Jammu and Kashmir, India’s one of the most picturesque state lies on the peaks of Himalayan Ranges with varying topography and culture.Kashmir is a land where myriad holiday ideas are realised. In winter, when snow carpets the mountains, there is skiing, tobogganing, sledge-riding, etc. along the gentle slopes. In spring and summer, the honey-dewed orchards, rippling lakes and blue skies beckon every soul to sample the many delights the mountains and valleys have to offer.
- Transfers & sightseeing by AC vehicle on sharing basis as per the itinerary. Please note – AC will not work during hilly drives
- Visit to Chandanwari, Betab and Aru Valley in Pahalgam will be by local non AC vehicle
- Shikara ride on Dal Lake once during the stay on sharing basis
- Entrance fee of Mughal Gardens.
- Snow jeep, if required from Tanmarg to Gulmarg and back in winters during Snow.
- Tips and Porterage
- Camera fees
- Any services not mentioned in inclusion list
Arrive Srinagar. Check in and relax. Later in the afternoon enjoy Shikara ride on famous Dal Lake visiting floating market and vegetable gardens etc.
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam. Drive through the pine forest and along the Lidder River. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon stroll around Pahalgam & feed your camera with beautiful scenery & magnificent mountains. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.
Today after breakfast, depart for excursion trip to Chandanwadi (starting point of Amarnath Yatra) & Betab valley, located on the way to Chandanwari, the valley was named Betaab after the bollywood movie by the same name! Earlier known as Hajan Valley, after the release of the movie, it was renamed as major part of the movie was shot here.
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek up to Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs.
After breakfast drive back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar, check in to hotel. Afternoon visit Mughal gardens i.e. Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan and Chashme Shahi Bagh . All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. On the way visit Carpet weaving factory where one can witness how carpets are made.
Today after breakfast, transfer to Srinagar airport to board the return flight with Happy Memories!