Magical Kashmir 5 Nights 6 days
With apple orchards, saffron fields, glittering lakes & breathtaking meadows, Kashmir, in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir, draws the attention of tourists from across the globe. With tranquil settings, magnificent views, and pristine nature, Kashmir is a perfect holiday destination that should be visited once in a lifetime.
Kashmir is an ideal destination to plan a family tour and honeymoon holiday in India. The picturesque Gulmarg, Srinagar, Pahalgam or Sonmarg, make a holiday with family, or honeymoon in Kashmir a wonderful experience. Kashmir is even home to the popular Amarnath Cave which calls the ardent devotees Lord Shiva from across the world.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT SRINAGAR
Upon Arrival at Srinagar Sheikh Ul Alam Int’l Airport you will be met by our representative and transfer to Hotel or Houseboat for Check in. In the afternoon you take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens & Open Dal Lake. While riding the Shikara’s there are plenty of opportunities for bird watching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel or Houseboat.
DAY 02: SRINAGAR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After an early breakfast we take a morning tour of Shankaracharya Temple, It is believed that it was the place where the great philosopher and saint Shankaracharya stayed when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive Sanatan Dharma. The original ceiling was dome- shaped and the brick roof is not more than a century old. And later proceed further to Hazratbal Mosque; Situated in a village on the western shores of the Dal Lake opposite NishatBagh, it is a pristine white marble edifice casting its reflection in the waters of the lake. Unlike the other mosques in Srinagar, which have a pagoda like roof, Hazratbal is the only mosque to have a domed roof mosque in Srinagar; the others having distinct pagoda like roofs Gardens & Jamia Masjid, Situated in the heart of the old city of Srinagar, this huge mosque is visited by thousands of people who congregate here for the Friday prayers. After visiting above places we drive back to hotel or houseboat.
Later in the afternoon we take a sightseeing tour of Mughal Gardens starting our visit to NishatBagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) & Cheshmashahi (The Royal Spring). After visiting above gardens we drive back to Hotel or Houseboat. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel or Houseboat.
DAY 03: SRINAGAR TO PAHALGAM (7200 FT.) – 96 KMS / 2 TO 3 HOURS
After Early Breakfast we check out from our hotel or houseboat and leave for Pahalgam called as “Valley of Shepherds“.Enroute visiting saffron field & 19th century Awantipura Ruins. Enjoy the nature & walk around the bank of river lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Pahalgam is also famous for Indian film Industry (Bollywood). One can go for the Sightseeing of Chandanwari, Aru & Betaab Valley (On their own). Upon arrival we check in at our hotel for dinner Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 04: PAHALGAM TO GULMARG (8,825 FT.) – 150 KMS / 3 TO 4 HOURS
Post breakfast we check out from Hotel and drive to Gulmarg (8,825 Ft.) “Meadow of Flowers”.Gulmarg has a Very famous Golf Course during summer (Which is one of the highest 18- hole Golf Course in the World) And Ski resort during winter. One can have Gondola Ride (Cable Car from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg on their own). Upon arrival in Gulmarg we check in at our hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 05: GULMARG TO SRINAGAR – 54 KMS / 1 TO 02 HOUR ONE WAY
After a leisurely breakfast we check out from hotel and time at leisure in Gulmarg to explore the destination. Later we drive to Srinagar and check in at our hotel or houseboat for overnight stay. In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
DAY 06: DEPART SRINAGAR (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Mountain Trails A & E Pvt. Ltd. thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.
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