Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by its acronym, J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains,
"Paradise on the Earth" the state is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, hospitable people and local handicraft. Shikara ride in srinagar Shikara in Dal Lake at Srinagar Small boat or popularly known as Shikara ride is one of the most enjoying experience for tourists visiting Srinagar. skiing in gulmarg Gulmarg is the ideal place for novices to learn skiing and snowboarding.
Meet upon arrival and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat. After lunch sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory.Evening shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating, Vegetable gardens etc. Also witness walnut Woodcarving and paper machie making demonstration. Overnight Houseboat
Full day excursion to SonamargThe distance of about 83 kms will be covered about 2-½ hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes. Enjoy horse riding uptoThajwas glacier and sledge riding on snow. Late afternoon drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in Hotel .
After Breakfast Full day trip to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view en route from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek uptoKhilangmarg that can be covered in about 3 hrs. Also, enjoy sledge riding on snow. Chair Lifts for mountain ride are also available. Late afternoon drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds). The distance of about 96 kms will be covered in about 3 hrs. Enroute visiting Saffron fields, Awantipura ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman), see the beautiful countryside on the way and lot of rice fields. Drive through the pine forest. Later drive back to Srinagar.Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch a flight for home with sweet memories .
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