Pretty much indisputably the most vibrant country on Earth, India can conjure up a multitude of conflicting emotions during any stay. As a result it's not everybody's cup of chai, but those who fall for the subcontinent fall hard, and become lifelong devotees.
Arrive Srinagar & get transferred to Houseboat, Srinagar – Lake city of Kashmir is located at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level & is a heart of Kashmir Valley, famous for its lakes dotted with Shikara’s & the Mughal Gardens. Evening enjoy Shikara Ride. Overnight at Houseboat.
After early breakfast visit the world famous Shankaracharya Temple also known as Takht-e-Suleiman - 1100 feet with 243 Steps (To Climb), from here one can Overlook the Srinagar City this morning & proceed for a full day excursion to Gulmarg, a Meadow of Flowers situated at an altitude of 2730 meters & famous for ski during the winters. Enjoy leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snowcapped mountains & enjoy Gondola Ride (Cable Car). Drive back to Srinagar. Overnight at Houseboat.
After breakfast this morning proceed for a full day excursion to Sonamarg a Meadow of Gold & Gateway to Ladakh situated at an altitude of 2,730 meters with backdrop of snowy mountains against a cerulean sky,you have a option to visit Thajiwas Glacier charm of Sonamarg With its intrinsic natural beauty and exceptional vistas, Thajiwas glacier beckons enthusiasts across the world & sledge rides are famous pastime during the summers (Expenses of Pony etc. to be paid on Own for Thajiwas Visit). Overnight at Srinagar Hotel.
Today after early breakfast you will be transferred for day excursion to to Pahalgam the Valley of Shepherds - Situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder River,situated at 2,130 m. Enroute visit Awantipura Ruins - archeological and historical delight & comprises of two temples dating back to 9th century, standing just a kilometer apart. King Awantivarman, who ruled Kashmir during 9th century, built both the temples – Shiva Temple and Awantiswami Temple. The Shiva Temple is renovated and in daily use, while Awantiswami Temple, which was dedicated to Lord Vishnu is now a ruin. Both the temples reflect Greek style of architecture. Arrive and proceed to visit Betaab Valley named after the movie Betaab earlier named as Hajan Valley a perfect spot for Picnic has beautiful garden and bridge to cross the River / Chandanwari connected with Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari road is the inner core of the city Pahalgam & Aru Valley renowned for the tourist for its beautiful pasture, peaceful environment, lakes and mountains. Later you will be transferred back to Srinagar. Overnight at Hotel.
Post Breakfast visit the Mughal Gardens covering Cheshm-E-Shahi, Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh. All of these gardens are located in the boulevard road in Srinagar. Start with Nishat Bagh going ahead with Shalimar Bagh and then Cheshm-e-Shahi. If you happen to be here in the month of April you can visit the Indira Gandhi memorial Tulip Garden, that remains open only for a few days during this time, before going to Cheshm-e-Shahi
Today post breakfast, check out from hotel, and proceed for Srinagar airport for onward journey.