Kashmir & Ladakh
Package price 4230 per person sharing twin
Product Code : AGORA294
This tour will begin in Delhi the city with many monuments of Mughal era. Fly Srinagar to visit Kashmir also called Paradise on earth for its natural beauty. Enjoy Shikara ride on the glistening Dal lake, Gondola ride in Gulmarg and horse ride in Pahalgam. Fly Leh to visit disarmingly friendly Ladakh. Ethno-linguistic Tibetan people are predominantly Buddhist their timeless monasteries are set between arid canyons and soaring peaks, while emerald-green villages nestle photogenically in highland deserts. You will visit Leh, Khardungla Pass, Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi International airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel check in.
Later city tour of Delhi, visit landmark of Old Delhi- Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market. Cycle Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Sightseeing of New Delhi which includes Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple & VVIP areas President House, Parliament & India Gate. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi – Srinagar (flight)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to board flight for Srinagar. On arrival assistance and transfer hotel/ houseboat check in. Evening Shikara ride on the Dal Lake, visiting floating vegetable gardens. Overnight at houseboat/ hotel.
Day 3: Srinagar
Breakfast at hotel, sightseeing of the Mughal gardens, visit Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh & Chashma Shahi. Later visit Shankaracharya Temple the sacred temple occupies the top of the hills known as Takht-I-Sulaiman in the south-east of Srinagar. The site dates back to 250BC. Overnight at hotel / houseboat.
Day 4: Srinagar – Gulmarg (56kms/ 2hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Gulmarg (The Meadow of the Flowers) located at the altitude of 9,000ft. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650m, and is the country's premier ski resort in the winter.
Enjoy a cable car ride on Gondola which will take you to the Majestic height of 13,000ft above sea level covering the magnificent views of Himalayan Mountains and Pirpanjal ranges. You can also enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat if the weather permits. Golf playing, Horse Riding, Hiking & Snow Skiing are other activities available here at additional cost. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Gulmarg – Pahalgam (142kms/ 3hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Pahalgam the Valley of Shepherds 7,000ft above sea level. On the way visit the famous Saffron growing fields and Awantipur Ruins (1100 years old temple of lord Vishnu build by King Awantivarman), enjoy the beautiful countryside on the way. On arrival check-in at hotel.
Pahalgam; situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder River, was once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan, on the way to Chandanwari, is an idyllic spot. There is a Shiva temple considered to be Kashmir's oldest existing temple, dating to the 5th century. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Pahalgam
Breakfast at hotel, visit Aru valley noted for its scenic meadows. The village is a base camp for trekkers to the Kolahoi Glacier, the Tarsar-Marsar lakes and the Katrinag valley. It is also a base for the treks to Lidderwat, the Vishansar-Kishansar lakes and Kangan. The Kolahoi is the largest glacier in the Kashmir Valley, and is located near Mt. Kolahoi (5425m), the highest peak in the Valley. There are about 20 alpine lakes, peaks and meadows around the Aru Valley. Other popular activities include fishing of trout in the Lidder River, trekking, hiking, horse riding, sightseeing and photography. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Pahalgam – Srinagar (83kms/ 3hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Srinagar, check in at hotel. Rest day free and easy for personal activities relax. Overnight at hotel/ houseboat.
Day 8: Srinagar – Leh (flight)
On arrival at Leh airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest time to get acclimatize at high altitude. Later, in the evening visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Leh – Indus Valley - Leh (70kms/ 2hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, proceed for an excursion to, Sangam (Confluence of Zanskar & Indus Rivers, Magnetic hill & Gurudwara Pather Sahib. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Leh - Nubra Valley (140kms/ 4hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the world, 18,380 ft). You can take short breaks at roadside cafes and scenic points for photography. On arrival check in to the hotel/camp. Post lunch, enjoy a camel safari (double humped camel which are found only in Ladakh & Mongolia) at the Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village. Overnight at hotel/ Camp.
Day 11: Nubra - Pangong Lake via Shyok river road (150kms / 6hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, drive of 6 – 7 Hrs. Arrival at Camp, Later free time at Leisure and enjoy the color changing lake and the sun set on the banks of lake. Overnight at hotel/ Camp.
Day 12: Pangong Lake – Leh (140kms/ 4hrs approx)
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake. After Breakfast drive back to Leh, en route visit Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Leh - Departure
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. From Delhi board connecting flight for onward destination.
Garland welcome and assistance of our office representative at airport
12 nights/ 13 days accommodation in below mentioned hotels or similar
Daily breakfast at hotel.
Flight fare in economy class Delhi - Srinagar - Leh - Delhi
Bottled drinking water in vehicle.
Private English speaking guide in each cities on sightseeing days.
Private Chauffer driven air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfers, sightseeing & excursion as per program.
Permit charges to visit the Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake
01 Time monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
Cycle rickshaw ride in Delhi Chandni Chowk bazaar
Shikara Ride on Dal Lake
Bactrian (double humped) camels safari in Nubra Valley
Government taxes (GST)
Hotels used or similar
Delhi x 1 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Meridian Plaza
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Srinagar Hotels x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Royal Batoo/ Batra Hotel
4* - Fortune Resort Heevan/ Four Point by Sheraton
5* - The Lalit Grand Palace/ Vivanta by Taj Dal View
Gulmarg x 1 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Royal Park Hotel
4* - Heevan Retreat/ The Vintage
5* - The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
Pahalgam x 2 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Hotel Baisaran Pahalgam
4* - Heevan/ Pine Spring
5* - WelcomHotel Pine N Peak/ Pahalgam Hotel
Srinagar Houseboat x 1 nights
3* - Nanga Parvat Houseboat
4* - Gurkha Houseboat
5* - Sukoon Houseboat
Leh x 3 nights
3* - Spic N Span/ Reenam Hotel
4* - Hotel Royal Ladakh/ The Zen Ladakh
5* - Grand Dragon Hotel
Nubra Valley x 1 nights
3*/4*/5* - Nubra Ethnic Camp/ Hotel Yarab Tso
Pangong Lake x 1 nights
3*/4*/5* - Camp Whispering Waves/ Pangong Sarai Camp
Camera charges at monuments
Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.