An Extensive Kashmir Family Holiday
3 Nights in Srinagar / 2 Nights in Pahalgam / 1 Night in Gulmarg
An action-packed family getaway that takes you through Kashmir’s North & South Valleys. You’ll experience more than just dramatic scenery and the country’s finest accommodation. This is a vacation rich in culture, fun and amazing family adventures. The brilliant blue of lakes and river, the vibrant green of pastures and ridges, the climbing cliffs and plunging valleys—this is Kashmir at its core. The spectacular sights and amiable locals are all alike clamoring for your presence; with timeless memories ready to be had, why would keep them waiting?
- Enjoy a memorable first glimpse of Venice of the East as you wind your way through Srinagar City
- Explore the history and culture that fills Srinagar’s illustrious past; from the Mughal Gardens built by the Mughal Emperors, the masterpiece of architecture of the Hazratbal Mosque to the ancient temple of Shankaracharya
- Travel in excellent transport facilities, taking in the splendid countryside before alighting in Pahalgam, one of the most beautiful valley in Asia
- Enjoy the Scenic view of Dal Lake in a Shikara boat on a peaceful evening, explore the historical sites built the Mughal Emperors
- Experience stunning Valleys of Sonmarg with streams gushing over the rocks, opportunity to play with snow in Thajwas Glacier
- Witness the sensational Meadows of Gulmarg; watch the clouds pass by as you have an opportunity to ride Gondola, the highest rope way in the world
Trip at a glance:
Day 1 – Arrive in Srinagar; Visit the beautiful Mughal gardens; explore historical culture of old Srinagar city
Day 2 – Enjoy a scenic drive to Sonmarg; spend the entire day in the valley of gold
Day 3 – Transfer to Gulmarg in morning; experience Gondola, world’s highest cable car ride (cost not included)
Day 4 – Morning transfer to Pahalgam via Awantipura Ruins & Saffron Fields
Day 5 – Visit Aru, Betaab Valley, Baisran, Chandanwari (Cost not included), rest of the day at leisure
Day 6 – Morning transfer to houseboat in Srinagar. Experience the beauty of Dal Lake on a Shikara boat ride in the evening with plenty to time do shopping
Day 7 – Depart from Srinagar and return home
Meals Included: Daily Breakfast & Dinner
Activities: Historical/ Cultural/ Architecture/ Scenic Drive/Small Towns/ Countryside/ Nature/ Outdoor Adventure/ Riversides/ Lakes/ Horse Riding/ Cable Cars
Themes: Family Vacations/ Child Friendly/ Relaxation/ Outdoor Adventures
Features: Leisure/ Spectacular Scenery/Child Friendly/Family Bonding
Places Visited: Srinagar/ Dal Lake/ Mughal Gardens/ Awantipora/ Pahalgam/ Gulmarg/ Ganderbal/ Sonmarg
Departure Dates: Dates are flexible and customizable
Day 1: Enter the Heaven
Arrive in Srinagar, Kashmir and discover the immediate beauty and romance of the small towns along hillside in Budgam.
Wander through the meandering streets of Srinagar City, a lovely neighborhood filled with the vibrant colors of urban art, the decadent scents of fresh flowers, and the rich history of the city.
After Check-in, start exploring Srinagar city; Visit the historical Mughal Gardens built by Mughal Emperor Jehangir. Make your way through Shalimar garden, Nishat Garden, the Royal Spring known as the Chesmashahi where water is ice cold and clean and clear as a glass. Visit the old city to explore its culture, plenty of shops to buy a lot of Kashmiri handicraft stuff.
What’s Included: Sightseeing, Accommodation (Srinagar)
Day 2: A Paradise within Paradise, Its Sonmarg time
Escape to the sublime and peaceful setting of Sonmarg for a full day trip. Through the pastures of Ganderbal, you will visit Kangan, one of prettiest regions in the valley, with its vibrant colors and lovely landscapes. As you reach Sonmarg before evening, you will have the chance to travel to Thajwas glacier (Optional – cost not included) which is mostly covered with glittering snow all the year round. Wander your way through the breathtaking valleys with beautiful Sindh River gushing along surrounded with pines and firs on the snow clad mountains. Overnight in Srinagar Hotel.
What’s included: transportation, accommodation (Srinagar)
Day 3: Gulmarg, the best place to find snow even in summers
Morning transfer to Gulmarg.Enjoy free time in Gulmarg as you take leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with the backdrop of snow capped mountains. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a pony ride in scenic meadows or the Gondola ride (world’s highest rope way) to Khillanmarg and Affarwat at your own cost(optional – can be arranged on request). Whether traversing the grounds to see the animals, calm mountains, green pastures, or exploring the conservation efforts, there is no lack of activity to enjoy before you settle in for the evening in Gulmarg.
What’s Included: transfer, accommodation (Gulmarg)
Day 4: A tour of the inspiring “Valley of Shepherds”
Today you will discover the unparalleled beauty of Pahalgam along the beautiful routes with gushing stream sounds hitting your ears calmly and lush mountains surrounding the valley. The route will give a rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulpher Springs. At the foothills of the mountains in Pahalgam, you can feel how dominant is the span of nature.
What’s included: Transfer, accommodation (Pahalgam)
Day 5: Legendary countryside and Wonderful Landscapes
Continue exploring the countryside in Pahalgam and enjoy leisurely walks through the forests along streaming Lidder River. The life that fills the sound is vibrant and beautiful, untouched and uncovered, where the world feels pure beside the waters under the mountain peaks, where what was once unknown is now discovered and breathtaking. Get ready to undertake the optional trips to Aru, Betaab Valley, Baisaran, Chandanwari (cost not included) to turn your pahalgam trip into a life long memory.
What’s Included: Accommodation (Pahalgam)
Day 6: Back to Captivating capital, Srinagar
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to houseboat in Srinagar. As the sun begins to set along the horizon, enjoy peaceful and relaxing Shikara boat ride on scenic Dal Lake. Take exciting walks on the boulevard road alongside the lake, with plenty on options to shop and eat.
What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation (Srinagar)
Day 7: Landscapes Remembered
This morning, enjoy one last breath of Kashmir before a private driver takes you from your hotel to the airport in Srinagar. You’ll be sure to spend most of the plane ride home remembering the best moments from your Kashmiri adventure, and trying to plan your return visit to this unforgettable paradise on earth.
What’s Included: Airport Transfer
2 Star @ 14,895 per person
3 Star @ 18,795 per person
4 Star @ 28,895 per person
5 Star @ 48,995 per person
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2 Star Accommodation
Srinagar: Al Mehar, Castle, Center Point
Pahalgam: Hamdard Resort, Paristaan Resorts, Paradise
Gulmarg: Affarwat, Mama Palace,
Houseboat: Jamaica, Anarkali, Kotroo Palace
3 Star Accommodation
Srinagar: Pride Inn, Batra
Pahalgam: Paradise Inn, Abshar, Baisaran
Gulmarg: Fluorescence, Khaleel Palace, Pine Spring
Houseboat: Jamaica, Anarkali, Kotroo Palace
4 Star Accommodation
Srinagar: Pine Spring, RK Sarovar Portico, Heevan Resorts,
Pahalgam: Pine Spring, Heevan, Hilltop Grand Mumtaz
Gulmarg: Hilltop, Vintage, Heevan Retreat
Houseboat: Kotroo Palace, Wangnoo Group of houseboats
5 Star Accommodation
Srinagar: Vivanta by Taj, Lalit’s Grand Palace
Pahalgam: Senator Pine & Peak, Pahalgam Hotel
Gulmarg: Khyber Himalayan Resorts
Houseboat: Wangnoo Group of houseboats