Namaste-Welcome to India
On arrival at Srinagar International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to your houseboat at Dal Lake.
Srinagar-is famous for its lakes and the charming houseboats, Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. The lake comprises a series of water bodies, including the Nagin Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake. Kashmiri boats called Shikara, are used to explore the intricate maze of waterways on this lake. In the evening, enjoy a Shikara-ride on Dal Lake. Dinner
The day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Overnight in houseboat.
After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam, also called the Valley of Shepherds. On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
In Pahalgam, admire the beauty of nature as you walk along the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also famous for some trekking routes and is the base camp for the Amarnath Pilgrimage. Dinner
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Pahalgam is a hill station in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Mountain trails run northeast to Amarnath Cave Temple, a Hindu shrine and site of the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage. Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary is home to animals including brown bears and musk deer. Northeast, the Lidder River runs through scenic Betaab Valley. Southeast, Tulian Lake is flanked by mountain peaks and often frozen.
Overnight in Pahalgam.
After breakfast, enjoy the panoramic views of Pahalgam town and Lidder Valley. Start with Aru Valley which is a small village, 15 km upstream the Lidder River, The route is picturesque with ample campsites. This village is the starting point for treks to the Kolahoi glacier. Later, visit Chandanwari, 16 Km which is the starting point of sacred Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge, enroute you can visit Hajan, an idyllic picnic spot and Betaab valley. Dinner.
After breakfast, proceed to Gulmarg - ‘Meadow of Flowers’ situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, with lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Check-in at the hotel upon arrival and enjoy dinner. Dinner.
Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination and a notified area committee in the Baramula district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas.
Overnight in Gulmarg.
After breakfast, enjoy local sightseeing of Gulmarg and Gandola-ride (cable car). Rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Dinner.
After breakfast, drive back to Srinagar. After noon, enjoy visit to Mughal Gardens - Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar (Abode of All). Drive along the Lake side on Boulevard. On your way back, visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted silk carpets and shawls as well as ornaments. Dinner.
Overnight in Srinagar.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 2800/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights.
Destinations: Srinagar Pahalgam and Gulmarg.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Srinagar / Dubai.
2 nights accommodation in Srinagar, Pahalgam & Gulmarg based on double room occupancy.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
Pahalgam-Aru valley, Betab valley & Chandanwari, Gulmarg-Gandola Ride.
Srinagar-Mughal Gardens & enjoy Shikara-ride at Dal Lake.
Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
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