On this eight days tour to Kashmir Valley, you will be visiting the paradise on earth and get to curate some of the most enjoyable, pleasant and everlasting memories of your life! Starting from Jammu, this wonderful tour completes a circuit through Sonmarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar.
Within the tour, you will be visiting, exploring and discovering some of the most popular attractions of Kashmir Valley. On the list, there will be picturesque gardens, enchanting lakes, fascinating mountains, historic places and lot more. Though a single tour, it will offer you the best of the scenic valleys and will surely make you fall in love with the charming views and vistas of Kashmir.
Main Highlights of the Tour :
Jammu, Srinagar, Sonmarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Boulevard Road, Dal Lake, Zabarwan Mountain Range, Shikara Ride, Thajiwas Glacier, Mughal Gardens, CheshmaShahi, PariMahal, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Garden, Shankaracharya Temple, Tulip Garden, Handicraft Emporium, Tangmarg, Nanga Parbat, Khilangmarg, Saffron Gardens, Avantipura Ruins, Anantnag Sulpher Spring, Chandanwadi, Snow Point, Lidder River, Ragunath Temple, Har Ki Pauri Temple, Kali Mata Temple.
Day 01: Arrival in Jammu, Drive from Jammu to Srinagar (300 km / 7-8 Hours)
Day Schedule: The first day of your pictorial Kashmir tour will begin with your arrival in Jammu Railway Station/Airport. As you arrive in the city, our representatives will meet you and will transfer you to a hotel or an exotic houseboat.
After your check-in, take some rest and go for a leisure walk around the gorgeous Boulevard Road near the Dal Lake. While strolling around this road, you can witness the captivating views of the Zabarwan Mountain Range that forms its backdrop. Completing the walk, you can also go for a delightful Shikara ride in the lake and encounter its quintessential beauty. Post all these activities, return to your hotel/houseboat and call it a day after enjoying a delicious breakfast.
Day 02: Sonmarg Excursion (Drive: 100 km / 3 Hours)
Day Schedule: After a leisurely breakfast in the hotel/houseboat, start with a lively drive through the scenic routes of Srinagar that will take you towards the hill station of Sonmarg. Also known as the ‘Meadow of Gold’ and located at a height of 9,000 ft., this place truly stands for its name and is a delight for the visitors. The origin of several enthralling treks, Sonamarg will keep you enchanted all through the day. Moreover, activities like pony ride to the stunning Thajiwas Glacier will add an extra amount of fun and excitement to your day! Completing your Sonmarg excursion, you will be driven back to Srinagar for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Srinagar Sightseeing
Day Schedule: On this day, you will get to explore the scenic locales of Srinagar and marvel its natural beauty! After having breakfast in the hotel/houseboat, start with an exciting visit to the colourful Mughal Gardens, CheshmaShahi or the ‘Royal Spring’, PariMahal or the ‘Palace of the Fairies’, Shalimar Bagh or the ‘Garden of Love’, Nishat Garden or the ‘Garden of Pleasure’, Shankaracharya Temple and the Tulip Garden. While returning back to the hotel/houseboat, you can also visit the local Handicraft Emporium and get an insight of Kashmir’s arts, crafts, carpet making traditions and traditional jewelleries; dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel/houseboat.
Day 04: Drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg (60 km / 2-3 Hours)
Day Schedule: Today’s destination will be Gulmarg, which is also known as the ‘Meadow of Flowers’. After today’s breakfast, you will be driven to this scenic hill station that is located at a height of 2,730m above the sea level and is known as one of the best skiing destinations in the country. Along the drive, quench all your photography desires while you pass through Tangmarg and get to witness the fascinating Nanga Parbat. Arriving in Gulmarg, join a 3-4 hours trek to Khilangmarg and enjoy the magical views of flowery meadows and natural bounties of the hill station. During the day, you can also participate in some of the mountain rides and have an enthralling experience. Once done with all these activities, you will be checked-in into a hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Drive from Gulmarg to Pahalgam (140 km / 4-5 Hours)
Day Schedule: While on today’s drive from Gulamrg to Pahalgam, which is also known as the ‘Valley o the Shepherds’, the fun and excitement of the tour will get enhanced with the magical views of the high mountain peaks and picturesque meadows. On your way to Pahalgam, a delightful visit to the Saffron gardens of Kashmir, the historicAvantipura Ruins and Anantnag Sulpher Spring will keep you enchanted for sure! Arriving in Pahalgam, check-in into a hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at total leisure; dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Pahalgam Sightseeing and Exploration
Day Schedule: Start the day with a relishing breakfast at the hotel and visit the scenic and rocky valleys of Chandanwadi, Snow Point (around 14 km from Pahalgam) and also enjoy an exciting pony ride; all these activities will be conducted at your own expenses. Returning back to Pahalgam, unwind yourself with a leisurely walk around the dense pine thickets along the Lidder River and conclude the day on a delightful note; dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 07: Drive from Srinagar to Jammu (300 km / 7-8 Hours)
Day Schedule: After today’s breakfast, you will be checked-out from the hotel and driven towards Jammu; your arrival in the city will be followed by your checking-in into a hotel. After relaxing for a while, get set for a brief sightseeing tour around Jammu and visit some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. On the list, there will be the Ragunath Temple, Har Ki Pauri Temple and Kali Mata Temple; dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 08: Departure from Jammu
Day Schedule: On the last day of your tour to Kashmir Valley, you will be checked-out from the Jammu hotel; post breakfast, and driven towards the airport or the railway station. As you get dropped at the decided point, our representatives will wish adieu to you; the tour will end here!