Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is undoubtedly one of the gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. The overwhelming beauty, the sky-touching mountains, the snow-covered peaks and the colourful valleys of this state is the home to some of the hidden and beautiful places to visit.
On this Kashmir Family tour, you will get an opportunity to visit some of the most popular and must visit places in Kashmir. Srinagar; the capital city, Sonmarg; the ‘Meadow of Gold’, Pahalgam; the origin of Amarnath Yatra and Gulmarg; the ‘Meadow of Flowers’, are the three important destinations that will be covered within this tour. Join this tour with your family members; enjoy, cherish and live every single moment with your family!
Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1: Jammu – Srinagar
On Arrival at Jammu Airport / Railways Station meets assistance & transfer to Hotel at Srinagar, Overnight in the Hotel.
Day 2: Srinagar Local Sightseeing
Afternoon breakfast visit famous Mughal Gardens (Nishat, Shalimar Cheshma Shahi & Shankaracharaya Temple) Later we will go on Shikara ride in the lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Dinner and Overnight in Houseboat/Hotel
Day 3: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
(54.9 km. / 1:50 mints) after breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country side day trip towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesque market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and begin a short tour around the meadow familiarizing ourselves with the beauty. In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend towards the Apharwat Mountain range. The 08 minutes of rope-way will take you past colorful shepherd huntsmen to the lower ridge of the Apharwat peak. 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 and later do some horse-riding to the strawberry valley. Evening return back to Srinagar. Night stay at Srinagar hotel.
Day 4: Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar
(79.2 km. / 2:30 mints) 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 Thajwas 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 their daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the Houseboat for our overnight stay.
Day 5: Srinagar – Pahalgam
After breakfast check-out from hotel and drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) Pahalgam is situated at the union of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder River in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Pahalgam is now Kashmir’s premier resort; cool even during the height of summer when the maximum temperature does not exceed 25 degrees Celsius, upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight in hotel at Pahalgam
Day 6: Pahalgam Local Sightseeing
After breakfast , check out from hotel & half a day sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows (Hire Taxi From Local Taxi Union) Night stay at Pahalgam Hotel
Day 7: Pahalgam – Jammu/Srinagar Airport Drop
After breakfast Transfer to Jammu railway station or Srinagar Airport. Tour Ends
- Travel by comfortable A/c or Non A/c coach / Vehicle as per the tour itinerary.
- Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels/Houseboat.
- Meal Plan CP (Breakfast Included)
- Toll Tax, Parking Charges, Driver Food
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- Srinagar Houseboat – Swan Group/Similar
- Pahalgam Hotel – Green Heights/Similar