SRINAGAR - PAHALGAM - GULMARG - SRINAGAR 03 N & 04 D
 
 
Package Category : NORTH INDIA
Visit : 03 N Srinagar (Excursion trip to Pahalgam & Gulmarg)
Package Code : NI-JK-02


ITINERARY :

Day 01 – ARRIVE SRINAGAR
You will be met by our representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your hotel or houseboat where you will proceed for check-in. After Fresh an up you will visit -

SHANKARACHARYA TEMPLE (Hindu Shrine) situated on the highest hill of Srinagar. It is devoted to lord Shiva.
NISHAT BAGH (Garden of Pleasure) - The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.
SHALIMAR BAGH (Garden of Pleasure) - The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Afternoon will be at leisure, free for independent actiities. Overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat.

OPTIONAL - One can also enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake. Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir.

Day 02 – PAHALGAM EXCURSION (By Surface: 98 Kms - 3 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast, your journey starts towards Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.Awantipura Ruins (1100 year Old Temple) - represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty. Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) - It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River. Once a humble shepherd\'s village with breathtaking views. After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Afternoon drive back from Pahalgam to Srinagar, overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat.

Day 03 – GULMARG EXCURSION ( By Surface: 55 Kms - 1.5 Hrs)
Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) - It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. It is exquisitely situated in a pine surrounded basin of the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2,730 meters above sea level. It also has one of the world\'s highest green golf courses as well as a clubhouse, which is a historical building in its own right.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar, overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat.

Day 04 – DEPART SRINAGAR (By surface: 12 Kms - 45 min)
Morning enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake - its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in kashmir, later you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.


 
  • 02nights/03days accommodation at hotel or houseboat on specified meal plan (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non A/C car
  • Half Day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple
  • Full Day excursions to Pahalgam & Gulmarg
  • One Shikara cruise on the lake (2-3 hours)
  • Crossings while staying at houseboats
 
   
This Package Excludes :  
  • Horse ride & Gondola ride at Gulmarg
  • Any Optional tour mentioned in the itinerary
  • Fees for camera or any such expenses of personal nature.
  • Govt Service Tax as applicable (as on date it is 2.575%). 
  • Onward & Return  Train / Flight Charges.
  • Any Personal Expences
  • Any Meals which is not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any Entrance Fees & Guide Charges
 
   
Note :  
  • Validity: From 01 April 2009 to 31 March 2010
  • Luxury package means a complete stay in Houseboat
 
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