Overview

If you are somebody who finds solace in travelling and exploring new destinations, Kashmir’s incredible beauty will sweep you off your feet.

Often referred to as “Paradise on Earth”, it would be safe to say that Kashmir is a mirror image of God’s home! Geographically, Kashmir is nestled in the north-west region of India in the Himalayas. However, the majestic trees of Chinar, lush greenery of pine tree and apple orchards, the soothing smell of saffron and the mesmerising sound of the Santoor will make it easy for you to locate Kashmir.

The capital of Jammu and Kashmir is Srinagar, which is the most visited travel destination. On one side Kashmir is filled with picture-perfect landscapes, and on the other hand there are various untouched terrains will surely to hypnotise you. During winters a thin icy sheet will cover the valleys and the mountains, and during the summer the sunlight adorns Kashmir in a blanket of fresh and luxuriant greenery. In which season you make a visit, this place will not disappoint you.

You can indulge in various activities in Kashmir such as ice-skating, skiing, river rafting, shikara ride or trekking. There are also many temples located amidst the hills for you to visit and seek blessings. You can also indulge in the lip-smacking local cuisines or shop the beautiful handlooms, woollen garments or Pashmina shawls. You can take home wooden furniture or intricately carved local handicrafts as gifts and souvenirs.

So, what are you waiting for? The magical weather, blissful aura and picturesque views are awaiting your presence.


Batch 1 : 31st March – 06th April 2024

Batch 2 : 07th – 13th April 2024 ( Tulip Special Batch )

Batch 3 : 14th – 20th April 2024  ( Tulip Special Batch )

Please Note : Booking refundable air tickets through reputable platforms like Make My Trip or Yatra Portal is indeed a wise choice, especially for flexibility in travel plans. It's important to prioritize peace of mind, particularly in the face of potential last-minute changes or cancellations.

6 Nights 7 Days 07 Apr Srinagar
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Srinagar – Pahalgam

  • The trip begins from Srinagar. Our team will assist you at the Srinagar airport and transfer you to the Pahalgam hotel.
  • Pahalgam is also known as the “Valley of Shephards” and is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnaag Lake.
  • Pahalgam is located at a distance of 100 km from Srinagar with a travel time of approximately 3 hours. Pahalgam is a must-visit for its awe-inspiring vistas, greenery and dense forests.
  • On our journey towards the hotel, we will pass through the enchanting Golden land of Kashmir that is the “Saffron Fields”.
  • On our way, we will visit the Awantipora ruins, which is an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Shiva. It was built by King Awantivarman. The temple is also known as The Avantiswami temple and is located on the banks of river Jhelum.
  • After checking into our hotel in Pahalgam we will head out to explore Pahalgam and the famous Lidder River.
  • In the evening you can rest for some time in leisure.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Pahalgam hote.

Day 2: Exploring Pahalgam Valley

  • After a wholesome breakfast, we will proceed for an excursion to Chandanwarri. Chandanwari is the starting point for Amarnath Yatra.
  • On our way to Chandanwari, we will visit the famous Betaab valley.
  • Initially, known as Hajan valley, Betaab valley received its name from the Bollywood movie “Betaab” as certain shots of the movie were shot here.
  • After the movie, the Betaab valley became a popular tourist spot.
  • Our next stop is at Aru valley. Aru is small village located in Anantnag District and 11 km upstream from Lidder River.The village is situated in a beautiful locality with many campsites. The village also serves as the starting point for treks to Kolahoi glacier.
  • Our excursion ends here.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Pahalgam hotel.

Day 3: Pahalgam – Srinagar Local Sightseeing

  • Begin your day with a breakfast and pack your bags to visit Srinagar, “The true beauty of Kashmir” again!
  • After check out, we will get going for a quick two and half hour road journey to Srinagar from Pahalgam.
  • In Srinagar, we will visit the famous Mughal Gardens like Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh and the Chesham Shahi Garden. The Mughal Garden is a magnificent garden to must visit. These gardens are also a popular picnic spot today.
  • After the garden visit, we will visit the Hazartbal Shrine which is located along the banks of Dal Lake.
  • Next, we will visit the Shankracharya Temple which is situated on the highest hill of Srinagar. You can enjoy the breath-taking views from the top and also witness river Jhelum.
  • After sightseeing, we will reach our hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar

  • Brace yourself for a day full of thrilling activities and spectacular views of the “Meadow of Gold: - Sonamarg.
  • Sonamarg is located at an altitude of 2,743m above sea level and is the last stop in Kashmir. Sonamarg is called as the gateway to Ladakh. The Sindh River in Srinagar is a popular fishing spot during summer
  • Sonamarg also serves as a base point for many exciting treks.
  • If you wish to get a closer view of the snow-capped mountains and glaciers, you can hire a pony ride to Thajiwas glacier and also enjoy a few snow activities around. *Please note, the charges for pony ride and activities are not included in the tour package*.
  • After around 6 pm, we will return to our hotel in Srinagar for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar

  • After a scrumptious breakfast meal, we will leave for Gulmarg which is also known as “Meadow of Flowers” is about 2 hours away from Srinagar by road.
  • Gulmarg is famous for its European surroundings, rich flora and fauna, the 18-hole Golf Course and pristine mountain views.
  • Gulmarg houses the world’s highest and Asia’s longest cable car known as The Gandola Cable Car Ride.
  • At your own cost, you can bask in the stunning views from the cable ride to Kongdoori and Apharwat. Additionally, you can also indulge in activities such as horse riding, shopping and photography at the beautiful snow point.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Srinagar hotel.

Day 6: Srinagar – Doodhpathri – Srinagar

  • Located at a distance of approximately 1.5 hours from Srinagar, Doodhpathri is known as “The Valley of Milk”.
  • The legends say that the revered saint of Kashmir, Sheikh ul Aalam Sheikh Noor din Noorani prayed here in search of water. Once he pricked the ground with a stick for water, milk came out.
  • In Doodhpathri you will be treated by mesmerising views of the Pir Panjal Range and lush green meadows.
  • We will also visit the Doodh Ganga and return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Departure – Airport Drop

  • After breakfast, we will check out from the hotel in Srinagar.
  • If time permits, based on the scheduled departure timings, we will visit the market of Srinagar to buy the local handicrafts and popular local items like shawls, jackets, carpets and much more. You can also carry back some souvenirs.
  • We will drop you at the airport.
  • From here you head back to your home with beautiful memories of the mountains. 

Frequent Ask Questions on Kashmir Tour

  • What are some popular tourist destinations in Kashmir?

Some popular tourist destinations in Kashmir include Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg, and Leh-Ladakh.

  • What is the best time to visit Kashmir?

The best time to visit Kashmir is during the summer months, from March to August, when the weather is pleasant and the flowers are in full bloom. Winter months, from December to February, are ideal for skiing and snowboarding, while autumn, from September to November, is a great time for trekking.

  • Is it safe to travel to Kashmir?

Yes, it is generally safe to travel to Kashmir, but visitors are advised to check the latest security situation before planning their trip. It is also recommended to avoid travel to certain areas that are designated as high-risk by the local authorities.

  • What are the accommodation options available in Kashmir?

Kashmir offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, including hotels, guesthouses, houseboats, and camping sites. Visitors can choose from luxury hotels and resorts to more budget-friendly options, depending on their preferences and requirements.

  • What are the popular activities to do in Kashmir?

Some popular activities to do in Kashmir include Shikara rides on Dal Lake, trekking in the mountains, skiing in Gulmarg, exploring the Mughal gardens in Srinagar, and visiting ancient temples and shrines.

  • What is the cuisine of Kashmir like?

The cuisine of Kashmir is known for its rich and aromatic flavors, influenced by the region's geography and cultural diversity. Some popular dishes include Rogan Josh, Gushtaba, Kashmiri Pulao, and Dum Aloo.

  • What are the transportation options available in Kashmir?

Visitors can travel to Kashmir by air, road, or rail. The region has three airports - Srinagar, Jammu, and Leh - and is well-connected by road to major cities in North India. The Jammu Tawi railway station is the nearest major railhead to Kashmir.

  • Do I need a special permit to visit Kashmir?

Indian nationals do not require a special permit to visit Kashmir, but foreign nationals need to obtain a special permit, known as a Protected Area Permit (PAP), to visit certain areas in the region. The permit can be obtained from the Ministry of Home Affairs or local authorities.

 

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Double/Triple sharing stay in Deluxe Rooms
  • Accommodation in Houseboat at Srinagar
  • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel as per itinerary
  • Local Sightseeing & City Tour
  • Force Traveller/Innova NON AC for travelling
  • Airport transfers
  • Entry fees
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Gondola Ride at Gulmarg
  • Shikara Ride at Dal Lake
  • Trikon expertise
  • 5% GST

Please Note : Booking refundable air tickets through reputable platforms like Make My Trip or Yatra Portal is indeed a wise choice, especially for flexibility in travel plans. It's important to prioritize peace of mind, particularly in the face of potential last-minute changes or cancellations.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Mumbai to Srinagar Flights & Return
  • Lunch
  • Meals during travelling
  • Extra activities and souvenirs
  • Personal expenses and water bottles
Highlights

 

  • Visit popular places like Shankracharya temple, Awantipora ruins and Mughal Gardens.
  • Enjoy a pony and Gandola cable car ride amidst the mountains.
  • 60 minutes “Free” Shikhara ride in Dal Lake.
  • Stay in a Houseboat.
Pickup point
Srinagar View on Map