Green Escape Offbeat Kashmir Tour

Itinerary No:Itinerary No: Kashmir-4

7 Nights 8 Days


This is a unique experience as you will explore the less travelled attractions. While Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam are outstanding, there are several lesser-known gems in Kashmir that can provide a more real and peaceful experience. Daksum, in the southern section of Kashmir Valley, is recognised for its natural beauty and tranquilly. While staying at Daksum you can explore Sinthantop where guests can experience snow in summer months. In addition, Yusmarg and Doodhpathri are two stunning and comparatively unexplored tourist locations in Kashmir. Both locations are renowned for their natural beauty, picturesque location, and tranquilly.

Day 01: Srinagar ? Doodhpathri (One way ? 50 Kms; 02.30 hrs by Road)

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  • Arrival at Srinagar Airport and our representative/driver will meet and greet you at the airport & transfer to Doodhpathri.
  • Doodhpathri Description -A tourist destination and hill station located in Budgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 8,957 ft from sea level, and located at a distance of 42 km from state summer capital Srinagar.

    It lies in a bowl shaped valley in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, at an altitude of 2,730 m (8,957 ft), above sea level. It is an alpine valley covered with snow clad mountains and the meadows of Pine Fir and Deodar. The natural meadows, which are covered with snow in winter, allow the growth of wild flowers such as daisies, forget-me-nots and butter cups during spring and summer.

    Getting there: Doodhpathri is easily accessible from Srinagar city or Srinagar Airport (SXR), in less than 2?3 hours from car or bus.

  • Check in to the Hotel.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at hotel in Dhoodhpathri.

Day 02: Dhoodhpathri ? Pahalgam (One way ? 130 Kms; 04.00 ? 04.30 hrs by Road)

  • After breakfast check out from the hotel & Transfer to Pahalgam.
  • Description about Pahalgam:Pahalgam is one of the famous Tourist attraction tourist attraction and a favourite place for shooting of Bollywood films, and is still a health resort. Besides tourist huts, several hotels in private sector have come up here and these hotels provide modern facilities to their guests.

  • Optional/Own arrangement:Embark on an excursion to Chandanwari (3288 meters), Betaab Valley and Aru Valley. Surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and dense pine and deodar forests, this valley is the mouth of River Sheshnag.
  • Check in to the Hotel.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 03: Pahalgam to Daksum (75kms-2 hrs-by road)

  • After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to Daksum.
  • Description about Daksum:Daksum is famous for its trout. Gurgling streams, hidden grassy meadows, where your only company is the sound of the gushing Bringhi River or an occasional shepherd tending his flock. Daksum is also famous for its angler's heaven.
  • Check in to the Hotel in Daksum.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at hotel in Daksum.

Day 04: Daksum - Sinthantop - Daksum (One way - 50 Kms)

  • After breakfast, have an excursion. Sinthan Top is one such destination that caught the tourist's eye recently when the construction of Kokernag- Kishtwar national highway road started.
  • Sinthantop Description:It is located at a height of 3748 meters; Sinthan top became a tourist favorite because of its magnificent location and breath-taking beauty. Around 38 kilometers of snaky and uphill drive from Daksum, it's an adventurous journey. And round the year snow at the top makes it a varied choice for local tourists as well as outsiders. The journey to this place is thrilling and so is sliding down the snow-capped peaks. Apart from the normal tourism activity, Sinthan top has a great potential for Adventure tourism. The spot is best suited for mountaineering and skiing with the height at which it is located and the kind of mountain ranges it has and it also has a 360-degree view on its top.

  • After having visited, return to the Daksum Hotel. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Daksum ? Yusmarg (One way - 100 Kms, Around 3.00 hrs per way)

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  • After breakfast Proceed towards Yusmarg.
  • YUSMARG DESCRIPTION:Located in Bagdam district, Meadows of Yusmarg is known for its long stretches of green pastures. An ideal tourist attraction that in its humblest of ways teaches to revere nature, Yusmarg is a proud part of the Valley of Kashmir. Embark on trails that lead to exotic places like Sang-e-Safed Valley and Nilnag. Away from the confines of the mundane, Yusmarg is a little paradise in its own right.

  • Overnight Stay & Dinner at the Hotel in Yusmarg.

DAY 06: Yusmarg

  • After breakfast, enjoy the beautiful view of Yusmarg.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at hotel in Yusmarg.

Day 07: Yusmarg- Srinagar (One way - 50 Kms , Around 2 hrs per way)

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  • After breakfast check out from the Hotel and then proceed towards the Srinagar.
  • Visit Mughal Gardens (Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashm-e-Shahi).
  • Enjoy 1 Hour Boat Ride on Lake by a gondola Boat called ?SHIKARA? witness the ride on lake, called Venice of India & experience the aquatic life of Srinagar.
  • Check in to the houseboat in Srinagar.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at houseboat in Dal Lake.

Day 08: Srinagar

  • Breakfast and keep your luggage ready for check out.
  • Transfer to the Srinagar Airport.
  • Depart with fond memories.
  • Note: This is to update that there are no liquor shops (alcoholic beverages) in Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg. Hotels in these regions don't serve liquor. Guests are requested to carry liquor from Srinagar as there are only a few liquor shops in Srinagar.


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    Important Note

  • In places like Pahalgam, new construction is banned to save ecology. In fact, it is so strict in Pahalgam, that older hotels cannot be renovated or painted too. Thus, many hotels have challenges with the interiors too.
  • Pony owners have a strong hold in Gulmarg and Pahalgam and restrict our vehicles travelling in these two villages. Guests have to listen to the instructions of the Drivers/ TMs and/or local guides in dealing with the locals.

Inclusions :-

  • 07 nights / 08 days stay in above mentioned properties.
  • Meals (Breakfast and Dinner) as per the package in the Hotel.
  • 01-Hour Shikara ride at the lake.
  • Transportation as mentioned above.
  • Accommodation and Transportation as per itinerary.

Optional / Exclusions ? :-

  • Gondola tickets are subject to availability , kindly book your goldola tickets online through this link - Ride link.
  • Gulmarg Gondola Phase 1? Rs 740 per person (Rs. 125.00 Per Person Per Phase Service Fees. Ride link.
  • Gulmarg Gondola Phase 2 ? Rs 950 per person + Rs. 125.00 Per Person Per Phase Service Fees. Ride link.
  • Arroo valley, Betaab valley & Chandanwari visit by local taxi in Pahalgam Rs. 3500 per local taxi.
  • Betaab Valley Entrance Fees. ?Rs 100 per person.
  • Wildlife fees at Aroo valley. ---Rs 50 per person.
  • Drung Waterfall visit by Local taxi (Tour starts and ends at Tangmarg) : Rs 2800/- (One taxi can accommodate 5 to 6 guests)
  • Drung waterfall visit by ATV (Tour starts and ends at Tangmarg) Rs 2500 per person for return transfers.
  • Gastronomy Tours : Experience local Kashmiri cuisine with local family in Srinagar / Ganderbal : Rs 1250 per person . (Non-Vegetarian meals) . This is the cost of basic lunch with a local family and if guests are interested in gastronomy tours and understanding about local cuisine : Cost will be shared on request.
  • Visit Kashmiri Handicrafts experiential Tour : sonamarg with en route visit to Fraw/Haknar/Gund villages where guests will meet 100's of pashmina, tosha and kani shawl weavers (mostly females) : The cost will be given on request.
  • White water Rafting at Sindh river (Sonamarg) : Starts from May and ends in July : Cost varies from 1500 to 2000 per person.
  • White water Rafting at Lidder river (Pahalgam ) : Starts from May and ends in July : Cost varies from 1500 to 2000 per person.
  • Visit to Kashmiri Handicrafts Experiential Tour : Zakoora area of srinagar (Located in the outskirts of srinagar) to explore the Khatamband (Wooden work) and Pinjrakari workers (Wooden Work) : Cost on actual
  • Mughal Gardens Entrance Fees ? Rs 100 per person PER PARK
  • Snacks Basket Per Day Per Car (02 Potato Chips, Namkeen, 1Lt Water Bottle & Chew gum) Per Person Rs. 200.
  • Visit to Zojila by local taxi in Sonamarg approx. rupee 7000 per local taxi.#GST 5% Over and above (We pay 18% GST on our profit and we don?t charge Gst in this case. if you want bill with 5% GST then GST charges will be applicable over and above invoice amount)Important Instructions
  • All passengers have to report 02 hrs prior to the departure due to security checking at the airport.
  • We reserve the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • The vehicle used is non-air-conditioned and is available at trip wise not on disposal subject to municipal limits. Clients are requested to follow the timings in the program. In case any services are missed due to delay in departure, the operator will not be responsible for any refunds.
  • Hotels mentioned above are subject to availability at the time of booking otherwise an alternative will be provided.
  • Our vehicle is not allowed in Gulmarg & Pahalgam for local sightseeing; either the client can hire a local vehicle or pony from the market for local sightseeing.
  • Due to security reasons prepaid numbers are not working in Jammu and Kashmir while as post-paid are working in entire Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Any dispute relating to or arising out of all or any one of the above stated terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive Jurisdiction of Courts at Jammu.
  • This is to update that there are no liquor shops (alcoholic beverages) in Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg. Hotels in these regions don't serve liquor. Guests are requested to carry liquor from Srinagar as there are only a few liquor shops in Srinagar.

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