Lying between Upper Himalayas and Pir Panjal range, Kashmir valley is known for its astonishing natural beauty, gorgeous gardens, snow-capped mountains and also one of the most popular ski-resorts of India, making it the most eligible destination to be tagged as a paradise on the earth.
Be amazed to see the natural scenic beauty and appreciate the meticulously planned garden during Mughal period, enjoy staying on board a typical houseboat; drinking Kashmir’s famous Kahva and Srinagar’s special ambiance, experience a shikara ride on Dal Lake. Visit the ski retreat Gulmarg also famous for its highest golf course and Gondola rides in the world. Cherish the panoramic view of meadows and mountains whilst in Pahalgam. Buy saffron or indulge yourself in shopping at its unique floating market on Dal Lake. This is Kashmir, truly a Paradise on the earth!
After breakfast, we set off on a full day, guided tour of the city. In Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid then drive past the Red Fort before taking a short rickshaw ride through the bustling market of Chandni Chowk. You also visit Rajghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Following lunch we explore the British Raj architecture of Lutyen’s New Delhi, driving past the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House) and the Parliament buildings with a photo stop at the India Gate. The tour finishes with a visit to the ancient minaret Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb.
Today, you are transferred to the airport for a flight to Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir state of India.
On arrival at airport, you will be met and greeted by our rep and transferred to a houseboat on Dal Lake, your home for next 2 nights. Enjoy the balance of the day on board guzzling stunning view of the lake and feel the aroma of saffron, watch local vendors selling flowers, vegetables, spices all on the floating boats.
Dinner overnight on Houseboat – 2 nights
Following breakfast on board, we drive to Gulmarg, a skiing paradise and one of the most beautiful places on the earth known for its breathtaking view. On arrival check in to the hotel, where the balance of the day is free.
In the afternoon, you could go for optional Gondola ride, one of the highest and longest in the world, enjoy hiking or in the winters, enjoy skiing.
Overnight at Gulmarg
Following breakfast at your hotel, you are transferred to the airport for a flight to Delhi, where upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a final night’s stay.
In the afternoon you could enjoy heritage walk or visit to the Asia’s largest Spice Market, dine with a local family to learn insight of way of living or enjoy the rhythm of modern India as captured in the magical film style of Bollywood which re-creates the dance and music at Kingdom of Dreams.
Overnight at your selected hotel
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