KASHMIR PARADISE ON EARTH PACKAGE
Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days.
Destinations : Srinagar - Sonamarg - Yousmarg - Gulmarg - Pahalgam - Srinagar.
Srinagar Local Sightseeing
from Airport and drop to the Dal Lake Houseboat, Rest and Evening
Sikara Ride on Dal Lake, Overnight stay in Houseboats
Dal Lake Lake
Dal Lake, Srinagar Overview The jewel of Srinagar, the Dal lake is
synonymous to a visit to Srinagar and almost a visual definition of
Spread over 26 square kilometres, it is the most photogenic stretch
of paradise on earth and undoubtedly also the most sought after
attraction. It is situated in the midst of beautiful lush green
mountains and is the most pristine view of nature in all its glory.
Facilities such as shikara boat rides, house boats and lake markets
make this place a favourite among tourists. Srinagar has always been
a pleasant place to visit in summer, therefore, making it one of the
favourite places the Mughals and the Britishers liked to go during
summer. One of its main attractions was the Dal Lake which was not
Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
After breakfast Drive to Sonamarg, and full day excursion of Sonmarg
which is one of the most beautiful drive from Srinagar.
Sonmarg also called Meadow of Gold is located at a height of 2690
meters. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas
Glacier where snow remains round the year. Return to the
houseboat/hotel by evening for overnight stay.
A paradise on Earth, the name "Sonamarg" itself signifies its
beauty: The Golden Meadow. Set in a backdrop of snow capped
mountains and bright flowers, this place is sure to get your energy
flowing. Sonamarg, which means 'meadow of gold' has, as its
backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. the Sindh meanders
along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be
caught in the main river. In late April when Sonamarg is open for
road transport, the visitors can have access to snow which is
furnished all over like a white carpet.
Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier a major
attraction during the summer months. However, there is need for some
stricter regulation to save the environment of the area from over
tourism. Litters such as plastic bottles, etc., are strewn all over
along the track.
Day 03 :
Srinagar - Yousmarg - Srinagar (Onaway 1 - 2 hrs)
breakfast drive to Yousmarg Sightseeing and Evening back to the
sriangar and Overnight stay in Hotel.
Yusmarg, at a
distance of merely 47 km from Srinagar. Lies at an altitude of 7861
feet, Yusmarg is ringed by Pine fringed forest and snow clad
mountain peaks. Yusmarg is a perfect holiday destination for the
natural lovers as it offers opportunities to enjoy breathtaking
views of flower strewn grassy meadows, verdant landscapes and snow
clad mountain peaks. An ideal picnic spot, Yusmarg offers
sightseeing of picture perfect sceneries of Doodh Ganga, Nilnag
Lake, and Sang- e Safed valley. Tourists often flock to this idyllic
meadow in an excursion trip or a day trip.
Day 04 :
Srinagar - Gulmarg (Onaway 2 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, it is also famous for world
longest cable car. This distance of 60 kms will covered in approx 2
hrs. 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 the
scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Known as (Gondola).
After Sightseeing Check in Hotel and Overnight stay
05 : Gulmarg - Pahalgam ( 4 - 5 hrs)
After breakfast check out gulmarg hotel and drive to Pahalgam. On arrival at Pahalgam check
in at hotel. Later enjoy the nature and admire the beauty of this
calm place and be in awe of the serene surroundings. Also visit
"Valley of Shepherds". One can also enjoy a pony ride to nearby
places like Chandanwadi (on a direct hire basis) or if you are an
avid nature lover you may take pleasure in a peaceful walk along the
River Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is
the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Overnight stay at hotel.
It is just 15 km away from Pahalgam in the Anantnag district of
Jammu and Kashmir. The name of the valley is inherited from the name
of the famous film Betaab of Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh as the
shooting was covered there. It is in the middle of Chandanwari
Pahalgam and is covered by the snow peaked mountains and lovely lush
green meadows making a velvety path. Come in this romantic valley of
Betaab and indulge in the romanticism of Pahalgam.
Located at a distance of 12 km from Pahalgam, this village is
surrounded by greens and behind the greens the tall snow topped
mountains raises their head giving it a more picturesque view.
Trekking to this place is very much alluring as the way towards it
will make you elated and from here also you can trek towards Kolohoi
Located at a distance of 15 km from Pahalgam it takes 40 mins to
reach Chandanwari from Pahalgam. As you approach towards Chandanwari
you will pass through the old Pahalgam town lined up by some
traditional kashmiri houses. Many waterfalls coming out of the
melted snow decorates the sides of the roads.
Day 06 : Pahalgam - Srinagar
After Breakfast check out hotel drive back to Srinagar and Half Day
Srinagar Sightseeing and, The world famous Mughal Gardens
visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh
(Abode of love), & The Chasme Shahi Garden, & Shankaracharya
Temple. after sightseeing Shopping in Dal lake Market. and Overnight
stay in Hotel.
After breakfast check out Hotel / Houseboat and transferred to
Airport for onward destination.