Itinerary for 5 Nights and 6 Days
Day 01: On arrival at Srinagar Airport, being your tour of Splendid Kashmir'. You will be transferred to Hotel. Proceed on a city tour visiting the Shankracharya temple situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, the famous Mughal Gardens-Chashmashahi, Nishat, Shalimar, Pari Mahal.. These gardens were Mughal Emperors concept of Paradise and today these are popular picnic spots. Also visit a handicraft shop where you can purchase local Hand Crafted items-Shawls, Jackets, Bed Covers, Paper Mache, Carpets & much more! In the evening leisurely stroll alongside the Dal Lake exploring the local markets. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 02:Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonmarg. Sonmarg is last stop of Kashmir district. From here starts the territory of ladhakh. Situated at an altitude of 2743 m above sea level. The fast flowing Sindh River makes it popular for trout and masher fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). Return to the Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable overnight stay at Srinagar Hotel.
Day 03: In the morning drive to Gulmarg, the meadow of flowers. The route from Srinagar to Gulmarg is fascinating. You will be mesmerized by its beauty. Gulmarg is famous all over the world for Skiing and Snowboarding. During the British Raj, Gulmarg hosted the Britishers and Europeans and as such they created a European hill resort and named it Gulmarg. In Gulmarg you would be able to find European surroundings and an 18-hole Golf Course and enjoy Gondola Cable Car Ride world’s highest and Asia's longest cable car (at your own cost pre book online). Enjoy photography, horse riding and shopping at this beautiful snow point and enjoy a gondola ride to Kongdoori & Appahrwhat. In the evening return to the Hotel in Srinagar. Enjoy Night halt at Hotel.
Day 04: Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheshnag Lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaran, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers a good view. Visit ABC vallies (at your own cost). Enjoy Night Halt in pahelgam at the hotel.
Day 05: After Lunch you will be transferred to Srinagar enjoy shikara ride in Dal Lake. Night halt in Dal Lake at Houseboat.
Day 6: After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Chandigarh railway station/Airport.