Day 01: Srinagar Arrival
You will be welcomed by our representative at Srinagar Airport who will escort you to the Houseboat/Hotel. On the way, you will be visiting the Abdullah Bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river, snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir. Upon arrive check into the houseboat/hotel and stay overnight!
Day 02: Srinagar / Pahalgam (90km) (2-3 Hrs Drive)
This morning after breakfast, proceed toward Pahalgam, the 'Valley of Shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of streams flowing from the River Lidder and Sheshnag Lake. En route visit the Awantipur Ruins. The famous Awantipur temple was built in the honor of God Mahadev by Awanti Varman. The Shiva-Avantishvara temple in Awantipura has massive walls beneath the town and therefore has great archaeological significance. On arrival Check Inn to your hotel & the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay!
Day 03: Pahalgam / Srinagar
This morning after breakfast, you'll be exploring Chandanwari, Aru Valley and Betab valley. The drive to the village is breathtaking. The location of the village among the grasslands, make this place a visual delight. Proceed for Betab Valley, originally called the Hajan Valley. Post the filming of the 1983 Bollywood blockbuster - 'Betab' at this location, Hajan was renamed Betaab. Since the discovery of the Betab Valley, it has become a film-maker's favorite location to shoot out romantic films. Post lunch, you'll be driven back to Srinagar. Overnight stay.
Day 04: Srinagar Sightseeing
Today, we will discover the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar. Explore Botanical Garden, Nishat Garden and Shalimar Garden located in the surroundings of Dal lake. Later, we will also visit the 'Old City' which boasts the Kashmir’s many ancient shrines and mosques among which the shrine of Shah-i-Hamdan, situated between Habba Kadal and Fateh Kadal, is probably the most important. Shah-i-Hamdan, who came from Persia in the 13th century. Tourists are welcome to visit the mosques and shrines in the old city. Overnight stay in Srinagar Hotel.
Day 05: Srinagar / Gulmarg / Srinagar (60km) (1-2 Hrs Drive)
This morning proceed to Gulmarg, driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the 'meadow of flowers' is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden spot. It offers a spectacular view of towering snow capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers, gigantic firs and pine trees. Take a leisurely stroll or pony rides (on direct payment) across the green meadows to one of the world's highest Golf Courses. Later take a fun-filled Gondola ride (First Level). Return to Srinagar in the evening. The rest of the evening is at leisure & stay overnight.
Day 06: Srinagar Airport
Sunrise Shikara ride in Dal lake, and, later departure trasnfer to Srinagar airport for onward journey.