07 Nights / 08 Days Vaishnodevi + Kashmir Packages
Day 01: Arrive Jammu Airport/Railway Station – Katra
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. Dinner and overnight in Katra at Hotel.
Day 02: Katra – Vaishnodevi Darshan – Katra
After breakfast, start your Holy Journey to Mata Vaishnodevi 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. Dinner and overnight in Katra at Hotel.
Day 03: Katra – Pahalgam
After breakfast leave from Katra and drive towards Pahalgam. En-Route passes by the village of Kud, Patnitop, Batote, Banihal-pass & Kazigund. After a couple of hours you will reach Pahalgam. Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs above sea level (Valley of Shepherds). Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Relax and evening is at free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Pahalgam at Hotel.
Day 04: Pahalgam – Local Sightseeing’s – Srinagar.
After breakfast, enjoy the nature charm of the valley. One can visit Betaab Valley, Chandanwari and Aru Valley in Pahalgam (Direct payment basis). After local sightseeing’s leave Pahalgam and drive towards Srinagar. Relax and evening is at free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Hotel.
Ø Betaab Valley:-
Betaab Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from the Sunny Deol-Amrita Singh hit debut film Betaab. The Valley is towards northeast of Pahalgam and falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwari and is en route Amarnath Temple Yatra. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
Ø Aru Valley:-
Aru is located around 12 from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River. Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies of the left bank of the Aru River, which is a tributary of the Lidder River.
Chandanwari is situated 16-km from Pahalgam; Chandanwari is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge.
Day 05: Srinagar– Local sightseeing 50 Kms (Mughal Gardens)
After breakfast, full day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, Harwan Garden Shankaracharya Temple, Old Srinagar City, Pari Mahal, and Cheshma Shahi. In the late Evening Shikara Ride on dal lake Upto 1 Hour. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Hotel.
Ø Nishat Garden:-
Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zaberwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snowcapped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Ø Shalimar Garden:-
The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of Kashmir."
Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619, while he was founding the city of Srinagar.
Ø Cheshma Shahi:-
Cheshma Shahi ( the royal spring), also called Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built around a spring by Ali Mardan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1632. The garden is located in the Zaberwan Range, near Rajbhawan (Governor‘s house) overlooking Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Day 06: Srinagar – Gulmarg.
After breakfast leave Srinagar and start driving towards Gulmarg. Gulmarg (2730 Mtrs Above sea Level) ("Meadow of Flowers") is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination during winters. Relax and evening is at free at its leisure. Gulmarg is famous because of its "Gulmarg Gondola," one of the highest cable cars in the world (Direct Payment Basis). You can also visit Khilanmarg, the charming place in the Gulmarg that attracts everyone by its natural beauty. Dinner & overnight in Gulmarg at Hotel.
Day 07:-Gulmarg – Srinagar 60 Kms
After afternoon leave from Gulmarg and drive towards Srinagar, after a couple of hours of drive you will reach Srinagar go to Shankaracharya Temple, Pari Mahal & shopping malls here check inn to Houseboat. Evening is at free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at Houseboats.
Day 08: - Srinagar Airport Drop.
After breakfast, Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.