Airport arrival towards hotel check inn after half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Cheshma Shahi.Night stay at in Srinagar Hotel
Nishat Garden- Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zaberwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snowcapped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Shalimar Garden -The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of Kashmir." Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619, while he was founding the city of Srinagar.
Cheshma Shahi- garden was constructed around the spring by the Mughal Governor Ali Mardan Khan in 1632. It was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his eldest son, Dara Sikoh. In the east of Chashma Shahi the Pari Mahal (Fairy Palace) lies where Dara Sikoh used to learn astrology and where he was later killed by his brother Aurengzeb l
Today after breakfast enjoy a picturesque drive to Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers, 2730 mts above sea level Gulmarg offers spectacular views of snow capped mountain peaks, conifer forests and green meadows; it is home to the highest 18 hole golf course of the world. Arrive Gulmarg and transfer to hotel. Enjoy a Gondola ride (Gandola ride is subject to weather conditions) to Khilanmarg (1st Phase) for a breathtaking view of Nanga Parbat. One can opt for gondola cable car ride for 2nd level too on direct payment basis, subject to availability and weather conditions .Thereafter time is free for activities on your own. You may enjoy an optional sledge ride on the snow covered slopes (on direct payment basis). Overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar
Today after an early breakfast leave for Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. Drive through saffron fields; visit Awantipura ruins of an 1100 yr old temple of Lord Vishnu. Drive through the pine forest and along the Lidder River. Evening back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at hotel in Srinagar Note- Betaab Valley and Chanadanwari Sightseen
Today after Breakfast, proceed for a day excursion to Sonmarg (Golden Meadow). Sonmarg lies in Sind Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonmarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes. Enjoy horse riding upto Thajiwas glacier and sledge riding on snow (on direct payment and own cost).Evening Back to Srinagar Overnight stay at Sringar Houseboat. Note- Sonmarg zero Point by Own Cost and Subject over night stay in Houseboat at Srinagar.
|Hotel Type||Hotel Name|
|Deluxe Hotel||HOTEL HOLIDAY INN PAHALGAM|
|Srinagar Airport||Srinagar Hotel and Sightseeing||Swift, WagonR (and similar)||0||Sedan||-||0|
|Srinagar Hotel||Gulmarg Sight Seeing||Swift, WagonR (and similar)||0||Sedan||-||0|
|Srinagar Hotel||Pahalgam Sight seeing||Swift, WagonR (and Similar)||0||Sedan||-||0|
|Pahalgam Hotel||Return to Srinagar House Boat||Swift, WagonR (and Similar)||0||Sedan||-||0|
|Srinagar Houseboat||Srinagar Airport||Swift, WagonR (and similar)||0||Sedan||-||0|