On arrival at Srinagar airport our representative heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to floating Palace on Water called houseboat. Check in at houseboat, Kashmiri tea will be served, freshen up and visit famous Mughal Garden and its Bagh like Nishat Bagh built by Nur Jahan’s Brother, Asaf Khan in 1633 A.D. Cheshma Shahi and Pari Mahal – built by Shah Jahan in 1632 A.D. and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Nur Jahan. All these gardens are situated near the bank of Dal Lake near the Zabarvan Hills in the back ground. Followed by visit to world famous carpet weaving factory known for its export handicraft products. Late evening return to Houseboat. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at your Houseboat, meet our driver and drive to Sonmarg. offers a pleasant and refreshing trek in the cold, fresh air, with the Skyscraping Mountains surrounding you. One gets to experience the beauty of the glacier by trekking all the way there from Sonmarg. There is also the option of hiring a pony (at own cost) to get to the Thaiwaj glacier. On the wa y visit scenic landscape. Some of the famous Bollywood movies Like (Bajrangi Bhaijaan Movie) were shot in the area, so it’as a popular site in the country. Lunch will be served in Restaurent.
Later return to Srinagar Houseboat. . In the evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and witness the marvel of the 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.
After breakfast, Check out and proceed for Pahalgam (valley of shepherds) by jeep the total distance of 96kms. Will be cover in 3 hrs. En-route visit saffron field of pampore and enjoy the beautiful countryside drive through the pine forest. On the way stop at cricket bat factory where one of the best world famous cricket bats are made of willow tree by hand Check in at hotel. After fresh up sightseeing Horse ride will be given along the pony trails to see magnificent view of the mountains. Later return to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Morning after breakfast day trip to Aru /Bettab/Chandanwari Visit scenic Betaab Valley where famous Movie Betaab was shot also visit Aru Valley , Aru is a tourist spot in the Anantnag District of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is located around 12 km from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River. Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and T arsar Lake. The village lies on the left bank of the Aru river, which is a tributary of the Lidder river.
Late evening return to Pahalgham Hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
After breakfast on hotel , checkout from Hotel and drive to Gulmarg . Gulmarg (meadows of flowers) 2730 mts above the sea level. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world, and one of the highest golf courses in the world with 18 holes. You can enjoy a view of Naga Parbat if the snow weather permits. Check in at hotel. After freshup Gondola ride will be given till Phase one. Along with guide.. Later day free for various activities. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
GULMARG: Gulmarg legendary beauty, its prime location and its proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in country. Originally named Gaurimargmouth. A moat indicates the dividing it was renamed Gulmarg in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favourite haunt of Emperor Jahangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers.