Kashmir, fondly referred to as the ‘Heaven on Earth’, is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in India. The mighty Himalayas, high-altitude lakes, pleasant climate, lush well-maintained gardens, floral meadows and a pleasant climate allure tourists from worldwide both in summers and winters in crazy numbers. Pick Kashmir-e-Kashmir, a well-planned itinerary to experience the best of sights and sounds of Kashmir. During this short itinerary of 4 nights and 5 days, explore the popular tourist destination of Kashmir like Srinagar, Pahalgam and Gulmarg while enjoying the pleasant weather and the enchanting scenery.
- Visit to Mughal Gardens of Srinagar
- Take Shikara Ride on Dal Lake
- Cable car ride in Gulmarg
- Visit the beautiful Betaab Valley in Pahalgam
Arrive in Srinagar – On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum river. Visit the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Later drive for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. Overnight stay at hotel / houseboat.
Srinagar to Gulmarg (56 kilometers / 2-3 hrs drive) – After breakfast in the morning, proceed towards Gulmarg. Enroute you get to see the beautiful Tangmarg town and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. Arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later, begin a short tour, boarding the Gondola cable car system (the 08 minutes ropeway). Descend back to Gulmarg after an hour and later indulge in some horse-riding. Overnight stay at Gulmarg.
Gulmarg to Pahalgam (152 kilometers / 4-5 hrs drive) – After breakfast, we drive to Pahalgam via Pampore, Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the breadbasket of Kashmir. We switch from the national highway 1A 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, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.
Pahalgam city tour and drive to Srinagar (97 kilometers / 3-4 hrs drive) – In Pahalgam, visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows.(at your own cost). After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day, we will drive back to Srinagar and transfer to the hotel/ houseboat for an overnight stay.
Departure transfers to Airport – After breakfast, we will assist you with transfers to airport. On your way, you can make a brief stopover for shopping at the city center. Tour ends with memories of Triplogic Holidays.