09N/10D AMEZING KASHMIR WITH MATA VAISHNODEVI
SRINAGAR, SONA MARG, GULMARG, PAHALGAM, VAISHNODEVI
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DAY 01: 12 APRIL – ARRIVAL SRINAGAR – SRINAGAR HOTEL
Upon your arrival at Srinagar airport you will be transferred to Srinagar Hotel. Welcome drink on arrival. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight stay at Srinagar Hotel.
DAY 02: 13 APRIL – SRINAGAR – LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
Today after Breakfast you will visit the Mughal Gardens, Chashmi-e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat (The Garden of pleasure) Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love). & Tulip Garden. In Evening enjoy a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake Dinner and Overnight in the Hotel.
DAY 03: 14 APRIL – SRINAGAR – SONMARG – SRINAGAR
Today after breakfast a full day excursion to Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar. Sonmarg is 98kms from Srinagar. We will take about 3 hours to reach Sonmarg. Sonmarg is the last stop of Kashmir District. From here starts the territory of Ladakh. Situated at an altitude of 2743 m above sea level, Sonmarg is absolutely true to its name, which means 'Meadow of Gold'. The moment you enter Sonmarg, the first thing that you will notice will be the snow-covered mountain that forms the backdrop of the town. Covered with alpine trees from all sides, Sonmarg has few of the loveliest flower collections in Jammu and Kashmir. You may take a pony ride to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Return to Srinagar Hotel by the evening for overnight stay.
DAY 04: 15 APRIL – SRINAGAR – DOODHPATHRI – SRINAGAR
After having breakfast today we will Drive towards Dhoodhpathri for a more fun and more exciting day. Leave for the famous and exotic places of Kashmir; Dhoodhpathri. Dhoodhpathri at an altitude of 8957 ft above sea level is an alpine valley covered with snow clad mountains and the meadows of Pine Fir and Deodar.. Mesmerized with the beauty return back to Srinagar for a delicious dinner and overnight stay at the Houseboat
DAY 05: 16 APRIL – SRINAGAR – GULMARG
After breakfast check out from the House Boat and drive towards Gulmarg. Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful resorts in the valley. It is at 52kms from Srinagar. Gulmarg has been a resort for the kings like Yousuf Shah Chak and Jahangir who used to visit frequently. Gulmarg boasts Asia's highest and longest cable car project, we arrive at Gulmarg Check in Hotel. In the early afternoon proceed to explore the Gulmarg Gondola (Additional Cost).. The two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (13,780 ft). You can also try skiing on your own. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and also has the highest golf course in the world with 18 holes. Dinner & overnight at the Gulmarg hotel.
DAY 06: 17 APRIL – GULMARG – PAHALGAM
After breakfast we will proceed for Pahalgam. Pahalgam is one of the most beautiful places on earth; the town of Pahalgam (Village of Shepherds) offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas. On arrival we check in to the hotel. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07: 18 APRIL – PAHALGAM
After Morning Breakfast In Pahalgam Visit For Aru Valley, Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. After your return from the beautiful meadows. Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel.
DAY 08: 19 APRIL – PAHALGAM – KATRA VIA NASHRI TUNNEL
After Breakfast we check out from the hotel and drive towards the katra the Gateway of Jai Mata Di holy cave by the 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. Check in Katara Hotel . Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel Katra.
DAY 09: 20 APRIL – VAISHNO DEVI DARSHAN
In the Early morning you will be transferred to the Helipad proceeding for Holy Cave by Helicopter and back to Katra on the same day. Dinner and overnight at Katra Hotel.
DAY 10: 21 APRIL – KATRA – JAMMU RAILWAY STATION/AIRPORT
Today after breakfast we will check out hotel and transfer to Jammu Airport to board on flight for return journey with an immense sweet memory. Upon arrival your home dictation it is time to give a big thank for your continued support and cooperation extended to all the service provider during your tour duration. (Tour End)
Booking money per person @ Rs. 20000/- & balance to be paid 15 days prior to departure
Some additional important tourist places included in the above itinerary for our lovely Discovery Travellers. But the tour itinerary may be changed/altered again due to force measures imposed during tour duration, if any.