You will be met by our representative at the Srinagar airport. He will assist and transfer you to the hotel / deluxe houseboat. In the afternoon you take a shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens. While riding the Shikara’s there are plenty of opportunities for bird watching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Overnight in hotel / deluxe houseboats.
Day 2 - Srinagar - Gulmarg
After a delectable breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Gulmarg via Tangmarg Road.
Srinagar, situated on the banks of river Jhelum, is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Its awe-inspiring landscape, magnificent architecture, tombs and temples, exquisite gardens and Dal Lake make it a heaven on earth. Surrounded by a number of lakes, this scenic city, serene in its own way, is also known as the Kashmiri Venice or the Venice of the East. Bestowing its old-world charm on tourists, Srinagar aces in natural beauty and historical significance.
Drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg via Tangmarg Road, and after covering around 50 km, arrive at your destination. Post reaching here, transfer to the hotel and relax for some time.
As serene and peaceful as it can get, Gulmarg is truly a fantasy for all. Gulmarg derived its name from the immense lushness of hills, full of colourful flowers, and is thus one of the most popular destinations in India. A wide expanse of panoramic surroundings, spectacular views and simplicity add solace to the omnipresent charm of this town.
You may go on a fun-filled gondola ride at your own expense that offers a thrilling view of fir-clad slopes. With the evening at your leisure, you may opt for a stroll through enchanting valleys, along mountain streams, and to the lakes in the area.
Later, Transferred to the hotel and have a comfortable sleep in your room.
Day 3 - Gulmarg - Pahalgam
After breakfast, check out of the hotel at Gulmarg and proceed to Pahalgam. Pahalgam is in Anantnag District. It is a popular tourist destination, and every year, many tourists visit it. Pahalgam has an average elevation of 8989 feet. The town of Pahalgam (Village of Shepherds) offers breathtaking views. One can just relax in the hotels or enjoy water rafting (At a Direct Cost). Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. One can also enjoy Pahalgam local sightseeing, Aru valley, Batab valley and Chandan war at Pahlagam. Rest of the day leisure at Pahalgam and enjoy comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4 - Pahalgam to Srinagar
After a wholesome breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Srinagar through NH-1A and NH-501. On arrival, begin your excursion to the Grand Mughal Gardens (Chashme Shahi, Nishat Bagh & Shalimar Bagh). Rest of the day leisure at Srinagar and enjoy comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5 - Departure from Srinagar
After a scrumptious breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to the Srinagar airport to continue your onward journey.