Vaisno Devi with Kashmir

Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Destinations : Srinagar – Gulmarg – Pahalgam – Patnitop – Jammu

Day 01: Arrival in Jammu, Drive from Jammu to Srinagar (300 km / 7-8 Hours) :-
Welcome to the Jammu and Kashmir! As you arrive at the railway station or at the airport, you will be warmly greeted by our tour guides and representatives. Here onwards, you will be driven towards Srinagar, one of the most gorgeous destinations in the entire country. Arriving in the city, check-in into a hotel or in a houseboat and take a leisure walk around the scenic Boulevard Road beside the stunning Dal Lake. As you walk through this road, you will be amazed by the distant views of the Zabarwan Mountain Ranges.
Completing the stroll, a delightful Shikara ride in the Dal Lake will make your Srinagar stay more charismatic and adorable as well; dinner and overnight stay in the hotel/houseboat.

Day 02: Drive from Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (100 km / 3 Hours) :-
After today’s breakfast at the hotel/houseboat, take a full day excursion to Sonamarg or the ‘Meadow of Gold’. Perched at a height of 9,000 ft. above the sea level, this hill station lies in the beautiful Sindh Valley and is a true delight for its visitors! The origin to several Himalayan treks, it is fringed with several fascinating peaks and enticing meadows.
Arriving in Sonamarg, take a pony ride to the Thajiwas Glacier, which is one of the must visit attractions of this hill station and witness its untouched beauty and splendour. Completing this visit, drive back to Srinagar; dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel/houseboat.

Day 03: Srinagar Sightseeing :-
Take a day break from driving and find time to explore the lush beauty of Srinagar today. The sightseeing tour will start after your breakfast is served at the hotel and will take you to Mughal Gardens, CheshmaShahi or the ‘Royal Spring’, PariMahal or the ‘Palace of the Fairies’, Shalimar Bagh or the ‘Garden of Love’, Nishat Garden or the ‘Garden of Pleasure’, the sacred Shankaracharya Temple and Tulip Garden. Following your visit to the Handicraft Emporium, you will be driven back to the hotel/houseboat.

Day 04: Drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg (60 km / 2-3 Hours) :-
Gulmarg is yet another picturesque hill stations in Jammu and Kashmir. Located around 100km from Srinagar, it is perched at an astounding height of 2,730m and is also known as the ‘Meadow of Flowers’. The amazing slopes and thick blanket of snow makes it one of the most befitting skiing destinations in the country and also, it has the highest golf course in the entire world.
After having breakfast in the Srinagar hotel, you will be driven to Gulmarg; on the way, you can feast on the fascinating views of the Nanga Parbat. Arriving in the hill station, you can take a 3-4 hours trek to Khilangmarg followed by mountain ride. Completing these activities, you will be checked-in into a hotel; dinner and overnight stay will be arranged in the hotel.

Day 05: Gulmarg :-
Today will bring you some of the most enthralling moments during this tour. After having breakfast, you can take a self-paid pony ride or can go for an amazing gondola ride (ropeway ride) to Khillanmarg and return back to the hotel before evening; dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 06: Drive from Gulmarg to Pahalgam (140 km / 4-5 Hours) :-
Pahalgam or the ‘Valley of the Shepherd’ will be your destination for the day! Post breakfast in the hotel, you will be embarking on a drive to your destination and during the journey, you will get to visit the groovy Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins and the Anantnag Sulpher Springs. Arriving in Pahalgam, check-in into a hotel and retire for the day after enjoying a delicious dinner.

Day 07: Pahalgam :-
Following your breakfast, you can go for a self-paid trip to the rocky valleys of Chandanwadi, Snow Point (14km from Pahalgam) and also enjoy a delightful pony ride. Returning back to Pahalgam, spend the day at leisure with a leisurely walk through the dense pine forests along the gurgling Lidder River; dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08: Drive from Pahalgam to Patnitop (200 km / 6 Hours) :-
Completing your breakfast in the Pahalgam hotel, start driving towards Patnitop, which is one of the smallest hill stations in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Located on the NH-1A that connects Srinagar and Udhampur, this is one of the least explored destinations in the state. It is said that during the ancient times, the hill station had ponds that were used by the royal princess as their bathing place and thus it got the name ‘Patan Di Talab’ (Pond of the Princess).
Arriving in Patnitop, take up a local sightseeing tour and visit the Nag Temple, Nathatop and Sanasar. Returning from this tour, check-in into a hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 09: Drive from Patnitop to Jammu (200 km / 5-6 Hours) :-
On this day, after you complete your breakfast in the hotel, you will be driven back to Jammu. On completing the long drive and following your arrival, you will be checked-in into a hotel; get freshened up and enjoy your meal and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Departure from Jammu :-
Today’s breakfast will be last within this tour, and on completing the meal, you will be finally dropped at the Jammu Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey; the tour will end here.