Arrive Srinagar, pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir, famous for its lakes dotted with Shikaras and the Mughal Gardens. Transfer and check into the houseboat. Post lunch half day excursion to the Mughal Gardens, located on the eastern bank of the Dal Lake i.e. Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashm-e-Shahi and botanical gardens. In the evening shikara ride to Nehru Park. Dinner & overnight in the houseboat/hotel(as per booking).
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam, ‘Valley of Shepherds’ (94 km/ 03 hrs). Enroute you will have an rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields., Avantipura Ruins, Avantipura cricket bat factory & Anantnag Sulpher Springs. Enjoy the bounty of Nature at Pahalgam, located on the bank of beautiful Lidder River. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg, ‘Meadow of Flowers’ (154 km /4 hrs) situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, full day at leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost. Dinner & overnight in the hotel
After breakfast Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast drive back to Srinagar . Upon arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for shopping. In the evening visit to Shankaracharya Temple, set atop a hill overlooking the Srinagar city. Enjoy the panoramic views from the top. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast depart for full day excursion to the Sonmarg, ‘Meadow of Gold’ (84 km/ 03 hrs) on Srinagar- Leh road, A gushing river is the highlight of this meadow, flowing down from snowy heights into the dense woodlands of firs and silver birches. Glaciers pour down from this stream from the Himalayas on to the many camping sites in Sonmarg. A thick forest cover of sycamore, alpine flowers, silver birch, fir and pine, Sonmarg offers adventure in the form of treks, sledging, angling, alpine skiing and white water rafting. Enjoy pony ride (at your own cost) or leisurely walks around the meadow. Return back to Srinagar. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your onward flight back home.