Our representative will receive you on arrival at Srinagar Airport. Transfer and check in to hotel/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.
In morning leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) -60 kms and 2 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. In the evening drive back to Srinagar.Overnight stay at hotel/ deluxe houseboat.
After breakfast, 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. Drive back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at hotel/deluxe houseboat.
In morning drive to the hillside temple of Shankaracharya on top of the mountain. Built in the 11th Century, the Shiva temple is built of rock stone and overlooks the Dal Lake.In afternoon, explore the market at your own leisure and retreat to the warmth of the hotel for a sumptuous dinner.Overnight stay at hotel/ deluxe houseboat.
The tour ends post breakfast with a transfer to the Srinagar airport.
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