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08 Nights 09 Days
Tour Route: Srinagar, Shikara Ride, Sonmarg, Thajiwas Glaciers, Pahalgam Awantipura ruins, Saffron fields, Lidder River, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Mughal Garden Nishat, Mughal Garden Shalimar, Hazratbal Mosque, & Shankaracharya Temple Mansbal Lake & Khir bhawani are the highlights of this package.
Day 01: Arrival - Srinagar - Shikara Ride.
Arrival on Srinagar Airport you will be met our representative and drive towards houseboat for 02 night stay. Afternoon you will proceed on a romantic 'Shikara ride' gliding on the picturesque Dal Lake. Experience the joy of Shikara shopping for handicrafts, flowers and other Kashmir curios from the Shikara shops on the lake while you admire the magnificent Chinar trees as you sail past the popular Nehru Park. Overnight stay in deluxe houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 02: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar
After breakfast at houseboat leave for full day excursion to Sonmarg (84 kms - 2hrs), which is the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. On the way you stop at many spectacular spots. Continue the drive to Sonmarg 2690 Mtrs (Meadow of Gold). Ride on a horse to visit, the Thajiwas Glacier where there is snow all round the year. Sonmarg is known as Gateway of Ladakh. In the evening return to Srinagar. Overnight stay in houseboat Srinagar.
Day 03: Srinagar - Pahalgam
After breakfast at houseboat drive towards to Pahalgam for 02 nights stay. Pahalgam (2133 mts) also known as 'The valley of Shepherds or Trekker's Paradise. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. On the way visit Awantipura ruins, Saffron fields One of the most beautiful places on earth, the town of Pahalgam offers breath-taking views. One can just enjoy the town of Pahalgam trek to some of the most beautiful places on earth. En-route visit Saffron fields, Drive through the green pine forest and along the Lidder River. On arrival, Pahalgam check-in to your Hotel. Enjoy local sightseeing of Pahalgam. Overnight stay in hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 04: In Pahalgam
Full day in Pahalgam to explore the natural surroundings. One can hire pony to visit Baisaran, Kashmir valley, Daban. Overnight in hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 05: Pahalgam - Gulmarg
After an early breakfast at hotel drive to Gulmarg for 02 nights stay. (8700 ft i.e. 2652 mts), Discovered by the Kashmiri romantic poet in the 16th century who was inspired with its grassy slopes covered with wild flowers. In winter Gulmarg looks more beautiful due to heavy snow fall. And turns into India's premier Ski resort in winter. The Gondola Cable Car (optional) offers rides to the upland meadows of Kongdori and beyond to the top of Apharwat range to a height of 14000 ft for viewing the Himalayan Peaks in summer and for downhill skiing in winter. Overnight in Hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 06: In Gulmarg
Full day in Gulmarg to explore the natural surroundings. One can hire pony to visit Baisaran, Kashmir valley, Daban. Overnight in hotel in Gulmarg
Day 07: Gulmarg - Srinagar
After breakfast at hotel drive back to Srinagar for 02 nights stay. After check in at hotel continue your tour to famous Nishat Garden known as 'Garden of pleasure' built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as 'Garden of love' built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jehangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) and later on pay a visit the famous White mosque of Srinagar city (Hazratbal shrine). Overnight stay in hotel in Srinagar.
Day 08: Srinagar - S. Temple , Manasbal Khir bhawani Temple
After breakfast at hotel visit the famous Shankaracharya Temple built on the top of the mountain overlooking Dal Lake.rive to Manasbal Lake is located about 30 km north of Srinagar. After that drive to Mansbal Lake is considered as the 'supreme gem of all Kashmir lakes' with lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) nowhere more abundant or beautiful than on the margins of this lake during July and August. It is the deepest lake of Kashmir valley and perhaps the only one that develops stable summer stratification. Manasbal is classified as warm monolithic lake and circulates once in a year for a short time.
Khir Bhawani Temple is situated at Tullamula in the Srinagar district; it is an important Hindu Shrine. The temple is associated with the hindu godess, Ragnya Devi. An Annual festival is held here on Jesht Ashtami ( May-June) when Hindus visit the place in large numbers to offer prayers to seek the blessings of the diety. Overnight stay in hotel in Srinagar.
Day 09: Srinagar - Airport
After breakfast leave Hotel for Airport for onward destination with sweet holiday memories