Kashmir Tour Packages

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Kashmir Tour Packages

– 02 NIGHTS / 03 DAYS
– 03 NIGHTS / 04 DAYS
– 04 NIGHTS / 05 DAYS

And many more Kashmir Packages

Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days

Day 01: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by HB Pride of Kashmir representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your houseboat where you will proceed for check-in.

Srinagar (Lake City) – It is at once a collection of images: It tells the story of love of the Mughal Emperors for this paradise like vale with deep green rice fields, rivers, gardens in bloom and lakes rimmed by houseboats, where lush wild gardens of lotus and water-lily grow amidst bustling lanes.

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City – Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) – Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar , it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake. Empress Noor Jahan’s brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Afternoon will be at leisure, free for independent activities.

OPTIONAL – One can also enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake

It is one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir

Overnight stay at the houseboat Pride of Kashmir OR Similar

Day 02: GULMARG excursion (by surface: 55 kms – 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg.

Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. 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 – One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg’s newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar

Overnight stay at the Houseboat Pride of Kashmir or Similar

Day 03: DAY 03: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake – Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir, later you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES

& WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR


Package cost INCLUDES:

Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Hb Pride of Kashmir   representative

• 02 nights / 03 days accommodation in deluxe houseboat on specified meal plan

• Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple

• Full-day excursions to Gulmarg.

• One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 – 3 hours)

• Crossings while staying at houseboats

• Any future taxes levies will be charged extra

Package cost EXCLUDES:

Any Air or train fare

• Meals other than specified

• Monument fee / Camera fee

• Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters

• Horse ride at Gulmarg

• Gondola ride in Gulmarg

• Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary

• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls

• Anything which is not mentioned in the “Package Cost Includes” column

Special NOTES:

All the above mentioned rates are valid from 31 March 2010

• All the above mentioned rates are on INR

• All the above mentioned rates are per person basis

• Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed)

• Check-In / Check-out time at the property would at 1200 hrs ( Noon )

• All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.

• The above mentioned packages are applicable only for Indian nationals or residents having Indian work permit. For Foreigners prices are subject to queries.

•  The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOUSEBOAT ENVISAGED FOR PACKAGE

HB.PRIDE OF KASHMIR (DELUXE)

 

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

Day 01: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by Hb Pride of Kashmir representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your houseboat where you will proceed for check-in.

Srinagar (Lake City) – It is at once a collection of images: It tells the story of love of the Mughal Emperors for this paradise like vale with deep green rice fields, rivers, gardens in bloom and lakes rimmed by houseboats, where lush wild gardens of lotus and water-lily grow amidst bustling lanes.

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City – Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) – Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan’s brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) – It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Overnight stay at the Deluxe Houseboat

Day 02: GULMARG excursion (by surface: 55 kms – 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg.

Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. 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 – One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg’s newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar.

Overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat

Day 03: PAHALGAM EXCURSION (By surface: 98 kms – 3 hrs)

In the morning your journey starts towards Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple) – Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar , the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty.

Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) – It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir’s premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don’t come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Afternoon drive back from Pahalgam to Srinagar,

Overnight stay at the Deluxe houseboat

Day 04: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake – Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir, later you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES

& WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

Package cost INCLUDES:

• Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Hb Pride of Kashmir representative

• 03 nights / 04 days accommodation in Deluxe houseboat on specified meal plan

• Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple

• Full-day excursions to Gulmarg.

• One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 – 3 hours)

• Crossings while staying at houseboats

• Any future taxes levies will be charged extra

Package cost EXCLUDES:

Any Air or train fare

• Meals other than specified

• Monument fee / Camera fee

• Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters

• Horse ride at Gulmarg

• Gondola ride in Gulmarg

• Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary

• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls

• Anything which is not mentioned in the “Package Cost Includes” column

Special NOTES:

• All the above mentioned rates are valid from 31 March 2010

• All the above mentioned rates are per person basis

• Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed)

• Check-In / Check-out time at the property would at 1200 hrs ( Noon )

• All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.

• The above mentioned packages are applicable only for Indian nationals or residents having Indian work permit. For foreigners prices are subject to queries.

•  The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOUSEBOAT ENVISAGED FOR PACKAGE

HB.PRIDE OF KASHMIR (DELUXE)

 

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Day 1: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by Pride of Kashmir representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your hotel or houseboat where you will proceed for check-in.

Srinagar (Lake City) – It is at once a collection of images: It tells the story of love of the Mughal Emperors for this paradise like vale with deep green rice fields, rivers, gardens in bloom and lakes rimmed by houseboats, where lush wild gardens of lotus and water-lily grow amidst bustling lanes.

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City – Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) – Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan’s brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Overnight stay at the deluxe houseboat

Day 2: PAHALGAM EXCURSION (By surface: 98 kms – 3 hrs)

In the morning your journey starts towards Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple) – Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar, the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty.

Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds ) – It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir’s premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don’t come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Afternoon drive back from Pahalgam to Srinagar.

Overnight stay at the Deluxe houseboat.

Day 3: GULMARG excursion (by surface: 55 kms – 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg.

Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. 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 – One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg’s newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar,

Overnight stay at the houseboat.

Day 4: SONMARG EXCURSION (by surface: 84 kms – 3 hrs)

After having breakfast in the hotel, In the morning, you will be driven for full day excursion trip to Sonmarg.

Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It  is a place of enthralling beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers, surrounded by mountains and perched at an altitude of 2690 m above sea level. Visited less frequently by tourists, it has as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat surrounded with sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Sonamarg.

Afternoon drive back from Sonmarg to Srinagar.

Overnight stay at the hotel / houseboat

Day 5: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake – Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir, later you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES

& WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

Package cost INCLUDES:

Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Hb Pride of Kashmir representative

• 04 nights / 05 days accommodation in Deluxe houseboat on specified meal plan

• Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple

• Full-day excursions to Gulmarg.

• One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 – 3 hours)

• Crossings while staying at houseboats

• Any future taxes levies will be charged extra

Package cost EXCLUDES:

Any Air or train fare

• Meals other than specified

• Monument fee / Camera fee

• Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters

• Horse ride at Gulmarg

• Gondola ride in Gulmarg

• Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary

• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls

• Anything which is not mentioned in the “Package Cost Includes” column

Special NOTES:

All the above mentioned rates are valid from 31 March 2010

• All the above mentioned rates are on INR

• All the above mentioned rates are per person basis

• Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed)

• Check-In / Check-out time at the property would at 1200 hrs (Noon)

• All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.

• The above mentioned packages are applicable only for Indian nationals or residents having Indian work permit. For foreigners prices are subject on queries.

•  The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOUSEBOAT ENVISAGED FOR PACKAGE

HB.PRIDE OF KASHMIR (DELUXE)


Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

Day 1: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by Pride of Kashmir representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your houseboat where you will proceed for check-in.

Srinagar (Lake City) – It is at once a collection of images: It tells the story of love of the Mughal Emperors for this paradise like vale with deep green rice fields, rivers, gardens in bloom and lakes rimmed by houseboats, where lush wild gardens of lotus and water-lily grow amidst bustling lanes.

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City – Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) – Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) – The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan’s brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Pleasure ) – It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Overnight stay at the houseboat

Day 2: SONMARG EXCURSION (by surface: 84 kms – 3 hrs)

After having breakfast in the hotel, in the morning, you will be driven for full day excursion trip to Sonmarg.

Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It  is a place of enthralling beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers, surrounded by mountains and perched at an altitude of 2690 m above sea level. Visited less frequently by tourists, it has as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat surrounded with sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Sonmarg.

Afternoon drive back from Sonmarg to Srinagar.

Overnight stay at the houseboat

DAY 03: SRINAGAR TO GULMARG (by surface: 55 kms – 1.5 hrs)

After breakfast at the house boat, you will be driven from Srinagar to Gulmarg on arrival proceed for check-in.

Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. 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 – One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg’s newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Over night stay at the ***hotel

DAY 04: GULMARG TO PAHALGAM (BY SURFACE: 150 KMS – 4 HRS)

After early breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven from Gulmarg to Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way, Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty. On arrival proceed for check-in.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple ) – Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar, the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) – It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir’s premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don’t come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Overnight stay at the ***hotel

DAY 05: Pahalgam – Srinagar (By surface: 123 kms – 6 hrs)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven from Pahalgam to Srinagar , on arrival proceed for check-in. Afternoon enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake – Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir.

Overnight stay at the hotel

DAY 06: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES

& WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR


Package cost INCLUDES:

• Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Hb Pride of Kashmir representative

• 05 nights / 06 days accommodation in Deluxe houseboat on specified meal plan

• Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple

• Full-day excursions to Gulmarg.

• One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 – 3 hours)

• Crossings while staying at houseboats

• Any future taxes levies will be charged extra

Package cost EXCLUDES:

• Any Air or train fare

• Meals other than specified

• Monument fee / Camera fee

• Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters

• Horse ride at Gulmarg

• Gondola ride in Gulmarg

• Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary

• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls

• Anything which is not mentioned in the “Package Cost Includes” column

CANCELLATION POLICY:

10% before 15 days from date of departure

• 25% before 7 days from dated of departure

• 50% within 7 days from date of departures

• 100% within 48 hours from date of departure

Special NOTES:

• All the above mentioned rates are valid from 01 April 2008 to 31 March 2009

• All the above mentioned rates are on INR

• All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing

• Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed)

• Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon )

• All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.

• The above mentioned packages are applicable only for Indian nationals or residents having Indian work permit. For Foreigners prices are subject to queries.

•  The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOTELS AND HOUSEBOAT ENVISAGED FOR PACKAGE’S

3 STARS HOTELS IN PAHALGHAM AND GULMARG

DELUXE HOUSEBOAT IN SRINAGAR

 

 

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

DAY 01: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by houseboat representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your house boat Pride of Kashmir in Srinagar where you will proceed for check-in.

Afternoon enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake – Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir.

Overnight stay at the Deluxe houseboat

DAY 2: SONMARG EXCURSION

After having breakfast in the hotel, in the morning, you will be driven for full day excursion trip to Sonmarg.

Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It  is a place of enthralling beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers, surrounded by mountains and perched at an altitude of 2690 m above sea level. Visited less frequently by tourists, it has as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat surrounded with sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes .

After having your lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Sonamarg.

Later return back to Srinagar Overnight stay at the houseboat

DAY 03: SRINAGAR TO GULMARG (by surface: 55 kms – 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg.

Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) – It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. 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 – One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg’s newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Overnight stay at the ***hotel

DAY 4: GULMARG TO PAHALGAM [4 HRS DRIVE/150 KMS]

Have breakfast in the hotel. Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way. Overnight stay at the hotel

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple) – Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar, the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty.

Arrive Pahalgam, Overnight stay at the ***hotel

DAY 05: in Pahalgam

Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) – It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir’s premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don’t come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL – One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Overnight stay at the hotel

DAY 06: Pahalgam – Srinagar (By surface: 94 kms – 3 hrs)

After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive back to Srinagar on arrival check in at your houseboats in the dal lake

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City – Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) – Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar , it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Cheshamashi Bagh ( Garden of Spring ) Located on the foothills of Zabarwan Mountain . This garden provides a picturesque scene of lakes of Srinagar . Shah Jehan laid out the original garden in 1632 AD. A tasteful laid garden in terraces with a spring of cool refreshing digestive water

Nishat Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) – The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan’s brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh ( Garden of Love ) – It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Overnight stay at the houseboat

DAY 07: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES

& WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR


Package cost INCLUDES:

• Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Yatra representative

• Welcome Drink on arrival (Kashmiri Khawa with Cookies)

• 06 nights / 07 days accommodation at hotel and in houseboat on specified meal plan

• Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple

• Full-day excursions to Sonmarg,

• Garden Entrance fee

• One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 – 3 hours)

• Crossings while staying at houseboats

• Heating stoves in the Deluxe Houseboat

PACKAGE cost excludes:

• Any Air or train fare

• Meals other than specified

• Monument fee / Camera fee

• Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters

• Horse ride at Gulmarg and Pahalgam

• Gondola ride in Gulmarg

• Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary

• Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls,

• Anything which is not mentioned in the “Package Cost Includes” column

CANCELLTION POLICY:

• 10% before 15 days from date of departure

• 25% before 7 days from dated of departure

• 50% within 7 days from date of departures

• 100% within 48 hours from date of departure

Special NOTES:

• All the above mentioned rates are valid from 31 March 2010

• All the above mentioned rates are on INR

• All the above mentioned rates are per person rates

• Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed)

• Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon )

• All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car

• Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.

• The above mentioned packages are applicable only for Indian nationals or residents having Indian work permit. For Foreigners prices are subject to queries.

•  The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

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