Imagine an old-world village at the union of rivers, lofty mountains and verdant valleys covered with pine forests, which, for centuries, shepherds have called their home. Prepare to be astounded by the mesmerizing beauty of the village of nomads, far away from the damage of urban development in Pahalgam.
Pahalgam, the village of shepherds, is located where the Lidder River and Sheshnag Lake converge. Snow clad mountains peek from all sides and crystal clear waters flow through the plains of this narrow valley. Perched at 8200 feet above sea level, this lavish emerald green valley is a paradise of recreation and leisure.
Adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers or the devout, Pahalgam has something for everyone! You can go trekking, trout fishing and white water rafting against the backdrop of the Himalayan ranges. If relaxing your body and senses is your priority, a stay in a cottage beside the river will exhilarate you from life’s conundrums.
Srinagar (Airport Arrival): We will welcome you to the city of temples. The JTT representative will receive you at the Srinagar Airport. Then by surface you will leave for Srinagar Hotel and in the course of the journey you will experience a feast to the eyes scenic beauty. After which you will check in at the hotel in the posh area of Srinagar near the world famous Dal Lake. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in the hotel.
Srinagar – Pahalgam After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).Which is about 96 kms from Srinagar, which will be covered in app. 3 hours. You Can visiting the Saffron fields of Pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), on En-route. Drive through the pine forests. Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains. In the evening return back to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Srinagar -Gulmarg – Srinagar (112 Kms) In the morning leave for full day excursion to Gulmarg – the most beautiful winter resort in the valley. An international winter games platform. It is popular for its snow skiing in winters. You can enjoy pony rides and also enjoy a Gondola ride (cable car) to Apharwat which is at one of the highest altitudes in Asia. After which you will return to the Srinagar and check in into the Hotel for overnight stay.
Srinagar Local sightseeing In the morning proceed for full day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Adobe of love) , Shankaracharya Temple , Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Shrine. And also you can take a Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. After which check in into the effigy of Kashmir the deluxe Houseboat at Dal Lake Lake. Overnight stay in the Deluxe House Boat.
Srinagar (Airport) In the morning transfer you on time to the Srinagar Airport for way back home or onwards journey. In this way your memorable tours and the splendor of Kashmir tour package ends, giving your lots of glorious reasons to Praise your journey and relish in the memories for lifetime.