Essence of Kashmir
Day 01 : Srinagar
On arrival at the Srinagar airport(on your own), you will be received by TDS representative / driver. Once you board your vehicle, you will proceed for your houseboat. Check in to your houseboat. Afternoon enjoy shikara ride on Dal lake. Evening time is free for leisure activities. Overnight at houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 02 : Srinagar
Local Sightseeing after breakfast, proceed for Srinagar local sightseeing visiting famous Mughal gardens – Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Chashm – E – Shahi Bagh. ( Bagh – Garden ). Afternoon visit Shankaracharya Temple. Evening is free for leisure activities and shopping. Overnight at hotel in Srinagar.
Day 03: Srinagar – Excursion to Sonmarg
After breakfast, depart for full day excursion to Sonmarg. Enjoy beautiful snow capped peaks and glaciers. Return to Srinagar in the late afternoon. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Srinagar.
Day 04 : Srinagar – Pahalgam (98 KMS/ 4 HRS)
Today after breakfast, check out from Srinagar and proceed for Pahalgam. Enroute visit Avantipura Ruins . On arrival at Pahalgam, check In to your hotel. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 05 : Pahalgam – Gulmarg
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Gulmarg. On arrival, check into your hotel. Afternoon proceed for gondola ride up to first phase. Please note that no outside vehicle is allowed in gulmarg. You need to take local vehicle / Ponies on direct payment basis as local taxi union does not allow outside vehicle to do sightseeing. Driver will help you in booking local taxi / Pony. Evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 06 : Gulmarg – Srinagar
Departure Today after breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed to Srinagar airport.