Arrive at Srinagar & Local sightseeing in Srinagar
On your arrival at the Srinagar Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir Today we will do some half a day of local sightseeing 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 of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the houseboat for a dinner and Overnight stay.
After breakfast, full day trip to Gulmarg (meadows of flowers) 2730 mts above the sea level
Gulmarg:- Gulmarg legendary beauty, its prime location and its proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resort in country. Originally named Gaurimargmouth. A moat indicates the dividin it was renamed Gulmarg in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favorite haunt of Emperor Jehangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an attitude of 2680 meters above sea level, and is the country's prime ski resort in the winter.
The distance of 56kms, will be cover in one and half-hour by jeeps. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world, and one of the highest golf courses in the world with 18 holes. You can enjoy a view of naga parbat if the weather permits. The view enroute from tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. Gondola ride (self arrangement) will be giving
We begin our second day with a sumptous breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will drive to the majestic mountain resort of Sonamarg. The route towards Sonamarg takes us on a picturesque country side drive where we will come across rolling hills, green forests, clear water streams and blooming rice fields. We will zoom past the town of Kangan which handles all the local needs of this region. From Kangan, we will drive towards Mammar, famous for its trout farm and stopover for a warm cup of tea before we head towards Sonamarg. We will once again alight from our vehicles at the tourist spot of Gagangir. The spot is built in the middle of the river Sindh and looks like an island with snow glaciers covering one or the other spot. In Sonamarg we will take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After our return we will visit the small town market for some snacks or just pay a visit observing the local people going with thier daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the Hotel The Taj for our overnight stay.
After breakfast full day trip to Pahalgam (valley of shepherds) by jeep the total distance of 96kms.
Pahalgam:- Pahalgam, the Village of Shepherds ! The Lidder river runs through Pahalgam in a rushing gray-green torrent, foam flecked, breaking in curling waves against the boulders that lie in its path. Its sound is an eternal as the whisper of wind through pine and fir, its force primeval its untamed splendor. Will be cover in 3hrs. En-route visit saffron field of pampore, and enjoy the beautiful countryside drive through the pine forest and later drive back to srinagar Overnight at HOTEL
Departure from Srinagar
Early in the morning right after breakfast you will be transferred to your waiting vehicle in which you will be traveling onboard to the airport for your flight home.
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Package cost per person
4Nights/5Days Kashmir tour package
ALL PRICES IN INDIAN NATIONAL RUPEE (PACKAGE PRICES ON PER PERSON BASIS)
CHD WITHOUT BED(5 to 12 Yrs)
NOTE: rate are valid from 1st sep 2018 onwards till Mar 2019
The above rates will not be valid for the X-Mass, New year and peak periods of Long Weekend
Kindly Note: Clients / Guests have to make direct payment for the below sightseeing points.
In Pahalgam: Horse Riding, Chandanwari ,Betaab Valley, Aru Valley and Baisaran Valley
In Gulmarg: Horse Riding, Gongola Ride, Zorbing or any other sports activity.
In Sonamarg:Thajwass Glacier, Horse Riding.
Guests can book the taxi/ ponies / gondolas at the particular place.
Tour cost includes:
01. Meal as specified above.
02. Arrival and departure transfers as per tour itinerary
03. 90 Minutes Shikara Ride at Dal Lake
04. Food and lodging for the driver
05. Toll, parking, permits, gasoline, State entry for the car
06. All Sightseeing as per the itinerary by 1 A/C INNOVA
07. Child below 05 years is complimentary without extra bed.
08. Excursion tours as per tour itinerary
Tour cost does not include:
01. Any personal nature items like Laundry, bar bills, table bills, camera fee, Entrance fee for monuments, tips or any other item.
02. Any Airfare, Train fare, Overland Journey which is not mentioned in the Itinerary.
03. Any Medical/rescue evacuation due to mishaps.
04. Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
05. Gondola Ride, Hors Ride, Local sightseeing in Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg.
06. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
08. Anything which is not included in the package inclusions