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Twisting undulations, vibrant flower blooms, pine-fringed hillocks and the outstanding backdrop of Western Himalayas make Gulmarg a paradisiacal place to tread in. Rightly termed as the ‘Meadow of Flowers,' this erstwhile summer resort of British India is a place to experience the prodigious splendidness of nature. The spanking pulchritude of this extraordinary snowscape attracts visitors from all around the world, year-round. Besides harping on its scenic flair, Gulmarg also boasts the enthralling escapades. It offers an enthralling possibility of various adventure activities like snowboarding, skiing, and high-handed hiking, to the passionate adventure junkies. Traverse along the length and breadth of this bijou town to admire its fascinating splendor. Gulmarg marks upon a distinct and contrasting entity of historic colonial rule and independent modernism. This fragile ecosystem represents its ethnicity through the vivid festivities and culture fairs. The vivacious Gulmarg Gondola almost touches the shoulder of the snow-capped Mt. Apharwat and provides a sweeping view of this couthy hamlet. Other than being an elemental love-setting for the reel-life duo, Gulmarg is truly an incredible romantic retreat for the real-life twosome.
Arrive at SRINAGAR AIRPORT from there you will meet our driver with cab and you will be transferred to Hotel. Afternoon proceed for Local sightseeing covering the famous Mughal Gardens like CHESHMA SHAHI, NISHAT GARDEN "Abode of Pleasure on the shore of the Dal Lake", SHALIMAR GARDEN "Abode of Love built by Jahangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan". Also visit PARI MAHAL (Land of fairies). Overnight stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
Breakfast at ease, Proceed driving to Pahalgam. Enroute see the famous saffron growing fields of Kashmir. En-route enjoy the beauty of Pir Panjal Mountain ranges and Lidder Stream which flows parallel to the road towards Pahalgam and makes the journey quite scenic. A visit by horses or a mild trek to Baisaran valley will take your close the beauty that Nature has bestowed to this place. Later proceed for a drive towards Betaab Valley, Aru Valley & Chandanwadi (at own cost – only cars operated by locals are allowed). Witness the striking beauty of mountains. Enjoy walking around Aru Village. A walk along the Lidder stream towards Pahalgam from Aru Village is very highly recommended for Nature Lovers. Dinner and night stay in SRINAGAR.
Morning leave to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, Also enjoy cable car /Gondola (at own cost) for mountain ride upto khilangmarg. Evening drive back to srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay in Gulmarg.
After breakfast check out from Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar, On arrival check-in to Houseboat. Afternoon Visit to Pari Mahal and Famous Shankaracharya Temple of Kashmir. In the evening proceed for Shikara Ride on Dal Lake, this ride is one of the most soothing, restful aspects of a holiday in Jammu and Kashmir. Visit to floating gardens (raadh) is yet another wonderful experience. A cluster of Lotus flowers amidst the lake is a heavenly sight. Overnight stay in houseboat in Srinagar.
After breakfast check-out and proceed to Srinagar airport to catch the flight for onward destination.