Glorious Jammu & Kashmir
Duration : 11 days / 10 nights
Destinations Covered: Jammu > katra > Srinagar > sonmarg > Srinagar – local sight seeing > gulmarg > pahalgam > jammu
Day 1: Arrive Jammu – Katra
Arrive jammu airport / railway station and transfer to katra. On arrival in katra check-in hotel
Day 2: Katra
Full day free for darshan. Breakfast , dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Katra – Srinagar
After breakfast , check-out hotel and proceed to Srinagar. On arrival In Srinagar check-in hotel / house boat. Sringar is also known as “paradise on earth” and the “Venice of asia”. Dinner and overnight at hotel / houseboat .
Day 4 : Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast leave for full day excursion tour of Srinagar. “The golden meadow” sonmarg is the beginning of the enchanted journey into a natural wonderland. Surrounded by mountains upto 5300 meters high the valley is divided by a “spur” of the “Thajwas range” . baltal (the basecamp for amaranth pilgrimage ) 15 kilometers north of sonmarg. This little valley lies at the fool hill of zogila. return back to Srinagar for dinner and overnight in hotel / houseboat.
Day 5 : Srinagar local sight seeing
After breakfast , leave for sight seeing tour of mughal gardens, visiting cheshmashahi ( the royal spring ) , nishat ( the garden of pleasue) , Shalimar (the abode of love ) and famous shankracharya temple. Afternoon free shikara ride on the lake. Dinner and overnight at hotel / house boat
Day 6: Srinagar – Gulmarg
After breakfast , check-out from house boat / hotel and proceed to gulmarg (8700 fts a.s.l ). On arrival in gulmarg check-in hotel. Gulmarg is also known as “Meadow of flowers” and is a famous golf course in summer during summer ( which is one of the highest eighteen – hole golf course in the world) and ski resort during winter. Afternoon free. Dinner at overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Gulmarg
After breakfast , full day free to enjoy and explore the beauty of gulmarg. One can go for gondola ride ( cable car ) , khilanmarg , kongdori , alpather lake,seven springs and apharwat (on self expences). Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Gulmarg – Pahalgam
After breakfast , check-out from hotel and proceed to pahalgam (7200 fts a.s.l ) “Village of shepherds” enroute visiting the words famous saffron growing fields , awantipora ruins ( 9th century ) and martend temple ( sun temple ). Phalgam is also mafous for Indian film industry ( bollywood ). On arrival in pahalgam check-in hotel. Pahalgam is also famous for some trekking routes and also basecamp for amaranth pilgrimage. Enjoy the natural beauty and river lidder. Dinner and over night at hotel.
Day 9 : Pahalgam
After breakfast, full day free to enjoy and explore the beauty of pahalgam. One can go to chandanwari (16 kms ) , starting point of amaranth pilgrimage “ the abode of shiva “ , aru ( 10 km from pahalgam ) has a fine meadows of picturesque scenery and srating point of trekking of (Liddarwat, kolahoi glacier, tarsar lake ). Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Pahalgam – Jammu
After breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed to jammu. On arrival in jammu check in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Departure Jammu
After Breakfast , check – out from hotel and proceed to jammu airport / railway station to board the flight / train for on word destination…..