SRINAGAR-GULMARG-SONMARG-SRINAGAR – 5 Days
The drive to Sonamarg is through the Sindh Valley which presents yet another spectacular facet of countryside in Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 2730 m, Sonamarg (‘The meadow of gold’) has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky.
DAY 01: SRINAGAR- ARRIVAL
Morning Arrive Srinagar, meeting upon arrival & transfer with assitance to Deluxe House boat. Free for relax to enjoy the scenic view of mountain ranges around Dal – Lake. Dinner and Overnight in Deluxe Houseboat.
DAY 02: SRINAGAR – LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (27 KMS)
Morning boat ride by (shikara) to explore the dal – lake,waterways,back waters,canals,floating garden,vegetable gardens,water lilies,lotus flowers,easily accessible mobile venders, floating, handicrafts centres & inherited lifestyle of people living inside the lake since decades.return back to Deluxe House Boat . Afternoon Visit to famous Mughal Gardens,Cheshma Shahi(Royal Spring),Nishat(Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar ( Abode of Love) Mughal laid Out in the 16th century & these fall along the bank of Dal – Lake in the heart of Srinagar City & Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock,thus providing panoramic view of entire City,along with famous Dal – Lake & River jehlum,enroute visiting handloom centres famous for production of Pashmina/Shahtoosh shawls & world over reckoned Carpets, evening return back to Deluxe Houseboat. Overnight at House Boat
DAY 03: SRINAGAR – SONAMARG – SRINAGAR(174 KMS)
After Breakfast for full DAY excursion (with pack lunch) to Sonmarg “The Meadow Of Gold”87 kms.From Srinagar in the north – east of Srinagar at altitude of 3000 mts.Above sea level. The place offers incredible Scenic beauty (while driving to Sonamarg) dense pine forests,Gigantic mountains. The place itself is a popular resort for mountaineers,rock climbing,besides an important halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh) & provides the ideal base for various trekking routes, high mountains,lakes,glaciers & Shri Amarnath ji holy cave.Evening return back to Deluxe Houseboat.
DAY 04: SRINAGAR – GULMARG – SRINAGAR (112 KMS)
After Breakfast for full DAY excursion (with pack lunch) to Gulmarg ”Meadow of wild flowers” lies in the west of Srinagar at a distance of 56 kms. On an altitude of 2730 Mts. above sea level, snow caped mountains are all around one can even have a view of Nanga Parbat on a clear sunny DAY. It is Premier winter sports Ski resort. For Skiers with one of the world’s highest 18 hole golf courses. For joy seekers, cable car upto Alpather via Khilanmarg by Asia’s long run cable car ride approx. 5 kms. Evening return back to Deluxe Houseboat for dinner & overnight stay.
DAY 05: SRINAGAR – DEPARTURE
After breakfast for Tour of Srinagar city (old/New city) & proceed to Srinagar airport to board the scheduled flight for onward destination.