Kashmir with Leh
( 11 Nights / 12 Days )
On arrival at Srinagar airport our representative heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to houseboat. Check in at houseboat, relax and enjoy. In the evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and witness the marvel of the nature that is beyond visual and verbal descriptions (At own cost). The Sun-set view from the Shikara will engulf your heart and leave your spell bound. Later enjoy the welcome dinner and overnight stay in the Houseboat.
Srinagar | Gulmarg (85 kms / approx. 2½ hour drive)
Early morning check out from houseboat and proceed to Gulmarg driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg – the meadow of flowers is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden meadow offering a spectacular view of towering snow-capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees. Stroll leisurely or take pony rides (by your own payment) across the green meadow to one of the world’s highest Golf Course. A must is a fun-filled ride in the Gondola lift (by your own payment). Return to Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Hotel.
Srinagar Local Sight seeing
After breakfast visit to famous Mughal Garden, Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Then visit to Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jahan or (Mehr-un-Nissa)After that visit to Harwan Garden Located in Srinagar, Harwan is a huge garden with a beautiful canal passing through its heart. Lined with flowerbeds and massive Chinar Trees, the canal is fed from a beautiful lake, which lies just behind the garden. Overnight stay in Hotel in Srinagar
On to Pahalgam (102 kms/ approx. 3½ hour drive)
Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the ‘valley of shepherds’ which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam check in to hotel.enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Overnight stay at Pahalgam.
After breakfast, proceed for Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows. (At your own cost). After sightseeing around the mountain valley for most of the day back to hotel. Overnight in Pahalgam
Srinagar to Leh (400 Kms)
Morning After breakfast leave for Kargil, by visiting Sonamarg (Known as Meadow of Gold), Drass Village (2 Coldest Inhabitated place in the World), Enroute have a magnificent view of Kargil war Famous Peaks. On arrival check in to Kargil hotel. Overnight at Kargil.
Kargil to Leh
After breakfast, proceed to Leh Enroute visit Gurudwara Patther Sahib,magnetic hill, Basgo fort, likir monas,alchi monastery, Lamayuru monastery then reach Leh for overnight stay at Leh
Full Day Rest at Hotel we strictly advise to relax & acclimitize with Leh weather & altitude. Take full day rest & gear up for upcoming journeys. Overnight at Leh
Leh - Nubra Valley 120 Kms/ 4-5 Hrs
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) post lunch, enjoy the camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village. Overnight at Nubra
Nubra Valley – Leh 120 Kms/4- 5hrs
After breakfast, back to Leh. Day is for leisure. Overnight stay at Leh.
After Breakfast, check out from Leh & proceed for one of the most beautiful & scenic, Salt water Pangong Lake at Spangmik via Changla Pass (17350 ft). Various Bollywood movies have been shot at this lake. One-Third of this lake is controlled by India & rest of the two-third lies under Chinese province. Overnight in leh
and kangaroos and enjoy a ride on Skyrail. Overnight at Cairns
After breakfast, drop to Airport for your onward flight.Tour Ends With Happy Memories