Rightly called the paradise on earth, Kashmir is massively popular among travellers as Jammu and Kashmir enthrals all kinds of travellers. Nature lovers, mountain climbers, trekking professionals, pilgrimage seekers, bird and flower lovers, adventure tourists; all of them can have a great time in this place. So Kashmir tour packages are a favourite among families and tourist groups.
This is a short trip and covers Srinagar and Gulmarg. You can extend your tour with other Kashmir tour packages from Memorable India. Visit Hazratbal and Shankarachaya, two of the most revered religious places in this state. Dal lake is probably the most popular destination in Kashmir valley. Enjoy a Shikara ride and explore the floating vegetable market. It's a flower and bird lover's paradise too.
This tour offers a stay in Kashmir's world famous house boats and a taste of Kashmiri hospitality. One can visit Mughal Gardens starting our visit to Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) & Cheshmashahi (The Royal Spring).
A short trip to Gulmarg will open you up to more lofty snow peaks and adventure lovers can enjoy skiing (seasonal), gondola rides, golfing and cable car ride. Remember that you need to book in advance as occupancy hits maximum in summer.
Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destination Covered: Srinagar - Gulmarg
Day 01: Arrival at Srinagar
Upon Arrival at Srinagar Sheikh UlAlam Int'l Airport you will be met by our representative and transfer to Hotel or Houseboat for Check in. In the afternoon you take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens & Open Dal Lake. 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 stay in Hotel or Houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar - Local Sightseeing
After an early breakfast we take a morning tour of Shankaracharya Temple, It is believed that it was the place where the great philosopher and saint Shankaracharya stayed when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive Sanatan Dharma. The original ceiling was dome- shaped and the brick roof is not more than a century old. And later proceed further to HazratbalMosque; Situated in a village on the western shores of the Dal Lake opposite NishatBagh, it is a pristine white marble edifice casting its reflection in the waters of the lake. Unlike the other mosques in Srinagar, which have a pagoda like roof, Hazratbal is the only mosque to have a domed roof mosque in Srinagar; the others having distinct pagoda like roofs Gardens & Jamia Masjid, Situated in the heart of the old city of Srinagar, this huge mosque is visited by thousands of people who congregate here for the Friday prayers. After visiting above places we drive back to hotel or houseboat.
Later in the afternoon we take a sightseeing tour of Mughal Gardens starting our visit to Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) & Cheshmashahi (The Royal Spring). After visiting above gardens we drive back to Hotel or Houseboat. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel or Houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar (Excursion to Gulmarg) - 54 Kms / 1½ Hr One Way
After Breakfast Leave House Boat / Hotel and proceed for full day excursion trip to Gulmarg (8,825 Ft.) "Meadow of Flowers".Gulmarg has a Very famous Golf Course during Summer (Which is one of the highest 18- hole Golf Course in the World) And Ski resort during Winter .One can have Gondola Ride (Cable Car on their own). Return back to Srinagar for dinner & overnight stay in Hotel or House Boat.
Day 04: Depart Srinagar (Fly Out)
Tour concludes. Memorable India Journeys Pvt. Ltd. thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.
- Assistance upon arrival at Sheikh UlAlam Srinagar Airport with traditional welcome in Hotel or Houseboat
- 03 Nights Accommodation in Srinagar on twin sharing Basis as per the Itinerary
- Daily Breakfast and Dinner
- Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Non-Ac Vehicle as per the itinerary
- 02 Hours Shikara Ride on World famous Dal Lake
Package doesn’t includes:
- Any Airfare or Government Service tax (9%)
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
- The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary
- Guide fee, Camera fee & any monument Entrances
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc
NOTE: If Guest wish to Stay in Houseboat instead of Hotel for 01 or more nights so reduction will be provided for same.