Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan with Kashmir 04
Duration 06 Nights / 07 Days
Arrive Srinagar, where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to your deluxe Hotel. Afternoon enjoys a shikara ride on your own on Dal Lake visiting Char Chinar, Floating, Vegetable gardens etc, and witness walnut Woodcarving and paper machine making demonstration. Evening Free for shopping. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Srinagar.
Full day excursion to Sonamarg (Golden Meadow) a distance of about 83 kms will be covered about 2-½ hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley surrounded by mountains and meadows full of Flowers. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake. Return to Srinagar in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Srinagar.
Drive to Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers, and 2730 mts above sea level. The distance of 60 Kms will be covered in about 2 hrs. It has delightful ski slopes and the highest 18 hole golf course of the world. If weather permits, you can also have a breathtaking view of Nanga Parbat. The view Enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is magnificent. You can also go on a short trek up to Khilanmarg, in about 3 hrs. Enjoy Gondola ride. You can also take an (optional) Sledge ride on the snow- covered slopes. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Gulmarg.
After an early breakfast leave for Pahalgam, the Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. Drive through Saffron fields, Visit Awantipura ruins of a 1100 yrs old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman. Drive through the Pine forest and along Lidder River. The total distance of About 140 Kms will be covered in about 4 hrs. Arrive Pahalgam and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Pahalgam.
After Breakfast. Day free for individual activities. Optional: Visit to Chandanwari or Aru for a magnificent View of Lidder Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Pahalgam.
After breakfast, proceed to Srinagar, the drive is Approximately 3 hrs. Arrive and check in at your hotel. Afternoon visit the Mughal Gardens : Nishat Bagh (Abode Of pleasure), built by Asif Khan brother-in-law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, Shalimar Garden Bagh (Abode of Love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. These beautiful mountains are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. Distance from Srinagar is about 12 and 15 Kms. respectively. Enroute, visit a carpet weaving factory and Shankaracharya Temple. Overnight at the hotel in Srinagar.
Srinagar to Mumbai
After breakfast transfer to the airport for onward journey.