Day 01, Arrival Srinagar – Local sightseeing (50 Kms) (Mughal Gardens):
On arrival at Srinagar Airport, you will be met by our representative / driver at the airport and transfer you to Hotel / Dlx Houseboat. Half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Cheshma Shahi. In the late Evening Shikara Ride on dal lake Upto 1 Hour.
Nishat Garden: Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snow capped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Shalimar Garden: The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of Kashmir."
Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619, while he was founding the city of Srinagar.
Cheshma Shahi: Cheshma Shahi (the royal spring), also called Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built around a spring by Ali Mardan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1632. The garden is located in the Zabarwan Range, near Rajbhawan (Governor's house) overlooking Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Day 02, Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar (168 Kms):
Sonmarg (2800 mts above sea level), which means ' meadow of gold ' has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river. The visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months. In the evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight at Hotel / Houseboat.
Day 03, Srinagar – Pahalgam (98 Kms):
Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs above sea level (Valley of Shepherds) on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight at Hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 04, Pahalgam:
Day to enjoy the beauty of Pahalgam. One can visit Betaab Valley, Chandanwari and Aru Valley in Pahalgam (Direct payment basis). In the evening return back to Houseboat / Hotel.
Betaab Valley: Betaab Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from the Sunny Deol-Amrita Singh hit debut film Betaab. The Valley is towards northeast of Pahalgam and falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwari and is en route Amarnath Temple Yatra. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
Aru Valley: Aru is located around 12 km from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River. Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies of the left bank of the Aru River, which is a tributary of the Lidder River.
Chandanwari: Chandanwari is situated 16 km from Pahalgam, Chandanwari is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge.
Day 05, Pahalgam - Gulmarg (152 Kms):
After breakfast leave Pahalgam and start driving towards Gulmarg. Gulmarg (2730 Mtrs Above sea Level) ("Meadow of Flowers") is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination during winters. Gulmarg is famous because of its "Gulmarg Gondola," one of the highest cable car in the world (Direct Payment Basis). Overnight at Hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 06, Gulmarg:
Day to enjoy the beauty of Gulmarg Valley. One can have Gondola ride upto 1st Phase Kangdoori or upto 2nd Phase Affarwat or one can enjoy pony ride. Overnight at Hotel in Gulmarg.
Gulmarg Valley: Gulmarg literally means Meadow of Flower Gulmarg is located 60 kms away from Srinagar is an 1:30 hrs of drive by car. Gulmarg has attracted million of tourist throughout its existence with the scenic beauty of Himalayan Mountain in the back drop one of the main attraction in Gulmarg is the Gulmarg Gondola.
Day 07, Gulmarg - Srinagar Airport Drop:
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.