  later then drive back to the hotel and Overnight stay.

Day 2 : Srinagar,India

After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesque market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familiarizing ourselves with the beauty. In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so and later do some horse- riding to the strawberry valley. In the evening we will drive back to Srinagar where we can take a walk along the banks of the Dal Lake or simply rest in the cozy rooms of our hotel. Check into hotel and overnight stay.

Day 3 : Srinagar,India

We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway 1A. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvellous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic breads sold by vendors near the road. We switch the the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidderriver flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam do half day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. Then you will drive back to Srinagar. In the evening you will reach at Srinagar Check into the Hotel and stay overnight.

Day 4 : Srinagar,India

After breakfast we begin our drive   to the majestic mountain resort of Sonamarg. The route towards Sonamarg takes us on a picturesque country side drive where we will come across rolling hills, green forests, clear water streams and blooming rice fields. We will zoom past the town of Kangan which handles all the local needs of this region. From Kangan, we will drive towards Mammar, famous for its trout farm and stopover for a warm cup of tea before we head towards Sonamarg. We will once again alight from our vehicles at the tourist spot of Gagangir. The spot is built in the middle of the river Sindh and looks like an island with snow glaciers covering one or the other spot. In Sonamarg we will take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After our return we will visit the small town market for some snacks or just pay a visit observing the local people going with their daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel for our overnight stay.

Day 5 : Srinagar,India

Early morning breakfast and check out the hotel and Drive for Srinagar. We will drive to the airport for your flight home. At the airport the driver will assist you with your luggage screening and drop you at outside the terminal gate.

Inclusion / Exclusion

Inclusion

The prices are inclusive of:

** Hotel on Twin sharing Basis.

** Meal Plan: MAP (Room + Breakfast + Dinner)

** All transfer and sightseeing by Non Ac Indigo / Etios for 02 Person on disposal basis

** 01 Shikara Ride.

** All Arrival/Departure transfer as mentioned in Itinerary.

** GST

Exclusion

** Any Airfare, Train fare, Overland Journey which is not mentioned in the Itinerary.

** Any Medical/rescue evacuation due to mishaps.

** Any personal nature items like Laundry, bar bills, table bills, camera fee, tips or any other item.

** Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.                                                                                                                          

**  Entrance Free

**  Horse Riding

** Gondola Ride in Gulmarg

** Any other things that is not included in the “Package Cost Includes” Column.

** Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control

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Important Info

Kindly Note: Clients / Guests have to make direct payment for the below sightseeing points

In Pahalgam: Horse Riding, Chandanwari ,Betaab Valley, Aru Valley and Baisaran Valley

In Gulmarg: Horse Riding, Gondola Ride, Zorbing or any other sports activity.

In Sonamarg:Thajwass Glacier, Horse Riding.

Guests can book the taxi/ ponies / gondolas at the particular place.

For Gulmarg – In Case of heavy snowfall, there will be a change of the vehicle in Tangmarg which is about 14 kms before Gulmarg. Snowjeeps or chained vehicles will be used from there up to Gulmarg and back so clients have to pay an amount of INR: 1700/- (for 01 vehicle/ 07pax) for a return trip

Kashmir Delights

4 Nights / 5 Days

A delightful valley is how you should describe Kashmir. With a plethora of mountains and lakes, Kashmir has a fame of its aura all over the world. Home to mystics and Mughals alike, the valley has an intense palette of color from lush flowers, forests and sparkling lakes. This tour highlights the hidden vales and exotic gardens of Jehangir’s Paradise on earth.

Srinagar

Tour Type :

Tour Code :j&k

USD159/-Per person on twin sharingPer person on twin sharing

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