Kashmir Houseboat Tour with Gulmarg and Pahalgam
Our Kashmir travel package is meant for those who completely wish to soak in the true beauty of this heaven on earth. We provide accommodation in a luxurious and comfortable houseboat, which is the highlight of Kashmir and certainly this tour package. Further, along with the wonderful experience of houseboat, our tour guide makes certain that you also enjoy the beauty of three very splendid tourist destinations of Kashmir - Srinagar, Gulmarg and Pahalgam. The blooming gardens of Srinagar, the skiing slopes of Gulmarg and the calm Lidder River of Pahalgam make your visit to Kashmir worthwhile. Though, there is more to this tour than meets the eyes, no words are enough to explain the delights that you will be enjoying in this special Kashmir houseboat package.
Day 01 : Arrive Srinagar Meet on arrival at Srinagar Airport and transfer to check-in at houseboat. Rest day free for your own activity. Overnight stay at houseboat. Day 02 : Srinagar After morning breakfast take a ride to Shikara (Optional) on the lake Its one of the most peaceful & relaxing aspects in Kashmir. Later visit Nishat Bagh or the Abode of pleasure, which was built by Asif Khan in 1632 AD. Asif Khan is the brother in law of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Also visit the delightful Shalimar Bagh or the Abode of love. Shalimar Bagh was built by Jahangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. This gardens situated on the bank of Dal Lake, have the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said gardens is near about 12 and 15 kms respectively. Later you can also visit the carpet-weaving factory on the way. Enjoy the dinner and spend the night in the Deluxe Houseboat. Day 03 : Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar After breakfast excursion to Gulmarg, it is also famous for world longest cable car. This distance of 60 kms will covered in approx 2 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 the scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Known as (Gondola). Later visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewelry ornaments. Later drive back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at Houseboat. Day 04 : Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar After breakfast excursion to Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, Awantipura ruins and see the beautiful countryside. Later continue drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) through the dense pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake, those are the famous for their picturesque beauty. After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of splendid view of mountains. You can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam (Optional). Later drive back to Srinagar. On arrival check-in at houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat. Day 05 : Srinagar Departure After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport with Sweet Memories for onward flight back to home.