Srinagar Arrival Pick up from Srinagar Airport or Jammu Railway Station and transfer to Houseboat. Dinner and overnight in Deluxe Houseboats of Athena Group.
After breakfast leave for the Kargil via Sonmarg. Kargil is 202.3 km away from Srinagar. Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh and was once a flourishing and an important town lying on the ancient trade routes between India, China and Central Asia. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kargil.
Wake up early in the morning and drive to Leh. The distance from Kargil to Leh is 210 kms which will take about 7-8 hrs, enjoy magnificent views on the way. Night stay at Hotel in Leh.
After breakfast drive to reach Pangong Lake at 4,350 m (14,270 ft.) Night stay in Deluxe Cam
Wake up early to See the beautiful sunrise on the Pangong Lake. The splendid colors at Leh the lake will leave you mesmerized. After breakfast proceed for Leh visiting Thicksey, Shey Monastery & Indus River enroute.
After breakfast drive north towards Siachen Glacier to Nubra valley also fondly called Valley of Nubra flowers. Enjoy the serpentine roads crossing one of the highest Motorable roads in the world. Relax at the Camp in the evening.
On your way back to Leh, Once you reach Khardung la Top, take time out to get your photo Leh taken next to the signboard which says "Khardung La, 18380ft, Highest Motorable Road in the world". Evening free for shopping in the Local Market
After breakfast drive to Sonmarg. The distance of about 421 kms will be covered in about 10-12 hrs. Night stay at Hotel in Srinagar in Deluxe Houseboats of Athena Group in Golden Dal lake.
After breakfast full day trip to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above sea levels. The distance of 60 kms. will be covered in about 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbat if weather permits. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. Also enjoy sledge riding on snow or Gondola ride (Cable car) up to Khilanmarg to enjoy the fascinating view of Peerpanchal range. Late afternoon drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay at Houseboats/ Hotels.
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar Airport or Jammu Railway Station with the awesome memories of Kashmir, the Heaven on Earth and Ladakh, the land of Dragons.
Santosh Kumar// Atul Mishra
New Delhi, Delhi, India