The capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is one of the most beautiful cities in India, with a rich history that goes back a long way. Three lakes grace the city, including the Dal lake, where the world-famous houseboats are a more exotic option than hotels for most visitors, and all four seasons like spring, summer, autumn, and winter are visible in Srinagar. It is the base for any Kashmir holiday in the valley, an inspiring location for a conference, and a movie-makers dream locale.
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destination Covered : Srinagar - Sonmarg - Gulmarg - Srinagar
DAY 01 : SRINAGAR
Morning arrive Srinagar, meeting upon arrival and transferred with assistance to deluxe houseboat. Free to relax to enjoy the scenic view of mountain ranges around Dal - Lake. Dinner and overnight in a deluxe houseboat.
DAY 02 : SRINAGAR - LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (27 KMS)
A morning boat ride by (shikhara) to explore the dal - lake, waterways, backwaters, canals, floating garden, vegetable gardens, water Lillies, lotus flowers, easily accessible mobile vendors, Floating, handicrafts centers, and inherited lifestyle of people living inside the Lake since decades. Return to deluxe houseboat.
Afternoon visit to famous Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi (Royal Spring), Nishat (Garden of Pleasure), and Shalimar ( Abode of Love) that Mughal laid Out in the 16th-century. These fall along the bank of Dal Lake in the heart of Srinagar City and Shankaracharya temple located on a hillock, thus providing a panoramic view of the entire city, along with famous Dal Lake and River Jhelum en route visiting handloom centers famous for the production of Pashmina/Shahtoosh shawls and world over reckoned Carpets. Evening return to deluxe houseboat. Overnight at houseboat.
DAY 03 : SRINAGAR - SONAMARG - SRINAGAR(174 KMS)
After breakfast full day excursion (with pack lunch) to Sonamarg “The Meadow of Gold”87 km. From Srinagar in the northeast of Srinagar at an altitude of 3000 mt above sea level. The place offers incredible scenic beauty (while driving to Sonamarg) dense pine forests, Gigantic mountains. The place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers, rock climbing besides an important halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh), and provides an ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountains, lakes, glaciers, and Shri Amarnath Ji holy cave. Evening return to deluxe houseboat.
DAY 04 : SRINAGAR - GULMARG - SRINAGAR (112 KMS)
After breakfast, full-day excursion (with pack lunch) to Gulmarg ” The Meadow of Gold at a distance of 87 km. from Srinagar in the northeast of Srinagar at an altitude of 3000 mt above sea level. The place offers incredible scenic beauty while driving to Sonamarg dense pine forests, Gigantic mountains. A Place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers, rock climbing beside halt on the way to Kargil (Ladakh). It provides an ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountains, lakes, glaciers, and Shri Amarnath Ji holy cave. Evening return to deluxe houseboat.
DAY 05 : SRINAGAR DEPATURE
After breakfast, a tour of Srinagar city (old/New city) and proceed to Srinagar airport to board the scheduled flight for onward destination.