Day 1: Srinagar
In the morning arrive at Srinagar airport or railway station. Srinagar has been described by some
visitors as the Venice of the East. A unique charm of Srinagar is its 1300 or more houseboats, the
floating little hotels on the edge of the Dal Lake. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative
and transferred to the house boat.
Rest of the day free for leisure to explore the beautiful surroundings in Srinagar.
Day 2: Srinagar
Today you will start your sightseeing in Srinagar. Today you will visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar.
In the Mughal gardens first of all you will view the Chashma Shahi. Chashma Shahi means the Royal Spring and is
dedicated to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. After visiting the Chashma Shahi you will visit the Nishat and
Shalimar Mughal Gardens. In the evening you will visit the Shankaracharya Temple. This temple is located on
a sharp hill, 1,000 feet high and houses a small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. From the top of the hills,
you would be able to have a panoramic view of
the Kashmir Valley. After visiting the temple you will drive back to the house boat.
Day 3: Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar (about 194 km)
In the morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam. Pahalgam is located about 97 km from Srinagar.
On the way you will pass through pine forest and also visit the saffron fields. In Pahalgam you can
have a 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. After visiting Pahalgam drive back to Srinagar.
Day 4: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar (about 170 km)
In the morning you will drive to Sonamarg. Sonamarg is situated on the Srinagar-Leh Highway,
about 85 km from Srinagar. Sonamarg, a small but uniquely beautiful hill resort, is located on the
Ladakh road. Sonamarg means the golden meadow. It derives its name from the golden colour of its massed
spring flowers. The main attraction in Sonamarg are the Bisansar Lake and Krishnasar Lake.
These two beautiful lakes adds to the beauty of Sonamarg. The Krishnasar Lake is famous for the Trout fishing.
After visiting these two beautiful lakes in Sonamarg drive back to Srinagar.
Day 5: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (about 120 km)
Today in the morning you will drive to Gulmarg. The route from Srinagar to Gulmarg is fascinating.
In Gulmarg you would be able to find European surroundings and 18-hole Golf Course. After having lunch
in Gulmarg you will have a walk along the circular path. While walking you only have to look down to have
a complete view of the valley and Srinagar. You can also have a fine view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain
which is over 26000 feet and dominates the entire region. Rest of the day at leisure in Gulmarg
to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. In the evening drive back to Srinagar.
Day 6: Srinagar
Transfer to airport or railway station for the onwards journey.