November 18, 2017

Beauty of Kashmir Hills

Beauty of Kashmir & Hills

Duration :- 8 Nights 9 Days

Category      2 pax         4 pax   6 pax       8 pax         10 pax          Extra bed

Standard       29799          20999      18499       17799           17099                9200

2 STAR          34099          25499                 22899        22099            21199             12400

3 STAR          37899          29299      26499        25999            25199              15200

4 STAR          46799         38099      35499        34899            34199             18500

 

 Day 01 Pick up Srinagar Airport

Meet our representative upon arrival and transfer to Deluxe Houseboats / Hotel. After refreshing leave for 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. Also visit botanical garden, Royal Spring, Pari Mahal. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. Dinner overnight in Deluxe Houseboat / Hotel. 

Day 02 Srinagar – Gulmarg day trip

Full day trip to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 ½ 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 hrs. Also enjoy sledge riding on snow. Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available. Return back to Srinagar. In the evening. Overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats / Hotel.

Day 03 Srinagar – Local sightseeing

After breakfast leave for 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. Also visit botanical garden, Royal Spring, Pari Mahal. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. After lunch visit old city of Srinagar and enjoy gondola ride upto Akbar Fort. Dinner overnight in Deluxe Houseboat / Hotel.

 

Day 04 Srinagar – Pahalgam 

After breakfast leave for Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (vale of Kashmir)  it is 2 ½ hours journey on way. On the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Bat village and apple orchilds. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. In the evening enjoy the music of running water of river lidder and spend few hours of evening on the back of river.

Day 05 Srinagar – Kargil via Sonmarg

Early in the morning after breakfast drive towards Kargil . After crossing the city is another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir in Sindh valley . The Sindh valley  is largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. After sonmarg most rough road and wet Zojilla pass (Gate way of Ladakh) This road continue to drive Drass (The Second coldest inhibited village in world ) after more two and half hours drive  to Kargil at the altitude of (2715 mts) over night in Hotel.

 Day 06 Kargil – Leh

 After breakfast, leave for Leh. On the way halt at Lamayuru Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries of Ladakh and then to pass through Mulbekh which has the famous Lord Buddha Sculpture. Transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free to get acclimatised to the high altitude. Evening visit the famous Shanti Stupa built by the Japanese. Overnight in  Leh.

 Day 07 Leh – Local sightseeing

 Morning half day tour of Spituk and Phyang Monastery by Jeep. At the time of lunch return back to Hotel. Afternoon visit by foot to Kings Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa, and Leh Bazar. In the evening return back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 Leh – Pangong Lake

 Day trip Leave early morning at 5AM to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. While ascending Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 144 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the "INDO CHINA BORDER". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh. Overnight at Hotel.

 Day 09 Drop Leh airport

After breakfast drive towards airport to catch your destination flight with lots of sweet memories