Our representative will receive you on arrival at Srinagar Airport. Transfer and check in to deluxe houseboat.In the afternoon,there will be a shikara ride on Dal Lake.While riding the Shikara there are plenty of opportunities for bird watching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc.Dinner and Overnight stay at deluxe houseboat.
In morning, sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background.Rest of the afternoon is free for the leisure activities and overnight stay at deluxe houseboat.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds) -96 kms and 3 Hrs drive.En-route, visiting the saffron fields of Pampore, Pine forests, Awantipura Ruins and enjoy the beautiful countryside.Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains.Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
In morning leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) -140 kms and 5 Hrs drive.Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, also enjoy Cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride upto khilangmarg.Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Yusmarg -47 kms and 2 Hrs drive.The drive to yusmarg is an enjoyment in itself. Grassy pastures stretching to acres of land, the dense forests full of pine trees, with the backdrop of splendid snow capped mountains leaves almost speechless.Drive back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at deluxe houseboat.
In morning leave for Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) -83 kms and 3 Hrs drive.Sonmarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonmarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude Himalayan Lakes. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Srinagar. You may want to walk down to the local bazaar to buy souvenirs that will remind you of your small but enthralling rendezvous with Srinagar.Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
In the morning, drive to Manasbal Lake. One of the most important tourist attractions in Srinagar and is also known as the bird watcher’s paradise. Located about 30 kilometres to the north of Srinagar.It is surrounded by three villages Jarokbal, Kondabal and Gratbal overlooking this beautiful lake. It is the deepest lake of Kashmir valley and its beauty is further boosted by the presence of the beautiful lotuses which adorn this lake. The origin of this ancient lake is still a mystery but legendarily it is believed to be a bottomless lake. After enjoying the lake, drive back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at hotel.
At 6 AM, transfer to Airport in time to board your scheduled flight back to Delhi.
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