25 Jul 9N/10D Experience The Magic of Kashmir – (3 Srinagar – Sonamrg, 2 Gulmarg, 2 Pahalgam, 1 Patnitop, 1 Jammu)
DAY 01: ARRIVE SRINAGAR
Arrive by flight to Srinagar & transfer to boathouse. In the evening take a Shikara ride across Dal Lake and enjoy water-life of Srinagar. Visit the local crafts market and shop for unique Walnut Wood items. Stay overnight at deluxe boathouse.
DAY 02: SRINAGAR – SONAMARG – SRINAGAR
After breakfast drive to Sonamarg – situated at an altitude of 9000 Ft. Sonamarg is also called ‘Meadow of Gold’ as it located against snow-clad mountains. In Sonamarg you can visit Thajiwas Glacier, available on hire are ponies that can take you upto the Glacier. Return to Srinagar for overnight stay at boathouse.
DAY 03: SRINAGAR – PAHALGAM
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam also called “Valley of Shepherds”. On arrival check into the Hotel. In Pahalgam, enjoy the walk through nature and around the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04: PAHALGAM
After breakfast, you are free to explore local surrounding on your own and enjoy the beauty of Pahalgam. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 05: PAHALGAM – GULMARG
Post breakfast in morning, drive to Gulmarg also known as “Meadow of Flowers”. Gulmarg is 150 Kms from Pahalgam at an altitude of 8700-ft. It is a famous Ski Resort and has the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. Enjoy the scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Ride on your own – (Gondola). Stay overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 06: GULMARG
After breakfast, entire day free at leisure to explore Gulmarg on your own. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 07: GULMARG – SRINAGAR
Post breakfast in morning, drive to Srinagar. In Srinagar you can visit various gardens such as Mogul Gardens “Nishat” (The Garden of Pleasure) and “Shalimar” (Abode of All). Visit local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewellery ornaments. Also visit Shankaracharya Temple. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 08: SRINAGAR – MANASBAL LAKE – SRINAGAR
Post breakfast in morning, drive to Manasbal. Manasbal Lake famous for bird watching and its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 09: SRINAGAR – JAMMU
Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Jammu. On the way to Jammu local patnitop sightseeing. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Jammu.
Day 10: DEPARTURE
Morning breakfast at hotel. Check out and transfer to airport, to connect the flight for onward destination.