Upon your arrival, you will meet our representative who will escort you to the beautiful city and further drive to the secluded mountain resort 87 km north of the valley. Driving through stony river beds and mud villages with a mesmerizing backdrop of the Himalayan range, the route takes us to the green valley of Sonamarg literally known as the golden meadow. Arrival at Sonamarg will be in the afternoon followed by transfer to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel/Camps.
After an early breakfast, a short drive of 22 Kms will take us to Baltal (Helipad) where we will board the Helicopter to Amarnath Ji. After performing the religious ceremonies, we will board our flight back to Baltal & retrace the route to Srinagar. Upon reaching Srinagar transfer to the Hotel for Dinner and Overnight stay.
After Breakfast, we will drive in the car to visit the famous Mughal Gardens of Kashmir. The day sightseeing includes a visit to Nishat Garden, known for its well-laid flower gardens, fountains, water channels and huge Chinar trees. Built in the 16th century, the garden overlooks the Dal Lake and has a dramatic backdrop of the mountain ranges behind it. We will later in the day drive to visit yet another garden known as Shalimar. The garden is smaller then Nishat, but nonetheless is very beautiful with huge stone pavilions set amidst water pools and lush green trees swaying to and fro in the light breeze. After spending the afternoon here, we will drive back to the magnificent temple of Shankaracharya. The sacred temple of Shankaracharya occupies the top of the hills known as Takht-I-Sulaiman in the Southeast of Srinagar. The site dates back to 250BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this place when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive Sanatan Dharma. Built on a high octagonal plinth and approached by a flight of steps with side walls that once bore inscriptions, the main surviving shrine consists of a circular cell. A modern ceiling covers the inner sanctum and an inscription in Persian, traces its origin to the reign of Emperor Shah Jehan. We will later drive back to the houseboat. Rest of the evening will be for leisure activities. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, departure and transfer to Srinagar Airport in time for your flight to any onward destination.