Day 01: Arrive Srinagar
On arrival at Srinagar airport you will be met by our
representative. He will assist and transfer you to the Hotel. In the
afternoon you take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the
floating vegetable gardens. While riding the Shikara’s there are
plenty of opportunities for bird watching with plentiful species
including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe
etc. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Srinagar: Half Day Sightseeing:
Morning sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh
built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and
Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. All
the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the
Zabarwan hills in the background. Afternoon will be at your leisure
for individual activities. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Srinagar – Gulmarg - Srinagar
Morning leave for Gulmarg(Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea
level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours.
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 in Hotel.
Day 04: Srinagar-Pahalgam - Srinagar
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).The
total distance is about 96 kms, will be covered in about 3 hours.
En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins
(1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman),
and enjoy the beautiful countryside.Drive throught the pine forests.
Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony
trails with a magnificent view of the mountains.Drive back to
Srinagar. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 05 : Srinagar – Sonmarg - Srinagar:
Morning leave for Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold). The distance of about 83
kms, will be covered in about 3 hrs. 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 from Sonmarg. Dinner and overnight
Day 06: Srinagar – Katra
After breakfast Drive To Katra upon arrival in Katra you will be
transferred to the hotel. Katra is the starting point for the
Vaishno Devi pilgrimage. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07: Katra – Vaishno Devi Katra
Early in the morning we proceed further to visit the Holy temple of
Vaishno Devi. This temple is situated on the top of the hill. To
visit this temple one has to hire pony or travel by foot. From
Katra the Vaishno Devi pilgrimage is about 12 kms. After visiting
the temple we return back to Katra the same day. Overnight in hotel.
Day 08: Katra – Jammu
After breakfast check-out from hotel and drive to Drive Jammu For