Kashmir is a stunningly beautiful region located in the northernmost part of India. Often referred to as "paradise on earth", it is renowned for its snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, and breathtaking landscapes. A Kashmir tour is an experience like no other, offering visitors a chance to witness the natural beauty of this region up close.
The main city in the region is Srinagar, which is the capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar is a popular starting point for a Kashmir tour, as it offers access to many of the region's most famous attractions. One of the most popular things to do in Srinagar is to take a ride on a shikara, which is a traditional wooden boat that can be found on Dal Lake. Visitors can also explore the Mughal Gardens, which are a series of terraced gardens that were built during the Mughal era.
Beyond Srinagar, there are many other destinations that are worth visiting on a Kashmir tour. These include Gulmarg, which is a famous ski resort that offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in India. There is also Pahalgam, which is a small town located on the banks of the Lidder River, and is known for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere.
In addition to natural attractions, a Kashmir tour also offers a chance to experience the region's rich cultural heritage. The people of Kashmir are known for their warm hospitality and unique traditions, which can be seen in their art, music, and cuisine. Visitors can try local delicacies like rogan josh, gushtaba, and kahwah tea, and can also attend cultural festivals like the Kashmiri New Year and the Tulip Festival.
Overall, a Kashmir tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and adventure. Whether you are a nature lover, an adrenaline junkie, or a culture enthusiast, there is something for everyone on a Kashmir tour.
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.