DAY 1 - SRINAGARWelcome to Srinagar : Welcome aboard! You are welcomed & picked up by our executive from
the main exit of the airport/ railway station and transferred to the hotel in your private car (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name). We will have a welcome briefing covering the various aspects of the tour (ensuring that you have the best of the Indian holiday) and you will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents).
On arrival at Srinagar, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to Houseboat. Afternoon free for personal activities. In the evening Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Overnight at Houseboat.
DAY 2 - SRINAGAR
Local Sightseeing : Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of city including a visit to the world famous Mughal Gardens, The Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love).
Later return to houseboat for lunch. Evening can be utilized to enjoy another ride of Shikara Ride to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat.
DAY 3 - SRINAGAR to gulmarg
Summer Resort in the Valley :
After breakfast leave for Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. It is also popular for its golf course (in summer), the highest in the world and skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. One can also have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg and back. Overnight at Hotel.DAY 4 - Gulmarg > pahalgam (150 Kms) Valley of Kashmir:
After breakfast, leave from Gulmarg and drive to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs on the way visit Saffron fields and Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. By afternoon reach Pahalgam which is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight at Hotel. DAY 5 - PAHALGAM
Day to enjoy the beauty of the Pahalgam valley. Overnight at Hotel. DAY 6 - Pahalgam > srinagar (100 Kms): Back to Srinagar :
After breakfast leave Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar. By afternoon you will reach Srinagar. Overnight at Houseboat / Hotel.DAY 7 - Srinagar > Gulmarg > Srinagar (200 Kms)Gateway of ladakh :
Enjoy a full day excursion to Sonmarg which is the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. On the way you stop at many beautiful spots. Continue drive to Sonmarg 2690 Mtrs.
One can ride on horse to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. By evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight at Houseboat / Hotel.
DAY 8 - Srinagar
The way back : Drop at Srinagar airport to board flight for your onwards journey to complete your 'Best of Kashmir Tour'.