Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Route : Jammu – Katra (Vaishano Devi Darshan) – Patnitop – Srinagar – Sonmarg - Gulmarg
Category : Jammu & Kashmir Tours
Arrival at Jammu airport/railway station, Times India Travels representative meets you and transfers you to Katra (50kms/1hr drive). Upon arrival check-in at pre-booked hotel, freshen up and enjoy the serenity of the place from your hotel room. Later set for a holy trek to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine or else to make the trek more enjoyable ponies can be arranged by self to cover 12 km journey. Mata Vaishno Devi Temple in Kashmir is the holy temple dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited shrine in India by devotees and pilgrims. After the holy trek returns on time for dinner and overnight stay at Katra hotel.
After breakfast drive to Patnitop. Patnitop is a picturesque hill station located 112 km away from Jammu. It is a scenic hill resort famous for its picturesque natural beauty, tranquility, serenity and more of all it is the best place if you want some time for yourself away from the chaos of city life. The name of this place is derived from Patan Da Talab, which means Pond of Princess. Dinner and overnight stay at Patnitop hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing tour which includes a visit to Nag Temples and excursion to the scenic Nathatop and Sanasar. Dinner and overnight stay at Patnitop hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Srinagar the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir (200 Kms/7 hrs). On arrival, our representatives greet you and assist you to transfer you to the houseboat. Check-in at houseboat, relax and freshen up and in the evening enjoy the cruise over the Dal Lake. Dinner and overnight stay in the houseboat Srinagar.
After breakfast get ready for an excursion to Sonmarg (85kms/3hrs drive). Sonmarg is a very popular tourist spot in Kashmir and is famous for its natural beauty, alpine flowers, evergreen pine trees, and silver birch. Here enjoy the lovely view of nature which is simply mesmerizing and beyond words to describe. Return on time from excursion from Sonmarg and check-in at houseboat in Srinagar for dinner and welcoming overnight stay.
After breakfast at Srinagar hotels, drive to Gulmarg (60kms/2hrs drive). Gulmarg is a scenic and beautiful tourist spots in Kashmir popular for its natural beauty as well as it the place that has the world’s highest natural 18 holes golf courses and ski slopes considered to be the best in the world. Dinner and overnight stay at Gulmarg hotel.
After breakfast, today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Gulmarg and visit the Alpather Lake the alpine lake that is frozen even during the mid-June, Gulmarg Gold Golf, Maharani Temple, St Mary's Church, Skiing, Gondola Cable Car to Kondor and Khilanmarg. After the glorious tour return back on time for dinner and overnight stay at Gulmarg hotel.
Enjoy sumptuous breakfast the hotel and later transfer you to Srinagar (60 Kms/2.5 hrs). Upon arrival check-in at pre-booked hotel, freshen up and enjoy welcome drinks in the comfort of your room. Later we go sightseeing at Srinagar which includes a visit to Nishat Bagh, Mughal Gardens, Hazratbal Shrine, Shalimar Bagh and Shankaracharya Temple. After the glorious tour in the evening enjoy the Shiraka ride on Dal Lake and enjoy the lovely view of nature as well as the mesmerizing sunset view. Dinner and overnight at Srinagar.
After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Katra enjoying the scenic view of nature and tranquil surroundings with the backdrop of snow-covered mountains (200 Kms/7 hrs). Upon arrival check-in at Katra hotel, relax and freshen up. Dinner and overnight stay at Katra hotel.
After breakfast at the Katra hotel, we transfer you to Jammu (50 Kms/1 hr) to board flight for the way back home or onward journey. In this way tour to Kashmir ends giving you wonderful memories to cherish and enjoy in for lifelong.
Every Itinerary is just given for an idea; it can be customized as per your wish and convenience!!