Day 1: Arrival at Srinagar
On the first day of your journey you arrive at the picturesque Srinagar Airport after opting for Srinagar Tour Package from Delhi. Our Plan Journeys representative will be there to greet you and conduct the tour successfully. Make sure that all your documents are in proper order as there is strict scrutiny of documents and baggage here. If you choose to stay at one of the beautiful houseboats of Srinagar then you will be transferred to your preferred choice. Post a delicious traditional Kashmiri Lunch you can opt for a long romantic sail on one of the Shikharas on the tranquil Dal Lake. Overnight stay will be arranged for you in the houseboat.
Day 2: Journey to Sonmarg
This is the day when you start off on a tour of the golden meadow of Kashmir; Sonmarg. The sparkling Sindh Riveris an ideal destination for you if you love fishing as it is full of trout and mahaseer. You can also choose to go on a pony ride to the glacier for some good snowballing and fun. After spending some hours in the snow park you will be escorted back to your Srinagar Houseboat for dinner and rest.
Day 03: Srinagar Excursion to Manasbal
After a Kashmiri breakfast your first trip for the day will be to Manasbal which is situated at a distance of 30 km away from the capital city of Srinagar. Manasbal is reputed to be one of the most beautiful lakes of Srinagar. It has a lot of depth and is very suitable for ice formation and post September it is converted to solid snow chunks. After exploring the lake and its picturesque surroundings for the ful lday and having local Kashmiri cuisine you are driven back to Srinagar
Day 4: Trip to Verinag from Srinagar
After a delicious hot break fast the agenda for the fourth day in your Srinagar Holiday is to visit Verinag; the mythical hot spring which was the haunt of Kashyap Rishi. The springs of Vashist were originally built in the shape of a circle but were later modified to an octagon. The Verinag springs have a distinct Mughal touch as they were developed further by Jahangir. The Verinag spring is surrounded by all sides by Pine trees and the waters are lovely and tranquil. Several hundred varieties of blooms grow nearby and the perfume permeates the cool mountain air. This is a lovely spot for photography. Time will fly by and soon you will be escorted back to your hotel in Srinagar.
Day 5: Trip to Pahalgam from Srinagar
In the early hours of the morning you have to get up and be ready for your trip to Pahalgam which is also known as the valley of Shepherds. This lovely place id formed at the confluence of the sheeshnag and the lidder lakes and has amazing beauty. On the way to Pahalgam you can visit the Awantipura ruins which are basically ancient 1200 year old religious ruins which are dedicated to God Vishnu. If you want you can opt for trekking for 5-7 km while crossing the lovely Baiseraren walk which leads to Pahalgam. This small and quaint village is exquisitely set in luscious forests of pine and fir and you can opt for having a picnic here too. Afters pending some lovely time here head back to Srinagar for the overnight stay at Srinagar hotel.
Day 6: Trip from Srinagar to Gulmarg
Start of today early morning as there is a long diary planned ahead for you. The drive to Gulmarg will take 3 hours and you get the chance to see stooping willow forests, swiftly flowing streams and lovely green meadows. Gulmarg is filled with lovely flowers and its name quite literally translates into the meadow of flowers. From Gulmarg you can get outstanding views to snow tipped peaks that are covered all over in luscious vegetation. You can choose to take pony rides across the green meadows and ride up to the world’s highest golf course. You should also try the lovely Gondola ride which is available in Gulmarg. After a day of fun and frolic you can ride back to Srinagar early in the evening post which you can get some rest and dinner at the hotel.
Day 7: Srinagar and local sight-seeing prospects
Post breakfast it is time to now explore the whole beautiful city of Srinagar which includes the Nishat Bagh(the garden of pleasure) along with Shalimar Bagh (the garden of love). These twin gorgeous gardens are situated on the banks of the tranquil Dal Lake. Nishat Bagh is bigger and it has a beautiful sway of Chinar trees on the high terrace. A synchronized plan of waterways connects the beautiful garden. After exploring the gardens you will be driven to Srinagar market where you can shop for Pashmina, Kashmiri stitch garments, saffron, spices and exquisite local jeweller. Head back to the hotel you have opted for in Srinagar Hotel Package for rest after having dinner at one of the best restaurants in Srinagar.
Day 8: Fly back Home
This is the last day of your Srinagar trip and you will be safely escorted to Srinagar Airport by the representative of Plan Journeys where you can fly back home with some dazzling memories of Srinagar trip.