Srinagar (1N)→Pahalgam (2N)→Srinagar (2N)
Kashmir is a beautiful region in northern India, known for its stunning natural landscapes, including the Himalayan mountains, pristine lakes, lush valleys, and vibrant culture.
- Experience Of Shikara ride on Dal Lake , Srinagar
- One photography during Shikara Ride
- Entry Ticket for Shalimar Bagh
- Entry Ticket for Nishant Bagh
- Experience Of Gondola ride (Phase - 1) At Gulmarg
- Enjoy Betab & Aru Valley , Pahalgam
- Private Chauffeur Driven Vehicle
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative or Driver who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir.
Arrive welcome and show you to your houseboat or hotel. After you check-in and freshen up, you can move out to visit your first tourist spot.A walk around the scenic Boulevard Road will be your first sightseeing location. The road gives you a view of Dal Lake. Besides that, the majestic Zabarwan Mountain Ranges will also charm you. After the walk, it’s time to relax and take a 2-hour Shikara ride in Dal Lake. Keep your camera ready to click some heart-warming pictures of the mountains. Also, you will notice a beautiful carpet of lotus flowers all over the lake. These flowers enhance the aura of Dal Lake. End your day by making your way back to your Hotel for overnight stay.
We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvellous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic breads sold by vendors near the road. We switch the the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag.
From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam we check in at the hotel and later do some nature walks to unwind ourselves. overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, you can opt to spend your day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Betab valley & Aru Valley respectively.
Betaab valley is a gorgeous expanse by the Lidder river, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas. Its landscape looks picture-perfect with a carpet of emerald green interrupted by a river flowing through it and the snow-clad mountains in the background. It is covered by a thick forest of deodar and pine trees and is dotted with colourful flowers. The valley also serves as a base camp for trekkers and is a good place to start a further exploration of the mountains. Betaab Valley gained prominence after the Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh starrer film, Betaab, was shot here in 1983. Thus, the valley was named after the hit film. The valley falls on the way to the famed Amarnath temple yatra and is one of the three stunning valleys of Pahalgam
Aru Valley is a famous tourist place in Jammu & Kashmir located in the Anantnag district around 12 kilometers from Pahalgam. Tourists are attracted towards it because of its lush meadows, pristine lakes & mountains, and it also serves as a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake.
Rest of the day will be at leisure for individual activities ( All activities Cost Own ). overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, Drive to srinagar , Arrive Srinagar Today we will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With a backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan mountains, the gardens boast of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later drive for Shankaracharya Temple situated on top of the Shankaracharya Hill in the Zabarwan Range in Srinagar. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is at a height of 1,000 feet above the valley floor and overlooks the city of Srinagar. overnight stay.
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesue market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon.
In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend towards the Mountain range. The 04-05 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the peak. From here you can click lots of photos (Own Cost) of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so and Post this tiring day, head back to your Srinagar hotel and savour delicious dinner and take some rest. hotel / houseboats for our overnight stay.
Note: - If in case heavy snow fall Gulmarg is not operational so will take clients to Yusmarg Day Trip.
Note :- Also note that for local movement guest has to either hire the pony or local vehicle on direct payment basis, the vehicle used in the itinerary only drops the guest in Gulmarg hotel.
After a late morning breakfast, we will drive to the airport for your flight home. On your way to the airport you can make a brief stopover for some last minute shopping in the city center. At the airport the driver will assist you with your luggage screening and drop you at outside the terminal gate.
Special Note: Hotels in any Seasonal hill Station / weekend destination in Srinagar) follow dynamic pricing method – the price may vary from month to month, day to day, depending on the festivals, functions, events, long weekends, occasions and market demand. The above mentioned rates are for your reference – however, the same may change at the time of booking. Request you to re-check the availability and the prevailing rates at the time of actual booking.
- • Assistance on Arrival.
- • Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels
- • Breakfast
- • Experience Of Shikara ride on Dal Lake , Srinagar
- • One photography during Shikara Ride
- • Entry Ticket for Shalimar Bagh
- • Entry Ticket for Nishant Bagh
- • Experience Of Gondola ride (Phase - 1) At Gulmarg (Tickets are subject to availability)
- • Enjoy Betab & Aru Valley , Pahalgam
- • Private Chauffeur Driven Vehicle
- • Travel Insurance (for age below 69yrs)
- • All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle. (Please note that AC will be switched off during hills )
- • All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST @ Current Rate
- • Any Air or Rail fare.
- • Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
- • Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
- • Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
- • Any expenses of personal nature.
- • GST @ Current Rate
Kashmir travel package is a pre-arranged tour package that includes various services such as accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, and sometimes meals. These packages are designed to make it easier for travelers to explore the beautiful region of Kashmir in India.
Popular destinations often included in Kashmir travel packages are Srinagar (the capital city), Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg, and sometimes Leh-Ladakh if it’s an extended tour.
A typical Kashmir travel package may include accommodation in hotels or houseboats, transportation, guided tours to famous attractions, meals (either full board or half board), and sometimes activities like shikara rides on Dal Lake or skiing in Gulmarg.
The best time to visit Kashmir is usually during the spring and summer months (April to September) when the weather is pleasant, and the flowers are in full bloom. Winter (December to February) is also popular for snow activities in Gulmarg, while autumn offers beautiful foliage.
Yes, many travel agencies offer customizable Kashmir travel packages. You can tailor your package to include specific destinations, activities, and accommodations based on your preferences and budget.
The cost of a Kashmir travel package can vary widely depending on the duration of the trip, the type of accommodation, inclusions (meals, activities), and the time of year you visit. On average, a basic package may start at around $500 per person for a 4-5 day trip, but luxury packages can cost considerably more.
While Kashmir is a beautiful destination, it has experienced periods of unrest in the past. It’s essential to stay updated on the current political and security situation before planning your trip. Generally, many tourists visit Kashmir without any issues, but it’s wise to check travel advisories and consult with your travel agent for the latest information.
Yes, there are specific areas in Kashmir, particularly in Ladakh, that require permits for foreign tourists. These permits are usually arranged by your tour operator or can be obtained locally. Make sure to check the permit requirements before your trip.
Depending on the season, pack warm clothing for winters, and lighter clothing for summers. Don’t forget essentials like sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, and any specific gear if you plan to engage in activities like trekking or skiing.