Ultimate Kashmir Adventure 9D|8N
- To and Fro economy class air ticket (Ex-Mumbai) with current airport taxes
- Baggage Allowance as per the airline policy
- Travel by comfortable A/C or non A/C small cars or Tempo Travellers or Mini Buses or big buses depending on the respective tour group size
- Accommodation in comfortable hotels on twin/triple/Single sharing basis
- All Meals – Morning tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch, evening tea/coffee with cookies/snacks, dinner and Water Bottle (1 Litre) per person per day
- Guide & driver tips, hotel & restaurants tips
- Permits/ entrance fees of all sightseeing places which is to be visited from inside
- Accompanied local guide/s services wherever require
- Gulmarg Downhill Ski Manager Services from Day 01 Meeting point till the dropping point on last day
- Government of India Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 5%
- Any increase in airfare, airport tax, fuel surcharge etc.
- Any new tax/es levied by the central or state government
- Cost of Insurance
- Any upgradation in airline class, vehicle, hotel or hotel room category
- Cost of Pre/Post tour hotel accommodation
- Any extra expense incurred due to any forced majeure situation before the tour departure or during the tour, such as change in airline schedule, route or operation, changing the tour date, change in hotel etc.
- Personal expense like porterage, laundry, telephone, shopping, alcoholic beverages, extra mineral water or food which is not a part of group’s set meal menu
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You will arrive in Jammu and then take a road trip to Srinagar. Upon your arrival in the summer capital of Kashmir, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives. They will escort you to your beautiful houseboat or hotel. Once you finish your check-in process at the hotel and are well-rested you can leave for some sightseeing. You must begin with a 2-hour Shikara ride in Dal Lake. This ride will rejuvenate you and you will be able to enjoy the majestic views of the mountains around you from the Shikara too. Also, do not forget to notice the beautiful carpet of lotus flowers all over Dal Lake. After the ride, you can go shopping at the bazaar or take a nice peaceful walk around the scenic Boulevard Road. This road gives you a view of Dal Lake with the majestic Zabarwan Mountain Ranges as its backdrop. Post this tiring day, you will be taken back to your houseboat or hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
You will start your day with a healthy breakfast at the hotel or houseboat. Later, you will leave for a day tour at Sonamarg. At Sonamarg you will first visit the Thajiwas Glacier. The highlight of this glacier is that it is a snow-covered glacier. It is said to be the most picturesque tourist destination of Kashmir. The glacier is located at an altitude of 9,186 feet. Hence, all you can see around you will be snow. The next sightseeing destination is Vishansar Lake. A fun fact about the lake is that it is completely frozen during the winters. And as summer steps in, there is lush greenery all around it. You can enjoy trekking at this lake if you are an adventure enthusiast. If not, sit, relax and be bewildered by the view. You will surely be mesmerized. The last stop for the day will be at Baltal Valley. This valley is known for its scenic beauty. Owing to that, many films have been shot at this location. Here you can spend time with your family and be charmed by the view of the mountains around you. Well, you can also have fun with some horse-riding activities at the valley. This brings you to the end of your day. It is time you head back to the hotel for a good night’s sleep and a delicious dinner.
You will begin your day with a healthy breakfast at your hotel or houseboat. Post breakfast, leave for your sightseeing tour of Srinagar. Your first destination will be at Shalimar Bagh. The Baugh was built in 1619, for Noor Jahan by Emperor Jahangir. The garden overlooks the shining waters of Dal Lake. It is now a public garden but, in those times, it was restricted for the king and queen to spend quality time. It is said to be the “Crown of Srinagar”. Next up for the day will be Chashme Shahi. Yet another garden that cannot be missed out on. This is also a very renowned garden built by the Mughals. You must visit it for its terrace garden. It consists of walkways, colourful plants and pools of water. Your last sightseeing location for the day will be Hazratbal Shrine. The shrine houses a relic known as Moi-e-Muqqadas. It is believed to be the sacred hair of Prophet Muhammad’s beard. Post this tiring day, head back to your hotel or houseboat for dinner and a night stay.
On day 4, keep your luggage ready and be ready to leave for Gulmarg, after a healthy breakfast. You will take a road trip to the valley of Gulmarg. Once you have arrived at your hotel and are well-rested, you can leave to explore the beauty of the valley. Kickstart your sightseeing tour with a Gondola ride. This ride will take you closer to the snow-capped mountains you see around you. The ride is the second-longest and second-highest cable car ride in the world. It begins at Gulmarg Resort and takes you to Kongdoori Station. Be ready for your next activity, skiing. The terrain of Gulmarg is suitable for both amateur and professional skiers. This is the reason skiing is very famous amongst tourists and locals. You must try your hand at it. After this fun-filled day, you will be escorted back to your hotel for a hot dinner meal and some rest.
After your breakfast at the hotel, you can continue with your sightseeing tour of Gulmarg. Your first destination for the day will be Alpather Lake. This lake is a high-altitude lake. It is set between the Apharwat Peak. Also, a highlight of the lake is that it freezes up during the winter season. It is a popular spot for trekking activities. The next checkpoint is at the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve. The reserve is a protected area that houses many exotic and rare species. This includes the musk deer and snow leopard. Your last sightseeing location for the day is a hidden attraction. It is the Strawberry Valley. Not many tourists come to this valley. Hence it still holds its natural beauty and its charisma is intact. This place looks like a picture just out from the Garden of Eden. After an exciting day, you will be heading back to your hotel for a night stay and dinner.
On Day 6, make sure your luggage is all packed and you have an early breakfast. It is time for yet another road trip, this time to Pahalgam. Upon your arrival in Pahalgam, you will be taken to your hotel where you can first complete your check-in process and then head out to take the tour of the town. The first destination on your itinerary of Pahalgam is Betaab Valley. A must-visit place, this valley has been made popular by Bollywood. This is because many films have been shot in this valley and in reality, this valley is all about its scenic beauty. Don’t forget to take some beautiful pictures of this valley. Next up on your list is Sheshnag Lake. You can just sit here and soothe yourself with the sound of silence. Yes, maybe also dip your feet in the freezing cold water, click some memorable pictures and spend quality time with your loved ones. This brings you to the end of your day, you will then head back to your hotel. A delicious dinner meal and some good night’s sleep will be waiting for you.
Just like every day, begin your day with a healthy breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, you can continue your Pahalgam sightseeing tour. You must get ready for an adventurous drive to the rocky valley of Chandanwari. There are multiple things that will fascinate you at Chandanwari. You can have fun with a pony ride at its snow point, spend a memorable time with your family and friends, sit and rejuvenate yourself with the beauty around you, etc. The next checkpoint will be at the Golf Course of Pahalgam. The golf course of Pahalgam is a huge place. Here you can take a quiet walk and appreciate its beauty. More so, just try playing some golf yourself. Just before the evening sets in, you will make your way to Tulian Lake. The sunset here is to die for. You should definitely not miss it if you are in Kashmir. Later, return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner and overnight stay.
Today you will be taking yet another road trip. So, keep your luggage ready and after your breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Patnitop. Upon your arrival in Patnitop, you will be taken to your hotel where you can complete the check-in process and then leave for your sightseeing tour. The first destination you will visit is Nathatop. This is a very renowned tourist attraction. You can also enjoy paragliding here. From this point, you will get a scenic view of the magnetic Himalayan Mountain Ranges. You can then spend some at the Patnitop bazaar. You must buy the famous ‘patisa’ and dry fruits at Patnitop. Even the Pashmina Shawls here are very talked-about. Later, head back to your hotel for a night stay and dinner.
This brings you to the end of your tour. After a healthy breakfast at the hotel, you will take a road trip to Jammu. Upon your arrival in Jammu, our representative will drop you at the Jammu railway station or airport. You will then make your journey back home.