Best time to visit Kashmir is during the months of March to August. Tourists come to Kashmir valley so they too can witness this 'heaven on earth' and enjoy all that it offers. During this period two seasons are covered in Kashmir.
Take a Shikara ride on Dal Lake: One of the most iconic experiences in Kashmir is a Shikara ride on Dal Lake. The peaceful waters and stunning views make for a relaxing and unforgettable experience. You can even stay overnight in a houseboat on the lake for a truly unique experience. One of the most apparent reasons why Kashmir is considered to be 'Heaven on earth' is due to the breathtaking landscapes that it offers the tourists. People from all around the world travel to this beautiful paradise to witness the gushing waters, lush green meadows, and the astoundingly high mountain ranges.
Day 01: Jammu - Katra (50 Km) 1 Hours journey
On arrival at Jammu Airport or Railway station, pick up and transfers to Katra and check in at hotel, refresh and enjoy the serenity of the place from the hotel room. Later set for a holy trek to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine or else to make the trek more enjoyable by hiring ponies by own to cover 12 km journey to Mata Vaishno Devi Temple. Mata Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu & Kashmir is the holy temple dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited shrine in India by devotees and pilgrims. After the holy trek return back on time for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Katra.
Day 02: Katra - Patnitop (112 Km) 3 Hours journey
After breakfast at the hotel and drive from Katra to Patnitop. Patnitop is a beautiful hill station. It is a scenic hill resort famous for its picturesque natural beauty, tranquility, serenity and more of all it is the best place if you want some time for yourself away from the city life. The name of this place is derived from Patan Da Talab, which means Pond of Princess. Overnight stay at the hotel in Patnitop.
Day 03: Patnitop Sightseeing
After leisurely breakfast at the Patnitop hotel, proceed for a local sightseeing tour and visit to Nag Temples and excursion to the scenic Nathatop and Sanasar. Overnight stay at the hotel in Patnitop.
Day 04: Patnitop - Srinagar (200 Km) 7 Hours journey
After breakfast, drive to Srinagar the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir. On arrival Srinagar transfer you to the houseboat, relax and freshen up and in the evening enjoy the cruise over the Dal Lake. Overnight stay in the houseboat at Srinagar.
Day 05: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar (85 Km) 3 Hours journey
After breakfast on the houseboat full day tour to Sonmarg. Sonmarg is very popular tourist spot in Kashmir and is famous for its natural beauty, alpine flowers, evergreen pine trees and silver birch. Here enjoy the lovely view of the nature which is simply mesmerizing and beyond words to describe. Return on time from excursion from Sonmarg return at houseboat in Srinagar for overnight stay.
Day 06: Srinagar - Gulmarg (60 Km) 2 Hours journey
After breakfast at Srinagar hotels, drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg is a scenic and beautiful tourist spot in Kashmir popular for its natural beauty as well as it the place that has the world's highest natural 18 holes golf courses and the ski slopes considered to be the best in the world. Overnight stay at Gulmarg hotel.
Day 07: Gulmarg Sightseeing
After breakfast, today enjoy the full day sightseeing tour of Gulmarg and visiting Alpather Lake the alpine lake that is frozen even during the mid June, Gulmarg Gold Golf, Maharani Temple, St Marys Church, Skiing, Gondola Cabler Car to Kongdor and Khilanmarg. Evening return back to Gulmarg for overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Gulmarg - Srinagar (60 Km) 3 Hours journey
After leisurely breakfast at hotel and drive to Srinagar. On arrival check in at pre - booked hotel, after refresh, sightseeing tour at Srinagar and visiting Nishat Bagh, Mughal Gardens, Hazratbal Shrine, Shalimar Bagh and Shankarcharya Temple. After the glorious tour in the evening enjoy the Shiraka ride on Dal Lake and enjoy the lovely view of the nature as well as the mesmerizing sunset view. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar.
Day 09: Srinagar - Katra (200 Km) 7 Hours journey
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Katra enjoying the scenic view of the nature and tranquil surrounding with the back drop of snow covered mountains. On arrival check in at Katra hotel and overnight stay at the hotel in Katra.
Day 10: Katra - Jammu Departure (50 Km) 1 Hours journey
After breakfast at the Katra hotel, transfer you to Jammu to board flight for way back home or onward journey.
But Sweet Memories Always Remain....!
Jammu - Katra - Patnitop - Srinagar - Sonmarg - Gulmarg - Srinagar - Katra - Jammu Tour Package Inclusions:
* Accommodation on twin sharing basis for 08 nights & 09 days.
* Daily bed tea.
* Daily break fast and dinner on MAP basis.
* Inclusive of all taxes.
Transfers & all sightseeing tour by non A/C or A/C Indica/Alto/Indigo/Innova/Qualis/Tavera/Tempo Traveller (Option - As per no. of person).
Above Kashmir tour package available with 5 star hotels (Luxury hotel), 4 star hotels (Deluxe hotels) 3 star (Standard hotels) and Best Budget hotels and houseboats of Jammu & Kashmir, India.