• Scenic Kashmir with Vaishno Devi

Scenic Kashmir with Vaishno Devi

Jammu – Katra 2 Nights -Pahalgam 02 Nights – Srinagar 02 Nights – Gulmarg 02 Nights.

Jammu and Kashmir, India’s one of the most picturesque state lies on the peaks of Himalayan Ranges with varying topography and culture. Jammu was the stronghold of Hindu Dogra kings and abounds with popular temples and secluded forest retreats. Kashmir’s capital city, Srinagar offers delightful holidays on the lakes with their shikaras and houseboats.Nestling in the lap of the dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas, the Kashmir valley is undoubtedly a jewel in India’s crown. An inspiration for so much art, music and poetry, Kashmir is also‘honeymooners’paradise, a nature lover’s wonderland and a shoppers dream come true.

Best Time To Visit

Jammu and Kashmir is unarguably “Heaven on Earth”; and there isn’t any season when heaven twitches its admirers away. It can be visited throughout the year but winters are the best time for snow lovers as compare to other season, spring tops the deal for nature enthusiasts and summers are perfect time to plan a Jammu & Kashmir tour with family.
Vaishno Devi Summer season and autumn season are perhaps the best time to visit the pilgrimage site of Goddess Vaishno Devi. The climate being cool and pleasant, these two seasons are the best for an ideal visit.

Jammu -Katra ( 50 Kms / 2 Hrs Approx)

Day 1

Arrive in Jammu Railway station or Airport Transfer to katra which will take about 2 hours time Check inn Hotel afternoon free for personal activities .overnight hotel .

Katra – Vaishnodevi

Day 2

After breakfast  proceed to Vaishnodevi Shrine (Approx. 13 km Trek ) One can trek up to the Shrine if fitness permits, otherwise Pony or Palanquins are also available at an extra cost. Arrive at Vaishnodevi Bhawan. Wash and change before Mata Darshan. After Mata Vaishnodevi Darshan, proceed for Bhaironji Darshan (Optional). Overnight Hotel .

Katra – Pahalgam

Day 3

After Darshan, arrive at Katra and proceed to Drive Pahalgam, on arrival in Pahalgam Check-in at Hotel, overnight in Hotel.

Pahalgam – Sightseeing ( ARU VALLEY / Betab Valley )

Day 4

After Breakfast Proceed Full Day excursion of Pahalgam called as “Valley of Shepherds”. In Pahalgam, Enjoy the nature & walk around the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage  for Optional  local sightseeing Visit Aru valley and Betab Valley By local Union vechile (Optional Tour .)Come back by Afternoon  time enjoy the lunch  and do rafting as well  (optional tour .)Overnight stay at hotel .

Pahalgam – Srinagar

Day 5

After Breakfast check out Hotel and drive back to  Srinagar and check in Hotel, and afternoon  visit Mughal Gardens “Nishat” (The Garden of Pleasure) and “Shalimar” (Abode of All) and Chesma Shahi (Royal Spring).Drive along the Lake side on Boulevard .On return visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty Silken carpets, shawls, jewellery ornaments. In second half day Visit Shankracharya Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel as Applicable.

Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar ( 76 kms One way)

Day 6

After breakfast Drive to Sonamarg, and full day excursion of Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. Sonmarg also called Meadow of Gold is located at a height of 2690 meters. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Return to the Houseboat/ Hotel by evening for overnight stay.

Afternoon one can enjoy natural walk along the banks of Rive Lidder and do rafting as well  (optional tour .)Overnight stay at hotel .

Srinagar – Gulmarg (Overnight Hotel)

Day 7

After Breakfast, transfer to Gulmarg called as “Meadow of Flowers” . Gulmarg is 52 Kms from Srinagar at an altitude of 8700-ft. Gulmarg also referred as Meadow of Flowers is a famous Ski Resort & the world’s highest 18 hole Golf Course. The place was prominent during the British time. You can enjoy a Pony ride (Optional At your own cost). and Overnight Hotel.

Gulmarg (Overnight Hotel)

Day 8

Full Day Free and Skking (Winder) Enjoy the scenic view of Kongdori (12,293 ft) first stage and Affarwat Peak (13,780 ft) second Stage on a Cable Car Ride (Optional At your own cost) .By evening return to the Hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel Gulmarg.

Gulmarg – Srinagar Airport Drop

Day 9

After Breakfast Transfer to Srinagar Airport for Departure with the memories that can’t be forgotten.

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