This Kashmir travel will take you through amazing landscapes, picturesque views and a peaceful walk through paradise itself.
Nestled in the Himalayas in northern India, Kashmir is indubitably considered paradise on earth. This heavenly land attracts hordes of tourists every year due to its scenic alpine landscapes, winter sports, romantic houseboat cruises and surreal accommodation.
With Pahalgam, Ladakh and Gulmarg being the most frequented attractions here, Kashmir travel unveils a basket of endless scenic wonders with lush green villages, rows of colorful almond and cherry trees, snowcapped mountains, timeless monasteries set between arid canyons and glorious glittering lakes and valleys.
This is a short and sweet manual for first timers who are excited to explore the heaven known as Kashmir. We want to ensure that you have a shock proof experience during your Kashmir travel and avoid those “classic first time mistakes” during your Kashmir travel. Also, we have listed a few tips and giveaways for you so that you know your destination a tidsy bit better and can enjoy a stress free vacation with your family and friends.
Meet our representative upon arrival in Srinagar and proceed to your houseboat. This place is famous for its lakes and charming houseboats, Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. The lake comprises a series of water bodies, including Nagin Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake.
Later, witness the Shankar Acharya Temple that is built on the top of the mountain overlooking Dal Lake and then the Cheshma Shahi and lastly the most famous one, Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in the 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan.
Don’t worry, we haven’t missed the Shalimar Garden – ‘Garden of love’ built in the 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jehangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa).
In the evening, enjoy a visit to Mughal gardens followed by a Shikara-ride on Dal Lake. Overnight stay in Srinagar Houseboat.
Today, after breakfast, get ready as your Kashmir travel journey will take you on a drive to Gulmarg, ‘Meadow of Flowers’ situated at an altitude of 2730 meters. After reaching Gulmarg, our vehicle will stand at Parking Area or at the hotel because our vehicle is not allowed inside in the Gulmarg & inner sightseeing which you have to do by Walking or Horse Ride (at your own Expenses)
You have a full day at leisure to take walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains.
P.S- Don’t miss out on visiting India’s premium Gulmarg Ski resort having the best ski slopes in the world and the highest golf course with 18 holes. Gandola and Horse Rides are a must recommend otherwise come down here won’t be a success.
Return to the hotel in Srinagar. Dinner & overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam, also called the Valley of Shepherds. In mid, we will be visiting Awantipura Ruins, Saffron Fields, and Cricket Bat Factories.
In Pahalgam, admire the beauty of nature as you walk along the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also famous for some trekking routes and is the base camp for the Amarnath Pilgrimage.
Also one of the most famous places for the Indian Film Industry. Here, you can also visit Betaab valley (Betaab Valley is situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Pahalgam, the valley got its name from the Sunny Deol-Amrita Singh debut film Betaab. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow-clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation) and Aru Valley (Aru Valley is a small yet self-sufficient scenic village located 12 km from Pahalgam) or you can visit Chandanwari (Is situated at a distance of 16 km from Pahalgam, is the starting point of the yatra that takes place every year in the month of (July to August) A local Taxi has to be hired for these beautiful places (on your own Expenses)
Return back to the vehicle after your full-day adventure and then we will head back to our hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel
After breakfast, get ready for a short day trip to Sonamarg. The drive to Sonamarg is what travelers usually crave. As the mid-way spotted beauty is just awe-mazing, as we will pass through some heartly towns and villages and many places you can enjoy the view of paddy fields with rivers flowing on one side.
After reaching Sonamarg, you can wander around and discover the place all by yourself till evening. After that return to our vehicles and we will head back to our hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay in Srinagar.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for return flight back home. Your Kashmir travel services end here today. Depart with sweet memories.
1 Night Stay At House Boat
3 Nights Stay in Srinagar at Hotel Golden Tulip
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