Enjoy a picturesque holiday, away from the hustle and bustles of daily life, with this 7-day trip to Kashmir. The land of Kashmir is more than often referred to as the ‘Paradise on Earth’ and rightly so, it stands true to every word. This abode of snow and beauty is a perfect holiday destination to rejuvenate and revitalize amidst nature.
The scenic valleys and renowned hill stations like Aru Valley, Sonamarg, Gulmarg and Pahalgam are major tourist attractions of the state. The delightful views of the valley that include lush green carpets of grass and flowers and the thickly-blanketed inky skies are a bliss.
Pick from Jammu/Katra Railway Station / airport and transfer to Srinagar. Check into the hotel & relax. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at Srinagar.
After breakfast full day local sightseeing tour to famous Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal Emperor Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) also visit Chashme Shahi Later visit to famous Pari Mahal, Shankaracharya temple situated on top of a hill where you can have a view of whole Srinagar City. Later you can visit the world famous Tulip garden in Srinagar. Enjoy shopping at Kashmiri craft & art stores & overnight at Srinagar.
After breakfast, full day tour of Sonamarg (meadow of gold), it has sheer scenic splendor. The very way-a metalled road – snakes through massive mountains laden with forests and firs. After a breath taking journey from Srinagar you come across Sindh meanders that are abounded with trout & Mahseer. Onwards the valley opens up to a meadow. Ponies can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier – a major attraction during the summer months. Sonmarg’s importance lies in the fact that it is the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. You will be fascinated to see snowy mountains against a cerulean sky against its backdrop. Evening return back to Srinagar & Overnight stay at Srinagar.
After Breakfast drive to Gulmarg, Meadow of Flowers. Situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, full day at leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost. Night at hotel.
Check out and you will be transferred by road to Pahalgam. Valley of Shepherds. Enroute you will have an rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields. Also visit Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulpher Springs enroute, Arrive and proceed to your hotel, Dinner & overnight at the Pahalgam.
After Breakfast, Visit to Chandanwadi (at your own cost), The snow Point (14 Km) at your own cost or enjoy pony ride at your own cost, Return back to Pahalgam, rest of the day at leisure to explore the countryside and enjoy leisurely walks through the pine forest along the River Lidder and overnight stay at the hotel.
Check out and transfer to Srinagar/Jammu airport for your onward flight/train back home.