KASHMIR TOUR PACKAGE 5 Nights 6 Days,Rs.12500 Per Head ( If 6 Persons )
Package Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Destination Covered: Srinagar-Sonmarg-Gulmarg-Pahalgam
Cost: Rs.12500 Per Head ( If 6 Persons )
Jammu and Kashmir was a region formerly administered by India as a state from 1954 to 2019, constituting the southern and southeastern portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India, Pakistan and China since the mid-20th century.
Srinagar International Airport (SXR), also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport, and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) in Leh are the major airports in Jammu and Kashmir state. The airport in Srinagar is connected with major cities in India including Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bangalore. The airport in Leh has direct flights to and from Delhi, Mumbai, and Srinagar. Taxi rentals and private shuttles are available at both airports in Jammu and Kashmir.
Furthermore, Jammu Aiport or Jammu Civil Enclave handles domestic flights from major urban centres in India.
Jammu Tawi, located in the state’s winter capital, is the busiest railway station in Jammu and Kashmir. It serves as the northern terminal of major trains connecting the city with the rest of India. Regular express trains from Jammu to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Trivandrum run efficiently.
The picturesque section between Banihal and Baramulla of Jammu–Baramulla railway line passes through several towns in Kashmir Valley. It is an excellent alternative for those wanting to take the tracks not often taken.
Jammu and Srinagar, seasonal capitals of the state can be reached throughout the year by road. Jammu is served by a network of state and national highways. If you’re wondering about how to reach Kashmir Valley by road, follow the NH1(A) that passes through the city of Jammu to Srinagar in Kashmir Valley. The highway continues to the east before terminating at Leh in Ladakh region. NH1 is a major and vital highway which handles the primary traffic coming in and out of the region. Government and private operators run buses and taxis between Jammu, Srinagar, and Leh.
The Jawahar Tunnel, 2.8 kilometres in length, connects Jammu with Kashmir Valley. The 3,528-m-high mountain pass Zoji La carries the Srinagar-Leh highway extending into Ladakh. The 474-km-long Leh-Manali Highway is another major road with serving the Ladakh region. Both Srinagar-Leh and Leh-Manali highways remain vulnerable to weather conditions in winter as the snowfall blocks the road access.
Day 01: Arrive in Srinagar:
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir. We arrive at the hotel / houseboat and check in. You will have shikara ride in the lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Dinner and Overnight in houseboats.
Day 02: Srinagar to Sonmarg (98 Kms – 2.5hrs) and later drive to Srinagar:
We begin our day with a sumptous breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will drive to the majestic mountain resort of Sonmarg. The route towards Sonamarg takes us on a picturesque country side drive where we will come across rolling hills, green forests, clear water streams and blooming rice fields. We will zoom past the town of Kangan which handles all the local needs of this region. From Kangan, we will drive towards Mammar. We will once again alight from our vehicles at the tourist spot of Gagangir. The spot is built in the middle of the river Sindh and looks like an island with snow glaciers covering one or the other spot. In Sonamarg we will take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip on your own to the Thajwass glacier. After our return we will visit the small town market for some snacks or just pay a visit observing the local people going with thier daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel for our overnight stay in Srinagar
Day 03: Srinagar to Gulmarg(Day Trip): (56 kilometers / 2-3 hrs drive):
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesue market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familarising ourselves with the beauty. In Gulmarg you can board the Gondola cable car system on your own, and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour and drive towards Srinagar. We will stay at the hotel for overnight in Srinagar.
Day 04: Srinagar to Pahalgam: (97 kilometers / 3-4 hrs drive):
We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway 1A. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvellous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic breads sold by vendors near the road. We switch the the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction.You can opt to spend your half a day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Pahalgam. After your return from the beautiful meadows, you will be driven back to hotel. In Pahalgam you will check in at the hotel for your overnight stay
Day 05: Pahalgam to Srinagar and Srinagar: Local sightseeing:
After breakfast return to Pahalgam and today we will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With a backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan mountains, the gardens boast of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel for a inner and Overnight stay in Srinagar.
Day 06: Departure transfer to Airport:
After a late morning breakfast, we will drive to the airport for your flight home. On your way to the airport you can make a brief stopover for some last minute shopping in the city center. At the airport the driver will assist you with your luggage screening and drop you at outside the terminal gate.
KASHMIR TOUR PACKAGE 5 Nights 6 Days,Rs.12500 Per Head ( If 6 Persons )
|Hotels will be as follows or similer:
- Srinagar- Hotel Aashiana
- Pahalgam –Hotel Lidder View Resort
- Srinagar – Deluxe Houseboat
|Included in the prices are:-
- Accommodation on Two sharing basis.
- Meals – Breakfast & Dinner included.
- Sightseeing by Indica.
- Arrival and departure transfers.
- Shikara Ride.
- All Taxs, Parking & Driver allowance.
|Excluding in the prices is:-
- Any international or domestic airfare & airport departure tax.
- Any Portrage or Tips.
- Horse riding, Gandola Ride, sports activity or private Taxi Charge.
- Any extra meals rather than inclusion.
- Any guided sightseeing except in Srinagar or travel escort.
- Sightseeing will be done till vehicle is allowed.
- Any personal expenses like, bar bills, telephone bills, tips, beverages, medical / travel insurance, still/video camera fee, costs or any other cost not included above.
- Any extra sightseeing that is not mentioned in the tour program.