Day 01: Srinagar – Srinagar Houseboat
Weekend in Kashmir: Transfer to a jetty, from where you will transfer to the houseboat on a shikhara. These usually moored at the edges of the Dal Lake and Nageen lakes. Some of the houseboats there built in the early 1900s and are still being rented out to tourists. These houseboats made of wood, and usually have intricately carved wood paneling. The houseboats are of different sizes, some having up to three bedrooms apart from a living room and kitchen. Many tourists attracted to Srinagar by the charm of staying on a houseboat. Therefore, It provides the unique experience of living on the water in a cedar-paneled elegant bedroom, with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel. Enjoy a romantic Shikara ride around this serene lake, snow-capped mountains.
Day at leisure
You have a free day today. After breakfast, you are free to visit places of your choice by yourself to make your trip memorable. While you are finalizing your travel plan, we would be happy to suggest the places you should visit on this day. Although you have the option to book it through us or visit these place by yourself.
Day 02: Srinagar – Local Sightseeing
Visit the famous Mughal Gardens, Chashme Shahi (Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love), which the Mughals laid out in the 16th century along the banks of Dal Lake in the heart of Srinagar. Also, visit Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock and enjoy panoramic views of the entire city, along with the famous Dal Lake & River Jhelum. On the way, visit the handloom centre famous for the production of Pashmina/Shahtoosh shawls and carpets famous all over the world.
Day 03: Srinagar to Pahalgam
Pahalgam, ‘Valley of Shepherds’. En route you will have a rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins, Avantipura cricket bat factory & Anantnag Sulpher Springs. On your visit here you can see thousands of cricket bats displayed by the roadside. Avantipur is known for two ruined Hindu temples. Both of the temples constructed by King Avantivarman, between 855 and 883 AD. The larger of the two dedicated to Vishnu and known as the Avantiswami Temple. Therefore, A massive wall encloses the central shrine with four smaller shrines around the center. Mattan Temple, Few kilometers ahead of Anantnag, a pond full of holy fishes believed to be creations of Lord Shiva.The water of the lake changes colors’ which considered good and bad according to the local belief.
Day 04: Pahalgam to Gulmarg
Start your journey to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers), which lies in a cup-shaped valley in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, at an altitude of 2,730 m (8,957 ft), approx 140 km from Pahalgam.The natural meadows of Gulmarg, which covered with snow in winter, allow the growth of wildflowers such as daisies, forget-me-nots, and butter cups during spring and summer. The meadows interspersed by enclosed parks and small lakes and surrounded by forests of green pine and fir.
The Gulmarg, Gondola is a tourist attraction in itself. It is one of the highest cable cars in the world. It has two-stage ropeway, The first stage transfers from the Gulmarg resort at 2,600 m (8,530 ft) to Kongdoori Station at 3,080 m. Therefore, The second stage of the ropeway, which has 36 cabins and 18 towers, takes skiers to a height of 3,950 m (12,959 ft) on Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Apharwat Peak [4,200 m (13,780 ft)]. Gulmarg also has a famous ski resort and has the world’s highest 18-hole golf course.
Day 05: Gulmarg – Srinagar
Start your journey to Srinagar which is one of the several places that have been called the “Venice of the East” or the “Kashmiri Venice.The city is famous for its gardens, lakes, and houseboats. Lakes around the city include Dal Lake – noted for its houseboats – and Nigeen Lake. Apart from Dal lake and Nigeen lake city is also famous for Wular lake and manasbal lake to the north of Srinagar. Therefore, Wular Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. Srinagar has some Mughal gardens, forming a part of those laid by the Mughal emperors across the Indian subcontinent.
Those of Srinagar and its close vicinity include Chashma Shahi, Pari Mahal, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh; the Naseem Bagh. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in the city, set up in 1969. The Shankaracharya Temple which lies on a hilltop in the middle of the city, besides the Kheer Bhawani Temple is famous Hindu temples in the city. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits.
Day 06: Departure with sweet memories.
This is your last day of the trip. After breakfast, check out from the hotel as per the timings mentioned in the voucher. We suggest that you should keep this daylight and check your flight schedules beforehand. You will transfer to airport from the pickup location as mentioned in the voucher (If Applicable).
- Transfer to the Hotel. On Arrival check in to your hotel followed by a welcome drink. Rest of the day is at leisure.
- Non – Alcoholic welcome drink on arrival.
- Accommodation in well appointed 3 stars Delux air-conditioned room.
- Full day South Goa Sightseeing.
- Airport Transfers are on SIC basis.
- All transfers and Sightseeings on SIC Basis.
- Daily Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner included in the package.
- 01 hour Shikara ride on Dal Lake once during the stay.
- Air or Rail fare.
- Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
- Any other destination is not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- GST @ 3.09%
Weekend in Kashmir Destination: Srinagar, Pahalgam, and Gulmarg
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Term & Condition
- Service Tax extra (as applicable)
- Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
- The package does not include guide services. These can be availed at an additional cost
- Package rates are subject to change without prior notice before booking
- The package cannot be combined with any other offer
- Refund on cancellation depends on upon concerned hotel’s cancellation policy
- Company reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice