Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • In Pahalgam, visit Aru valley, Betaab Valleyand chandanwari (start point of Amarnath-yatra)
  • Mughal Gardens & Shikara Ride in Srinagar
  • Gondola Ride in Gulmarg
  • Excursion to Thajiwas Glacier, Sonmarg
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private vehicle
Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Srinagar

Meet our representative upon arrival in Srinagar and proceed to your houseboat.  This place is famous for its lakes and the charming houseboats, Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. The lake comprises a series of water bodies, including the Nagin Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake. Kashmiri boats called Shikara, are used to explore the intricate maze of waterways on this lake. In the evening, enjoy visit to Mughal Gardens followed by a Shikara-ride on Dal Lake. Overnight stay in Srinagar Houseboat.


Day 02 Drive from Srinagar – Pahalgam (90 kms / 3.5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam, also called the Valley of Shepherds. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. In Pahalgam, admire the beauty of nature as you walk along the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also famous for some trekking routes and is the base camp for the Amarnath Pilgrimage. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 03 Sightseeing in Pahalgam

After breakfast, enjoy panoramic views of Pahalgam town and Lidder Valley. Start with Aru Valley which is a small village, 15 km upstream the Lidder River, The route is picturesque with ample campsites. This village is the starting point for treks to the Kolahoi glacier. Later, visit Chandanwari, 16 Km which is the starting point of sacred Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge, enroute you can visit Hajan, an idyllic picnic spot and Betaab valley. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.


Day 04 Pahalgam – Gulmarg (130 kms / approx. 4 hours)

After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, ‘Meadow of Flowers’ situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, full day at leisure to take walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.


Day 05 Gulmarg - Srinagar (58 kms / approx. 3 hours)

After breakfast, enjoy local sightseeing of Gulmarg and Gondola-ride (cable car). Later, drive back to Srinagar. Arrive and check-in at the hotel. Spend evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Srinagar.


Day 06 Sonmarg Excursion (One way - 55 kms / approx. 2.5 hours)

After breakfast depart for full day excursion to the Sonmarg, ‘Meadow of Gold’ on Srinagar- Leh road, a gushing river is the highlight of this meadow, flowing down from snowy heights into the dense woodlands of firs and silver birches. Glaciers pour down from this stream from the Himalayas on to the many camping sites in Sonmarg. A thick forest-cover of sycamore, alpine flowers, silver birch, fir and pine, Sonmarg offers adventure in the form of treks, sledging, angling, alpine skiing and white water rafting. Upon arrival visit Thajiwas Glacier. Later return to Srinagar for dinner & overnight stay in houseboat.


Day 07 Departure from Srinagar

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for return flight back home. End of Services.

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 5 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent
  • 1 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above houseboat or equivalent
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Meal plan as mentioned above
  • 1 session of Shikara-ride
  • Gandola ride (up to Phase 1) in Gulmarg
  • 1 Local Union Car included for Pahalgam and Sonmarg sightseeing
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Entrance fees to monuments and Gardens
  • Pony Ride Charges
  • Guide service
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monument 
Hotels

City

Nights

Luxury

Premium

Deluxe

Meal Plan

Srinagar HB

1

Welcome ITC Gurkha Houseboat on Nageen Lake

Wangnoo Heritage Houseboat on Nageen Lake

Deluxe Houseboat on Dal Lake

Breakfast & Dinner

Pahalgam

2

The Chinar Resort and Spa

Pine Spring

Hotel Baisaran

Breakfast & Dinner

Gulmarg

1

Rose Woods

Pine Spring

Affarwat

Breakfast & Dinner

Srinagar

2

Hotel Lemon Tree - Heritage by Heevan

   Pine Spring

Jamal Resort

Breakfast & Dinner