Kashmir is an amazing destination for enjoying the splendor of nature. Be it the majestic mountains, the rowdy rivers or the wonderful wildlife, Kashmir has them all. Keeping this in mind, we offer you Valley of Kashmir with Dachigam National Park tour package. This tour package first takes you to the main tourist charms of Kashmir - Srinagar, Sonmarg, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam. In Srinagar there is no dearth of attractions: shikara ride, Mughal Gardens and various other marvels of the city wait to allure you. Further, in Sonmarg the sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees will greet you. Thereafter, you can indulge in some sporting activities like skiing and golfing at Gulmarg. Last but not the least, enjoy some delightful moments along the side of River Lidder at Phalagam.

Once you soak in the essence of these tourist charms, we will take you to Dachigam National Park. This park provides a safe home to various species of wildlife like Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, Bearded Vulture, Jungle Cat and so on. After sighting these exotic fauna species, we will head back to Srinagar.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Srinagar

  • Meet on arrival at Srinagar Airport and transfer to check-in at houseboat. Rest day free for your own activity. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 2: Srinagar

  • After morning breakfast take a ride to Shikara (Optional) on the lake Its one of the most peaceful & relaxing aspects in Kashmir.
  • Later visit Nishat Bagh or the Abode of pleasure, which was built by Asif Khan in 1632 AD. Asif Khan is the brother in law of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.
  • Also visit the delightful Shalimar Bagh or the Abode of love. Shalimar Bagh was built by Jahangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. This gardens situated on the bank of Dal Lake, have the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said gardens is near about 12 and 15 kms respectively.
  • Later you can also visit the carpet-weaving factory on the way. Enjoy the dinner and spend the night in the Deluxe Houseboat.

Day 3: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar

  • After morning breakfast take a ride to Shikara (Optional) on the lake Its one of the most peaceful & relaxing aspects in Kashmir.
  • Later you will be driven for full day excursion trip to Sonmarg. Sonamarg (Meadow of Gold) - It is a place of enthralling beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers, surrounded by mountains and perched at an altitude of 2690 m above sea level.
  • Visited less frequently by tourists, it has as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat surrounded with sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes.
  • After having your lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains. You can enjoy Horse ride at Sonmarg (Optional). Afternoon drive back from Sonmarg to Srinagar. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 4: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar

  • After breakfast proceed for a scenic drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold). Gulmarg was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century.
  • Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating.
  • One can also have a short trek upto Khilanmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs or enjoy the scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Known as (Gondola). Later drive back to Srinagar.
  • On arrival check-in at houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 5: Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar

  • After breakfast excursion to Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, Awantipora ruins and see the beautiful countryside.
  • Later continue drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) through the dense pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake, those are the famous for their picturesque beauty.
  • After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of splendid view of mountains. You can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam (Optional). Later drive back to Srinagar.
  • On arrival check-in at houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 6: Srinagar - Dachigam - Srinagar

  • After breakfast go for excursion to Dachigam National Park. Dachigam National Park is situated around 22kms North-East of Srinagar. It was the private hunting grounds of Maharaja Gulab Singh.
  • Dachigam National Park is divided into two areas the lower and upper Dachigam. The best time to be in Dachigam National Park is when spring has just arrived with its pastel colors and blossoms of apricots, peaches and plums.
  • Enjoy the safari at Dachigam National Park. Later drive back to Srinagar.
  • On arrival check-in at houseboat. Overnight stay at houseboat.

Day 7: Srinagar Departure

  • After breakfast transfer to Airport for your onward destination.

Cancellation Policy for Land Package:

- 10% cancellation charges if cancelled 30 days prior to the start of tour.\
- 25% cancellation charges if cancelled within 20 days prior to the start of tour.
- 50% cancellation charges if cancelled within 10 days prior to the start of tour.
- No refund for tour starting within 07 days, after starting or middle of the tour.

Inclusions:

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport

Exclusions:

  • All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and beverages, Camera Fees.
  • Cable Car Tickets, Any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
  • Any claim due to road blocks, curfew, accident etc.
  • Any other services' not specified in the Column "Inclusions".

Terms & Conditions: 

  • Prices valid from 01st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.
  • Prices valid for minimum 02, 04, 06, 08 & 10 pax traveling together in one vehicle.
  • Vehicle is provided as per the mentioned tour plan (Point to Point Basis only), not on disposal.
  • No Refund or Compensation for any unused services / transportation in any circumstance.
  • Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
  • Destination Covered : Srinagar, Pahalgam, Sonamarg, Gulmarg
  • Hamza Mohd

    New Delhi, Delhi

    Language: english

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    About

    A man with a friendly personality and a love for travel and adventure. With over 33 years’ experience in tourism, Hamza started as a guide for Ladakh region in June 1987,He also runs SPACE TOURISM. If you find yourself with Hamza, do get yourself some coffee and get him to tell you his stories, which come from years of experience leading tours to a vast number of destinations in India / Nepal & Srilanka. His knowledge and ideas will amaze you. He has so much to offer in the travel and tourism field, Besides his love for traveling, Hamza is the Chirman of SEWAK (Shingoo Educational & Welfare Association Kaksar), an NGO, Member of Universal Peace Society.-He is also one of the active members of Sheena Cultural Association, ATOAI, ADTOI, AKTTA, Hamza himself is the author of the guide book on Kargil Ladakh (The Dreamland) Hamza is actively involved in promoting tourism in Ladakh. He is a person who truly loves his job and more importantly, has an endless love with this exotic land, DIRECTOR, Kargil INTERNATIONAL MARATHON, LUMBINI PEACE mARATHON, Kargil pEACE mARATHON, Himalayan Walakathon, North East Peace Marathon,

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