Heaven On Earth

Heaven On Earth
06 Nights / 07 Days 1N Srinagar HB – 2N Pahalgam – 2N Gulmarg – 1N Srinagar

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In Pahalgam, visit Aru valley, Betab valley and Chandanwari
  • Mughal Gardens & Shikara Ride in Srinagar
  • Gandola Ride in Gulmarg
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing by a private vehicle
  • Start and End in Srinagar

ITINERARY:

Day 01    Arrival in Srinagar

Meet our representative upon arrival in Srinagar and proceed to your houseboat at Dal Lake. This place is famous for its lakes and the charming houseboats, Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. The lake comprises a series of water bodies, including the Nagin Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake. Kashmiri boats called Shikara, are used to explore the intricate maze of waterways on this lake. In evening, enjoy a Shikara-ride on Dal Lake. Overnight stay in houseboat.

 

Day 02    Drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam (90 kms / approx. 3.5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Pahalgam, also called the Valley of Shepherds. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. In Pahalgam, admire the beauty of nature as you walk along the banks of River Lidder. Pahalgam is also famous for some trekking routes and is the base camp for the Amarnath Pilgrimage. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.

 

Day 03 Sightseeing in Pahalgam

After breakfast, enjoy panoramic views of Pahalgam town and Lidder Valley. Start with Aru Valley which is a small village, 15 km upstream the Lidder River, The route is picturesque with ample campsites. This village is the starting point for treks to the Kolahoi glacier. Later, visit Chandanwari, 16 Km which is the starting point of sacred Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge, enroute you can visit Hajan, an idyllic picnic spot and Betaab valley. Dinner & overnight in Pahalgam.

 

Day 04 Drive from Pahalgam – Gulmarg (140 kms / approx. 6 hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Gulmarg – ‘Meadow of Flowers’ situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, with lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Check-in at the hotel upon arrival and enjoy dinner. Overnight stay in Gulmarg.
 

Day 05 Gandola-Ride in Gulmarg

After breakfast, enjoy local sightseeing of Gulmarg and Gandola-ride (cable car). Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Gulmarg.

 

Day 06 Drive back to Srinagar (58 kms / approx. 2.5 hours) | Local Sightseeing in Srinagar

After breakfast, drive back to Srinagar. Afternoon, enjoy visit to Mughal Gardens – Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar (Abode of All). Drive along the Lake side on Boulevard. On your way back, visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted silk carpets and shawls as well as ornaments. Dinner and overnight stay in Srinagar.

 

Day 07 Departure from Srinagar

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for flight to onward destination.

TOUR CONCLUDES

HOTELS OFFERED:

City Nights Premium Category A Category B Meal Plan
Srinagar HB 1 WH Gurkha Houseboat Wangnoo Heritage Deluxe House Boat Breakfast & Dinner
Pahalgam 2 Pine N Peak Heevan Forest Hill Resort Breakfast & Dinner
Gulmarg 2 Khyber

Himalayan Resort

Heevan Retreat Royal Park Breakfast & Dinner
Srinagar 1 The Lalit Grand Palace Heevan Jamal Resort Breakfast & Dinner

 

PACKAGE COST Premium Category A Category B
Cost Per Person when Single Pax Travelling $ 2025 $ 1335 $ 990
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling $ 1075 $ 675 $ 505
Cost Per Person when 3 Pax Travelling $ 890 $ 575 $ 415
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling $ 975 $ 580 $ 405

 

SUPPLEMENTS APPLICABLE FOR THE BELOW DATES AND BELOW MENTIONED HOTELS (PER PERSON / PER NIGHT) IN USD

Category Hotel Validity 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
Premium Pine N Peak, Pahalgam 01 May – 30 June 10 5 5 10
Premium Khyber

Himalayan Resort, Gulmarg

01 May – 30 June 36 18 12 18
A          Hotel Heevan, Pahalgam 01 May – 30 June 6 3 3 3
A Hotel Heevan, Gulmarg 01 May – 30 June 7 4 3 4

 

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

  • 6 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms at the above hotels or equivalent

. Meal plan as indicated above (Buffet/set menu basis)

  • Shikara-ride (Once) in Dal Lake
  • Gandola ride (up to Phase 1) in Gulmarg
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by a private tourist vehicle
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Services of a Local English-speaking guide during sightseeing
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

 

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Entry Fee at the Monuments
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments

 

NOTE:

Issued Boarding Passes for Gandola ride in Gulmarg are valid for the period of 03 Hours only, Visitors boarding between Gulmarg to Kungdoori (Phase 1) from 1400 Hrs. to 1600 Hrs. can stay at G2 Station till 1700 HRS Only and Visitors boarding between Kungdoori (Phase 1) to Apparwath (Phase 2) from 1400 Hrs. to 1500 Hrs. can stay at Apparwath (Phase 2) – G4 Station till 1600 HRS Only.

Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs In case of heavy snow-fall, additional vehicle will be used till Tangmarg

 

Rooms are subject to availability                            Valid from 1st Apr to 30th Sep’2016