SRINAGAR – PAHALGAM – GULMARG –SONMARG – SRINAGAR

The area holds a rich cover of vegetation, the dominant forest consisting of conifers which account for over 90%. The principal species are Cedrus deodara, Pinus griffithii, Abies pindrow, Aesculus indica etc. The major shrubs are Indigofera heterantha, Viburnum spp., Sorbaria tomentosa etc. the ground cover is very rich and dicotyledonus herbs dominate: Rumex patientia, Primula spp., anemone spp., etc.

There are many species of rare, endangered and protected species. The main species are hangul, musk deer, serow, brown bear, Leopard, rhesus macaque, grey langur, Himalayan mouse hare, etc.

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Description

DAY 01: ARRIVE SRINAGAR

You will be met by our representative at the Srinagar airport. He will assist and transfer you to the deluxe houseboat. Afternoon sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting NishatBagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress NurJahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background. In the evening you will take a Shikara ride on Dal Lake, where you visit the floating vegetable gardens. While riding the Shikara’s there are plenty of opportunities for bird watching with plentiful species including Kingfisher, Little Bittern, Common Pariah Kites, Grebe etc. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboat

Day 02: SRINAGAR – SONMARG – SRINAGAR

Morning proceed for Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold). The distance of about 83 kms, will be covered in about 3 hrs. Sonmarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Sonmarg is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude Himalayan Lakes. In the evening drive back from Sonmarg. Dinner and overnight in deluxe houseboat

DAY 03:  SRINAGAR – GULMARG – SRINAGAR

Morning proceed for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, also enjoy cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride uptokhilangmarg. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in hotel / deluxe houseboat

DAY 04: SRINAGAR-PAHALGAM-SRINAGAR

After breakfast proceed to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).The total distance is about 96 kms, will be covered in about 3 hours. En-route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside.Drivethrought the pine forests. Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains. Drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in hotel / deluxe houseboat

DAY 05: DEPARTURE FROM SRINAGAR:

After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport for onward flight

Inclusions

Flight Round Trip Included
Hotels Included
Sightseeing Included
Transfers Included
Meals Breakfast

Additional Information

Per person rates (in Rs.) – applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same room
Service Tax extra (as applicable)
Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
The package does not include guide services. These can be availed at an additional cost
Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
The package cannot be combined with any other offer
Refund on cancellation depends upon concerned hotel’s cancellation policy
The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals, long weekends and New Year
ATP reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice

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