Day 01 : Arrive Srinagar
Arrival at Srinagar Airport/Bus Terminal, reception - Meet our representative and transfer to Hotel/Houseboat by cabs. Balance of time at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel/ Houseboat at Srinagar.
Day 02 : Shankracharya Temple, Mughal Gardens, Hazratbal Shrine, Dal-Lake
After breakfast, early in the morning leave for Darshan at Shakracharya Mandir. After Darshan leave for sight-seeing of Mughal Gardens- Cheshmashahi, Royal-Spring, the orinal Garden was laid out by Shah Jehan. Parimahal- initially a garden built by Dara Shikoh for his sufi teacher Mulla Shah. Botanical Garden- having numerous plants of various species. Nishat Garden - Abode of Love, built by Asif, the brother-in-law of Jehangir in 1634 AD. Shalimar Garden- Pleasure of Love. built by Jehangir in 1616 AD. for his wife Empress Noor Jehan.Harwan Garden - on the hill-side. All the gardens are situated on the banks of Dal Lake. With the Zabarwan Hills in the background enroute the gardens. After exploring Mughal Gardens visit the famous Hazratbal Shrine, situtated on the bank of Dal Lake and return back to city through Old City. In evening do shopping as well as Shikara ride around famous Dal Lake,Char Chinar, Floating Gardens. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/ Houseboat.
Day 03: Gulmarg
After breakfast, leave for Gulmarg - the Meadow of Flowers, by cabs. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and one of the highest Golf Courses in the world with 18 holes. You can also enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat Hill. The view enroute Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. A short trek-up to Khilanmarg which can be covered on Ponnies or via Gandola Cable Car is optional. Drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/Houseboat.
Day 04: Pahalgam
After breakfast, leave for Pahalgam- the Vale of Kashmir, by cabs visiting saffron fields, at Awantipora ruins of 1100 years old Temple of Lord Vishnu-build by King Awantivarman, enjoy the beautiful countryside. On the way drive through the Pine forests. The confluence of the streams is flowing from the River Lither and Sheeshnag Lake. Pahalgam was humble shepherd's village with breath-taking views. Now it is Kashmir's premier resort. Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between faily steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rider than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, sorrounded by thicky wooden forests of pine. Drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/House boat.
Day 05: Departure
Check-out, transfer. Srinagar to Airport/Bus terminal.