Day 1– Srinagar
Welcome to the Srinagar, The Lake City. On arrival at Srinagar Airport, you will be met our representative and get transferred to Houseboat in Srinagar. After relax late afternoon enjoy a romantic ‘Shikara ride’ on the Famous Dal Lake, visiting Char Chinar, Floating and Vegetable Markets. In the evening back to Houseboat for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2– On to Pahalgam | Srinagar – Pahalgam (102 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam ‘valley of shepherds’. Enroute visiting Saffron fields, Awantipura ruins (1100yrs old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiverma). On Arrival in Pahalgam visit beautiful nearby places like Kolohao Glacier via Aru, Satlanjan and Dudsar Lake, Chandanwadi ‘starting point of Amarnath Yatra’. (ponies/cab can be hired directly by your own payment) In the evening back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 3– On to Gulmarg | Pahalgam – Gulmarg (142 kms / approx. 4 hour drive)
After breakfast full day free. Or optional excursion of Sonmarg – which is one of the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Return to the houseboat/hotel by the evening for overnight stay.
Day 4– On to Sriangar | Gulmarg – Sriangar (58 kms / approx 2 hour drive)
Today after having proceed to Srinagar. On arrival at Srinagar check-in to your Hotel. After relax visit the famous Mughal Gardens like, Chashma Shahi (The Royal Springs), Nishat bagh (Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Garden (Adobe of Love). These fall along the banks of Dal Lake in the heart of Srinagar. Also visit Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock, thus providing panoramic view of entire city, along with famous Dal Lake and Jehlum River. Enroute, visit the handloom centre famous for production of Pashmina / Shahtoos shawls and carpets reckoned all over the world. In the evening back to Hotel for a comfortable overnight stay. Night halt at Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 5– In Sriangar | Day Excursion to Sonamarg (82 kms / approx 3 hour drive)
After breakfast drive to Sonamarg. Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque ‘meadow of gold’. The Sonamarg lies in fast flowing Sindh Valley ‘largest Tributary of Kashmir’ On arrival at Sonamarg, you can opt for a pony ride to the Natural Thajiwas Glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). In the evening back to Srinagar and Stay in Houseboat.
Day 6– Return home with happy memories
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar Airport to board your flight with memorable experience with Sidiq Tours