Day 1: Jammu - Patnitop (120kms)
On arrival at Jammu airport meet your driver and transfer to Patnitop a beautiful hill resort located on a scenic plateau of the Shiwalik range of the Himalayas, check in at hotel. The hill station offers a number of short treks & few temples.
O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Patnitop - Pahalgam (180kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Pahalgam the Valley of Shepherds 7,000ft above sea level. Check in at hotel and rest time free to relax. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Pahalgam
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Aru valley noted for its scenic meadows. The village is a base camp for trekkers to the Kolahoi Glacier, the Tarsar-Marsar lakes and the Katrinag valley. It is also a base for the treks to Lidderwat, the Vishansar-Kishansar lakes and Kangan. The Kolahoi is the largest glacier in the Kashmir Valley, and is located near Mt. Kolahoi (5425m), the highest peak in the Valley. There are about 20 alpine lakes, peaks and meadows around the Aru Valley. Other popular activities include fishing of trout in the Lidder River, trekking, hiking, horse riding, sightseeing and photography. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Pahalgam - Gulmarg (142kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Gulmarg (the meadow of the flowers) located at the altitude of 9,000ft. On the way visit the famous Saffron growing fields and Awantipur Ruins (1100 years old temple of lord Vishnu build by King Awantivarman), enjoy the beautiful countryside on the way. On arrival check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Gulmarg - Srinagar (56kms)
Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Gulmarg. Enjoy a cable car ride on Gondola which will take you to the Majestic height of 13,000ft above sea level covering the magnificent views of Himalayan Mountains and Pirpanjal ranges. You can also enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat if the weather permits. Golf playing, Horse Riding, Hiking & Snow Skiing are other activities available here at additional cost. Later drive to Srinagar check in at hotel. O/n at hotel/ houseboat.
Day 6: Srinagar
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Mughal Gardens Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh & Chashma Shahi. Then excursion to Hari Parbat a hill overlooking Srinagar the site of a fort, built in the Durrani era, a Hindu temple, mosques, and gurdwara. Later visit Shankaracharya Temple the sacred temple occupies the top of the hills known as Takht-I-Sulaiman in the south-east of Srinagar. The site dates back to 250BC. Rest time to explore the market. Evening Shikara ride on the Dal Lake. O/n at hotel/ houseboat.
Day 7: Srinagar - Departure
Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to Srinagar airport to board flight for onward destination.
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