Jammu and Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is one of the most gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. Among all the different places to visit in this magnificent state, its capital city or Srinagar is considered as the epicentre of Kashmir tourism.
Over the 7 days of this exciting tour to Srinagar, you will get to visit several scenic hill stations, mountain peaks, enticing rivers and lot more. Along with these, you will also get an opportunity to enjoy Shikara rides in the gorgeous Dal Lake, pony rides and can also participate in an enthralling trek. While in Srinagar, you will also get to visit some of its most popular and not-to-be-missed landmarks.
Day 1: Arrive Srinagar Srinagar || Local Sightseeing
Welcome to the Srinagar, the Lake City. On arrival at Srinagar Airport, being your tour of Kashmir Exotica Tour'. You will be transferred to Hotel. Proceed on a city tour visiting the Shankracharya temple situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, the famous Mughal Gardens-Chashmashahi, Nishat& Shalimar. These gardens were Mughal Emperors concept of Paradise and today these are popular picnic spots. Also visit a handicraft shop where you can purchase local Hand Crafted items-Shawls, Jackets, Bed Covers, Paper Mache, Carpets & much more! In the evening leisurely stroll alongside the Dal Lake exploring the local markets. Overnight stay at the Hotel In Srinagar.
Day02:On To Sonamarg|| Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar
Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonamarg. Sonamarg is last stop of Kashmir district. From here starts the territory of ladakh. Situated at an altitude of 2743 mt above sea level. The fast flowing Sindh River makes it popular for trout and masher fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment).
Day03 :On To Gulmarg||Srinagar – Gulmarg
After having Breakfast drive to Gulmarg, the meadow of flowers. The route from Srinagar to Gulmarg is fascinating. You will be mesmerized by its beauty. Gulmarg is famous all over the world for Skiing and Snowboarding. During the British Raj, Gulmarg hosted the Britishers and Europeans and as such they created a European hill resort and named it Gulmarg. In Gulmarg you would be able to find European surroundings and 18-hole Golf Course. Night halt at Hotel in Gulmarg.
Day04:On To Pahalgham|| Gulmarg – Pahalgham
Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag Lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Night halt at Hotel in Pahalgam.
In the morning u will proceed for Aru valley, and chandanwari by car (at your own cost). Aru is small village, 11 kms upstream the Lidder River, is a beautiful locality. The route is pictur-esque with ample campsites. This village is the starting point for treks to the Kolahoi glacier. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine .Hajan and Beetab valley on the way to chandanwari. Night halt at Hotel in Pahalgam
Day06:On To Srinagar|| Pahalgam – Srinagar
Pahalgam, visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows.(at your own cost). After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day, we will drive back to Srinagar and transfer to the hotel/ houseboat for overnight stay.
Day07 :Return Home with Happy Memories
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar Airport to board your flight.
Srinagar: Hotel City Grace
Gulmarg: Hotel Green Park
Srinagar: (Dal Lake) Harmony Houseboats
02 Night’s Accommodation in Srinagar
01 Night’s Accommodation in Houseboat
02 Night’s Accommodation in Pahalgam
01 Night’s Accommodation in Gulmarg
Meet and transfer directly to your hotel
Daily Breakfast and Dinner.
All intercity transfers and sightseeing in Etios Car
1 HR Shikararide (4 person in a boat).
All toll taxes and driver allowances are included.
Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc
Tips, laundry and phone call
Sightseeing to Aru Valley / Beetab Valley / Chandanwari at Pahalgam&sonmarg will be by local taxi union only. Due to union outside vehicles cannot enter these places. The rate are highly negotiable if you wish to Visit these places you have to pay extra directly.
Pre-paid sim cards don’t work in J&K due to security reasons, post-paid connection is must.
For Vegetarian Food in Srinagar: - Krishna Dhaba is the best place
Entrance fees to monuments and museum
All personal expenses
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. This cost is based on 2 Person travelling together.
• 10% of Package Cost will be charged as Penalty on Cancellation 30 or more days
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to 19 days before Arrival.
• 90% of Package Cost will be charged as Penalty on Cancellation within 10 days
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