Kashmir Paradise on Earth – 7 days / 6 nights
Standard Room – INR 16,999 per person
Day 1: Srinagar
Arrive Srinagar: Meeting and assistance on arrival at Srinagar airport and transfer to Deluxe Houseboats enjoy the scenic view of mountain ranges around Dal-Lake. Check in Deluxe Houseboat. After Lunch proceed for Boat ride by (Shikara) to Explore the Dal-Lake, Waterways, Back Waters, Canals, Floating Garden, Vegetable Gardens, Water Lilies, Lotus Flowers, Easily accessible Mobile Venders, Floating, Handicrafts Centre inherited lifestyle of people living inside the Lake since decades. Evening return for Dinner Overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 2: Srinagar – Sonamarg -Srinagar (174 km for round trip approx)
Leave after Breakfast for full day excursion to Sonamarg “The Meadow of Gold” 87kms. From Srinagar in the north-east of Srinagar at altitude of 3000 mts, abodve sea level. The place offers incredible Scenic beauty (while driving to Sonamarg) dense pine forests, Gigantic Mountains. The place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers, rock climbing, besides an important halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh) provides the ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountains, lakes, glaciers Shri Amarnath ji holy cave. Evening return for Dinner Overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 3: Srinagar – Pahalgam (96 km approx)
Leave after breakfast for full day excursion tour to Pahalgam 96 kms. In the south-east of Srinagar situated at an altitude of 2130 mts. above sea level. It is Kashmir’s most popular resort surrounded by high mountains, dense forests, high mountain lakes, it also offers 9 hole golf course, skiing, pony trails, angling (rainbow brown trout’s) horse ridding, trekking various places of interest in around like Aru valley, Lidderwat valley, Kolhai glacier, Shesh Nag, Chandanwari (route to holy cave), Baisam Mamil famous for 9th Century old (Shiva Temple) thus happens to be a preferred spot among tourists, check in hotel refresh your self. In afternoon explore the surroundings with scenic view all around return back to hotel for dinner overnight stay.
Day 4: Pahalgam
Breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for independent activity. Optional Tour activity: Morning Tour to Aru valley or Chandanwari (the base for Amarnath cave) return to Pahalgam hotel. Evening dinner overnight stay.
Day 5: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (148 km Approx)
After Breakfast, leave for Gulmarg. Gulmarg lies on an altitude of 2730 mts. above sea level, snow caped mountains are all around one can even have a view of Nanga Parbat on a clear sunny day. It is premier winter sports Ski resorts for skiers with one of the world’s highest 18 hole golf courses.
Optional Tour: For joy seekers, cable car up to Alpather via Kongdori by Asia’s longest run cable car ride approx. 5 km and altitude wise worlds highest run Cable Car conquering almost 14000 ft Height, return to Hotel for dinner overnight stay.
Day 6: Gulmarg – Srinagar (56 Km approx)
Morning after breakfast, proceed to Srinagar. On arrival check in at hotel to refresh etc. Afternoon visit to famous Cheshma Shahi, Nishat, Shalimar collectively known as Mughal Gardens are contribution of the great Mughal laid out in the 16th century these fall along the bank of Dal-lake in the heart of Srinagar city Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock , thus providing panoramic view of entire city, along the famous Dal-lake river Jehlum, enroute visiting handloom centre famous for production of Pashmina / Shahtoos shawls world over reckoned carpets, evening return back to hotel. Evening dinner overnight stay.
Day 7: Srinagar-Departure.
Morning breakfast at hotel. In time transfer from hotel to airport to board the scheduled flight for onward destination.
Your Package Tour Price Includes:
- All meals.
- Hotel Accommodation.
- Per person rates (in Rs) – applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same room.
- 02 Nights in Deluxe Houseboat at Srinagar.
- 01 Night in Standard category hotels (Hotel Khaleel Palace / Similar) at Gulmarg.
- 02 Nights in Standard category hotels (Hotel Paradise Inn / Baisaran / Similar) at Pahalgam.
- 01 Night in Standard category hotels (Hotel Royal Khazir / Similar) at Srinagar.
- Meals: 06 Breakfast, 06 Lunch 06 Dinner as per itinerary.
- To and fro Shikara Crossing while stay at Houseboat.
- Boat Ride in Lake Dal.
- Transportation for Sightseeing Tours and Transfers by Non AC Car on sharing basis.
- All Applicable Hotel / Transport Taxes.
Your Package Tour Price Excludes:
- 2.58 Government service tax extra.
- Any Air/Train/Bus Fair.
- Garden/Temple/Monument Entrance Fee.
- Local Guide Fees.
- Tips of personal nature.
- Porterage at the hotels and airport/train station.
- Any Expenses of Personal Nature such as Drinks /Laundry/Telephone Calls/Insurance/Video/Still.
- Camera Fee /Excess Baggage/Emergency/Medical Cost.
- Any optional Tour / Trip other than mentioned in the tour program.
- Visa Fee and Airport Tax.
- Any Horse Riding at Gulmarg / Pahalgam /Sightseeing of Aru Chandanwari at Pahalgam.
- Unforeseen Eventualities Like Land Slides/Avalanche/Road Closure /Flight/Train/Bus Cancellation.
- Gondola Ride at Gulmarg.
- Chopper Tickets for Holy Darshan at Katra.
Package not valid between 20 Dec,2011 to 05 Jan,2012.
Tour Validity – 30 October 2011 to 31 March 2012