Duration: 6 Night/ 7 Days
Destinations: Delhi | Sringar | Sonamarg | Pahalgam | Gulmarg | Delhi
Day 1: Delhi
Arrival in Delhi Airport and Transfer Hotel, Afternoon Sightseeing in Delhi (Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple ) and Overnight stay in hotel
Day 2 : Delhi to Sringar
After breakfast Transfer to Airport and 2 :PM pickup to airport (sringar) transfer to Deluxe Houseboats. Late afternoon Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and Vegetable gardens etc. Also witness walnut woodcarving and papier machie making demonstration. Dinner overnight in Deluxe Houseboats
Day 3 : Houseboats
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. and back to Deluxe Houseboats (Srinagar) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 : Sringar to Sonamarg
Full day excursion to Sonamarg by cars. The distance of about 83 kms will be covered about 2-½ hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake. Drive back from Sonamarg and back to Deluxe Houseboats (Srinagar) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 : Sringar to Pahalgam
After early breakfast and drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) . Drive through Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman). Drive through the pine forest and along Lidder River. The total distance of about 140 kms will be covered in about 4 hrs.
Fishing – Pahalgam is one of Kashmir’s popular trout fishing beats. Kashmir is famous for its trout although they tend to be rather small. Additionally, fishing licences are hard to get and rather expensive. A compulsion is to keep am guide and one is also permitted to catch six fishes, which is the daily limit, and back to Deluxe Houseboats (Srinagar) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5 : Sringar to Gulmarg
Drive to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek upto Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs. Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available, and back to Deluxe Houseboats (Srinagar) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6 : Sringar
Free full day and shopping (carpet, shawls, pashmina shawls, jewellery, wooden handicrafts paper machie etc) and back to Deluxe Houseboats (Srinagar) for dinner and overnight stay.