Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. In the seventeenth century the Mughal emperor Jahangir set his eyes on the valley of Kashmir. He said that if paradise is anywhere on the earth, it is here, while living in a houseboat on Dal Lake. “Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast.” If there is ever a heaven on earth, its here, its here, its here. In Jammu and Kashmir the most important tourist places are Kashmir, Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Jammu, and Ladakh. Some areas require a special permit for non-Indians to visit.
The beautiful valley of Kashmir boasts of a many attractive gardens to the city of Srinagar. The gardens in Kashmir count in a group the best picnic mark for the tourists. If you really go to Kashmir, make definite to include at least one Kashmir garden in your route of a journey. Rivers, snowcapped mountains, serene rivers, sprawling valleys, beautiful plateaus and various other places make Jammu and Kashmir an marvelous lovely and attractive, as a result many tourists come here to enjoy the beauty of the nature. Formally laid out lawns, vibrant flower beds, earthward fountains, surrounded by the vista of Dal lake in front of them, the gardens in Kashmir are charming and delectable. Find your next online. Search and compare the whole market to find your next Hotel Cancun.
9 Night 10 DAy
Day 01: Arrive Jammu – Katra (50 km / 1hr drive)
Our services will start with your arrival at Jammu Railway Station / airport, you will be met by our representative and proceed to Katra. Check into the hotel & relax. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at Katra.
Day 02: Katra – Vaisnodevi Darshan – Katra
After breakfast, start your Holy Journey to Mata Vaisnodevi Darshan. Mata Vaishno Devi temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited religious shrine in India after Tirupati Balaji Temple. Trek to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine (14 km), ponies can also be arranged by self (at your own cost) for the trek, return back to Katra late in evening/night. Overnight stay at hotel in Katra.
Day 03: Katra – Patnitop (80 km / 3 hrs drive)
After Breakfast, proceed to Patnitop from Katra. Patnitop is a hill top tourist location in Udhampur district on the National Highway 1A, on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar. Patnitop is a distortion of the original name of “Patan Da Talab” meaning “Pond of the Princess”. In olden times a pond existed in the meadows and the king’s princess often used to have her bath there. Proceed for local sightseeing which includes Nag Temple and excursion to Nathatop and Sanasar, Overnight stay at hotel in Patnitop.
Day 04: Patnitop – Pahalgam (140 km / 4 hrs)
After breakfast, depart for Pahalgam. (2440 Meters above Sea level). Drive through the green pine forest and along the Lidder River. On arrival at Pahalgam, check into your Hotel. Enjoy local sightseeing of Pahalgam. Overnight stay at Pahalgam. (Chandanwari sightseeing will be not included)
Day 05: Pahalgam
After having your breakfast the rest day is free at leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (140 km / 4 hours)
After breakfast check out from the hotel & drive to Gulmarg (2440 Meters above Sea level). It is one of the most beautiful hill stations and also called “Meadows of Flower”. It has world’s highest golf course and Gulmarg is also famous for winter sports like skiing. On arrival at Gulmarg, check into your Hotel. Afternoon enjoy guided sightseeing of Gulmarg also enjoy Gondola ride (Cable car, own cost) from Gulmarg to Khilan. Overnight stay at Gulmarg.
Day 07: Gulmarg – Srinagar (60 km / 2 hrs drive)
After breakfast check out from the hotel & drive to Srinagar. Arrive at Srinagar & check into your hotel / houseboat. Evening enjoy Shikara Ride which covers Charchinar, Floating Gardens, Canals etc. Dinner & Overnight Srinagar
Day 08: Srinagar sightseeing
After breakfast leave for local sightseeing tour to famous Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal Emperor Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) also visit Chashme Shahi Later visit to famous Pari Mahal, Shankaracharya temple situated on top of a hill where you can have a view of whole Srinagar City. Later you can visit the world famous Tulip garden in Srinagar. Enjoy shopping at Kashmiri craft & art stores. Dinner & overnight at Srinagar.
Day 09: Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (170 km) Optional
After breakfast, full day tour of Sonamarg (meadow of gold), it has sheer scenic splendor. The very way-a metalled road – snakes through massive mountains laden with forests and firs. After a breath taking journey from Srinagar you come across Sindh meanders that are abounded with trout & Mahseer. Onwards the valley opens up to a meadow. Ponies can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier – a major attraction during the summer months. Sonmarg’s importance lies in the fact that it is the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. You will be fascinated to see snowy mountains against a cerulean sky against its backdrop. Evening return back to Srinagar. Dinner & Overnight stay at Srinagar.
Day 10: Srinagar Departure
After breakfast, free time till departure. Check out from the hotel and transfer to Srinagar airport to connect onwards destination flight.
End of the Tour
7 Night 8 Day
Day 1: Arrival in Srinagar – On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river. Arrive and check-in at the hotel / houseboat. Proceed for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. Dinner and Overnight in hotel / houseboats.
Day 2: Sonamarg day trip – After breakfast, drive to Sonamarg. Cross the town of Kangan, Mammar, Gagangir. Once you reach Sonamarg, take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After return, visit the small town market. Drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel / houseboats for overnight stay.
Day 3: Srinagar city tour- After breakfast, proceed for a city tour that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel / houseboat for a inner and Overnight stay at hotel/ houseboats.
Day 4: Srinagar to Gulmarg (56 kms / 2-3 hrs drive) – After breakfast, proceed towards Gulmarg. Enroute you get to see the beautiful Tangmarg town and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. Arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later, begin a short tour, boarding the Gondola cable car system (the 08 minutes ropeway). Descend back to Gulmarg after an hour and later indulge in some horse-riding. Stay overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 5: Gulmarg to Pahalgam (152 kms / 4-5 hrs drive) – After breakfast, we drive to Pahalgam via Pampore, Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. We switch from the national highway 1A at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 6: Pahalgam city tour and drive to Srinagar (97 kms / 3-4 hrs drive) – In Pahalgam, visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows (at your own cost). After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Srinagar day at leisure – After Breakfast, Spend the day at leisure. You might plan to visit Shankaracharya temple today. Later in the evening do some shopping in handicraft Market. Dinner and overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 8: Departure transfer to Airport – After your breakfast, we will assist you with transfers to airport to fly back to your home
8 Night 9 Day
Day 01: Arrival at Jammu – On Arrival, meet our representative at Jammu Railway Station / Airport and drive to Katra (50 kms /2 hrs). Arrive at Katra, Check into hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Vaishno Devi Darshan – After breakfast, proceed for Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan. Trek up / horse ride from Katra to Mata Vaishno devi Darshan (15.kms one way) (on your own). After darshan, back to Katra for Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Katra to Srinagar enroute Patnitop – After Breakfast, Check out from Hotel and drive to Patnitop (90 kms 1.5 hrs) enroute Patnitop, Naag Temple, Apple Garden and Nathatop. Arrive at Srinagar, check in at Hotel, Dinner and overnight stay at Srinagar.
Day 04: Srinagar – Day Excursion to Sonamarg – Morning after breakfast, drive to Sonamarg (90 kms/ 3 hrs) enroute Kheer Bhawani Darshan. On arrival at Sonamarg, visit Thajjwas glacier (own cost). Return back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 05: Day excursion to Gulmarg – Morning after Breakfast, drive to Gulmarg (55 kms/ 3 hrs). Arrival at Gulmarg. You can do Khilanmarg sight seeing here by gondola ride at your own cost, return back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Srinagar Houseboat – Morning after Breakfast, check out from Srinagar Hotel and Transfers to House boat. Check in to House boat and proceed for Srinagar city tour. Visit Mughal Gardens, Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, Chashma Shahi Garden and Shankaracharya Temple. Return back to House boat and do Shikara ride in Famous Dal Lake Sight seeing (.5 hrs). Dinner and overnight stay at house boat.
Day 07: Srinagar to Pahalgam – Morning after Breakfast, Check out from Srinagar House boat and drive to Pahalgam (100 kms/ 3 hrs) enroute Avantipura Temple, Saffron Fields, Bat Factory, Matan Temple. On arrival at Pahalgam, Check into Hotel and proceed for Pahalgam Local sightseeing. Visit Lidder Lake, Children Park, Club House and Shiv Temple. Return back to Pahalgam for Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Pahalgam Sightseeing- Morning, after Breakfast, drive from Pahalgam to Aru Valley / Chandanwari/ Betaab valley (at your own cost).Later return to Pahalgam for Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Pahalgam to Jammu- Morning, after Breakfast, check out from Pahalgam Hotel and drive to Jammu (300 kms/ 8 hrs). Drop at Jammu Railway Station
6 Night 7 Day
Pick up from Jammu airport/ railway Station and transfers to Katra. On reaching, check in at hotel, afternoon free for personal leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 02: Katra
Morning after breakfast trek / horse ride from Katra to Mata Vaishnodevi Darshan (15.kms one way). Back at Katra for Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Katra – Dharamshala via Pathankot
After breakfast, leave for Dhramshala. Reach Dharamshala and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Chamunda and Baijnath Temples
Morning after Breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to visit Chamunda Devi Temple-more than 700 years old, Chamunda Nandikeshwar Dham is a famous temple of Goddess Shakti who is the goddess of power. Later proceed to Baijnath- the very famous ancient temple of Lord Shiva is situated here which is believed to be one of twelve jyotirlingas according to popular legends. Overnight stay at Dharamshala.
Day 05: Chintpurni Temple and Jwalamukhi Temple
After breakfast, Proceed to Jwalamukhi and visit Jawalamukhi Temple, famous as a temple to the goddess Jwalamukhi, the deity of flaming mouth. Later proceed to visit Chintpurni Temple- dedicated to Mata Chintpurni Devi, also known as Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi. Devotees have been visiting this Shaktipeeth for centuries to pray at her lotus feet. You might also like to visit Kangra Fort and Kangra Brijeshwari temple in the evening. Overnight stay at Dharamshala.
Day 06: Dhramshala – Chandigarh (Visit Mansa Devi Temple)
After breakfast, Proceed to Chandigarh. Arrival at Chandigarh, Check into Hotel and Proceed to Visit Mansa Devi Temple. Overnight stay at Chandigarh.
Day 07 – Chandigarh drop at Airport/Railway Station
3 Night 4 Day
Day 01: Arrival at Jammu, transfers to Katra – Arrive at Jammu (city of Temples). Upon arrival, meet & transfers with assistance to Katra, check in at hotel, refreshÂ & proceed towards Mata Vaishno Devi for darshan. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Katra – Day at leisure for rest & other personal activities. Overnight stay at hotel in Katra.
Day 03: Katra to Patnitop – After breakfast, transfers to Patnitop. Check-in at hotel, refresh yourself & explore the surroundings on your own. Evening return back to hotel for overnight stay
Day 04: Patnitop to Jammu – After breakfast, check out from your hotel and Transfers to Jammu bus/train terminal/airport for onward return journey
4 Night 5 Day
Day 1: Arrival in Srinagar, city tour – On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum river. Proceed for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. After some rest, a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel / houseboat.
Day 2: Sonmarg day trip – After breakfast, drive to Sonmarg (90 kms/3 hrs) enroute Kheer Bhawani Darshan. On arrival at Sonmarg, visit Thajjwas glacier (own cost) . Return back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 3: Gulmarg day trip – After Breakfast, drive to Gulmarg (55 kms/2 hrs). Arrival at Gulmarg. You can do Khilanmarg sightseeing here by gondola ride at your own cost, return back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Pahalgam day trip – After breakfast, drive to Pahalgam, visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows (at your own cost). After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day, we will drive back to Srinagar and transfer to the hotel/ houseboat for overnight stay.
Day 5: Drop at Airport/Railway Station –
Attractions Places in Jammu & Kashmir
Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar
Dachigam National Park