In The Lap Of Nature Duration: 9 Nights/10Days
Price : Rs. 37000 /2 persons
Day 01 : Arrival - Srinagar
Arrive Srinagar, meeting upon arrival with assistance to Dlx. Houseboat/hotel. Free to relax to enjoy the scenic views of mountain ranges around Dal-lake. In the evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and witness the marvel of the nature that is beyond visual and verbal descriptions. The Sun-set view from the Shikara will engulf your heart and leave your spell bound. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.Dinner & overnight stay in Dlx. Houseboat/hotel.
Day 02 : Srinagar - Sonamarg- Sonamarg (80 kms / approx. 1.33 hour drive)
Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonmarg. The fast flowing Sindh river makes it popular for trout and mahseer fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). Return to the Houseboat in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable Overnight stay in Dlx. Houseboat.
Day 03 : Srinagar- Mansbal - Srinagar (30 kms / approx. 1½ hour drive)
After breakfast proceed to Manasbal Located at a distance of just around 30 kms away from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the Manasbal Lake is considered to be a “gem” among all the lakes of Jammu and Kashmir. Known as the deepest lake of Kashmir as well as the lake which offers the most secured ice formation amongst the lakes of Kashmir during the summer months. In the evening return to Srinagar for a comfortable overnight stay in Economy hotel.
Day 04 : Srinagar - Verinag - Srinagar (80 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)
After breakfast proceed to Verinag. The Verinag Spring, named after Nila Nag, the son of the famous Hindu sage Kashyap Rishi. The spring, which was originally shaped in a circular form was given a change of shape during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1620, when he gave orders to renovate the spring in the Mughal traditional shape of an octagon. Today, picturesque in its settings and surrounded by tall Pine trees, the Verinag Spring is characterized by waters which are calm and sparklingly clear. Besides a glimpse of the Verinag Spring, a tour to Verinag is made even more special by the sight of several varieties of colourful flowers, gently swaying to the rhythm of the cool, mountain air. In the evening back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at Economy Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 05 : Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (50 kms / approx. 1.33 hour drive)
Early morning proceed to Gulmarg driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the meadow of flowers is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden meadow offering a spectacular view of towering snow-capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees. Stroll leisurely or take pony rides (by your own payment) across the green meadow to one of the world's highest Golf Course. A must is a fun-filled ride in the newly introduced Gondola lift (by your own payment). Return to Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Economy Hotel.
Day 06 :Srinagar - Yusmarg - Srinagar (50 kms / approx. 2 hour drive)
After breakfast, Drive to Yousmarg. Yousmarg is approximately 50 km from the Srinagar and lies in the Badgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. The two-hour drive to the place is an enjoyment in itself. Grassy pastures stretching to acres of land, the dense forests full of pine trees, with the backdrop of splendid snow-capped mountains leave you almost speechless. Within commutable distance from Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, Yousmarg is the perfect place to go for a picnic. Specially, for the lovers of long walks in picturesque locales, Yousmarg is the place to be. In evening back to Srinagar. Stay overnight in Economy hotel.
Day 07 : Srinagar - Pahalgam (102 kms / approx. 3½ hour drive)
Checkout from hotel & then early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Overnight stay at Economy Hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 08 : Pahalgam
Full Day Excursion at Pahalgam. Pahalgam is very popular for trekking, pony trekking, fishing, camping and nature walks. So take pleasure in the tour and treasure remarkable and lovable memories to relish in forever. After noon we check out from hotel, and drive back to Srinagar. In Srinagar We check in at hotel and rest of the day is for your leisure.
Day 09 : Pahalgam - Srinagar (102 kms / approx. 3½ hour drive)
Today after having breakfast we drive to visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar which are Nishat Bagh (the garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (abode of love). These gardens are situated on the banks of Dal lake. Nishat Bagh is the larger of the two gardens and has an impressive plantation of Chinar trees on its highest terrace. Both the gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces. Night stay at Economy Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 10 : Departure
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar Airport to board your flight with memorable experiences of Holidays.
Note: if the Above itinerary program doesn,t suit you .You wish to modify the above itinerary, then please let us know We will be happy to create tailor made itinerary for you. For your Kind information the price depends to the size of group.
Accommodation on twin share basis in the above mentioned hotels or similar hotels.
Daily Breakfast included.
Transfers/sightseeing by 01 non air â€“ conditioned Toyota Quails or similar as per the itinerary.
Shikara ride during the stay in Dal Lake in Srinagar.
Meeting and assistance on arrival by the company representative.
Driver`s expenses, parking charges, toll taxes.
All applicable taxes.
Important Tour Notes
Kashmir Trips Terms and conditions apply.
Do carry comfortable walking shoes and light woolen clothes.
All passengers have to report 02 Hours prior to the departure due to the security checking at the airport.
All sightseeing is subject to weather conditions, political conditions in the destination.
It is mandatory to carry a valid photo identity card (Passport / Driving License / Voter ID card).
The vehicle is for point to point travel and not at disposal basis. Ã¼ In Gulmarg, Sonamarg & Pahalgam the vehicle will be stopped at a predestinated parking place by the local taxi / pony union. From the parking area guests will have to walk or take ponies on direct payment
Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, room heater charges, alcoholic ,and non-alcoholic, beverages, mineral water, room service,tea,coffee etc.
Any train fare/air fare unless specified.
Garden entrance fees, permits camera fees, guide charges.
Any rides, boating charges, gondola ride, additional sightseeing tours other than those mentioned in the inclusions/itinerary.
Any hike in fuel, tax structure (Luxury tax, transport tax or service tax) any other expenses/service not mentioned in the inclusions.
Tips & any other expenses not mentioned in Tour Itinerary.
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