16th July’ 16:-Katra to Srinagar (265 kms ):
Pickup from Katra Hotel and Driver to Srinagar.
You are expected to reach in Srinagar by Late Afternoon. You may go to Visit the Kings Palace and then go for a Shikara Ride.
You can spend your evening at Dal Lake in a Shikara and enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Over Night stay in Hotel at Srinagar.
17 July ’16:- SRINAGAR LOCAL SIGHT SEEINGS
After breakfast at the hotel go for local sightseeing visit Botanical Garden, Mughal gardens, Shalimar Gardenand Nishat Bagh & Shankracharya Temple.
Over Night stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
18 July’16:- SRINAGAR TO PAHALGHAM (95 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam enroute visit Pampore saffron fields and Awantipur ruins- a 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
The journey to Pahalgam is very scenic. Your drive will be along the Lidder River. Over Night stay at Hotel in Pahalgam.Spend your late afternoon in local sightseeing, horse riding or leisure walks(On your own). You can also visit the Betaab valley or Chandanwari both of Bollywood fame (On direct payment basis ). Over Night stay at Hotel in Pahalgam.
19 July’16:- : Pahalgam –Patnitop & Patnitop Local Sightseeing (175 kms):
After breakfast leave from Pahalgam &proceed for Patnitop.
The idea is to break your return journey with an overnight halt at Patnitop.
Site seeing options at Patnitop
Natha Top (10 kms away- if time permits)
Overnight rest at Patnitop.
20th July’16:- :Patnitop to Jammu Junction Drop (125 km):
After breakfast, check outand transfer to Jammu Railway Station for your return journey.
Tour ends with a drop at Jammu Junction
YOUR TRAVEL ITINERY:
PLACES OF INTERESTS:
This could well be Srinagars lifeline and the favorite site of all honeymooners. Get on board one of the shikar as to go around the lake. Along the shoreline is the boulevard that is home to numerousshops, hotels, gardens and parks.
Located on the Shankaracharya Hill, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is accessible by a flight of stairs. It over looks the Kashmir Valley and its inner sanctum has Persian inscriptions.The original dome-shaped ceiling has been replaced by a more modern ceiling.
Built by Jehangir for his wife Nur Jehan,Shalimar Garden is a wonderful combination of gardens and lakes. It has four terraces, rising above each other as steps and has a canal, built with polished stones, that is supplied water from the Harwan.
Located on the banks of the Dal Lake against the Zurbaran Mountains, Nishat Bag, or Garden of Bliss, is known for its panoramic views of the Pir Panjal Range.
Originally designed by Shah Jehan, ChasmaShahi is a strikingly made terrace garden commanding superb views of the DalLake and the mountains nearby. The cool spring water flowing here is believed to be extremely refreshing.
This was at one time the Royal Observatory. Located next to Chashma Shahi, it is a well-laid out garden,located almost on the ridge of the mountains overlooking the Dal Lake. Visit it at night when it is brilliantly illuminated.
Located at the confluence of the Lidderand Sheshnag Rivers, Pahalgam literally translates into The Valley of the Shepherds. It is a cool mountain resort with wonderful picnic spots, the most popular being the pine-clad Baisaranand Hajan.Explore Pahalgam on horseback, enjoy a session of golf at the Club or try your hand at angling at the Lidder River.
!! Transfers& sightseeing Mention in itinerary by SWIFT DEZIRE/SIMILAR
!! 4 Nights &5 Days Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis
!! Meal as per Meal Plan chosen
!! Toll, tax,parking,Driver allowance Etc
!! All applicable Hotel taxes
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
!! Personal and medical insurance
!! Trip to Chandanwari, Aru valley, Betab Valley ( Only Pahalgam Taxi Union Cabs are allowed to do these sightseeing on Direct Payment Basis )
!! Any kind of drinks(alcoholic, mineral, soft or hard )
!! Service of Guide /Hotel tips / Camel Ride / Entry Fees
!! Adventure activity like Rafting, Horse riding, Mountain Biking, Motor Biking etc
!! Extensions of tour programme or diversions in the tour itinerary for any reasons such as bad weather, road closure, breakdown or any natural calamities.
!! Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Package Cost Includes”.