Heavenly Kashmir

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In a nutshell:

A 7-day trip in the Paradise on Earth.
Places covered: Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg & Pahalgam with 1 night stay each at Gulmarg and Pahalgam.


  • Day 1 : Arrival at Srinagar

    You will be met by our representative at the Srinagar airport . He will assist and transfer you to the deluxe houseboat. In the afternoon you will take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens. While riding the shikara’s there are plenty of opportunities for birdwatching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Overnight in deluxe houseboat.

  • Day 2 : Srinagar – Gulmarg

    In the morning, leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, one can enjoy cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride upto Khilangmarg. Dinner and overnight in hotel Royal Park or similar.

  • Day 3 : Gulmarg – Pahalgam

    After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).The total distance is about 140 kms, will be covered in about 5 hours. En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Drive throught the pine forests. Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains. Overnight in Hotel Heevan or similar.

  • Day 4 : Pahalgam – Srinagar

    Morning, free for leisure. Afternoon drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboats.

  • Day 5 : Srinagar

    Morning sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background. Later drive to the hillside temple of Shankaracharya. Built in the 11th Century, the Shiva temple is built of rock stone and overlooks the Dal Lake. Afternoon will be at your leisure for individual activities. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboats.

  • Day 6 : Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar

    Morning leave for Sonamarg (Meadow of Gold). The distance of about 83 kms, will be covered in about 3-4 hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude Himalayan Lakes. In the evening drive back from Sonamarg. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboat.

  • Day 7 : Departure from Srinagar

    After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport for onward flight.