Splendors Of Kashmir

Duration

  • 4 Nights/ 5 Days

Package Category

  • Honeymoon, Family

Places Covered

  • 1N Pahalgam, 1N Gulmarg, 2N Srinagar

Overview


Witness the charismatic zenith of Kashmir on your holiday and explore the charms of Pahalgam, Gulmarg, and Srinagar. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts, and houseboats. Nature’s beauty is found in splendid and extensive forms in Kashmir. Explore sweeps of flowering meadows and gurgling streams at Pahalgam, ski in the snow slopes of Gulmarg & visit the Dal Lake and royal Mughal gardens of Srinagar. Kashmir is bestowed with geographical, historical, and cultural heritage and thus makes for a perfect relaxing holiday.

Tentative Itinerary


The above Itinerary is just indicative, do not consider it as a Final Schedule. It can be changed swapped or rerouted.
Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.
Any Driving distance mentioned in the itinerary is tentative, actual time may vary depending on traffic conditions and various other factors beyond our control.

Important Destination Note


With changing travel restrictions around the world, attractions may be closing or reopening with updated health and safety measures. In Kashmir, Covid-19 Guidelines change every week and new updates are given by the administration on Monday at the start of the week. We wish for your well-being and safety and that remains our priority.
As per the guidelines from the Department of Kashmir Tourism, there are no restrictions for tourists, and are allowed to travel freely around Kashmir.
Mughal Garden / public parks are temporarily closed. Markets in Srinagar are closed on the weekends but there are no restrictions on the movement of tourists. We will update our clients as soon as there is any change.
Mountain resorts: Sonamarg / Gulmarg / Pahalgam is open and will require visitors to respect locally enforced measures. There are no general entry restrictions, but the domestic recommendations may change into restrictions.
The itineraries and accommodations are subject to modification and change according to the guidelines issued by the Government.
Every reasonable effort will be made to operate trips as planned, but alterations may still occur after final itineraries are sent. We will not be held liable for any curtailment or deviation of the tour due to government restrictions.
Also due to pandemics most of the hotels are under staff and tourists may have to compromise on certain things.

Important Information


Only post-paid mobile phones are operated in Kashmir. Please check with your mobile service provider before leaving for the tour.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Srinagar – Transfer to Pahalgam (92 Km’s / 3-4 hours drive)

On your arrival at the Srinagar Airport, you will meet, assist and drive towards the Hotel. We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on National Highway 1A. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvelous ruins of Avantipur, and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the breadbasket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic pieces of bread sold by vendors near the road. We switch the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel to the Lidder River flowing from the opposite direction. On arriving at Pahalgam, we check-in at the hotel and have dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pahalgam.

Day-02: Local Sightseeing in Pahalgam and drive to Gulmarg (152 Km’s / 4-5 hours drive)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. and visit Pahalgam to spend half a day local sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Aru Valley and Betaab valley or Chandanwari or riding by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. Afternoon you return from the beautiful meadows and continue our drive to Gulmarg. You will check-in at the hotel in the Gulmarg and later have your dinner before going for a relaxed sleep. Overnight stay at a hotel in Gulmarg. Overnight stay at a hotel in Gulmarg.

Day-03: Local Sightseeing in Gulmarg & transfer to Srinagar (54 Km’s / 2-3 hours drive)

The morning after breakfast in the hotel. We will proceed towards the 8 minutes of Ropeway that will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwat peak board the Gondola Cable Car system and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so & later do some Horse-Riding to the Strawberry Valley. Further, drive our journey towards Srinagar. On arrival, in the evening proceed to the hotel for check-in. You may explore nearby places on your own & return to the hotel for dinner and a night stay. Overnight stay at a hotel in Srinagar.

Day-04: Local Sightseeing in Srinagar

The morning after breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a local sightseeing tour that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With a backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan Mountains, the gardens boast green turfs, blooming flowers, and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later go for a 60 Minutes Shikara ride in Dal Lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Later, return to the hotel & have dinner. Overnight stay at a hotel in Srinagar.

Day-05: Departure

The morning after breakfast check out from the Hotel and leave for Srinagar Airport/Railway and drop at Railway Station/ Airport to catch onward Train / Flight Home with unforgettable memories:::::::::::::::

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