Scenic Pahalgam & Gulmarg: Stunning Day Trips from Srinagar.

Itinerary No:Itinerary No: Kashmir-6

4 Nights 5 Days

Srinagar-Gulmarg-Pahalgam-Srinagar

Kashmir?s amazing landscape will indulge your senses and exploring this part of Himalayas is a dream comes true for nature lovers. The lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains, and magnificent lakes like Dal and Nigeen create mesmerising backdrop. Floating aboard a Shikara (the conventional wooden boat) on Dal Lake is an unforgettable moment. In a nutshell, visiting Kashmir is an immersive experience that stimulates your senses and leaves you with memories of a location that truly lives up to its name "Paradise on Earth.

Day 01: Arrival - Srinagar

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  • Arrive at Srinagar Airport and transfer to the hotel in Srinagar.
  • After quick wash and change have a visit Mughal Gardens (Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh) Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh built in 1632 A.D. by Asif Khan, brother-in-law of Jahangir and Shalimar Bagh built by Jahangir for his wife Empress Noor Jahan and Chashm-e-Shahi.
  • All the gardens are on the banks of Dal Lake.
  • After having visit, back to the Hotel.
  • Dinner and Overnight Stay in Srinagar Hotel.

Scenic Pahalgam & Gulmarg: Stunning Day Trips from Srinagar. Itinerary No: Kashmir-6 4 Nights 5 Days Srinagar-Gulmarg-Pahalgam-Srinagar Kashmir?s amazing landscape will indulge your senses and exploring this part of Himalayas is a dream comes true for nature lovers. The lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains, and magnificent lakes like Dal and Nigeen create mesmerising backdrop. Floating aboard a Shikara (the conventional wooden boat) on Dal Lake is an unforgettable moment. In a nutshell, visiting Kashmir is an immersive experience that stimulates your senses and leaves you with memories of a location that truly lives up to its name "Paradise on Earth. Day 01: Arrival - Srinagar (For more information and videos please visit the below link) https://www.facebook.com/JKTourismOfficial/videos/1332216693522059/ Arrive at Srinagar Airport and transfer to the hotel in Srinagar. After quick wash and change have a visit Mughal Gardens (Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh) Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh built in 1632 A.D. by Asif Khan, brother-in-law of Jahangir and Shalimar Bagh built by Jahangir for his wife Empress Noor Jahan and Chashm-e-Shahi. All the gardens are on the banks of Dal Lake. After having visit, back to the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight Stay in Srinagar Hotel. Day 02: Srinagar ? Gulmarg-Srinagar (One way - 54 Kms, 02hrs. by road)

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  • After breakfast proceed towards for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg.
  • Gulmarg Description:It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. It is exquisitely situated in a pine surrounded basin of the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2,730 meters above sea level and one of the most famous tourist destinations of Kashmir. It also has one of the world?s highest green golf courses with 18 holes, as well as a clubhouse, which is a historical building in its own right.

  • Optional / Own Arrangements: Gulmarg to Kungdoor (Phase 1): The 1st phase of the Gondola takes tourists to the height of 8530 ft to Kongdori Station.
  • Optional / Own Arrangements: Kungdoor to Aparwath (Phase 2): the second stage of the Gondola goes up to the height of 12293 ft.
  • Activities to Do in Gulmarg (Summer Activities)

  • Gulmarg Gondola Phase 1: INR 740 per person + Rs. 125 Service Fees Per Person Per Phase Phase 2: INR 950 per person Rs. 125 Service Fees Per Person Per Phase Guide Fee for Gondola: INR 900
  • Golf On actuals/direct basis
  • Pony Ride On actuals/direct basis
  • ATV Ride On actuals/direct basis
  • Day Treks (Alapather Lake Trek, Khilanmarg Trek and Apharwat Trek) On actuals/direct basis
  • Camping Treks (Gulmarg to Tosamaidan) On actuals/direct basis
  • Note:- We will not provide transfers from hotel to Gondola start point as the movement of our vehicle is not allowed. Guests have to arrange by themselves and pay there on actual.

    https://jkcablecar.payu.in/Gondola Ride link.

    Gulmarg to kingdom is phase 1 and Kungdoor to Apharawat is phase 2). You have to book phase 1 if you want to cover both phases. 2nd phase start point is the place where its phase ends.

    Return to Srinagar & Overnight stay and dinner at Srinagar hotel.

    Note:- For Gulmarg visit during heavy snowfalls vehicles are not allowed beyond Tangmarg (Its 13 kms away from Gulmarg). In this case we assist customers to hire snow jeeps which charge Rs 2500- 3000 per return journey per Snow-jeep (Tangmarg to Gulmarg & Return) (Snow jeeps are easily available in this scenario & cost will b

Day: 03: Srinagar ? Pahalgam ? Srinagar (One way ? 94 Kms; 03.00 hrs. by Road)

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  • After breakfast checkout from the Hotel and proceed to Pahalgam.
  • En-route visit Bat factory & Apple Valley.
  • Description about Pahalgam:Pahalgam is one of the famous Tourist attraction tourist attractions and a favorite 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 Sightseeing / Own Arrangements: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.

  • After having visit, return to the Srinagar. Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Srinagar ? Local Visit

  • After breakfast have local visit of Srinagar.
  • Description: Shankaracharya Temple Which is also known as the Jyeshteshwara Temple. It is situated on top of the Shankaracharya Hill on the Zabarwan Range in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is at a height of 1,000 feet above the valley floor and overlooks the city of Srinagar.

  • 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.
  • Dinner & overnight at houseboat in Dal / Nageen Lake.

Day 05: 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.

    Weather:

    For Kashmiri Weather update kindly log onto

    https://www.accuweather.com/en/in/srinagar/361707/daily-weather-forecast/361707?day=1

    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 :-

  • 04 nights / 05 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 - https://jkcablecar.payu.in/Gondola Ride link.
  • Gulmarg Gondola Phase 1? Rs 740 per person (Rs. 125.00 Per Person Per Phase Service Fees. https://jkcablecar.payu.in/Gondola Ride link.
  • Gulmarg Gondola Phase 2 ? Rs 950 per person + Rs. 125.00 Per Person Per Phase Service Fees. https://jkcablecar.payu.in/Gondola 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. Book Now

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