Kashmir, the uppermost alpine region of North India’s the ethereal cold desert that goes by names such as “The Last Shangrila”, Moonscape, Little Tibet and so on. Ladakh is an endearing abode of scenic charisma and diverse adventure activities like rafting, jeep safari, water sports and much more. Nestling in the lap of the dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas, the Kashmir valley is undoubtedly a jewel in India’s crown. An inspiration for so much art, music, and poetry, Kashmir is also honeymooners’ paradise, a nature lover’s wonderland and a shopper’s dream come true, and once you have visited Kashmir, you will agree that what began as a dream, lives on as an unforgettable experience.
Best hotels in Gulmarg (Kashmir)
Kashmir,the upper most alpine region of North India’s the ethereal cold desert that goes by names such as “The Last Shangrila”, Moonscape, Little Tibet and so on. Ladakh is an endearing abode of scenic charisma and diverse adventure activities like rafting, jeep safari, water sports and much more. Nestling in the lap of the dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas, the Kashmir valley is undoubtedly a jewel in India’s crown. An inspiration for so much art, music and poetry, Kashmir is also honeymooners’ paradise, a nature lover’s wonderland and a shopper’s dream come true, and once you have visited Kashmir,, you will agree that what began as a dream, lives on as an unforgettable experience.
Arrive Srinagar, meet assist at the airport and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat. Afternoon free for leisure. In the evening Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Night stay at Hotel.
After breakfast . for a half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Adobe of love). Return to houseboat for hot lunch. In the afternoon Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. Also get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Night stay at Hotel.
After breakfast leave for Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. It is also popular for its golf course (in summer), the highest in the world and skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Night stay in Gulmarg.
After breakfast, leave from Gulmarg and drive to Pahalgam 2440Mtrs (Vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields and Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. By lunchtime reach Pahalgam which is the most famous place for India Film Industry. After lunch enjoys the natural charm of the valley. Night stay in Pahalgam.
Day to enjoy the beauty of the Pahalgam valley. It is Kashmir's premier resort, cool even during the height of summer. Pahalgam is surrounded many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine.Night stay in Pahalgam.
After breakfast leave Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar, and transfer to hotel at around lunchtime. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Srinagar.
Full day excursion to Sonmarg which is the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. On the way stop at any beautiful spots. Continue drive to Sonmarg 2690Mtrs (Meadow of Gold). One can ride on horse to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year and Sonmarg is known as Gateway of Ladakh. In the evening return to Houseboat. Night stay at Hotel
Transfer to airport to board the onward flight
- Welcome drinks on arrival at the hotel.(Non-Alcoholic)
- Breakfast in hotel.
- Transport services by individual Cab.
- Accommodation on twin sharing bases.
- Any monument entry fees/camera fees.
- Any meal, which is not mentioned above.
- Any guide charges.
- Any air/train fare.
- Service Tax extra.
How to reach Kashmir
Kashmir throughout the ages has remained another name for Paradise. Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas, Kashmir is the most beautiful place on earth. ... The Mughals aptly called Kashmir 'Paradise on Earth' where they journeyed across the hot plains of India, to the valley's cool environs in summer.
The best time to visit Jammu & Kashmir starts from March to October- this time is considered as the peak season as the most of the people visit Kashmir in this time, but if you wanna do some adventurous & love snowfall & snow games then you could also visit in the months of November, December & January.
Jammu — Jammu is the winter capital of the state and it is famous for its temples, particularly The Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra which is visited by over 1 crore (10 million) pilgrims every year, making Jammu the most visited part of Jammu and Kashmir State.
Best Time To Visit Gulmarg. If you are a nature enthusiast who loves the heat, the months April, May and June are the best months for a visit. However, If skiing is what you are looking forward to, December to mid-March are recommended.