Tour overview

Day 01: Arrival Srinagar

In the morning or afternoon (as per your respective flight timings arrival) board your flight to Srinagar. On arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative (outside the airport) who will transfer you to Jetty at Dal lake. Upon arrival at the Jetty, transfer to your houseboat and check in. Enjoy 1 hour shikara ride in the evening .Dinner and overnight at the houseboat

Day 02: Srinagar-Pahalgam

After breakfast, check out from the hotel at Srinagar and proceed to Pahalgam and en-route visit Awantipura Ruins. It is recommended to leave from Srinagar at around 8 AM to avoid traffic and reach Pahalgam.Check in at the hotel. Embark on an excursion to Chandanwadi (3288 meters), Betaab Valley and Aru Valley(on own cost) Surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and dense pine and deodar forests, this valley is the mouth of River Sheshnag. After your tour enjoy the evening at leisure. Have dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 03: Pahalgam-Gulmarg

After early breakfast proceed to Gulmarg..Because you are staying in Gulmarg hence it is recommended to leave early around 8 AM from Srinagar to avoid traffic and enjoy Gondola ride on time. (Gondola ride up to Khilanmarg is not included in the package but the same can be purchased online and Gondola ride strongly depends on weather conditions) overnight stay in Gulmarg

Day 04: Gulmarg-Srinagar Local Sightseeing

After breakfast,check out from Gulmarg and proceed to Srinagar check inn hotel after relax start for an excursion to Shankaracharya Hill Temple, Grand Mughal Gardens (Chashme Shahi, Nishat Bagh & Shalimar Bagh) and Pari Mahal.After the visit return to the hotel Dinner & overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 : Srinagar-Sonamarg-Srinagar

After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Sonamarg Surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and dense pine and deodar forests, 87kms from Srinagar, 3 hours journey, 2800mts above sea level. It is called: Golden meadow “At the head of the river Sind with beautiful mountains and glaciers .After your tour enjoy the evening return back to Srinagar. Have dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 06 : Srinagar-Yusmarg-Srinagar

After Breakfast, proceed for an excursion tour to Yusmarg. Yusmarg is a small meadow set in the heart of mountains to the south-west of Srinagar. It is an ideal picnic spot and the Nilnag Lake can be visited from here. A two hour drive from Srinagar (47 kms ) will take you to acres upon acres of grassy meadow ringed by forests of pine, and towering beyond them, awesome and majestic snow clad mountains. Later return to Srinagar.Dinner and overnight stay in Srinagar Hotel.

Day 07 : Srinagar-Manasbal Lake-Srinagar

Manasbal Lake is located about 30 km north of Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir State. It has predominantly rural surroundings with three villages, Kondabal, Jarokbal and Gratbal overlooking the lake. Manasbal is considered as the ‘supreme gem of allKashmir lakes’ with lotus (Nelumbonucifera) nowhere more abundant or beautiful than on the margins of this lake during July and August. It is the deepest lake of Kashmir valley and perhaps the only one that develops stable summer stratification. Manasbal is classified as warm monomictic lake and circulates once in a year for a short time. The other lakes in the region either have weak stratification or are polymictic. Close to the northern shore are the ruins of a fort which was built in 17th century bya Moghul king to cater the needs of caravans that used to travel from Punjab to Srinagar. On the south, overlooking the lake is a hillock-Ahtung which is used for limestone extraction. The eastern part is mainly mountainous and towards the north is an elevated plateau known as ‘Karewa’ consisting of lacustrine, fluviatile and loessic deposits. Dinner and Overnight stay in Srinagar Hotel.

Day 08 : Departure Srinagar

After buffet breakfast you will be transferred to Srinagar for respective hubs.