Kashmir Holiday Tour
- TOUR CODE : KASHMIR-HOLIDAY / 0095
- DURATION : 15 Days
- SEASON : YEAR ROUND
- NIGHT STAYS : 14
- HIGHLIGHTS : Delhi - Srinagar - Kashmir - Gulmarg - Phalgam - Aaroo - Chandanwari – Sonmarg - Shankeracharya - Zabarwan Hills - Delhi
DAY 01 : DELHI
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 02 : NEW & OLD DELHI
Most of the flight land in Night and thus after landing in New Delhi, you will be transferred to Your Hotel Booked from Overnight at the Hotel Breakfast at Hotel and then leave for full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi visiting Jamia Masjid, enjoy rickshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinarai Bazaar and 400 years old ChandniChowk, Red Fort, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Birlas Temple, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Government buildings &QutabMinar. Welcome dinner will be organized at one of the best restaurants of Delhi the Essex Farms. Enjoy a calm overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 3 : NEW DELHI - SRINAGAR
After the breakfast at the Hotel, you will be transferred to the Domestic Airport for the flight to Srinagar- Board the flights and land in the Valley of paradise. Arrive in Srinagar upon arrival meet assist and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat. Srinagar is the pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir and is famous for its lakes, and the charming rows of houseboats floating on them. Late afternoon take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, Visiting floating vegetable gardens; also witness a walnut woodcarving and papier-mâché making demonstration. Enjoy a calm overnight stay in Houseboat.
DAY 4 : MUGHAL GARDENS
The mughal emperor Jehangir was so captivated by the beauty of this valley that exclaimed aGarFirduasruhezaminast, haminastohaminastohaminasto the translations is written at the top of the programme. Morning sightseeing of the Moughal gardens built by Jehangir the Shalimar BaghNishatBagh is beautiful gardens located to the far eastern side of the Dal Lake with zabarwan Mountains in the background. One can take a stroll amongst these green and attractive gardens and enjoy the waterworks within. The way back will include the visit to Royal Spring the one and only ChasmaShahi. Enjoy a calm overnight stayin Houseboat.
DAY 5 : SRINAGAR - GULMARG
After Breakfast in the morning mornings leave to Gulmarg - meadow of flowers - 2730 meters above sea level 92 Hours) in summer, the meadow of Gulmarg are laden with flowers. In winter the snow covered slopes of Gulmarg turn into a skiing resort. It is a popular trekking destination and boasts of world highest golf course, with 18 holes, one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat if weather permits. One can also make a short trek or there is Gondola going right up to the base of khilanmarg in about 3 hours. Perhaps the world’s best Sights can be viewed here. Enjoy a calm overnight stayin Hotel.
DAY 6 : GULMARG - SRINAGAR
After Breakfast drive to Srinagar back to the Houseboat and afternoon leave for City tour of Old city visiting old bazaar narrow alleys and Old Shahi Hamden Mosque. The drive will take you to see several old bridges some of them you must have seen in Hollywood movie Passage to India. Enjoy the Houseboat and surroundings. Enjoy a calm overnight stay atHouseboat.
DAY 7 : SRINAGAR - PAHALAGAM
Valley of Shepherds 03 Hours reroute visit the Saffron fields, Awantipora ruins (1100 Years Old Temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwaareman) enjoy the beautiful countryside pine forests and rice fields. Arrive in phalgam and check into the hotels. Pahalgam provides an ideal setting for activities like hiking, trekking and fishing. It is also the starting point of the annual pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amnarnath.After Lunch have bridle walks and feed your cameras with picture of magnificent view of mountains. Enjoy a calm overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 8 : PAHALGAM- AAROO
After breakfast drive to Aaro some place have been created by the God himself And it is difficult to describe the beauty of nature there exists Drive of 14 kilometers both ways will take to the Place in between falls national park if you are luck you can see some leopards return back to the Phalgam and road in the narrow bazaars or enjoy the Rive Liddar. Enjoy a calm overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 9 : PAHALGAM - CHANDANWARI
After breakfast drive to Chandanwari as mentioned some place have been created by the God himself And it is difficult to describe the beauty of nature there exists Drive of 28 kilometers both ways will take to the Place in between falls the gorgeous Rive Liddar Enjoy the scenic beauties of the place. Enjoy a calm overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 10 : PHALGAM SRINAGAR VIA MARTAND TEMPLE
After breakfast drive back to Srinagar via martand Temple there are only two temples in India n dedicated to the God Sun and one of them is at Martand the ponds around are filled with trout fishes the road continues to Srinagar and on the way you can see the Saffron fields and Avantipora ruins built by pandavas. Arrive in Srinagar and transfer to the Housebaot. Evening you can enjoy the Shikara ride. Enjoy a calm overnight stayin Houseboat.
DAY 11 : SRINAGAR - SONMARG - SRINAGAR
After breakfast drive towards the north of Srinagar there lies the Sonmarg the valley of Gold, majestic Mountain beautiful streams and scenic beauty all the way welcomes you. Upon arrival in Sonmarg you can visit one of the Glaciers and also see where lies the India and Pakistan boundaries return back to the Houseboat for the overnight.
DAY 12 : SRINAGAR - VERINAG - BANIHAL TUNNEL AND SRINAGAR
After breakfast drive to Verinag a Hexagonal Pool around 19 meters in depth and around 50000 sq Feet in area is the source of River Jehlum. In between the stream out of the glacier mix into it to make it real good river. Visit the Source of the River Jehlum and Then a little drive towards the west of the Srinagar will take you to 2.5 Kilometers Banihal Tunnel the tunnel was built in 1962 by German Engineers. From this point the Valley of Kashmir starts and ends in Baramullah almost a straight 100-kilometer valley.
DAY 13 : SRINAGAR - SHANKERACHARYA AND ZABARWAN HILLS
After Breakfast drive to Shankeracharya Hill which was built by Sulaman and is still known by the name as well as by the name of Shankracharya. Entire Srinagar valley can be seen from this hill, which also houses the temple of Shiva on the top. After driving down the hill. Visit the Zabarwan Hill, which surround the Srinagar Dal Lake.
DAY 14 : SRINAGAR CITY
A day of relaxation shopping and visiting the Floating gardens and vegetable garden. Overnight Stay in Houseboat.
DAY 15 : SRINAGAR - DELHI ( 200 Km, 04 hours )
After Breakfast drive to the Airport for the flights back to New Delhi and upon arrival. You will be transferred to visit the city of Delhi then dinner in local restaurant followed by transfers to the Airport for International Airport.