Kashmir Experience

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

07 Nights – 08 Days

 

Day 01: Delhi – Srinagar (By flight 1H 10Min)
Arrival at Srinagar airport and transfer to your reserved accommodation.Late afternoon Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and Vegetable gardens etc.

Overnight: Deluxe Houseboat/hotel Srinagar.

Day 02: Srinagar
After early breakfast join a sightseeing trip to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple.

The Mughal Gardens

With terraced lawns, cascading fountains, paint-box-bright flowerbeds with the panorama of the Dal in front of them – the three Mughal Gardens of Nishat and Shalimar are the Mughal Emperors’ concept of paradise and are today very popular places for picnics and excursions.

Shankaracharya Temple

Visit Shankaracharya Temple – 5 km from Nehru Park, the temple stands atop Takht-e-Suleman ( 1100 ft). The temple was built during the reign of Jehangir. Shankaracharya, a famous hindu saint came to Kashmir in early 9th century south India to preach and learn vedantic & Shaivism thoughts. The temple of Lord Shiva has a Shiv Lingam which worshipped by the Hindus.

Drive to your reserved hotel / houseboat for Dinner.

Overnight: Srinagar.

Day 03: Srinagar – Sonamarg (81.4 Kms – 3H 12Min)
Full day excursion to Sonamarg.Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains.Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake.The everlasting Thajiwas glacier, 3 Km from Sonamarg,provides a chance to enjoy sledge ride on Snow even in mid – summer.Ponies are available up to the glacier from Sonamarg.Drive back from Sonamarg and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat/Hotel for dinner and

Overnight: Srinagar.

Day 04: Srinagar – Pahalgam (91.6 Kms – 2H 35Min)
After early breakfast and drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) via old part of Srinagar.Drive through Saffron fields,visit Awantipura ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman).Drive through the pine forest and along Lidder River.The total distance of about 98 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs.On arrival in Pahalgam check in at your reserved hotel for two nights stay.One can enjoy a pony ride through thick pine forest.Evening Return to your reserved accommodation for Dinner.

Overnight: Pahalgam.

Day 05: Pahalgam
After breakfast drive to Aru and on arrival check in at Aru Camping Resort.After check in join a local Sightseeing on your own by ponies or trek visiting Aru Village,Shiv Temple etc.Evening return to your camp for dinner.

Overnight: Pahalgam.

Day 06: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (140 Kms – 4H 3Min)
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level.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 upto Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs or enjoy a cable car ride which takes to the highest point.On arrival checkin at your reserved hotel for dinner.

Overnight: Gulmarg.

Day 07: Gulmarg
After breakffast local sightseeing on your own….One can enjoy cable car ride to Affarwat Mountain.Return for lunch,dinner.rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Gulmarg.

Day 08: Gulmarg – Srinagar (53.0 Kms – 1H 48Min)
After breakfast drive to Srinagar to catch your onward flight for return back to home.

End of the tour with unforgettable memories.