Fantastic Kashmir Tour

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1218
5 Days
Availability : Around the year
EVGFKT-24
Srinagar
Min Age : 12 - 70 yrs
Max People : 10

Places covered:- Srinagar-Local sightseeing- Pahalgam- Gulmarg- Sonmarg

General Information

Srinagar is known as ‘Venice of the East’ because the lakes are lifeline of this beautiful ancient city. The floating house boats give the impression of city on water. The building along the shore seems in comparison of PISA tower. There are many lakes around the city including Dal Lake – famous for its houseboats – and Nigeen Lake. Wular lake and manasbal lakes are located to the north of Srinagar.  Jammu and Kashmir (usually shortened to J&K), is one of its most mountainous and beautiful.
It also has three distinct cultures that falls in different three regions. The South West area of J&K is Hindu religion majority area. It has ancient Hindu temples and it is also winter capital of the state. The North across area, known as Valley is Muslim populated area and has a clear impression of Islamic culture. Finally, to the northeast, this area widely known as Winter Desert and rugged area is under Buddhist religion. The houses and forts have impression of Tibetan culture. F. Knight (1860) closely describes the beauty of Kashmir and its ancient importance during his expedition to Kashmir & Ladakh.

Tour Details

Places covered:- Srinagar-Local sightseeing- Pahalgam- Gulmarg- Sonmarg

General Information

Srinagar is known as ‘Venice of the East’ because the lakes are lifeline of this beautiful ancient city. The floating house boats give the impression of city on water. The building along the shore seems in comparison of PISA tower. There are many lakes around the city including Dal Lake – famous for its houseboats – and Nigeen Lake. Wular lake and manasbal lakes are located to the north of Srinagar.  Jammu and Kashmir (usually shortened to J&K), is one of its most mountainous and beautiful.
It also has three distinct cultures that falls in different three regions. The South West area of J&K is Hindu religion majority area. It has ancient Hindu temples and it is also winter capital of the state. The North across area, known as Valley is Muslim populated area and has a clear impression of Islamic culture. Finally, to the northeast, this area widely known as Winter Desert and rugged area is under Buddhist religion. The houses and forts have impression of Tibetan culture. F. Knight (1860) closely describes the beauty of Kashmir and its ancient importance during his expedition to Kashmir & Ladakh.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation on twin share basis in the above mentioned hotels or similar hotels
  • Daily Breakfast included.
  • Shikara ride during the stay in Dal Lake in Srinagar.
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival by the company representative.
  • All applicable taxes .

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, room heater charges, alcoholic ,and non-alcoholic, beverages, mineral water, room service, tea, coffee etc
  • Garden entrance fees, permits camera fees, guide charges.
  • Any rides, boating charges, gondola ride, additional sightseeing tours other than those mentioned in the inclusions/itinerary.
  • Any hike in fuel, tax structure (Luxury tax, transport tax or service tax) any other expenses/service not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Tips & any other expenses not mentioned in Tour Itinerary.
Itinerary

Day - 1 Srinagar - Local sight seen

Warm wel-come and arrival assistance by our representative at Srinagar airport at an altitude of 1730 mtrs and transfer to Hotel / House-Boat, Srinagar known as Paradise on Earth and The Venice of Asia. Afternoon leave for Shankaracharya Temple / Takht-e-Suleiman about 1000fts from Srinagar for panoramic view of the valley and then visit famous Mughal gardens of Cheshmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar are the Mughal Emperors concept of Paradise.

Day - 2Srinagar-Pahalgam-Srinagar

After breakfast drive for a day excursion tour of Pahalgam 7200fts (village of shepherds) enroute visiting the world famous saffron growing fields, Awantipura temple ruins (9th century) and Martand Temple (sun temple). On arrival in Pahalgam visit famous sights from Indian film industry (Bollywood). Afternoon visit to Baisaran view point, Beetab valley, Aru village at self. Pahalgam is also famous for trekking routes and base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Enjoy the natural beauty and river Lidder. Evening return back to Srinagar.

Day - 3Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar

After breakfast proceed for full day excursion trip to Gulmarg (8700 fts) know as meadow of flowers, famous for Golf course during summer with 18 holes highest Golf course in the World and ski resort in Winter. One can enjoy Gondola (cable car), Horse riding and snow sledge itself.

Day - 4Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar

After breakfast drive to Sonamarg for full day excursion (9000fts), The Golden Meadow. Sonamarg is the beginning of the enchanted journey into a natural wonderland. Surrounded by mountains upto 5300 mtrs high, the valley is divided by a spur of the Thajwas Range. Baltal the base camp for Amarnath Piligrim lays 15 kms north of Sonamarg. This little valley lies at the foot hill of Zojila.
At arrival visit Snow covered mountain throughout the year known as Thajwas Glacier at self. Evening return back to Srinagar.

Day - 5Srinagar - Departure

Morning after breakfast Shikara ride of the lake and then depart to Srinagar Airport / bus station for onward journey.

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