Day 1: ARRIVE SRINAGAR
Arrive by flight to Srinagar & transfer to houseboat. Take a Shikara ride for 1 hour (gondola boat), ride across the pristine Dal Lake and enjoy the water-life of Srinagar. Visit the local crafts market and shop for unique Papier-mâché and Walnut Wood items. Stay overnight at deluxe Houseboat.
Day 2: SRINAGAR – SONAMARG – SRINAGAR
After breakfast proceed for full day excursion for Sonamarg – situated at an altitude of 9000 Ft. Sonamarg – 84 Kms is also called as “The meadow of gold” has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh River that meanders through the valley abounds with trout and mahaseer. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is a major local attraction during the summer. Return for Dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day 3: SRINAGAR – PAHALGAM
Transfers from Srinagar to Pahalgam – “Valley of Shepherds. On arrival check in at Hotel. In Pahalgam, Enjoy the nature & walk around the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 4: PAHALGAM
After breakfast day free at leisure to explore on your own. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5: PAHALGAM – GULMARG
After breakfast, transfer towards Gulmarg – “Meadow of Flowers” Gulmarg is 150 Kms from Pahalgam at an altitude of 8700-ft and is famous Ski Resort & the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. Enjoy the scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Ride – OPTIONAL (Gondola) Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6: GULMARG – SRINAGAR
Transfers from Gulmarg to Srinagar. On arrival visit Mogul Gardens “Nishat” (The Garden of Pleasure) and “Shalimar” (Abode of All). Drive along the Lake side on Boulevard & on return visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewellery ornaments. Later visit Shankaracharya Temple. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 7: DEPARTURE
After breakfast check out and transfer for your onward journey.