Kashmir is definitely a paradise on earth with its snow-capped mountains and scenic landscape. With an eclectic mix of tourist attractions comprising of beautiful gardens, lakes, valleys, and much more,Kashmir remains one of the most celebrated holiday destinations in the world.Kashmir lies nestled between the snow-clad mountains and fluorescent green valleys. Its unparalleled scenic beauty earned it the title of ‘Heaven on Earth’. The beautiful valleys like Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and Sonmarg make the Kashmir highly popular among tourists. And for those seeking a religious trip, there is the city of Katra that can be included in the Jammu and Kashmir itinerary. Pay a visit to the eternal beauty of Kashmir, and let its beguiling landscapes add memories to the journey to be cherished later.
||Cochin International airport
||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
||Accommodations & sightseeings
Day 1: Arrival Srinagar
Upon arrival at airport ,meet and greet and proceed for the stay at Houseboat .Rest and relax . Srinagar known as Heaven on Earth, is the summer capital of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.Overnight in Houseboat.
Day 2: Pahalgam
After breakfast today we visit Shankaracharya Temple – an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is well known as the site where the famous saint Adi Shakaracharya attained enlightenment. Later we enjoy Shikara ride in Dal Lake, followed by a visit to the Island of Char Chinar – an island in the Dal Lake which is known for its 4 majestic Chinar trees. Here you can photograph ourselves in traditional Kashmiri outfits at your own. In the afternoon checkout and we proceed to Pahalgam – known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’, is a scenic hill station in Kashmir where many Bollywood movies have been shot. We drive pass the Pampore Saffron fields. The Lidder river flows along our route and literally accompanies us all the way to Pahalgam. Enroute we visit Cricket bat factory. Overnight Stay in Pahalgam.
Day 3: Pahalgam – Chandanwari – Pahalgam
Breakfast at hotel .Today we visit Chandanwari – the starting point of the famous Amarnath Yatra, to see the magnificent view of Lidder Valley & Betab Valley. Followed by a visit to Aru Valley – A fascinating valley with scenic meadows, peaks and lakes. It’s so picturesque that it is sure to mesmerise anyone. As you enjoy the heavenly beauty of Aru Valley, you can also capture the memories by photographing yourself at the photo studios of Pahalgam in traditional Kashmiri outfits at your own. Overnight Stay in Pahalgam.
Day 4: Pahalgam – Srinagar
Breakfast at hotel.Today we proceed to Srinagar. Enroute we visit Avantipura ruins – remnants of a number of ancient Hindu temples, which were constructed by King Awanti Varman who ruled Jammu and Kashmir during the 9th Century. Upon arrival in Srinagar, we visit Nishat Baug – a terraced Mughal garden. Tall chinar trees and colourful flowers adorn the lush green landscape of this garden that also has several beautiful fountains. Followed by a visit to Shalimar Baug – a Mughal garden which built by Mughal Emperor Jehangir for his beloved wife Nur Jahan, around 400 years back. Overnight Stay in Srinagar.
Day 5 : Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
Breakfast at hotel .Today we do a full day excursion to Gulmarg known as ‘The Meadow of Flowers’, is a majestic hill station encircled by the lofty Himalayan Peak. Enroute we see the apple orchards. Upon arrival in Gulmarg, we visit Khilanmarg by the longest Cable Car which takes us to the Affarwat snow point. Later we see the picturesque 18-hole golf course. En route we visit the Carpet Factory outlet. Over night Stay in Srinagar.
Day 6 : Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar
Breakfast at hotel .Today we do full day excursion to Sonmarg – known as ‘Meadow of Gold’, is a picturesque hill station in the Kashmir Valley. Upon arrival we explore Sonmarg and admire the sparkling lakes and snow-capped mountains. Overnight Stay in Srinagar.
Day 7: Srinagar Departure
Breakfast at hotel .Morning free for packing & personal activities. In time check out from the hotel and transfer to the Airport.
Tour ends with sweet memories of Kashmir .