Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places in the world. On your Divine of Kashmir tour , enjoy a romantic Shikara ride in Dal Lake and a thrilling gondola ride in Gulmarg. Our tastefully crafted Kashmir Panorama tour package is a bundle of happiness that will let you enjoy the mesmeric beauty of Kashmir Valley.
Divine of Kashmir package is specially crafted just for you! Cool summer breeze, alpine scenery and romantic houseboats afloat on the serene Dal Lake – are just some of the things awaiting you on this exciting holiday in Divine of Kashmir tour. You would arrive at the Srinagar Airport and be greeted by a vtravelz representative outside the airport who would assist with your transfer to the hotel or houseboat (as per your booking) in Srinagar. Check-in and unwind for a while before heading for a Shikara ride (own expense) at Dal Lake for a calm and soothing experience; you could avail the ride on a direct payment basis. End the day with a comfortable overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast this morning, you would proceed to Pahalgam. The 90 kms journey would be through interesting twists and turns with picturesque surprises at every corner; you would take about 2 to 3 hours to reach your destination. The town of Pahalgam (Village of Shepherds) offers breath-taking views of alpine peaks, the Lidder and Seshnag Rivers tumbling down picturesque, deep-cut mountain valleys. It is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. On your way you would visit the Avantipur Ruins – the 1100-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. You would visit the famous Betaab, Chandan and Aru Valley. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam. Please note that in Aru, Chandanwari and Betab Valley outside vehicles are not allowed as per union policies; hence you would have to hire cabs from the local taxi union on direct payment basis.
After breakfast, you would check-out of the hotel and proceed to Gulmarg, Perched at an average elevation of 2,690 m, Gulmarg is easily one of the premier hill resorts in the country. You could spend the day exploring the place; see the world’s highest Golf Course that the British once frequented to spend their summers (golf kit and caddy charges are at an additional cost). You could enjoy an exhilarating Gandola or cable car ride (own expense). Do note that the Gondola ride is not included in the package and can be availed on direct payment basis; the ride will be operational depending on weather conditions. Later tantalize your taste buds with Kashmiri delicacies (own expense) and have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Gulmarg .
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel in Gulmarg and proceed to Srinagar, the distance is about 60 kms and would take approximately 2-3 hrs to cover. On arrival, go for local sightseeing of Srinagar and explore the famous Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi (Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love) which was laid out by the Mughal in the 16th century. Also, visit the Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock, which provides wonderful pictorial views of the entire city and the famous Dal Lake and River Jhelum. Later, visit the handloom centre famous for the production of Pashmina and Shahtoosh shawls & world-famous carpets. At night, head to the hotel in Srinagar for a comfortable overnight stay. Please note that the entry tickets for the monuments or any other sightseeing points are not included.
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Sonmarg which is situated at a height of 2740 meters, and is at a distance of 82 km which takes about 3 hrs to cover (one way). Relish a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. You can enjoy sightseeing to Thajiwas Glacier or other sightseeing points. Later, return to Srinagar after your excursion. In the evening, enjoy a comfortable overnight night stay at the hotel. Please note that at Thajwas Glacier, Zero Point, Baltal personal cabs are not allowed but hired taxis from local unions can be taken on direct payment basis.
After breakfast this morning you would check-out from the hotel in the morning and head to the Srinagar airport. Due to the extremely strict security measures at the airport during peak season, you are requested to leave for the airport at least 4 hours prior to your flight?s departure. Do note that there are 4 security barriers to pass before reaching the airport, and there are regular traffic jams near the airport as well. Hence providing additional time to reach the airport becomes necessary. Head back home with wonderful memories of a lovely time spent at the Heaven on Earth with Divine of Kashmir package?.