Meet our representative on arrival in Srinagar and proceed to your houseboat. Srinagar, famous for its lakes and
charming houseboats, is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. The lakes comprise a series of water bodies,
including the Nagin Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake.
Kashmiri boats, called shikaras, are the best means to explore the intricate maze of waterways. In the evening, enjoy
visit to Mughal Gardens followed by a shikara ride on the Dal Lake. Overnight stay in Srinagar houseboat.
After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam, also called the Valley of Shepherds. On arrival, check in at the hotel. In
Pahalgam, admire the beauty of Nature as you walk along the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also famous for
some trekking routes and is the base camp for the Amarnath Yatra. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.
Sightseeing in Pahalgam
After breakfast, enjoy panoramic views of Pahalgam town and Lidder Valley. Start with Aru Valley, which is a small
village 15 km upstream of the Lidder River. The route is picturesque with ample campsites. This village is the starting
point for treks to the Kolahoi glacier. Later, visit Chandanwari, which is the starting point of the sacred Amarnath
Yatra. Chandanwari is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge. En route you can visit Hajan, an idyllic picnic spot
and Betaab Valley. Dinner and overnight stay in Pahalgam.
Pahalgam - Gulmarg (130 kms / approx. 4 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Gulmarg, literally, the Meadow of Flowers. It is situated at an altitude of 2,730 m. Spend the
entire day at leisure to take walks amid lush green meadows of flowers against the backdrop of snow-capped
mountains. Dinner and overnight stay in Gulmarg.
Sightseeing in Gulmarg I Drive Back to Srinagar (58 kms / approx. 3 hours)
After breakfast, enjoy local sightseeing of Gulmarg and gondola ride (cable car). Later, drive back to Srinagar. Arrive
and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Srinagar.
Departure from Srinagar
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for your return flight back home.