Tour Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nghts
Day 01 Delhi / Jammu/Katra
Meet upon arrival atJammu, you will be pickup and transfer to Katra for overnight. Check in at your reserved hotel and same day Darshan Mata Vaishnu Devi. Evening return to your reserved hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 : Katra /Patnitop
After breakfast, drive to Patnitop 112 kms. On arrival in Patnitop check in at your hotel. Afternoon half day sightseeing of Patnitop. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Patnitop – Pahalgam
After breakfast, drive to Pahalgam “VALLEY OF SHEPHERDS” 6 to 7 hours drive. Drive through the pine forest and along Lidder River. On arrival at Pahalgam check in at your reserved hotel for overnight. One can enjoy a pony ride through thick pine forest, enjoy the nature & walk around the banks of River Lidder.Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for AMARNATH PILGRIMAGE. Evening return hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 04: -Pahalgam
Full day excursion trip to Aru valley or Chandanwari on your own charges. Evening return to your reserved Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 05: – Pahalgam – Gulmarg
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg “Meadow of Flowers”2730Mts. above sea level drive through Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins (1100 years oldtempleofLord Vishnubuilt by King Awantiwarman).. The distance of 155 kms will be covered in about 3 ½ hrs. Gulmargis famous for Ski Resort & the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The View enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. On arrival in Gulmarg check in at your reserved hotel. One can 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. Evening return to your reserved hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 06: Gulmarg – Srinagar- Mughal Gardens – Shikara ride
After early breakfast drive toSrinagarand transfer to Houseboat / hotel. Afternoon visit Mughul Gardens “NISHAT” (The Garden of Pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. and “SHALIMAR” (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank ofDalLakewith theZabarwanMountainsin the back ground. Late Afternoon 2-3 Hours Shikara ride on DalLakeby a “SHIKARA” witness floating and vegetable gardens & experience the aquatic life ofSrinagar. While returning visit to the local crafts market and see the fine carved hand-made articles from Paper Machine & wood of a walnut. Evening return to your reserved Houseboat / Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 07: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast full day trip to SONMARG “THE MEADOW OF GOLD”- 88 Kms fromSrinagar will be covered about 2-½ hrs. Sonamarg lies inSindhValleystreamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of HimalayanLake. The SINDH RIVER that meanders through the valley abounds with TROUT .Ponies can be hired for the trip up to THAJIWAS GLACIER, which is a major local attraction during the summer. Evening return toSrinagar for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08: – Srinagar – Yousmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast, drive to Yousmarg (a Scenic meadow), mesmerizes tourists with its scenic beauty and mountains comparable of European Alps. Situated amidst Sang safed Valley, Yousmarg is reputed for having some unique spring flowers. It also has some of the highest peaks and Pirpanjal range like Tatakoti 4725mts and sunset peak 4746mts. The mighty river Dodh Ganga makes this destination more thrilling. The nature slope slopes of Yousmarg offer skiing opportunities to experts. Evening return to Srinagar Hotel/Houseboat for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09: – Srinagar – Airport
After breakfast, drive to Srinagar airport on time to catch onward flight.