7 Days Kashmir in Snow — Winter Wonderland
Delhi – Srinagar – Gulmarg
Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir It is situated in the Kashmir Valley and lies on the banks of the Jhelum River. The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits.
Gulmarg means 'the meadow of flowers'. The slopes of the Apharwat hills are one of the highest ski slopes in Asia. Due to its unique geographical location, Gulmarg gets some of the heaviest snowfall in the Himalayan region. This hill resort is served by a cable car that goes all the way to the Apharwat peak – boasted as the highest gondola in the world (13,400 feet).
• 2 nights stay in deluxe houseboat on Dal Lake
• Visit one of the highest ski slopes in Asia, Apharwat hills
• Ride the highest Gondola in the world
Day 1 | Hotel
Arrive – Delhi
Upon arrival meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 | B, L, D | Deluxe Houseboat
Delhi – Srinagar (1850m)
After breakfast transfer to domestic airport to take a short flight (1 hr) to Srinagar. Upon arrival Srinagar, transfer and check in to your deluxe Houseboat on Dal Lake.
After lunch visit Moghul Gardens. The garden is a combination of three renowned gardens namely the Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Gardens and Chashmashahi. These gardens are beautifully decorated with bright flowerbeds, terraced lawns and well maintained cascading fountains.
After that leisure stroll around the market and evening transfer to deluxe Houseboat. Dinner and overnight in the deluxe Houseboat.
Day 3 | B, L, D | Deluxe Houseboat
After breakfast enjoy a Shikara Ride on Dal Lake. After Lunch visit Srinagar city with some shopping around. Evening dinner and overnight in deluxe Houseboat.
Day 4 | B, L, D | Resort
Srinagar – Gulmarg
Early morning enjoy the sunrise view over Dal Lake followed by breakfast in Houseboat.
After that check out and drive to Gulmarg (1hr). We stop for a short break at Tangmarg and transfer to Gulmarg by 4wheel drive (45min) via the snow path route. Upon reaching Gulmarg check in Resort and lunch. After lunch visit Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering. Afternoon rest and relax. Overnight at Resort.
Day 5 | B, L, D | Resort
After breakfast, enjoy the thrilling and highest Gondola Ride in the world and take in the superb Himalayan panorama including Nanga Parbat and some distant peaks. After the ride back to Resort and lunch. Afternoon explore around Gulmarg. Evening dinner and overnight at Resort.
Day 6 | B, L, D
Gulmarg – Srinagar – Delhi – Singapore
After breakfast check out and transfer to Srinagar airport and connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, meet and start tour around Delhi. Visit Indian Gate, President Palace and Red Fort. Late afternoon leisure shopping followed by dinner.
Transfer to airport as per your flight.
Day 7 | B
Early morning arrive Singapore.
- Domestic flight (Delhi – Srinagar- Delhi) with all the taxes
- All private transportation including airport transfers as per itinerary
- 1 English speaking tour guide and tour escort as per itinerary throughout the trip
- 1 night standard hotel in Delhi
- 2 nights Deluxe houseboat in Srinagar Dal Lake
- 2 nights Resort in Gulmarg
- All the meals as per itinerary
- Shikara ride in Srinagar
- All the entrances fees for places of visit
- Gondola ride
- International airfare
- India Visa (on your own)
- Travel insurance
- All alcoholic and other beverages
- All personal expenses
- Liabilities of loss, theft and damages