“Gar firdaus bar-rue zaminast, hamiasto, haminasto, haminast’meaning “If there is a heaven on earth, it's here, it's here’ by Mughul emperor Jahangir is enough to summarize the gist of a trip to Kashmir Valley. Are you planning to visit ‘Paradise ion Earth’ Kashmir valley for atleast for a week-long tour 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 8 nights / 9 days just for you and your new wife. Travelxploria brings to you, one of its longest tours and one solely in the Kashmir valley; the exciting Srinagar-Sonmarg-Pahalgam-Gulmargtour that will take you through some of the most beautiful places, a person can imagine to watch. 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, is one of the holiest shrines’in Hinduism. But one must get himself/herself registered for the Amarnath Yatra for visiting the cave 48 kms away. 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 other times Srinagar, the central hub of tourism in Kashmir Valley has numerous tourist attractions that can be visited almost through out the year except when heavy snow and landslide block road access to the valley. Trip of Mughal gardens and Dal Lake is a must when visiting Srinagar. 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.
₹ 24,500/- per person
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be received by our local representative. After a sweet meet and greet session, you will be taken on an enchanting 35-minute drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing through the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum river. Enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the “Heaven on Earth”. On reaching the main city, embark on a city tour that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Couples will also get an opportunity to enjoy a romantic 1-hour shikara ride in the famous Dal Lake. Later, head towards the houseboat booked for your romantic stay in Srinagar. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, and a romantic overnight stay.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel to explore one of the most mesmerizing hill stations of Kashmir, Sonamarg. Enjoy a scenic drive, hand in hand with your partner, as you drive through the picturesque hills of the valley and cross the towns of Kangan, Mammar, Gagangir. Once you reach Sonamarg, check-in at the hotel booked for your stay. Enjoy a romantic walk amidst the snow-clad mountains, and revel in the serenity of nature. Later, head back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Sonmarg.
Enjoy a filling breakFast, and gear up for a visit to the Thajiwas Glacier with your better-half. Enjoy the majestic views of the snow-clad mountains, indulge in personal activities, and experience the winter chill. Later, return back to the hotel for a visit to the the small town market nearby. Shop for some unique products,or grab some snacks. In the evening, head back to the hotel for dinner, and overnight stay.
After a scrumptious breakfast, check-out from the hotel to continue your romantic journey further. Today, couples will get an opportunity to explore the most popular tourist spot of the Lidder Valley, i.e., Pahalgam. On your way to Pahalgam, spectate the awe-inspiring views of Pampore, Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara (famously known as the bread basket of Kashmir). On arrival in Pahalgam, check-in at the hotel booked for your stay. Spend some quality time with each other, and rest overnight at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, enjoy the natural charm of the valley, and walk along thrilling trails with a magnificent view of the mountains. Today, you will also get an opportunity to visit the beautiful Chandanwadi, Betab Valley,Aru Valley, Baisaran, and Dublin waterfall. You will also get an opportunity to enjoy a horse ride as most of the sightseeing in Pahalgam is by horse. In the evening, get back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Pahalgam.
After a delectable breakfast check-out form the hotel, and proceed towards Gulmarg. Enroute witness the breathtaking beauty of Tangmarg town and drive ahead on a scenic route of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. On arrival in Gulmarg, check-in at the hotel booked for your stay. Later, begin a short tour of the popular skiing destination. In the evening, head back to the hotel for dinner, and overnight stay.
After breakfast, head out to explore the valley. Kickstart your day with a scenic gondola cable car ride (the 8 minutes ropeway). As you reach the top, cherish the picturesque views of snow-clad mountain ranges that surround Gulmarg. Later, head back towards the hotel to visit Gulmarg Golf Course, and other popular places in the valley. In the evening, head back to the hotel for dinner, and overnight stay.
Enjoy a day at leisure in Srinagar, as according to this Kashmir honeymoon itinerary After a filling breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and proceed for your journey back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar, check-in at the hotel and rest for a while. After a short period of rest, head out to explore the local markets of the city, and treat your spouse to a heart-filling shopping experience.
Enjoy the final breakfast of your romantic holiday, and wrap up your luggage to check-out from the hotel. Our representative will transfer you to Srinagar Airport for your journey 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.
There are several luxurious hotels throughout Srinagar, but a 24 hour stay in a houseboat in the beautiful Dal Lake gives a unique and unforgettable experience while visiting Kashmir.So while visiting Kashmir on a honeymoon trip make sure to spend a day on the houseboat. Though a bit expensive, its worth the money.
The best time of visiting Kashmir is in summer season from April until August and once again in winter season from October to February, if you want to experience the snowfall and can handle cold temperature.
The most popular tourist attractions to visit n Srinagar are Dal Lake, 3 Mughal Gardens, Hari Parbat Fort, Pari Mahal,Manasbal lake, Shankaracharya Temple, and Tulip Gardens and much more.
There are many dishes that are synonymous for Kashmir, however non-vegetarian dishes are most popular. The most popular are Kashmiri Wazwan, a meat-based multi-course meal; Rogan Josh a non-vegetarian dish; Yakhni is another non-veg dish. Do not to miss Kahwah traditional Kashmiri green tea.
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.
Kashmir Government Arts Emporium in Srinagar near Dal Lake, Srinagar is the best place to buy Kashmiri arts and handicrafts including carpets, papier machie, namda, shawls, wood carvings, phoolkari, kaliko paintings and much more. For Pashmina wool products like shawls, scarves, wraps and mufflers best option is to look for these things onthe online store called Kashmir Shawls.