Domestic Tour Packages
BEST OF KANSHMIR PACKAGE
ITINERARY:

Day 1:
Welcome to your 'Best of Kashmir' tour! Arrive into Srinagar airport where you will be transferred to your hotel in Srinagar. The evening is at leisure on your own.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 :
In Srinagar * Day Excursion to Sonmarg (82 kms / approx. 4 hour drive)

Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold' mahseer fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride ( on direct payment basis ) to one of the glaciers for some fun in the snow and ice. Return to your hotel in Srinagar in the evening.
Overnight stay at the hotel. (B)

Day 3 :
In Srinagar * Day Excursion to Gulmarg (52 kms / approx. 2 hour drive)

This morning proceed to Gulmarg driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the 'meadow of flowers' is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden spot offering a spectacular view of towering snow capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers, gigantic firs and pine trees. Take a leisurely stroll or pony rides (on direct payment) across the green meadows to one of the world's highest Golf Courses. You may wish to take a fun-filled ride in the Gondola (on direct payment). Return to Srinagar in the evening.
Overnight stay at the hotel. (B)

Day 4 :
On to Pahalgam (97 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Today depart for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from the River Lidder and Sheshnag Lake. En route visit the Awantipura Ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam, check into your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure on own.
Overnight stay at the hotel. (B)

Day 5 :
On to Srinagar (97 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Today you will return to Srinagar. On arrival, check into your houseboat. In the afternoon proceed on a city tour visiting the Shankracharya Temple situated atop a hill followed by the famous Mughal Gardens - Chasmashahi, Nishad and Shalimar (Closed on Friday). These gardens were where Mughal emperors once relaxed with their exquisite queens and even today are popular picnic spots. Enjoy a romantic shikara ride on the famous Dal Lake. Also visit the local handicrafts shops where you can purchase local hand crafted items - shawls, jackets, bed covers, paper mache, carpets and much more!
Overnight stay in the houseboat. (B, L, D)

Day 6 :
Depart Srinagar * Return home with happy memories

Today, bid farewell to your 'Best of Kashmir ' tour as you are transferred to Srinagar airport for your onward journey. (B)

Package Inclusions:

-Accommodation - in the hotels listed or similar.
-Transportation - Entire round trip journey ex Srinagar by a non a/c Qualis / Tavera or similar for Standard and non a/c Innova for Deluxe package as per the itinerary.
-Vehicle is as per itinerary and not at disposal.
-Meals - Daily buffet breakfast as per the itinerary. The stay in houseboat includes all meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner.
-One shikara ride on a sharing basis once during the stay.
-Travel Insurance is included
-All currently applicable taxes are included.

Accommodation details:

Srinagar Shahenshah Palace or similar 03 nights
Pahalgam Hotel Heevan or similar 01 nights
Srinagar Deluxe Houseboat 01 night
5 Nights/6 Days
Price : Rs.16,800**/- per person (** subject to change) Twin/Double sharing