Discovering Srinagar: A 3-Day Tour of the City of Gardens
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Embark on a captivating 3-day sojourn in Srinagar, known as the "Venice of the East." Day 1 brings you to Srinagar, where you'll check into your hotel. Day 2 is filled with the beauty of Mughal Gardens, the serenity of Shankaracharya Temple, and the vibrancy of local markets. Don't miss a peaceful Shikara ride on the picturesque Dal Lake. On Day 3, depart Srinagar, carrying cherished memories of this enchanting city's Mughal heritage and natural allure. This tour unveils the best of Srinagar in a short but fulfilling journey.
Day 1: Arrival in Srinagar
Upon your arrival at Srinagar airport, our courteous representative will warmly welcome you and efficiently assist you in transferring to your hotel. Take this time to acclimate to the charming surroundings of Srinagar, known for its stunning natural beauty. The rest of the day is yours to explore at your own pace. You can leisurely walk around the hotel area, indulge in local cuisine, or simply relax and soak in the serene ambiance of this picturesque city. Your accommodation for the night is at the hotel.
Day 2: Srinagar City Tour and Market Visit
As the sun rises, savor a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, setting the tone for an exciting day ahead. Get ready to explore the captivating city of Srinagar. Your journey begins with a visit to the renowned Mughal Gardens, each an architectural masterpiece with lush greenery, ornate fountains, pristine pools, and terraced lawns. The gardens, including Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, and Chashme Shahi, provide a glimpse into the opulent lifestyles of the Mughal emperors.
Next on your itinerary is a visit to the Shankaracharya Hill Temple, a sacred site dedicated to Lord Shiva. This hilltop temple offers more than just spiritual significance; it provides breathtaking panoramic views of the city, the serene Dal Lake, and the surrounding landscapes. Take in the beauty of this vantage point as you immerse yourself in the tranquility it offers.
In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to experience the vibrant local culture by exploring the bustling markets of Srinagar. A visit to the famous Lal Chowk is a must, where you can shop for an array of traditional crafts, intricate handicrafts, spices, and more. Interact with friendly locals and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Kashmiri life.
As the day draws to a close, embark on a serene Shikara ride on the iconic Dal Lake, surrounded by majestic mountains and picturesque landscapes. This leisurely boat ride allows you to experience the unique charm of Srinagar as you peacefully float on the pristine waters. You'll be captivated by the tranquility and beauty of this setting. Finally, return to your hotel and retire for the night, cherishing the memories of a day well spent.
Day 3: Srinagar Departure
After a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, it's time to bid farewell to this enchanting city. Check-out from your hotel and proceed to Srinagar airport, where our representative will ensure a smooth transfer for your onward journey. As you board your flight, take with you the lasting impressions and cherished experiences of Srinagar, a place of natural beauty, cultural richness, and tranquil moments.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodations
Srinagar x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Royal Batoo/ Batra Hotel / Deluxe Houseboat
4* - Fortune Resort Heevan/ Radission Hotel/ Sukoon Houseboat
5* - The Lalit Grand Palace/ Vivanta by Taj Dal View
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.