Day 1st- Arrival at Srinagar and Dal Lake exploration.
On our first day of the trip, we would be waiting for your arrival at Srinagar airport. Our executives would be right there to pick you up as per your arrival schedule. Once you get to meet our representatives, we will start our transfer to houseboat. Staying in a houseboat is one of its kind experiences that one should never miss out. That is why we have included it on our trip.
After the checkout in a houseboat, it’s time to shed off the travel tiredness with hot Kehwa. The tea is the specialty of Kashmir and is famous around the world for its unique taste and flavor. It will leave you fresh and energetic for a fun-filled day ahead. We will start our trip to heavenly Kashmir with one-hour Sikara Ride in Dal Lake. The lake will leave you awe-struck with its natural beauty. During the ride, you will get a chance to witness the abundant beauty of Kashmir.
After the ride, you are free to explore the local areas of Kashmir of your own. You can roam around in the local markets. You can taste some local cuisines and street foods as well. Return to your houseboat and enjoy the dinner on the deck. Trust us, the view would be totally mesmerizing as the moonlight will enhance the beauty of the lake by manifolds. Retire to the bed early for next day activities.
Day 2nd – Local sightseeing of Srinagar
As we have already mentioned that Kashmir has a lot of offer, our second day of travel will also be dedicated to local sightseeing of Srinagar. Gear up yourself after sumptuous breakfast at houseboat. Places like Mughal Garden, The NihatBagh (The Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Bagh, and Shankaracharya Temple would be in our list. Mughal Garden is a heavenly place that pleases all your senses.
Srinagar is the ultimate destination to experience the beauty of the lake. Apart from Dal Lake, there are Nagin Lake and Wullar Lake that is totally worth visiting.
Day 3rd: New Day, New destination- Gulmarg
On our third day of the trip, we will explore another new destination. Situated at a distance of 60 km, Gulmarg is a total natural splendor of snowy mountains. We will start our journey to Gulmarg after breakfast.
After covering 60 km distance by car, we will reach our destination. Upon reaching, you can enjoy the Gondola ride from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg. Though the ride is not included in the package, we would suggest you not to miss it at any cost. Going above the snow-covered mountains and lush valley has its own charm.
You can visit the places like Rani Temple, Gulmarg Biosphere reserve and Apharwat Peak is worth exploring. You can go for an easy hiking trail on outer circle walk area as well. By the time you finish exploring all these places, the sun will set down. We will head towards to the hotel after the evening snacks and tea. We will take the dinner at the hotel and do overnight stay.
Day 4th: Panoramic Pahalgam
Our travel destination on day four would be Pahalgam. Also known as the “Valley of Shepherds”, Pahalgam is an ultimate destination to experience lush pinewood backwoods and snow-clad Himalaya Mountains. After breakfast at your hotel at Srinagar, we will start our journey to Pahalgam. While we are in our way, Saffron fields spread across will get our attention for sure. After reaching here, we will explore places like Avantipur Temple, Aru village and valley, AvantipuraRuims and Anantnag.
No matter where you go, you will get to see untouched and pristine nature. We will spend the night in Pahalgam only. So, you can explore some nearby places during the evening as well. Return back to the hotel at the end of the day.
Day 5th: Return journey to Srinagar from Pahalgam.
On day five, we will start our return journey to Srinagar from Pahalgam. We will proceed after having breakfast in the hotel. On our way back to Srinagar, we will explore Betaab Valley. It is the place where the blockbuster movie “Betaab” was shot. Post its success, the valley got its name replaced from Hagan Valley to Betaab Valley. A land of sheer magic, the valley will amaze you with its green meadows.
While you are in this heavenly place, we would suggest you spend some time here under the open sky and witness natural wonders. By evening, reach to your Srinagar hotel and spend a peaceful night.
Day 6th: Splendid Sonmarg.
The sixth day of the trip would be dedicated to exploring the untamed nature of Sonmarg. The gateway of Ladakh, Sonmarg is an offbeat travel destination from Srinagar. After having breakfast at the hotel, we will hit the road to reach this heavenly destination. We will spend our day to explore places like Thajiwas Glacier, Zoji La, and Nilagrad.
Thajiwas Glacier is an amazing river of ice and one of the easiest accessible glacier of Jammu & Kashmir area. The place will stun you with its unmatched beauty and pristine surroundings. Both other places are also worth exploring and are filled with various amazing sights to make your travel blissful.
We will return back to the hotel by evening little early as we have to pack our bags for the return journey on the following morning.
Day 7th: Bid adieu to Srinagar
After having breakfast in the morning at the hotel, we will complete every checkout formalities. After that, we will drop you at the Srinagar airport as per your departure schedule. Here is how your amazing trip to Srinagar comes to an end.