Day 01: Arr. Srinagar: (Flight) Half day Sightseeing Tour
On your arrival at the Srinagar Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and transfer you to the hotel and check-in. Later we will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel. You also can go for shikara ride at Dal lake (01 hours). Dinner and Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar (Same Day 83 km, 3 Hours one way)
After breakfast proceed for full day excursion for Sonamarg – situated at an altitude of 9000 Ft. Sonamarg – 84 Kms is – also called ‘Meadow of Gold’, Sonamarg is located at 9000 ft. against snow-clad mountains, with the Sindh River rich in trout and mahseer flowing. Available on hire are ponies that can take you to the Thajiwas Glacier, a major attraction especially during the summers. Return to Srinagar for an overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03: Srinagar – Pahalgam (97Kms, 4 Hours)
The morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvelous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the breadbasket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic pieces of bread sold by vendors near the road. We switch the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. Later free to spend time at Leisure. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 04: Pahalgam (local tour)
In Pahalgam we do some nature walks to unwind ourselves. You can also opt to spend your half a day of sightseeing by driving (Directly Paying)to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback (Directly Paying)across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows.
Day 05: Pahalgam to Gulmarg: (146 kilometers / 5 hrs drive):
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields gives you an insight into the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesque market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in hotel. Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familiarising ourselves with the beauty. Arrive Gulmarg and will board the Gondola cable car system (Directly Paying), and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so and later do some horse-riding to the strawberry valley. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 06: Gulmarg – Srinagar (62 Kms, 02 Hours)
Today you will be driving back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar check in hotel. Later proceed for a shopping tour or you can visit other remaining sites. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 07: Srinagar – Departure:
The morning after breakfast you will be transferred to your waiting vehicle in which you will be traveling onboard to the airport for your flight to home. (TOUR SERVICES ENDS)