On arrival in Srinagar, take a transfer to the hotel or to the Superior Houseboats. In the afternoon, enjoy a shikara ride on the lake.
After breakfast, check-out from the houseboat and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and later, visit the famous Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi (Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). These are situated along the banks of the Dal Lake in the heart of Srinagar city. Visit Shankaracharya Temple located on a hillock, thus providing panoramic views of the city, along with views of the famous Dal Lake & River Jhelum. On the way, visit the handloom centre famous all over the world for production of Pashmina/ Shahtoosh shawls & carpets. Spend the evening at leisure with Shikara rides (on your own) at the Dal Lake. Later, stay overnight at the hotel.
Leave after breakfast for a full-day excursion to Gulmarg. This meadow of wild flowers lies in the west of Srinagar at a distance of 56 kms, on an altitude of 2730 metres above sea level. Enjoy views of the snow-capped mountains and of Nanga Parbat, on a clear sunny day. This is the premier winter sports Ski resort with one of the world's highest 18 hole golf courses. There is also a cable car up to Alpather via Khilanmarg, by Asia's long run cable car ride (approx. 5 kms). In the evening, return to hotel and stay there overnight.
After breakfast, leave for a tour of Srinagar city (old/new city) & later proceed to Srinagar airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
Mr Imtiyaz Alam
Shop No- 105 ,Bal Vidya Mandir Campus Musallahpur Hatt, Patna, Bihar, India - 800006