Best of Kashmir

Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places on earth, some even referring to it as heaven on earth. Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, was built by Raja Pravarsen in the 6th century, surrounded by many peaceful mountain lakes, the most well-known being the Dal Lake. The River Jhelum flows through the middle of the city.

Gulmarg, a hill station located close to Srinagar has gentle hills covered with glassy green grass and colourful wildflowers. It is known for having the highest golf course, 2650m above sea level and is a luxury ski resort.

Sonmarg is another hill station. It was one of the favourite haunts of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. It is nestled in a valley of lush grass, flowers and serene lakes, making it an ideal camping site. The Sindh River runs here. It is also the gateway to Ladakh, the scenic cold desert of Kashmir. The surrounding forests are full of pine trees, sycamores and silver birches.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

6 Days
4 Places

Destination Covered

Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam

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DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Srinagar
Upon arrival at the capital and lake city of Kashmir, a representative of the Memorable India team will assist you with check in at the hotel. We then visit the gardens built by Jahangir. The city is famous for its many lakes, and the Shikara rides. So we then take a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake. We spend the night in Srinagar.

Day 02: Gulmarg - Srinagar
Following breakfast we depart for Gulmarg, situated at a height of 2730m above sea level. It is a famous ski resort in the winter season. You can take a walk through the lush meadows with colourful wildflowers and a view of snow covered peaks or take a gondola or cable car ride. We then return to Srinagar for the night.

Day 03: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
After breakfast we drive to Sonmarg, situated at an altitude of 2730m, across the Sindh Valley and through picturesque countryside. Sonmarg, literally ‘the meadow of gold’, is nestled among snow topped peaks. You can also visit the Thajiwas glacier, which is commonly visited by tourists during the summer months. We then return to Srinagar for the night.

Day 04: Srinagar - Pahalgam
The next day, we leave for Pahalgam or the valley of shepherds. It is situated at the confluence of two streams - one from the Lidder River and the other from the Sheshnag Lake. We then check in to the hotel where we will spend the night. You can spend the rest of your day at your own leisure.

Day 05: Pahalgam - Srinagar
In the morning we leave for Srinagar. After we reach the city of Srinagar, the rest of the day is at leisure, you can spend your day shopping, exploring the city or simply relax in your hotel room. We spend the night in Srinagar.

Day 06: Depart Srinagar
In the morning, we leave for the airport. We bid you adieu and wish you a safe onward journey from Srinagar.

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