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Magic Of Kashmir – 7 Night(s) / 8 Day(s)

2N Katra -1N Pahalgam -4N Srinagar

Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at Jammu & Drive to Katra (55 kms. / 2-3 hrs)
Meal:- NA
On your arrival in Jammu, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the station / airport it is a minimum of 02 hrs drive to the holy town of Katra. We will drive on the outskirts of the Jammu city and traverse across the Trikuta hills to eventually arrive in Katra and check in at the hotel for our overnight stay. Rest of the day at leisure for individidual activities. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 2 Katra
Meal:- Breakfast
After an early morning breakfast we will begin with a short drive to the base of the trek from where we will begin our trek. The ascent is good and you will be meeting a lot of co-pilgrims on thier way up. Sitauted at a distance of 12 kilometers, the pilgrimage will take a whole day coming and going which also includes brief stops for rest. A popular belief holds that anybody who walks this Himalayan trail to her abode to ask for a boon rarely go back dissapointed. After paying your obeisance in front of the deity, you will trek downhill and reach your hotel for a welcome period of rest and relaxation. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3 Katra – Pahalgam (250 kms. / 7-8 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast at the hotel, we will begin our day journey towards Pahalgam. The route traverses through the picturesque mountain resort of Patnitop where we stop for a brief rest over a cup of tea / coffee. From Patnitop we will drive to Ramban that also serves as our next stop for lunch. From Ramban we will drive to Banihal and enter the 2.5 kilometer long Jawahar tunnel that connects the valley of Kashmir with the rest of India. We will emerge from the other side to a warm sunny afternoon and continue our drive towards Pahalgam. On arrival in Pahalgam, we will check in at the hotel and stay there for the night. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 4 Local sightseeing in Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar (97 kms. / 3-4 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast at the hotel, you can 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 be driven back to Srinagar. In Srinagar you will check in at the hotel / houseboats for your overnight stay. Overnight in houseboats.

Day 5 Local sightseeing at Srinagar
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
Today 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 a inner and Overnight stay.

Day 6 Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar (54.9 kms. / 2:20 mints)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country side day trip 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 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. In the evening we will drive back to Srinagar where we can take a walk along the banks of the Dal Lake or simply rest in the cosy rooms of our hotel / housboat. Dinner and Overnight in hotel / houseboats.

Day 7 Srinagar – Sonamarg (79.2 kms. / 2 hrs)
Meal:- Breakfast & Dinner
We begin our second day with a sumptuous 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 8 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 Katra: Hotel Bhargav / Ashirwad / Similar
3N Srinagar: Hotel City Grace / Snow Palace / Similar
1N Srinagar: Deluxe Houseboat
1N 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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