Hello Abhinav, You can take the following route:
Chandigarh>Jammu>Srinagar>Gulmarg 1) Take bus from Chandigarh to Jammu at a fare of 700 Rupees. 2) After arriving in Jammu, take another bus to Srinagar at a fare of 650 rupees. 3) When you reach Srinagar, you'll have to rent a cab which will cost you around 1600 rupees that'll take you to Gulmarg. As for hotels, you can search for them on Tripoto itself. You'll find plenty. Hope this helps! Don't forget to share your experience with us here on Tripoto.We'd love to read about it. :)
Hey Abhinav, 5 Days budget itinerary of Kashmir : Day0: Arrive in Jammu and take a sharing jeep to Srinagar ( 10 hours- Rs 500). Or you can take a cab to Banihal ( Rs400 ) then from Banihal take a train to Srinagar ( 1.5 hours- Rs20) Day1: Local sightseeing of Srinagar - Dal Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Betaab Valley and old Srinagar city. The distance of gardens is 15km from the main city Day2 : Srinagar-> Sonmarg-> Srinagar. Spend at least one night at Shikara houseboat in Dal lake of Srinagar Day3: Sringar-> Gulmarg ( 3hours - 56KM).Visit Tangmarg town on the way to Gulmarg. Do activities like Gondola cable car, Ski and horse ride in Gulmarg Day4: Gulmarg-> Pahalgam ( 5 hours - 150KM). Visit Saffron fields of Pampora, Awantipura ruins and Bijbehara village on the way to Pahalgam. Spend the night at Pahalgam Day5: Pahalgam to Srinagar Pack winter clothes like jackets, woollen socks, woollen cap, gloves, moisturizer, first aid kit etc. Happy travelling!!!!!!!!!
There are direct flights as well as train till Jammu after which you will have to travel in a car till Srinagar/Gulmarg. There are lots of hotels and ski resorts at Gumarg, you can either book them online or there itself.