Day 01 Arrive in Srinagar

On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jehlum river. Arrive and check-in at the hotel / houseboat. Proceed for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. Dinner and Overnight in hotel / houseboats.

Day 02 Srinagar to Sonamarg (Day Trip)

After breakfast, drive to Sonamarg. Cross the town of Kangan, Mammar, Gagangir. Once you reach Sonamarg, take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After return, visit the small town market. Drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel / houseboats for overnight stay.

Day 03 In Srinagar: Local sightseeing – Half a day

Today we will do some half a day of local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel / houseboat for a inner and Overnight stay at hotel/ houseboats

Day 04 Srinagar to Gulmarg (56 kilometers / 2-3 hrs drive)

After breakfast in the morning, proceed towards Gulmarg. Enroute you get to see the beautiful Tangmarg town and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. Arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later, begin a short tour, boarding the Gondola cable car system (the 08 minutes ropeway). Descend back to Gulmarg after an hour and later indulge in some horse-riding. Stay overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 05 Gulmarg to Pahalgam (152 kilometers / 4-5 hrs drive)

After breakfast, we drive to Pahalgam via Pampore, Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. We switch from the national highway 1A at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 06 Local sightseeing in Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar (97 kilometers / 3-4 hrs drive)

In Pahalgam, visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows. After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day and overnight stay at hotel

Day 07 Pahalgam to Srinagar Houseboat

Morning after Breakfast Check out from Pahalgam Hotel and drive to Srinagar (95.kms 03:30.hrs). Check into House boat. Do some Shikara ride in the Famous Dal Lake and in the evening do some shopping in handicraft Market. Dinner and overnight stay at house boat

Day 08 Departure transfer to Airport

Today, proceed to Srinagar Airport for your onward journey with memories of Patel Holidays.