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Beauty of Kashmir Himalayan
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination : Srinagar - Sonamarg - Gulmarg - Kokernagar - Sinthan
Top - Daksum - Verinag - Achabe - Martand Sun Temple
01 : Arrive Srinagar
Pick up from Srinagar airport & Transfer to Houseboat, and Visit
to Srinagar Sightseeing, Mugal Garden - Shalimar Bagh, Nishat
Bath, Chasme Shahi - Pari Mahal, and Visit to Shankra Chariya
Temple, Evening Shikara ride on Dal Lake, Overnight stay at
Day 02 :
Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar ( 76 kms One way)
After breakfast check out houseboats and Drive to Sonamarg, and
full day excursion of Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful
drive from Srinagar. Sonmarg also called Meadow of Gold is located
at a height of 2690 meters.
You may take a
pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow
remains round the year. Return to the Srinagar, Check in Hotel ,
and Overnight stay in Hotel.
03 : Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar (8700 Feet, 52 kms, 1.5 hrs One
After Breakfast chtransfer to Gulmarg called as “Meadow of
Flowers” . Gulmarg is 52 Kms from Srinagar at an altitude of
8700-ft. Gulmarg also referred as Meadow of Flowers is a famous
Ski Resort & the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. The place
was prominent during the British time. You can enjoy a Pony ride
(Optional At your own cost).
Enjoy the scenic
view of Kongdori (12,293 ft) first stage and Affarwat Peak (13,780
ft) second Stage on a Cable Car Ride (Optional At your own cost) .
By evening return to Srinagar. In Evening enjoy a Shikara Ride in
Dal Lake and witness the ride on lake, called Venice of India &
experience the aquatic life of Srinagar. Also see the scenic
extravaganza of the Kashmir and enjoy the profusion of colors in
the Paradise on Earth. While returning visit to the local crafts
market and see the fine carved hand-made articles from Paper
Machine & wood of a walnut. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 04 :
Srinagar – Kokernag (81 Km) Travel time 3 hours (Approx)
After breakfast check out from Srinagar hotel and drive to
Kokernag. Kokernag – Is at the height of approx. 2,000 Meters
above from sea level and located in Anantnag district of Jammu &
Kashmir. Place is known for gardens, largest fresh water springs
in Kashmir and for its largest rainbow trout hatchery in north
India. After refresh visit to Papashudan Nad – Most important
tourist attraction of a tour to Kokernag is the Papashudan Nad,
the magical and curative spring which draws thousands of tourists
to the valley each year. Later free for independent activities and
overnight stay at Kokernag hotel.
Day 05 : Kokernag – Sinthan Top and Daksum – Kokernag (48 Km)
Travel time 2/3 hours (Approx)
After breakfast, proceed for full day excursion and drive to
Sinthan Top and Daksum Top. Sinthan Top – Is a hill station and a
popular tourist destination located in South Kashmir’s Breng
Valley (Sub-District Kokernag) in Anantnag district of Jammu and
Kashmir. The Sinthan pass connects Kashmir valley with Jammu
Province through Kistwar. It is located at an altitude of 12,500
feet (3,800 Meters) above from the sea level and is snow-capped
for most of the year. Sinthan Top is known for its beauty and
wonderful tourist attractions. The place is fast growing as one of
the top tourist destination in Kashmir. Daksum – Located in the
Green Forests of Jammu and Kashmir at Anantnag-Semthan-Kistwar
road, is a natural scenic spot. It is located at an altitude of
2,438 Meters above from the sea level. Daksum is a place where you
can revel in solitude and be one with nature. Pine trees, green
meadows, clear gurgling brooks, fresh mountain air all promise to
make your experience invigorating and long lasting. Later drive
back to Kokernag, dinner and overnight stay at Kokernag hotel.
06 : Kokernag – Verinag/Achabel/Martand Sun Temple – Pahalgam
After breakfast check out from Kokernag hotel and drive to
Srinagar en route visiting Verinag - Popular spot for water spring
and a major tourist attraction of this place is Verinag Spring.
Also visit garden of Achabel – Achabel Garden is one of the most
important and splendid tourist places in the state of Kashmir and
is about 8 kilometers away from Anantnag. Martand Sun Temple – The
Martand Sun Temple was a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya
and built during the 8th century. Later arrive at Srinagar, check
in to hotel, later free for your own activities or explore local
market of Srinagar city and overnight stay at Srinagar hotel.
Day 07 : Pahalgam - Srinagar (Around 3 hrs On way )
Early Morning after breakfast check out Hotel, and Visit to Aru
Valley, Betab Valley and Chandanwari Sightseeing, after
sightseeing back to Srinagar.
Aru Valley is a
small yet self-sufficient scenic village located 12 km from
Pahalgam. The drive up to the village is alluring too. The
location of the village among the grasslands, make this place a
tourist delight. It is reachable by walking along a mountain path.
The village also serves as the start point for trekking to Kolahoi
glacier. Another long trek for the serious trekker is to Sonmarg,
which can be covered in 3 days! Besides, the valley is also known
to be a good site for camping. Instead of taking the regular pony
ride it is recommended that tourists explore the surrounding
valley on foot to get a full sense of its beauty.
Located on the way to Chandanwari, the valley was named Betaab
after the Bollywood movie by the same name! Earlier known as Hajan
Valley, after the release of the movie, it was renamed as major
part of the movie was shot here. Set amid picture perfect environs
complete with snowcapped mountains, gurgling streams, colorful
willow trees & the warm sun; making it an ideal for an artist’s
canvas! The valley is a walk-able distance from Pahalgam. The
crystal clear & chilly water of the stream bubbling down from the
snowy hills is a delight; locals here drink this water too.
Baisaran and Tulian Lake are few nearby attractions that can be
Pahalgam to Chandanwari is easily accessible by taxi. From
Chandanwari, pilgrims need to continue their Yatra on foot or
pony, which will take at least 2 days to reach the cave and back,
with an overnight stay in either Shishnag or Panchtarni.
Day 08 :
Srinagar Airport Transfer
After Sightseeing check out hotel and transfer to Srinagar Airport
/ Bus Stand.
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