UNREAL KASHMIR (3 Nights / 4 Days)
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UNREAL KASHMIR

3 Nights / 4 Days

Overview

Pretty much indisputably the most vibrant country on Earth, India can conjure up a multitude of conflicting emotions during any stay. As a result it's not everybody's cup of chai, but those who fall for the subcontinent fall hard, and become lifelong devotees.

Good to know

  • Currency: INR (Indian Rupee)
  • Population: 1.311 Billion
  • Religion: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity
  • Time Difference:  GMT+5.5
  • Best Time to Visit: Jan, Feb, March, April, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Capital: Delhi
  • Language: Hindi
  • Dialing Code: +91

Did you know?

  • India is the world's second largest country by population and 7th largest by land mass
  • The Himalayas extend 1,500 miles into northern India and are slowly growing taller (2.5 cm a year!)
  • There are 150,000 post offices in India, making it the largest postal network in the world (however letters taking two weeks to cover a small distance isn't unusual)
  • It's illegal to take India's currency, the rupee, out of the country
  • The Bengal Tiger is India's national animal
  • Tea had been growing in India for centuries before the British started its commercial cultivation

Highlights

  • Srinagar
  • Gondola Ride
  • Gulmarg
  • Pahalgam
  • Betaab Valley
  • Dal Lake
  • Mughal garden tour
  • Candle light dinner

Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Srinagar

    Our services start with your arrival at Srinagar INTERNATIONAL airport. Meet & greet BY OUR REPRESENTATIVE and transfer by Car to Srinagar check in your booked Hotel / Houseboats.Nishat :- (Garden Of Pleasure) Laid out by  Asif Khan father – in – law of Shah Jahan in 1628 A.D.For general public.It has 12 terraces and is the largest garden amoung all the gardens in Kashmir. Every terrace has about 11 fountains in it.Shalimar :- (Abode of Love) laid out by Emperor Jehangir in 1619 A.D,it has 3 terraces with a marble pavilion, which is an addition of shah Jehan.The paintings in it are original and are called as Pazli Design.Cheshmashahi :- (Royal Spring) laid out by emperor Shah Jehan in 1634 A.D it has a spring in the second terrace with minerals,and is cold in summer and luke warm in winter. Dinner & Overnight stay at Srinagar. 

  • Day 2 : Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar

    After breakfast leave for Gulmarg.To the west of Srinagar about 52 Kms. Is yet another fascinating spot GULMARG (Meadow of Flowers) a charming hill resort at an altitude of 8,700 ft. above sea level. A lush green valley fringed by gigantic fir and pine forests.Gulmarg is renowed for its luxuriant golf courses, the highest in the world, and for its lovely walks and bridle- paths through some of the most picture mosque forest scenery, its well laid-out golf course is among the finest in the world and golfing competition are held there throughout the season. In winter, Gulmarg is covered with a blanket of snow and become a winter play ground. Sporting some of the finest ski slopesa in the world, it is equally popular with beginners, tobogganers and Ski experts. A Ski school a modern Ski- lift and a rope tow are its added attractions. A club, luxury hotels, and comfortable Tourist Huts offer the visitor a variety of accommodation and amusement. An outer circular road girdles Gulmarg. It runs through thick Pine scented forests and gives a panoramic view of the Kashmir valley. One can see Nanga Parbat to the north. Harmukha and the uploads to the south and the Aphawat Ridge, while in Gulmarg. There are other delightful picnic spots like Khilanmarg, Apharwat Lakes, Lienmarg, Baba Rishi, Kantarnag and Tosh Maiden which are linked with a pony track.Afternoon Enjoy Gondola Ride up to 1st / 2nd Phase return ( on your own).Evening back to Srinagar, Shikara Ride on Famous Dal Lake.Dinner & overnight stay at Srinagar. 

  • Day 3 : Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar

    After breakfast leave to Pahalgam,To the east, 96 Kms from Srinagar is a small valley romantically fascinating and one of the loveliest spots in Kashmir- Lidder Valley with its crown spot Pahalgam, deservingly one of the most popular tourist resort. Ringed by fir clad mountains and youthful roaring Lidder of clear icy water running through offers a very personal and bridges span the valley. Enroute the visitor comes across saffron field and bubing brooks abounding with trout uphill.Uphill, Zigzag road running parallel to the rock-bedded murmuring Lidder makes the 96 Kms.drive by cab.Pahalgam GAM the excellent base for longer treks and is the right place for the anglers.Lidder offers one of the finest trout fishing in Kashmir.Local Sightseeing in Pahalgam – Aru - Chandanwari - Betaab Valley (on your Own): -Chandanwari : Chandanwari, situated at a distance of 16 km from Pahalgam, lies at an elevation of 2,923 m. Famous for its snow bridge, this location serves as the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra 3952mtrs.The holy cave is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva.The ice lingam formed by water droplets,symbolises Lord Shiva.People visit the Holy Cave during the scheduled yatra period.Yatries can hire a pony or Dandy from (Nunwan) pahalgam.Distance of Stopers from pahalgam are chandanwari - 16km, Pissu top - 19.6km, Sheeshnag - 25.6km, Panjtarni - 40.2km, Holy Cave - 46.7km.All stopers have facilities from tents to medical camps and langars.the trek is covered in 2 to 3 days.This Hindus pilgrimage is believed to be the discovery of a Muslim shepherd named BUTTA MALIK who's descendants still receive  a percentage of the donation made by pilgrims.The state government organizes yatra generally during June to August depending upon the Hindus calender (Sawan Purnima).Aru : Aru is a resort village 11km from Pahalgam,a famous trek via Lidderwat leads to the Kolohoi Glaciers (36km) at an altitude of 3,400 mtrs.Here,you can have a glimpse of Kolohoi peak,5370 mtrs.Another trek from Lidderwat leads to the most desired twin lakes,Tarsar 3704mtrs & Marsar 3788mtrs (2-3 days trek).Tulian Lake (14km) at an altitude of 3353 mtrs is a full day trek via Baisaran.The steep terrians leads to a magically crystal clear lake where one would love to stay for a long, Betaab Valley: Betaab valley is situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Pahalgam in Anantnag district in India's northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir. 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 Chandanwadi and is en route Amarnath Temple Yatra. The valley surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.Chandanwari / Aru / Betaab Valley on your own (as srinagar cars are not allowed beyond pahalgam).Dinner & Overnight stay at Srinagar. 

  • Day 4 : Departure

    After breakfast time is free till departure. Check out from the hotel. Transfer you to the airport to connect your flight to your onward journey.

Inclusions

  • All transfers by N.AC ETIOS / N.AC Innova / N. AC 13 seater Tempo
  • 03 Nights in Houseboat / Hotel’s in Srinagar ( MAPAI basis)
  • GST
  • Srinagar
  • Gulmarg
  • Pahalgam
  • Betaab Valley
  • Shikara Ride on Famous Dal Lake
  • Mughal garden tour
  • For couple 01 candle light dinner complimentary.

Exclusions

  • Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Air fare / Train fare / Visa Fees / Monument fare.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in 'cost inclusions'
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

Accommodation

3 STAR

COMFORT

Kayzee

AL Mehar  

City Plaza

or similar

4 STAR

QUALITY

Royal Arabia

Mannat Resorts 

Deluxe Houseboats

or similar

5 STAR

LUXURY

Asian Park

Royal Batoo

Royal Khazir

or similar

Terms

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.
  • Cost based on standard / superior room basis.
  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Child below 02 years are Free
  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability
  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.
  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable
  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.
  • All rates are valid till Feb 2018