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Kashmir Delight – 6 Night(s) / 7 Day(s)

2N Pahalgam -1N Gulmarg -3N Srinagar

Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at Srinagar
Meal:- Dinner
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir. We arrive at the hotel / houseboat and check in. Later we will go on a 02 hrs shikara ride in the lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Dinner and Overnight in hotel / houseboats.

Day 2 Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (79.2 kms. / 2 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
We begin our second day with a sumptous breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will drive to the majestic mountain resort of Sonamarg. The route towards Sonamarg takes us on a picturesque country side drive where we will come across rolling hills, green forests, clear water streams and blooming rice fields. We will zoom past the town of Kangan which handles all the local needs of this region. From Kangan, we will drive towards Mammar, famous for its trout farm and stopover for a warm cup of tea before we head towards Sonamarg. We will once again alight from our vehicles at the tourist spot of Gagangir. The spot is built in the middle of the river Sindh and looks like an island with snow glaciers covering one or the other spot. In Sonamarg we will take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After our return we will visit the small town market for some snacks or just pay a visit observing the local people going with thier daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel / houseboats for our overnight stay.

Day 3 Srinagar – Pahalgam (97 kms. / 3-4 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway 1A. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvellous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the 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 Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam we check in at the hotel and later do some nature walks to unwind ourselves. You can also opt to spend your half a day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. After your return from the beautiful meadows you will spend the night at the hotel.

Day 4 Pahalgam
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast, visit to Aru by local car (of your own) a village 11 km from Pahlgam. From here a famous trek leads to Kolohoi glaciers 3400 Mtrs. above sea level. Here you can have a glimpse of Kolohoi Peak 5370 Mtrs. And after lunch, visit to Chandanwari. 16 km from Pahalgam, serves as the starting point of the Amarnath yatra. (Of your own). Meals & Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5 Pahalgam – Gulmarg (152 kms / 4-5 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesue market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familarising ourselves with the beauty. In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend 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 6 Gulmarg – Srinagar Local Sightseeing (51.8 kms. / 1:45 mints)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
We will spend the Morning in Gulmarg, going for some small tours around the meadow and later drive back to Srinagar in the afternoon we will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With a backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan mountains, the gardens boast of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel / houseboat for Dinner and Overnight stay.

Day 7 Departure transfer to Airport
Meal:- Breakfast
After a late morning breakfast, we will drive to the airport for your flight home. On your way to the airport you can make a brief stopover for some last minute shopping in the city center. At the airport the driver will assist you with the luggage and will later drop you at the terminal.

Inclusion / Exclusion

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin/ double/ tripple sharing basis as per selected category
  • All Transfers & Sightseeing by Personnel Car.
  • Daily B/Fast & Dinner.
  • All hotel and transport taxes & Driver Allowances.
  • 1 Hour Shikara Ride in Dal Lake

Package Exclusions

  • Airfare.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Camera fees, any entrance fees, room heater and guide charges.
  • Any activities, Paragliding, ATV ride, skiing, rafting, Horse Riding
  • Gondola Ride in Gulmarg.
  • Visit to Aru Valley, Betaab Valley & Chandanwari in Pahalgam
  • ​Any cost arising due to rail and flight delays, vehicle mal-functions, natural calamities like, roadblocks, snowfall etc
  • Any Personal expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, any beverages, tips and porter-age, etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in inclusions.​
  • GST​

Hotels

Hotel Name

2N Srinagar: Hotel City Grace / Snow Palace / Similar
1N Srinagar: Deluxe Houseboat
1N Gulmarg: Hotel Affarwat / Sahara / Similar
2N Pahalgam: Hotel Highlands / Hill View / Similar

Tour Cost

Package Cost
INR 22500/- PP – Deluxe

Rates are subjected to availability + 5% GST Applicable
High Season Surcharges applicable 10th April to 5th July & 20th December to 4th January

Booking Policy

Payment Policy – Booking Fee

  • 45 or more days before departure: 20%
  • Between 30 to 44 days before departure: 60%
  • Between 15 to 29 days before departure: 100%

Cancellation Policy – Cancellation charges per person

  • 30 or more days before departure: 25%
  • Between 20 to 29 days before departure: 50%
  • Between 10 to 19 days before departure: 100%
  • ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE BY FAX OR EMAIL, ONLY DURING OFFICE HOURS & MUST BE ACKNOWLEDGED BY OUR STAFF IN WRITING. There is no refund on any unutilized service.

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