Soak yourself in the picturesque beauty of Kashmir, with a tour to its famous places, Srinagar and Gulmarg. Experience the magic of nature with a shikara ride on Dal Lake and stroll in the royal Mughal gardens. Embrace nature's beauty during a ride in the Gulmarg Gondola and then, explore the 110-year old St. Mary's Church. Thereafter, visit the much-famed Gulmarg Golf Club to witness its lush greenery and serene environs.
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.