Day 01: Jammu to Katra to Vaishno Devi
After your arrival at Jammu, you will be picked up from the railway station/airport(as per the tour package) and then dropped to your hotel in Katra. Take a rest for few hours, and then head towards the famous Hindu temple of Vaishnav devi. The temple is situated at the top of the hill and you can choose to travel the path all by your own, or by riding a pony. The Vaishnav Devi temple is about 12 km away from Katra. So, you can easily complete your Darshan and return to your hotel to take a complete rest to call it a day.
Day 02: Katra to Srinagar
On day 2, we will leave Katra for another famous hill station of Himachal, Srinagar. Through our route, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Kashmir valley and enjoy the lovely mountain breeze. Additionally, you will be allowed to spend some time for Patnitop sightseeing. You will also explore the beautiful Jawahar Lal Tunnel, and the worth-watching Ram Ban & kud. You will reach Srinagar by experiencing the most beautiful journey of your life, to check in your hotel to have delicious dinner and an overnight stay. Get a relaxed sleep to prepare yourself for the next busy day.
Day 03: Srinagar to Sonmarg (85 Kms – 2.5hrs)
Have a healthy breakfast at your hotel to prepare yourself for a long journey of almost three hours. Once you have enough calories for the road trip, we will head towards the majestic resort of Sonmarg. As obvious, you can spot several picture-perfect places to stop and click some memorable photos. You will traverse through the lush green forests, rivers of clean water, and the beautiful rice fields. Along with this, we will get through a town named Kangan. Kangan is a small town that handles the basic needs of this outstanding hill station. After Kangan, we will head towards the Mammar, where you will be taken to another beautiful tourist spot named as Gagangir. Gagangir’s specialty that makes it a perfect tourist spt for all, is its location. Located in the middle of the Sindh River, this place is just like a small island that also provides an outstanding view of the Sindh River.
Day 04: Srinagar to Gulmarg(Day Trip): (56 kilometers / 2-3 hrs drive):
At Sonmarg, you can enjoy a 3-hour beautiful walk, or go with the horseback trip to the outstanding Thajwass Glacier. While returning from Sonmarg, we will stop at a small yet worth visiting local town market where you can shop souvenir, get some snacks to fill you p, and also interact with the local people to make it a friendly road trip.
After this spot, wew ill return to the hotel at Srinagar for dinner and a comfy overnight stay.
Start your day with a healthy breakfast at the hotel, and then we will start our beautiful journey to the one of the most beautiful scenic location of Himachal, Gulmarg. In our route of Gulmarg, you can experience the majestic rivers, rice fields, lush green mountains and small, but beautiful villages that define the simple life of the region.
Day 05: In Srinagar: Sightseeing Touring – (Half Day Adventure Time)
By traversing through the culture and tradition of Kashmir, we will reach a small market town of Gulmarg named as Tangmarg. Tangmarg is a great place for shoppers and if you are willing to buy something exclusive that you keep as a remembrance of your trip, then shops at Tangmarg will be a worthy place to spend some money.
Gulmarg is about 14 kms ahead of Tangmarg, and after you have done with shopping, we will move towards our destination, that is Gulmarg. After reaching Gulmarg in the afternoon, you can spend plenty of time with your loved ones. You can board a gondola cable car all by yourself to move towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. By the ropeway, you can reach the peak in eight minutes. After spending an hour there, we can return to our base and then we will head towards the hotel in Srinagar for an overnight stay.
Today we will do some a large portion of a day of neighborhood touring that incorporates a visit to the well known Mughal greenhouses of Nishat and Shalimar. Constructed in of 14 years of time, the two greenery enclosures are a legacy abandoned by the recent Mughals, whose desire for laying stunning patio nurseries was interesting. With a scenery of the sprawling Zabarwan mountains, the greenhouses brag of green turfs, sprouting blooms, and falling drinking fountains. We will explore the patio nurseries and later drive back to the lodging for a check-out. We touch base at houseboat and check-in. After that, you will have shikara ride in the lake. This watercraft ride skims you past some awesome vegetable greenery enclosures and amphibian life. Supper and Overnight in houseboats.
Day 06: Srinagar to Pahalgam: (Adventure time 3-4 Hours about 97kms)
We will start our excursion towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway 1 A. This street associates the Valley to whatever is left of the nation. We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the grand remnants of Avantipura and the town of Bijbehara which stays popular as the bread crate of Kashmir. You can even witness a couple of intriguing pieces of bread sold by merchants close to the street. We switch the national interstate at Khanabal and drive during that time biggest city of Anantnag. From here the street turns picturesque as we drive parallel on the Lidder stream spilling out of the other way. In Pahalgam, we check in at the lodging and later do some nature strolls to loosen up ourselves. Overnight lodging in Pahalgam.
Day 07: Pahalgam to Jammu Railway station:( 250 Kms / 7-8 Hrs):
After having the breakfast at the hotel, you will be transported to Jammu railway station/airport.