Day 01 : Arrive Srinagar
Meet upon arrival and transfer to Deluxe Houseboats. Late
afternoon Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and
Vegetable gardens etc. Also witness walnut woodcarving and
papier machie making demonstration. Overnight in Deluxe
Day 02 : Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh
(Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of
Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built
by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens
are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan
Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to
the said gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively.
Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. Overnight in Deluxe
Day 3 : Srinagar - Sonamarg
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Sonmarg(85kms/3hrs
Sonamarg is primarily famous for its natural beauty, alpine
flowers, sycamore silver birch and pine trees, Overnight
stay in Paradise Camping Resorts.
Day 04 : Sonamarg - Srinagar
Full Day Sonamarg Sightseeing and Lake Show, and Fishing and
Evening Back to Srinagar and Overnight stay in Hotel /
Day 05 : Srinagar - Gulmarg-Srinagar
Full day trip Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above
sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2
hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and
highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also
have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view
enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can
also have a short trek upto Khilangmarg, which can be
covered in about 3 hrs. Also enjoy sledge riding on snow.
Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available. Lunch will
be carried from Houseboat. Overnight stay in Deluxe
Day 06 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds). The
distance of about 96 kms will be covered in about 3 hrs.
Enroute visiting Saffron fields, Awantipura ruins (1100
years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman),
see the beautiful countryside on the way and lot of rice
fields. Drive through the pine forest. Arrive Pahalgam
transfer to Hotel. After lunch have bridle walks and feed
your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of
mountains. Overnight in hotel at Pahalgam.
Day 07 : Pahalgam - Srinagar
After breakfast back to Srinagar . Check in Houseboat /
Hotel, and Sikara ride in Nagin Lake, or Dal Lake, Overnight
stay in Hotel.
Day 08 : Pahalgam - Srinagar
Srinagar airport for return\onward journey