Overview

Kashmir, often referred to as "Paradise on Earth," is a region of breathtaking natural beauty nestled in the northernmost part of India. It is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, with majestic snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, and serene lakes that captivate the senses. The iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar, adorned with floating gardens and intricate houseboats, is a quintessential symbol of the region. Kashmir is also steeped in rich cultural heritage, reflected in its diverse cuisine, handicrafts, and centuries-old traditions. However, the region has also witnessed periods of political and social challenges, adding a layer of complexity to its history. Despite this, Kashmir remains a destination of unparalleled allure, offering visitors a unique blend of natural wonders, cultural richness, and an opportunity for profound reflection on the complexities of this enchanting land.

8 Nights 9 Days 31 May, 31 May, 01 Jun, and more Srinagar
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Welcome to Srinagar: Experience the serene charm of Srinagar, nestled in the Kashmir Valley, with an overnight stay in a houseboat on Dal and Anchar lakes.

  • Local Sightseeing: Explore the renowned Mughal Gardens including Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Cheshma Shahi, and Pari Mahal, followed by an overnight stay at a hotel in Srinagar.

  • Day trip to Sonmarg: Discover the beauty of Sonmarg, also known as the "Golden Meadow", with activities such as horse riding up to Thajiwas glacier and sledge riding on snow, before returning to Srinagar for the night.

  • Day trip to Gulmarg: Enjoy a day trip to Gulmarg, the "Meadow of Flowers", where you can opt for a thrilling Gondola ride and indulge in winter sports like skiing and snow biking. Spend the night in Srinagar.

  • Explore Pahalgam: Drive to Pahalgam, a picturesque village known for its breathtaking views and serene landscapes. Visit attractions like Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, and Chandanwadi, and spend the night at a hotel in Pahalgam.

  • Continued Pahalgam Exploration: Explore more of Pahalgam's beauty with leisurely walks around Aru Village and along the Lidder stream, followed by another night's stay in Pahalgam.

  • Return to Srinagar and Departure: Drive back to Srinagar and bid farewell to the enchanting beauty of Kashmir as you depart for your hometown.

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

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation as per your package
  • Delhi - Jammu - Delhi Semi Sleeper / Sleeper bus
  • 06 Night Stays on a Double /triple/quad sharing basis as per your package
  • All the needed entry fees along with permits
  • A total of 12 meals – 06 Breakfast & 06 Dinner
  • All inner line permits for the trip
  • Local taxi for Betaab Valley and Aru Valley
  • Toll, Parking and Transport Taxes
  • 1 hr shikara ride
  • 1 night house boat stay
  • Team Captain throughout the trip ( For Group tour )

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Pony rides not included
  • 5% GST on billing
  • The food at the time of transit
  • Mules or porter to carry private baggage
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blocks etc. to be borne by the client directly on the spot
  • Any kind of emergency evacuation charges
  • Any personal expenses like a tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc
  • Any additional meals or stays other than mentioned in itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Itinerary
Day 1: Delhi to Jammu via Volvo Semi Sleeper Bus
  • Get ready to depart from Delhi at around 08:00 pm
  • Reporting venue will be shared one day prior to the departure date, Assemble at the boarding point and start your night journey towards Jammu. 
Day 2: Jammu to Srinagar Drive, overnight stay at Srinagar
  • Start your journey early in the morning from Jammu.
  • Transfer to Srinagar, enjoying scenic views on the way. En route, explore Patnitop, a hill station renowned for its natural beauty.
  • Arrive in Srinagar, check into your hotel, and unwind.
  • In the evening, take a leisurely walk around the local market or Dal Lake.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Srinagar 
Day 3: Srinagar to Gulmarg & Gondola ride
  • After breakfast, proceed to Gulmarg, a picturesque hill station known for its skiing and snowboarding facilities.
  • Enjoy the famous Gondola ride, offering breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks.
  • Return to Srinagar and relax at your hotel.
  • Overnight stay in GULMARG.
Day 4: Day trip to Sonmarg & stay in Srinagar 
  • Today after Breakfast, proceed for a day excursion to Sonamarg (Golden Meadow). Sonmarg 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 Lakes. Enjoy horse riding up to Thajiwas glacier and sledge riding on snow (Selfpaid)
  • In the evening return back to Srinagar
Day 5: Visit Doodhpathri & overnight stay 
  • Start your journey from Srinagar in the morning, ensuring an early departure to make the most of the day.
  • Tanmarg is a town en route to Doodhpatri. Take a brief stop to stretch your legs and enjoy the scenic surroundings.
  • Continue the journey and reach Doodhpatri by early afternoon. The drive takes approximately 2-3 hours.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring Doodhpatri's meadows, taking in the breathtaking views, and enjoying the serene environment.
  • Consider activities like horse riding or short treks if interested.
  • Find a good spot to witness the sunset over the meadows and surrounding mountains.
  • Enjoy a peaceful night surrounded by nature
Day 6: Doodhpathri to visit Aharbal Waterfall, sightseeing in Pahalgam
  • Depart from dhoodhpatri to Aharbal, known for its enchanting waterfall.
  • Enjoy the natural beauty and take memorable photographs.
  • Continue your journey to Pahalgam, a town renowned for its lush greenery and scenic landscapes.
  • Explore local attractions and relax in the serene environment.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Pahalgam
Day 7: Explore Pahalgam, Aru Valley, Betaab Valley, and Chandanwari Valley
  • Start your day early in the morning from pahalgam.
  • Arrive at Aru Valley, a scenic meadow surrounded by snow capped mountains.
  • Enjoy the pristine beauty and take a stroll around the meadows
  • Proceed to Betaab Valley, named after the Bollywood movie Betaab, which was shot here.
  • Explore the lush green landscapes, and consider taking a short horse ride or pony ride.
  • Have lunch, either as a picnic amidst the natural surroundings or at a local eatery in the vicinity
  • Drive to Chandanwari, the starting point for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage
  • Overnight journey houseboat
Day 8: Drive back to jammu & towerds delhi in Semi Sleeper 
  • Wake up early morning to witness a mesmerizing sunrise
  • After having breakfast, head back to Jammu
  • It will take 7-8 Hours to reach Jammu
  • After reaching Jammu enjoy some leisure at the Local Café, and board the bus later in the night
  • Reach Delhi Next day morning & end your trip with lots of lifelong memories.
Day 9: Reach Delhi in morning
  • Reach Delhi & travel towerds your city according to your Train/Flight.
Things to Carry

Clothing

  • 5 pairs of full sleeve cloths
    (T-shirts + Trousers)
    Warm clothing:
  • Gloves
  • Woolen cap
  • Jacket
  • Full Socks
  • Thermal inner
  • Raincoat or Umbrella
  • Rucksack & Small BackPack

Other Things

  • Trekking/Sport shoes with
  • good rubber sole
  • Sun cap/hat
  • Goggles
  • Torch
  • Powerbank
  • Cold cream, Facewash
  • Anti-sunburn cream
  • 2 water bottles
  • TrekkingStick(optional)
  • Lunch box
  • Personal medicines
  • Personal sanitary items

For Travelling

  • Original Identity Proof (Must)
  • Soft copyScreenshot of Fees reciept or Conformation Mail
  • Bedding For Travel
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
Pickup point
Directions.
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