Day 01 :
Pick up from Srinagar airport & Transfer Hotel / Houseboat
as Applicable. After than visit to Dal Lake and take
Sikara Ride 1 Hours, and back to the Hotel / Houseboat.
fts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty Silken carpets,
shawls, jewellery ornaments. In second half day Visit
Shankracharya Temple. Overnight stay
Day 02 : Srinagar Sightseeing
After Breakfast full day Visit Mughal Gardens "Nishat"
(The Garden of Pleasure) and "Shalimar" (Abode of All) and
Chesma Shahi (Royal Spring).Drive along the Lake side on
Boulevard .On return visit a local Handicrafts Emporium
for hand-knotted specialty Silken carpets, shawls,
jewellery ornaments. In second half day Visit
Shankracharya Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel as
Day 03 : Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar (8700 Feet, 52 kms,
1.5 hrs One way)
After Breakfast, transfer 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 Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 04 : Srinagar – Pahalgam – Srinagar (7200 Feet, 96kms,
3 hrs one way)
After Breakfast Transfer for full Day excursion of
Pahalgam called as “Valley of Shepherds”. In Pahalgam,
Enjoy the nature & walk around the banks of River Lidder.
Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the
base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. By evening return to
Srinagar. Overnight stay at the Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 05 :
Srinagar- Zojila- Drass- Kargil ( 205 kms / 5 - 6
After breakfast leave for Kargil, driving through
Sonamarg and crossing the Zoji-la pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505
mtrs) en-route. Drass, the first town over the pass is
famous as the 2nd coldest inhabited place in the world.
About an hour’s drive down the valley from Drass is
Kargil, 2nd largest town of Ladakh and headquarters of
Kargil district. Overnight in the hotel at Kargil.
Day 06 : Kargil-Lamayuru- Leh ( 235 kms /
In the morning leave for Leh, enroute viewing /
visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and
the adjoining ‘Moonland” hills forming its backdrop.
Driving further on along the Indus, visit Sanagm
(confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point,
Pathar Sahib Gurudwara & Hall of Fame (museum of military
heritage). Reach Leh in the evening. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 : In Leh: Visit Monasteries - Leh Palace
After breakfast, proceed on sightseeing tour of
Shey Palace and its associated Gompa housing the gigantic
copper-gilt statue of the Buddha, then the 12-storied
Thiksey Monastery dating from the 16th century, and
finally the 17th century Hemis Monastery, biggest in
Ladakh. In the late afternoon, drive to visit the 9-storey
Leh Palace built by King Singge Namgyal in 1600 AD, and
thereafter explore the markets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 : In Leh: Excursion to Pangong Lake (145
kms / one way / 5-6 hours)
After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake via
Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft. / 5486 meters), 3rd highest
motorable pass in the world. Pangong Lake (alt: 14,500
ft.), largest brackish water lake of Asia, is 4-5 kms wide
and about 135 kms long of which about two-third portion
lies on the other side of the Indo-China border. After
sightseeing at the lake, drive back to Leh, reaching in
the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : Leh- Khardongla - Nubra Valley - Leh (
120 kms /one way 4 hours )
After breakfast leave for the Nubra Valley, driving across
Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft.), highest motorable pass in
the world. From the pass you can enjoy spectacular views
of the Zanskar range across the Indus Valley in the south,
and the Saser massif in the north. after sightseeing
back to Leh
Day 10 : Departure Leh: Transfer to Airport
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking
the flight back home.