Welcome to Srinagar

Ringed by an arc of green mountains, Srinagar's greatest drawcard is mesmerisingly placid Dal Lake, on which a bright array of stationary houseboats form a colourful scene and a unique opportunity for romantic chill-outs. Famous Mughal gardens are strung out over several kilometres around the lake's less urbanised eastern shore; these contrast with a fascinatingly chaotic old city centre that is topped by a fortress... Read More

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$387 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Night Kashmir Leisure Tour in Srinagar

Day 01: Srinagar Upon arrival in Srinagar Airport you will be greeted by a representative and transferred to the hotel. If time permits, enjoy some local sightseeing in the afternoon and visit the Shankarachraya Hill Top, which has a splendid view of Srinagar city. Overnight stay in Srinagar.Day 02: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar (B)After breakfast, you will visit the famous health resort Sonmarg. During the drive, enjoy the breathtaking landscape, alpine forest range and rapidly flowing Indus river. Later proceed on horse back to visit the famous Thajiwass glaciers. Return to Srinagar for overnight stay.Day 03: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (B)After breakfast, proceed to a day trip to Gulmarg. You can take the world's highest cable-car at your own expense to the mountain top and enjoy the picturesque scenery of Pir-panchal. Later, enjoy a horse ride via Baba Reshi. Return to Srinagar for overnight stay.Day 04: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (B)After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing in Gulmarg. In the evening, return to Srinagar for overnight stay.Day 05 : SrinagarThere is no itinerary planned for the day. You will be transferred to Srinagar Airport according to your departure flight schedule.

$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.

$50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour: Full-Day Old Srinagar Walking Tour

Srinagar was developed along the banks of the Jhelum River, and has held up as a place of historical and cultural significance. On this full-day walking tour you'll learn about the history and sights of the old city. After spending time at the river, visit Khanqah of Shah-i-Hamadan, a mosque built in the 14th century in honor of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, who came to Kashmir with 700 Sayyids in 1372 AD. Continue on to Pather Masjid, the mosque built by Noor Jahan in 1623 AD, and take photos of its nine horizontally constructed arches.Next, visit the Maharaj Gunj Spice Bazaar, a famous market and the area's main commercial hub. Here you can browse the stalls and purchase souvenirs like handcrafted Pashmina shawls, paper goods, carpets, wood carvings and engraved metal. After the market, visit the tomb of Zain-ul-Abidin's mother, an octagonal dome constructed in 1465 AD. You'll also visit Jamia Masjid, a mosque built by Sultan Sikandar in 1400 AD. The beautiful Indo-Saracenic architecture is surrounded by a magnificent courtyard and 370 wooden pillars fashioned from the trunk of a single deodar tree. Up next is the Naqshband Sahab, a shrine of the 17th-century consisting of alternating layers of wood and brick, to mitigate the impact of earthquakes. You will also see the Madin Sahab shrine, one of the most attractive tombs in Srinagar embellished with glossy tiles in 15th century Kashmiri style. You'll also visit Ali Masjid, the ancient shrine of Imam Bargah in Hasanabad, the Imambara, and Hari Parbat Fort, where you can take in sweeping views of Srinagar below.After the tour, you will be dropped back off to your hotel in Srinagar.

$1000 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Rustic Ladakh

Day 1-  Arrive in Srinagar- Fly in to Srinagar in early morning flight. Drive to Srinagar City and  check in to Houseboat in Nigeen Lake. Enjoy the evening around the lake. O/N SRINAGAR.Day 2- Srinagar to Nurlu-Early morning drive to Kargil via Sonamarg and Dzozi La (high pass). Enroute you can get spectacular views of Tiger and Tololing peaks, famous due to the Kargil War. Reach Kargil by evening. After tea, drive up towards Lamayuru via Mulbek., enjoy the amazing moon land, Reach Nurlu by late evening O/N NURLUDay 3- Nurlu- Post-breakfast, drive up towards old Monasteries and palaces in Nurlu O/N NURLU.Day 4- Nurlu to Leh-Post-breakfast, drive along the River Indus to enjoy the amazing landscape. Visit Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hill, Pathar Saheb Gurudwara and the confluence of Rivers Indus and Zansker. Reach Leh by evening. O/N LEH.Day 5- In an around Leh-Leave after Breakfast. Visit Shey Palace - the ancient capital of Ladakh, and the famed monasteries of Thiksey and Hemis. Evening free in Leh. O/N LEH.Day 6- Leh to Pangong (Lake)-An early start to visit Pangong Lake, at a distance of approx. 155 kms. This beautiful turquoise colored lake has its 1/3 portion in the Indian territory and rest in Tibet (China). Reaching Pangong Tso, involves crossing of Chang-La pass (3rd Hightest Motorable Road in the World at 17,350 feet). O/N PANGONG TSO.Day-7 Pangong Tso to Leh-Start after Breakfast. Return to Leh by late evening. O/N LEH.Day-8 Leh to Nubra Valley-Drive to Nubra Valley, the northern tip of Ladakh, crossing Khardhung La at 18,380 feet (Considered World’s Highest Motorable Road). Enjoy the panoramic view of Zanskar and Ladakh ranges and the Karakoram further north. Drive down towards Shyok River. O/N NUBRA VALLEY.Day 9- Nubra Valley to Leh-Post breakfast, visit Diskit monastery (optional Camel Safari) and drive back to Leh. Enroute Visit Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. O/N LEH.Day 10- Airport Drop in Leh-Early morning transfer to Leh airport. For onward flight to your destination.Accommodation at:-Srinagar- Mascot HouseboatNurlu:- The Apricot Tree HotelLeh:- DragonPangong-MarTseMik Campsite Nubra- campsite / Guest HouseBreakfast and Dinner Include