Jammu & Kashmir Valley Tour
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Product Code : AGORA449
Seven days private Jammu & Kashmir Valley tour will begin with pick up from Jammu Airport. From here head to Patnitop a beautiful hill resort located on a scenic plateau of the Shiwalik range of the Himalayas. Visit few temples and trek to some scenic point as per your interest, then proceed to Pahalgam another hill resort with valley, river & lake in its backdrop. Next drive to Gulmarg via visiting saffron growing fields and Awantipur Ruins a historical site. Explore Gulmarg a mountain ski resort of exceptional beauty. Then head to Srinagar known for its natural environment, gardens, lakes and houseboats.
Day 1: Jammu - Patnitop (120kms)
On arrival at Jammu airport meet your driver and transfer to Patnitop a beautiful hill resort located on a scenic plateau of the Shiwalik range of the Himalayas, check in at hotel. The hill station offers a number of short treks & few temples. Overnight at hotel.
Patnitop, a beautiful hill resort located on a scenic plateau of the Shiwalik range of the Himalayas, boasting green meadows and panoramic views of the glittering snow-capped peaks. The hill station offers a number of treks, few temples, monuments, and a garden. A short trek from Patnitop takes one to panoramic hill station of Nathatop, one of the most popular tourist destinations to experience serenity and many adventure activities like paragliding and skiing. Another 5 km trek from Patnitop will take you to Madhatop, known for its skiing and other adventure activities. It has 3 fresh water springs and is an ideal place for adventurers as well as nature lovers. Lying at an altitude of 3500 meters and surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, Shiva Ghar is another very popular tourist destination near Patnitop. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Patnitop - Pahalgam (180kms) (B)
Drive to Pahalgam the Valley of Shepherds 7,000ft above sea level. Check in at hotel and rest time free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Pahalgam (B)
Visit Mamleshwara Temple a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the few temples constructed purely of stone by the then King Jayasima. Inside the temple complex is a shrine completely covered in gold. Aru valley the base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and Tarsar-Marsar Lake, noted for its scenic meadows. There are about 20 alpine lakes, peaks and meadows around the Aru Valley. Betaab Valley, a breathtaking combination of picturesque surroundings encircled by tall deodar trees and pine forests, with the Lidder River flowing right through it. Lolab Valley an oval-shaped valley famous for its scenic natural beauty, dense pine forests and bubbling springs. It is also home to some animals like Himalayan brown and black bear, snow leopard, hangul and musk deer. Sheshnag Lake, an epitome of natural beauty, peace and serenity, enveloped in snow capped mountains and surrounded by tall alpine meadows, the lake is a haven for nature lovers. Rest time free and easy to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pahalgam - Gulmarg (142kms) (B)
Drive to Gulmarg. 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. Located at the altitude of 9,000ft, Gulmarg is a mountain resort of exceptional beauty. It 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. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Gulmarg - Srinagar (56kms) (B)
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, Riding, Hiking & Snow Skiing are other optional activities available here at additional cost.
Later drive to Srinagar check in & overnight at hotel/ houseboat.
Day 6: Srinagar (B)
City tour of Srinagar. Visit Shalimar Bagh the largest of the 3 breathtaking Mughal Gardens and one of the most sublime places to see in Srinagar. This stunning garden was constructed by Jahangir back in the year 1619 for his beautiful wife Noor Jahan. Nishat Bagh located near the Dal Lake, an enchanting twelve terraced garden, packed with green trees, scented flowers, and beautiful fountains. Known to be the 2nd biggest Mughal garden, this garden was constructed by Noor Jahan elder brother, Asif Khan, in the year 1633. Chashma Shahi a well-manicured triple-terraced garden, showcasing the Persian style architecture. A two storey hut has been positioned atop the garden top terrace and this structure is considered as the source of origin of the natural spring. Tulip Garden the largest tulip garden in Asia in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain overlooking the mesmerising Dal Lake. Shankaracharya Temple the sacred 250BC temple occupies the top of the hills known as Takht-I-Sulaiman in the south-east of Srinagar. The temple boasts breathtaking views of the valley.
Evening Shikara ride on the Dal Lake, visiting floating vegetable gardens. Overnight at hotel/ houseboat.
Day 7: Srinagar - Departure (B)
As per flight schedule transfer to Srinagar airport to board flight for onward destination.
Assistance on arrival at airport.
6 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled drinking water in car.
Hotels used or similar for 6 nights accommodation
Patnitop x 1 night
3* - Asia The Oasis Resort/ Hotel Patnitop Heights
3* & 5* - Hotel Green Top/ Vardaan Hotels
Pahalgam x 2 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Hotel Baisaran Pahalgam
4* - Heevan/ Pine Spring
5* - WelcomHotel Pine N Peak/ Pahalgam Hotel
Gulmarg x 1 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Royal Park Hotel
4* - Heevan Retreat/ The Vintage
5* - The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
Srinagar x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Royal Batoo/ Batra Hotel / Deluxe Houseboat
4* - Fortune Resort Heevan/ Four Point by Sheraton
5* - The Lalit Grand Palace/ Vivanta by Taj Dal View
Any flight tickets.
Camera charges at monuments.
Meals other than mentioned in day plan.
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Gratuities & optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.