DAY 01 ARRIVE SRINAGAR
On arrival Srinagar meet for assistance and transfer to Houseboat OR HOTEL.
Afternoon enjoy ride on a Shikara TWO HOURS, – a Kashmiri gondola – to the
watery vegetable markets and see the mountains mirrored in the lakes. You will
get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. In the evening return
to Deluxe Houseboat for overnight.
DAY 02 SRINAGAR / PAHALGAM
After breakfast at Houseboat, depart by surface for Pahalgam, enroute visit
Awantipora temples and Mattan temple. On arrival check-in hotel and afternoon
proceed for horse ride (optional) and enjoy the most beautiful scenic view of
Himalayan Mountains. About 11 km from Pahalgam, the Aru Valley offers an
eclectic view and calm environs to tourists. Next, take a tour of the Betaab
Valley, set amidst pine trees. It has been a favorite shooting location for many
Bollywood directors. Being at a walking distance from Pahalgam, this valley is
the base camp for various adventure activities, such as mountaineering. Later,
trek to Chandanwari, which is the starting point for the Shri Amarnath Yatra; it is
approximately 16 km from Pahalgam. Being almost on the edge of the tree line,
you will see trees giving way to alpine grasslands here. Take a pony ride to one
of the many beautiful spots around Pahalgam. Return to the Hotel by the evening
for overnight stay. (IN PAHALGAM, Pony Rides and Jeeps to be hired for
Chandanwari or Aru Valley, have to be paid directly. overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 PAHALGAM -SRINAGAR
After breakfast dive to Srinagar (2-3 hours) and directly proceed for tour of world
famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and
Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love), Shankarachariya Shiv Temple. Overnight at hotel
DAY 04 SRINAGAR / GULMARG / SRINAGAR
After breakfast at Houseboat, depart by surface for Gulmarg. Gulmarg – one of
the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. It is also popular for its golf
course during summer season, take Gondola chair car (pay directly ticket
charges) and as a ski resort during the winter season. In the late afternoon
return back to Srinagar, time for shopping.
DAY 05 SRINAGAR DEPARTUR
After breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi.