Destinations : Srinagar - Pahalgam - Gulmarg
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day 01 : Arrive in Srinagar
You will be arriving at Srinagar airport, from where you will be transported to the city through a picturesque journey of 35 km through the heart of the New Srinagar City. You will be passing from Abdullah Bridge that connects the banks of the Jhelum River and snaking its way towards the north-western frontier of Kashmir. You will be in hotel or houseboat. In the evening, you will be enjoying Shikara ride. During this ride, you will be feeling the wonderful experience as the boat ride glided you past some amazing vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Dinner will be serve in hotel or houseboats with overnight stay there.
Day 02 : In Srinagar: Local sightseeing – Half a day
In the morning after breakfast, you will be visiting Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan who was the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. Not forget to mention the Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. These all beautiful gardens are located on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the milieu. Afternoon will be at your spare time for entity activities. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboat
Day 03 : Srinagar to Pahalgam: (97 kilometers / 3-4 hrs drive)
After a pleasant night sleep, you will be taking breath into a fresh and pure environment. After breakfast, you will be on the way to Pahalgam through National Highway 1A. The wonderful road connects the valley to country. Moreover, you will pass through saffron fields of Pampire along with the marvelous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara that remains known as bread basket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic breads sold by vendors near the road. We switch the the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidderriver flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam we check in at the hotel and later do some nature walks to unwind ourselves. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 : Pahalgam to Gulmarg: (152 kilometers / 4-5 hrs drive)
Enjoy your breakfast in Hotel in Pahalgam and be ready to explore Gulmarg through colorful villages and rice fields. It will provide you the breathtaking view of Kashmir’s rich culture and heritage. You will be arriving at a small picturesque market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. In the afternoon, you are proceed to hotel check-in after arriving in Gulmarg. Later you will be on a short tour around the meadow familiarizing you with the beauty. In Gulmarg, you will be boarding the Gondola cable car system, and go up towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so and later do some horse-riding to the strawberry valley. We will stay at the hotel for overnight.
Day 05 : Gulmarg to Srinagar
You will be spending the afternoon in Gulmarg, going for some small tours around the meadow and later drive back to Srinagar in the evening. On arrival in Srinagar we will transfer to the hotel / houseboats for our overnight stay
Day 06 : Departure transfer to Airport
You will be spending the afternoon in Gulmarg, going for some small tours around the meadow and later drive back to Srinagar in the evening. On arrival in Srinagar we will transfer to the hotel / houseboats for our overnight stay.