Are you planning to make a week-long visit to ‘Paradise ion Earth’ Kashmir valley with your newly weded wife? Do you wish to savor the exotic beauty of nature first hand on your honeymoon trip? Do you feel you are a mountain lover who loves to snow capped hills, lush green valleys and forest? Do you think you have it in you to go on an adventure trip of lifetime with your group of friends or office colleagues, in Kashmir valley? Do you feel you can work around your trip of life to make it memorable? Then we have just the right kind of tour spread over 6 nights / 7 days just for you and your new wife. Travelxploria brings to you, the tour of a lifetime to Kashmir valley.The trip goes through the ‘golden quadrilateral’ of tourism in Kashmir withSrinagar-Gulmarg-Pahalgamwith day long excursion to Sonmarg.If you are visiting Kashmir valley just after summer season, then the highlight of tour to Pahalgamhill station can be a trip to Amarnath caves, one of the holiest shrines’in Hinduism. Besides Pahalgam; Gulmargis another hill station frequented by tourist in Kashmir valley, apart from Srinagar. A prime ski and winter sports destination during winter season.In Sonmarg get a glimpse of the 5000 meter plus snow-capped mountains like Sirbal Peak, Amarnath Peak, Kolhoi Peak, and Machoi Peak.In other times Srinagar, the central hub of tourism in Kashmir Valley has numerous tourist attractions that can be visited.If visiting in April don’t miss the Tulip gardens when the flowers are in full bloom, not to mention trip of Mughal gardens and Dal Lake. Travelxploriaassures to help you cover all the major tourist destinationsacross the Kashmir Valley within the timeframe as specified. We will make sure that everything mentioned in the itinerary as proposed by us to you is covered, barring matters beyond our control. Our representatives will be with you every step of the way, from start to finish.
₹ 18,000/- per person
Upon arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be welcomed by our tour representative. Enjoy being warmly welcomed, and then proceed for transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the luxurious hotel booked for your stay in Srinagar, and rest for a while in your room. The remaining part of the day is free for you to spend quality time with each other. You can indulge in numerous activities around the Dal Lake.
After early breakfast, get ready to embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Srinagar. Kickstart your tour with a visit to breathtaking gardens of Srinagar such as Nishat Bagh, Tulip Garden, Chashma Shahi, and Shalimar Bagh. Also visit the Famous Hazratbal Shrine located on the banks of Dal Lake. After a full day of sightseeing, head back to the hotel for dinner, and overnight stay.
After a delectable breakfast, gear up to leave for Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold). At about 86 kilometers from Srinagar, it is one of the most visited places in Kashmir. Take this opportunity to see the Thajiwas Glacier and indulge in various fun-filled activities with your partner. In the evening, drive back to Srinagar for a restful overnight stay at the hotel.
After a filling breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and proceed to Gulmarg (meadow of flowers).Enjoy a long romantic drive with your partner as you travel past the breathtaking routes that lead to Gulmarg. On arrival in Gulmarg, proceed to the hotel book for your stay, and check-in. Today you can enjoy one of world’s highest cable car rides (Gondola Ride ), and also indulge in pony ride, sledge ride, and more. Later, return to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay in Gulmarg.
After a delectable breakfast, check-out from the hotel, as you will be transferred to Pahalgam by road. Enroute, you can spectate awe-inspiring views of saffron fields at Pampore town, and ruins of Avantipur Temple. On arrival in Pahalgam, check-in at the hotel booked for your stay in Pahalgam. Later, enjoy the marvelous tourist sightseeing spots that includes Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, Baisaran, and Chandanwari. After the happy sightseeing tour return back to the hotel for dinner and cosy overnight stay in Pahalgam.
After reaching at Srinagar, check-in at the houseboat, and rest for some time. Remaining part of the day is free for you to enjoy leisure activities. You can also treat your spouse to heart-filling shopping experience. In the evening, also enjoy a Shikara ride at the famous Dal Lake.
After a palatable breakfast, pack your luggage and check-out from the houseboat. Our representative will transfer you to the Srinagar Airport from where you can catch your flight back home.
It's safe to visitKashmir valley nowadays. However, nowadays both in domestic and international touristin past few years. However,one needs to work around the frequent shutdowns calls given by secessionist, to visit various areas in and around Srinagar, the hub of all tourism activities in Kashmir valley.
The Dal Lake houses houseboats that are 2 kms away from citycenter.People visiting houseboat and wanting to travel on Shikara that are always available at the houseboats, have to make prior arrangements to avoid last minute rush. Both houseboat and Shikara travel are costly and better to get the tourist agency arrange for one, or fork out on your own.
Gulmarg Ropeway also called Gulmarg Gondola, is the world's second highest operating cable car. The ropeway stretches all the way from Kongdori mountains to the end of Kongdori valley. It has two phases, in the first phase people move from Gulmarg to Kongdori. In the second phase, mostly opted by adventure junkies who like to ski; the ropeway moves to the top of Kongdori mountain. The cost for 1st phase is INR 740 and the 2nd phase is INR 950, both for adults and children above 3 years age. There is also a chair lift from Kongdori to Marry shoulder that costs INR 270. While ride for children below three years is free on both phases, kids below 10-year age are not allowed on the chair lift. The timing of the gondola is from 10 AM to 5 PM, depending on the weather in both stages. A gondola can carry a maximum of six people at a time. Thosde who wanjt to go on a skiing trip must get a ski pass before riding ion the gondola.
The ski pass for going on a ski trip to Gulmarg is charged on one time, one day, weekly and seasonal basis on both phases. One-time charge for Indians on phase one is INR 370 and on phase to is INR 480, via ski lift it is INR 270. One day for Indians on phase one is INR 740 and on phase two is INR 1210, The weekly charge is INR 3150& INR 7130 for both phases respectively. While the seasonal pass on all three lifts costs INR 36680. For ski lift on one day and weekly basis, its better to do enquiry. One-time charge for foreign nationals on phase one is INR 370 and on phase to is INR 480, via ski lift it is INR 270. One day for foreign nationals on phase one is INR 1210 and on phase two is INR 1900 and on ski lift is INR 5350, The weekly charge is INR 9490 for second phase while for 1st phase and ski lift they need to enquire. While the seasonal pass on all three lifts costs INR 36680.
On visit to Kashmir it is must to carry heavy woollens, sweaters and scarves especially if travelling during winter. Durable shoes are a must if you want to indulge in adventure activities. Better carry Umbrella, if travelling during summer or rainy season. Also must are basic medicine for emergency.
For visiting various cities and tourist locations numerous travel agencies as well as state government provide coach and tourist taxis. If visiting different cities on longer trips better to use mini bus. For travelling inside the cities auto rickshaws are best for commuting.
The trip itineraries guided trips are liable to change to provide some flexibility in the tour itinerary. However, while travelling in Kashmir it is better to keep yourself informed of the prevailing law and order situation as that allows make needed changes if needed. Also unforeseen circumstances like curfew, landslides, heavy snowfall can necessitate significant change in the itinerary, which may require change in accommodation and/or unplanned travel. In such casestourist may have to contribute financially in portions.