On coming shifting to hotel. After check-in proceeding to exploring including Shankar Acharya temple,
Pari Mahal, Chasma - e - Shahi & Mughal Gardens. Overnight remain at houseboat.
Day 02, SRINAGAR-SONMARG-SRINAGAR:
After morning breakfast take a ride to Shikara (Optional) on the lake It's one of the most peaceful &
relaxing aspects in Kashmir. Later you will be driven for a full day outing trip to Sonmarg. Sonamarg
(Meadow of Gold) – It is a place of interesting beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers,
surrounded by mountains and perched at an height of 2690 m above sea level. Visited less frequently by
travelers, it has as it is backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat
surrounded with silver birch, sycamore, fir & pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the
drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan
Lakes. After lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of superb view of mountains.
You can enjoy Horse ride at Sonmarg (Optional). Afternoon drives back from Sonmarg to Srinagar.
Overnight remain at houseboat.
Day 03, SRINAGAR-GULMARG:
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, it is also famous for the world longest cable car. This distance of 60
kms will be covered in approx. 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world & highest golf
course of the world with eighteen holes. One can also have the sight of Nanga Parbat if climate permits.
The view en route from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is attractive. One can also have a short trek up to
Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs. Or enjoy the beautiful view of Kongdori on a
Cable Car Known as (Gondola). Later visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted characteristic
silken carpets, jewelry ornaments, shawls etc. Overnight remain at hotel.
Day 04, GULMARG-PAHALGAM:
After having breakfast transact to Pahalgam. On coming at Pahalgam check in at hotel. Later enjoy
nature & admire the beauty of this quiet place & be in awe of the serene surroundings. Also, visit “Valley
of Shepherds”. One can also enjoy a pony ride to neighboring places like Chandanwadi (on a direct hire
basis) or if you are an eager nature lover you may take pleasure in a peaceful walk along the River
Lidder. Pahalgam is prominent for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath
Pilgrimage. Overnight remain at hotel.
Day 05, PAHALGAM-KATRA:
After having breakfast transact to Katra. Katra town lying in the foot of Trikuta Mountains, it helps as the
base camp for visiting the world prominent temple of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi which is handy by foot
along a 14 Kms long well-laid path. Every year more than 4.5 million pilgrims pass through Katra on their
way to the holy temple. Overnight remain at hotel.
Day 06, KATRA-VAISHNODEVI DARSHAN-KATRA:
After having breakfast start the Holy Journey to Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan. Trek to Mata Vaishno Devi
shrine (14 kms), ponies can also be arranged by your own for the trek & (also can take return Helicopter,
optional) come back to Katra late in evening/night, Mata Vaishno Devi temple is one of the holiest Hindu
temples dedicated to Shakti & is the second most visited religious temple in India after Tirupati Balaji
Temple in Andhra Pradesh. Overnight remain at hotel.
Day 07, KATRA-JAMMU:
The morning after having breakfast you will be shifted to Jammu airport/railway station in time for your