Glimpse of kashmir valley
- 01 Hr Shikara Ride
- Tour to Chandanwari, Aru & Betab Valley IN Pahalgam
Kashmir is one travel destination that is on the wish list of every nature lover, adventure enthusiast, peace seeker as well as explorer. The scenic destination is adorned with the lush green valley, colourful meadows, dense forests, majestic glaciers, shining lakes, snow-capped mountains and beautiful landscapes which makes it an ideal holiday destination for all kinds of travellers.
Apart from its exotic beauty, the place is also known for its Mughal-era architecture, rich culture and boutique houseboats. The summer capital is also a shopping hub and adventure land.
Our 4 night 5 days magical Kashmir trip covers popular destinations in Kashmir including Srinagar, Sonamarg, Pahalgam and Gulmarg. Each destination and each sightseeing location in our itinerary is designed to charm you and make you want to come back to this place again and again.
So wait no more and get in touch with us to find out in detail about our magical Kashmir tour itinerary.
Upon your arrival in Srinagar, our representative will welcome you and help you transfer to your hotel or houseboat. Once you reach there, finish the check-in procedure, take some rest and begin your half day sightseeing tour.
The first sightseeing spot in your 4 night 5 days magical Kashmir trip itinerary is Mughal Gardens such as Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh and other beautiful gardens located on the Eastern Bank of Dal Lake. They are one of the most popular and the most visited tourist attractions of Srinagar. The gardens are known for their Mughal-era architecture and grandeur. The lush green grass and the scented flowers fill this place with serenity and calm. You can take long strolls in the garden with your loved ones or choose to sit and admire the beauty of the place.
Also, visit Tulip Garden. It is the largest tulip garden in the Asian region. It is beautifully set in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range and overlooks the mesmerizing Dal Lake. The garden house has 48 varieties of tulips and magnetizes tourists from around the globe.
Later head to Chashme Shahi. It is one of the three Mughal gardens in Srinagar and is known for its natural spring. The garden remains accessible from March to November month.
Just above Chashme Shahi garden is another marvel – Pari Mahal, It is a seven-terraced garden and is popular as an abode of fairies or the home of angels. You can spot colourful flowers and exotic fruit plantations here.
Later in the late evening, you can take a relaxing 1-hour Shikara ride at Dal Lake. Indulge in capturing some beautiful pictures of the lake that has Himalayan peaks in the backdrop and a carpet of lotus flowers surrounding it.
Return to the hotel or houseboat for dinner and a night’s stay.
On Day 2, you will be taking a day tour of Sonamarg. So, begin your morning with an early breakfast and then leave for your day tour.
The journey towards Sonamarg is as beautiful as the destination itself. You will drive along a gushing river that flows down from snowy heights into the dense woodlands of firs and silver birches.
You can also visit Thajiwas Glacier located at an altitude of 9,186 feet. This place is enormous and blessed with magnificent beauty. The glaciers covered with snow make it the most scenic destination to visit.
Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in adrenaline rush activities such as camping, trekking, horse riding, sledging, angling, alpine skiing and white water rafting. All of these activities can be done at your own cost.
You can also enjoy leisurely walks around the meadow, it is known as “Meadow of Gold”. For nature lovers, Sonamarg offers the chance to unwind amidst its scenic vistas.
End your day by heading back to your hotel or houseboat in Srinagar for dinner and a night stay.
Today, you will be taking a day trip to Pahalgam. So, have an early breakfast, and be ready for a beautiful road trip to the valley of Pahalgam. En route visit Saffron fields and Avantipura Cricket bat factory. Take a leisurely stroll at the Saffron fields amidst colourful purple flowers and mesmerizing vistas.
On reaching Pahalgam, begin your sightseeing tour with a visit to Lidder valley at your own cost. The picturesque valley offers an eye-pleasing view with Lidder River cascading across it. Enjoy vast green landscapes in the backdrop of Himalayan peaks while praising the unmatched beauty of nature.
Optionally, you can also explore other sightseeing places such as:
Option 1: Visit Aru Valley which is an enthralling village situated 15 km upstream of the Lidder River. It is a base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The valley is popular for its stunning views of scenic meadows, lakes and mountains and activities like horse riding, hiking and trekking.
Option 2: Visit Chandanwari; it is the starting point of sacred Amarnath Yatra. You can also enjoy snow sledging on a snow bridge here or simply choose to relax in amidst nature’s beauty. En route, you can pay a visit to Hajan which is a popular picnic spot and Betaab Valley which is a famous film shooting location.
Option 3: You can also go slow paced and enjoy the day relaxing and sitting alongside River Lidder. Nature lovers can enjoy leisurely walks in the pine forest alongside the river.
Option 4: Visit Baisaran meadow and have fun horse riding across the valley. The place is popularly referred to as mini-Switzerland. The meadows are fringed by pine forests with snow-capped mountain peaks in the backdrop.
After touring Pahalgam, head back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay are in the hotel at Srinagar.
Yet another road trip is on your itinerary on Day 4. Have an early breakfast and get ready for a fun-filled day ahead.
You can enjoy leisurely walks with your loved one on the lush green meadows and with the picturesque backdrop of snow-capped mountains. If weather permits, you can also catch a glimpse of Nanga Parbhat, the ninth-highest mountain in the world.
The day is at leisure but you can opt to tour around at your own cost.
Indulge in skiing, a popular activity in the valley. The terrain of Gulmarg is also ideal for skiing and known for having the best Ski slopes in the world. You can also check out the 18 holes golf course which is the highest golf course of the world. You can also try your hand at slow-sledging at the highest mountain peak of Gulmarg. This will be your fun-filled activity day.
The next activity on your magical Kashmir tour itinerary for 4 nights 5 days will be a Gondola ride or pony ride to Khillanmarg. The ride is the second-highest cable ride in the world and tourists from around the globe come to experience the ride. It offers a magnificent view of the Himalayan Mountain Ranges.
You can also take a short 3 to 4 hours trek up to Khilanmarg. Chair lifts for mountain rides are also available.
Post this tiring day, return to Srinagar for a night stay and a hot dinner meal.
This brings you to the end of your Kashmir holiday package. After your breakfast at the hotel, our representative will escort you to the Srinagar airport for your journey back home.
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Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and the Dal Lake are some of the top attractions. Don't forget to explore the Mughal Gardens in Srinagar.
It's essential to stay updated on the current situation and follow any travel advisories issued by your government. In recent years, the region has become relatively more peaceful, and tourism has picked up.
You can reach Kashmir by air via Srinagar International Airport, or by road from nearby cities like Jammu. There are also train services to Jammu, from where you can hire a cab or take a bus to Srinagar.
Pack warm clothing, especially if you're traveling in the colder months. Layers are advisable, as the temperature can vary. Don't forget essentials like a good pair of walking shoes, a raincoat, and any specific medications you may need.
Esikkim Tourism will take care of everything from beginning to end including transportation, accommodation, etc.
Activities include Shikara rides on Dal Lake, Gondola rides in Gulmarg, trekking in Pahalgam, and exploring the local markets in Srinagar.
You can explore on your own if you're comfortable with planning and navigating. However, hiring a local guide can enhance your experience by providing insights into the culture and history of the region.
Kashmiri cuisine is known for its use of aromatic spices. Don't miss trying dishes like Rogan Josh, Dum Aloo, and Wazwan. Also, try the local bread called "Kashmiri Naan" and the famous Kahwa tea.
You can shop for Pashmina shawls, saffron, local handicrafts, and dried fruits. The local markets in Srinagar, such as Lal Chowk, are good places to start.
Respect the local culture and traditions. It's a good practice to ask for permission before taking photos of people and dressing modestly is appreciated, especially in religious places.
November 20th, 2023
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