Day 01: Arrive Srinagar
Meet upon arrival and transfer to Deluxe Houseboats. Late afternoon Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and Vegetable gardens etc. Also witness walnut woodcarving and paper machine making demonstration. Return back to the hotel. Overnight at Srinagar.
Day 02: Srinagar – Pahalgam
After early breakfast and drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) via old part of Srinagar. Drive through Saffron fields, visit Awantipura ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman). Drive through the pine forest and along Lidder River. The total distance of about 98 kms will be covered in about 02 hrs. On arrival at Pahalgam transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure to enjoy a pony ride through thick pine forest. Overnight at Pahalgam.
Day 03: Pahalgam – Sonamarg – Srinagar
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Sonamarg by Jeep. The distance of about 83 kms will be covered about 2.5 hrs. Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonamarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake. Drive back to Srinagar, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Srinagar.
Day 04: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 58 kms will be covered in about 1.5 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek upto Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs or enjoy a cable car ride which takes to the highest point. Drive back to Srinagar, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Srinagar.
Day 05: Depart Srinagar
After early breakfast, join a sightseeing trip to Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. Transfer to Srinagar airport for departure.