Welcome to Pahalgam

Surrounded by alpine peaks, the Lidder and Seshnag Rivers tumble down picturesque, deep-cut mountain valleys covered with giant conifers. The surrounding mountains contain many beauty spots and more than 20 lakes, to which countless guides and horsemen are more than keen to take you.Not quite spoiling this great natural beauty is Pahalgam, sprawling 4km around the river junction. It's a major resort town offering... Read More

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$470 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Private Kashmir Paradise Package from Srinagar with Houseboat Accommodation

Day 1: Arrival and sightseeing in Srinagar You will be met at the Srinagar Airport or bus terminal and transferred to your houseboat. Later, you will go for a sightseeing tour of the city. Starting from the world famous Mughal Gardens, you will visit the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love), the Chasme Shahi Garden and Shankara Chari Temple, among other places. Later, you will have a Shikara boat ride on the Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty has graced this city. Stay overnight at your houseboat.Day 2: Srinagar – Pahalgam – Srinagar Today after breakfast, you will go for a day trip to Pahalgam. On the way, visit the saffron fields and Avantipur ruins, which contains an eleven hundred-year old temple. Finally, you will reach the Pahalgam, which is the most famous palace for the Indian film industry. After lunch, you will have a sightseeing tour of Chandanwari and Betaab Valley. Betaab Valley is a favorite campsite for travelers as it serves as a base camp for trekking and further exploration of the mountains.The crystal clear and chilly water of the stream bubbling down from the snowy hills is a delight; locals drink this water, too. Baisaran and Tulian Lake are few nearby attractions that can be visited. Later, drive back to Srinagar. Stay overnight at your houseboat.Day 3: Srinagar - Gulmarg - SrinagarAfter breakfast, leave for Gulmarg, which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. During the summer months, it is popular for its golf course. The golf course is one of the highest in the world. It is also known for skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. You can also ride a gondola cable car from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Later, return to Srinagar for your final night at your houseboat.Day 4: Srinagar – Airport Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar Airport for your onward journey.

$1280 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Night Luxury Package Tour of Kashmir from Srinagar

Day 1: Srinagar – Pahalgam On Arrival at Srinagar Airport, you will be met and greeted then transfered to Pahalgam. On the way, visit a Saffron field and the Avantipur ruins, an 1100 year old temple. Upon arrival in Pahalgam, check-in at your 4-star hotel for an overnight stay.Day 2: Pahalgam SightseeingIn the morning, tour Chandanwari and Betab Valley. The valley is a favorite campsite of travelers as it serves as a base camp for trekking and further exploration of the mountains. The crystal-clear, chilly waters of the stream bubbling down from the snowy hills is a delight, and the locals use it as a source of drinking water. Baisaran and Tulian Lake are nearby attractions that can be visited. Overnight in a 4-star hotel.Day 3: Pahalgam – Gulmarg After breakfast, leave for Gulmarg, one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. Gulmarg is popular for its highest golf course in the world and also has skiing during the winter season. You can take a cable car from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Overnight in a 4-star hotel.Day 4: Gulmarg – SrinagarAfter breakfast, drive back to Srinagar. Later, go on a sightseeing tour of the city. Starting from world famous Mughal Gardens, visit the Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love), The Chasme Shahi Garden and Shankara Chari Temple. Afterward, take a shikara ride on Dal Lake and enjoy the beauty that this city has been graced with. Overnight on a houseboat.Day 5: Srinagar – Sonamarg –SrinagarToday you will take a full day tour of the "Meadow of Gold", Sonmarg, the most beautiful place in Kashmir, stopping at many beautiful spots along the way. You can also do the horse ride here to visit Thajiwas Glacier, where snow remains round the year. Return to Srinagar in the evening. Overnight at a 4-star hotel. Day 6: Srinagar – AirportToday you will be transferred to Srinagar Airport for your onward journey.

$800 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 4-Night Tour of Kashmir from Srinagar

Day 1: Arrive in Srinagar (D)Upon your arrival at Srinagar Airport or the bus stand, you will have a meet and greet with a representative who will then transfer you to the houseboat. Later, you will have a Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the natural beauty.Overnight: Deluxe Houseboat Day 2: Srinagar to Pahalgam (B,D)After breakfast, begin your trip to Pahalgam. On the way visit the Saffron field and Avantipur ruins, an 1100 year old temple. Finally, reach the Pahalgam, the most famous palace for the Indian film industry. After lunch, take a sightseeing tour of Chandanwari and Betab Valley. Betaab Vally is a popular campsite for tourists and also serves as a base camp for mountain trekking. Locals here drink the crystal-clear, cold water that cascades down the stream from the snowy hills. An optional visit to Baisaran and Tulian Lake is available as well. Overnight: 3-Star HotelDay 3: Pahalgam to Gulmarg (B,D)Enjoy breakfast, then leave for Gulmarg, one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. It is also known for having the highest golf course in the world and skiing during the winter season. Participate in a gondola ride from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg before having dinner at your hotel. Overnight: 3-Star HotelDay 4: Gulmarg to Srinagar (B,D)Have breakfast, then drive back to Srinagar. Get settled, then take a sightseeing tour of the city, starting from the world famous Mughal Gardens. There, you will visit the Nishat Bagh, known as the 'Garden of Pleasure', and Shalimar Bagh, known as the 'Abode of Love'. Take a peak at the Chasme Shahi Garden and Shankara Chari Temple as well. Overnight: Deluxe Houseboat Day 5: Srinagar to Airport Transfer to the Srinagar International Airport for your flight back home.

$1150 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar

Day 1: Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Srinagar in the morning and transfer you to your houseboat. After check-in, enjoy your traditionally served cashmere tea. Later, join a sightseeing tour of Srinagar. The lovely gardens of Srinagar, such as Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Garden, are dated back to the Mughal era and considered as a testimony to the aesthetic tastes of the Emperors. Take a ride on a small row boat, called a shikara, on Dal and Nageen Lakes with more than 1,000 boats floating on these lakes. See the floating market, then return to your houseboat for lunch. In the late afternoon, take a walking tour in the old parts of the city. There are numerous shops displaying handicrafts, pashmina shawls and carpets. Visit the Shankaracharya Temple on a hill and experience the amazing sunset at Pari Mahal. Return to your houseboat for dinner and overnight stay. (L, D)Day 2: After an early breakfast, take an excursion to Sonmarg, situated at an altitude of 3,000 meters and approximately 98 km from your houseboat. En route, stopover at the waterfalls and streams, and enjoy the lovely view of the Himalayan mountains. If weather permits, you have an option to enjoy a pony ride to Thajiwas Glacier. Return to your houseboat for dinner and overnight stay. (B, L, D)Day 3: After breakfast, drive to Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds, located about 150 km away from your houseboat. Visit saffron fields at Pampore and Awantipura Temple, passing through a thick pine forest. Have lunch at a restaurant in Pahalgam. Be enthralled by the course of River Lidder and how its gushing water strikes the boulders that lie in its path. Return by the late evening to your houseboat for dinner and overnight stay. (B, L, D)Day 4: After an early breakfast, transfer to Gulmarg, Meadows of Flowers, situated 2,730 meters above sea level. Gulmarg is a wondrous mountain resort with the world's highest golf course and also India's premier ski resort. Check-in to your hotel for lunch and get some rest. In the afternoon, stroll along the grassy slopes and see the setting sun. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (B, L, D)Day 5: After breakfast, leave for Srinagar. Visit Jama Masjid, originally built in 1394 and restored in 1672. As the largest mosque in Kashmir, Jama Masjid has 378 wooden pillars supporting the structure and is so large that it can accommodate thousands of devotees. Another great attraction is the Shah-e-Hamdan situated on the banks of River Jhelum. Astonishingly ornate, the frontage and interiors have intricate Kashmiri work. When the tour is concluded, you will be taken back to your hotel in Srinagar. (B)