5 Days / 4 Nights
Popularly known as the “Paradise on Earth”, Jammu and Kashmir is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, exquisite monuments, hospitable people and local handicrafts
On arrival at Srinagar airport our representative heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to the houseboat. Check in at Super Deluxe houseboat, freshen up and relax at the luxury of the royal hospitality. In the evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and witness the marvel of nature that is beyond visual and verbal descriptions. The Sun-set view from the Shikara will engulf your heart and leave your spell bound. Later enjoy the welcome dinner and overnight stay in the Houseboat.
Early morning Check Out from the houseboat and proceed to Gulmarg driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the meadow of flowers is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden meadow offering a spectacular view of towering snow-capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees. Stroll leisurely or take pony rides (by your own payment) across the green meadow to one of the world's highest Golf Courses. A must is a fun-filled ride in the Gondola lift (by your own payment). Return to Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonamarg. The fast-flowing Sindh Rive
makes it popular for trout and mahseer 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 Hotel in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Note: The vehicle will drop and pick you up at Sonamarg car stand. To reach the glaciers, you can hire ponies on your own payment basis.
Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder. Enroute visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. In Pahalgam one can have a horse ride and can visit Baisaran, Baadyan & Kashmir valley (at your own cost). In Evening back to Srinagar for a night stay at a hotel.