Welcome to Srinagar: - Tour will start with your arrival at Srinagar Haven on earth Get grand reception at airport arrival by Sky Wings representative and transferred to your Hotel /Houseboat. This afternoon enjoy a shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating vegetable gardens etc. Evening is free for leisure activities.
Post Breakfast we visit the ancient Shankaracharya Temple and the famous Mughal Gardens - Nishat (Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar (Adobe of Love) and Chashme Shahi (Royal Spring).
Nishat Bagh was built by Asif Khan brother in-law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. The largest of the gardens, Nishat has seven terraces with beautiful water channel flowing right in the middle.
Shalimar Bagh (was built in the year 1619 A.D for was built by Emperor Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. TheGarden has four terraces; the 4th terrace was once reserved for royal ladies.
Chashme Shahi was originally laid out by Shah Jehan in 1632 AD. It is a tastefully laid garden in terraces, which commands a magnificent view of the Dal Lake below and surrounding mountain ranges. The cool water of the spring is highly refreshing and digestive.
Later back to hotel, evening enjoy the shopping.
Today after an early breakfast leave for Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. En route we visit Saffron fields of Pampore and Avantipur ruins, 1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Avantiwareman. The drive is through beautiful pine forest, countryside, rice fields and shepherds grazing sheep, goats and cattle. Situated at the confluence of the stream flowing from the Sheshnag Lake and river Lidder, Around Pahalgam are many places of interest because it set between fairly steep hills. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan on the way to Chandanwari is an idyllic spot for a picnic. It has been the location of several Indianfilm scenes. In the afternoon have a walk around and take picture of magnificent view all around. U may also enjoy horse ride (extra cost). In evening back to Srinagar
After breakfast full day sightseen of Gulmarg - the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. it is popular for its highest golf course and skiing in winters. you can enjoy a pony ride and also enjoy gondola ride (cable car) to khilanmarg (at your own cost.) return to houseboat/ hotel by evening.
Our tour concludes: After breakfast time free till departure Sky Wings thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to the airport for your onward travel to your next destination.