Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is undoubtedly one of the gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. The overwhelming beauty, the sky-touching mountains, the snow-covered peaks and the colourful valleys of this state is the home to some of the hidden and beautiful places to visit.
On this Kashmir Family tour, you will get an opportunity to visit some of the most popular and must visit places in Kashmir. Srinagar; the capital city, Sonmarg; the ‘Meadow of Gold’, Pahalgam; the origin of Amarnath Yatra and Gulmarg; the ‘Meadow of Flowers’, are the three important destinations that will be covered within this tour. Join this tour with your family members; enjoy, cherish and live every single moment with your family!.
Day 01: Arrival in Srinagar :
Day Schedule: With your arrival in the most beautiful city in India, be prepared for a hearty welcome from our representatives! After this exciting meeting and greeting, you will be transferred either to a nearby hotel or checked-in into one of the jolly houseboats. Following this, relax and unwind yourself for an exciting journey ahead!
Take a stroll around the scenic Boulevard Road around the magical Dal Lake in Srinagar, and witness the captivating Zabarwan Mountain Ranges on its full glory. Post this pleasant walk, take a 2 hours Shikara ride in the Dal Lake and make your Kashmir dreams come true with your family members. By the end of the day, return back to the hotel or the houseboat for your dinner followed by overnight stay.
Day 02: Excursion to Sonmarg :
Day Schedule: After having breakfast in the hotel or in the houseboat, it will be time to take an excursion to Sonmarg or the ‘Meadow of Gold’. Around 100 km from Kashmir’s capital city, this beautiful hill station is located in the Sindh Valley and is jotted with several colourful and flowery meadows, gorgeous streams and lofty mountain peaks.
Arriving in Sonmarg, visit some of its important landmarks, take a pony ride to the stunning Thajiwas Glacier and enjoy the marvellous as well as scenic beauty of hill station. A day amidst these natural marvels and wonders will get your family even closer and will also make it up for some of the most memorable and enjoyable memories! By evening, you will be driven back to Srinagar for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03 : Drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam (3 Hours) :
Day Schedule: Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the hotel or the houseboat while relishing on the wonderful views around, and get prepared for a scenic drive to your next destination – Pahalgam, which is the origin of the holy Amarnath Yatra. Located around 88km from the capital city of Kashmir, Pahalgam is one of the most appealing towns in the state and is also known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’.
On the way to this magnificent town, you, along with your family members, can visit the vibrant and aromatic ‘Saffron’ fields along with a visit to the historic Avantipura Ruins and the natural Anantnag Sulphur Springs. Arriving in the town, check-in into a hotel and spend the rest of the day at complete leisure; dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 04: Pahalgam :
Day Schedule: After today’s breakfast, an enthralling drive to the gorgeous and rocky valleys of Cahndanwadi, the magnificent Snow Point and a pony ride can be arranged for you and your family members at an additional cost. However, these visits can only be arranged at an additional cost! Following this visit, take a five in the hotel and enjoy a leisurely day while enjoying the pristine beauty of Pahalgam.
By around late noon or early evening, get yourself acquainted with the rustic countryside of Pahalgam with a leisure walk through the town. Also, stroll around the evergreen pine forests and witness the natural appeal of this stunning hill station. As the evening starts approaching, return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner; overnight stay will be in the hotel.
DAY 05 : Drive from Pahalgam to Gulmarg (140 km / 4-5 Hours)
Day Schedule: Post today’s breakfast in Pahalgam, check-out from the hotel and get started with a scenic drive to Gulmarg. Home to the highest golf course in the world (18 holes) and the skiing paradise of India, Gulmarg is situated at a height of 2,730m and around 140 km from Pahalgam. During the journey, you can enjoy the astounding views of the Nanga Parbat; if weather remains clear, and quench all your desires for photography.
Your arrival in Gulmarg will be followed by your checking-in into a hotel and a short, yet fascinating trek to Khilangmarg. Ideal for almost all the different members of the family, this 3-4 hours trek will open all the doors to the untouched and enchanting beauty of Gulmarg; during the day, you can also indulge into mountain rides with your family members. By the end of the day, you will be driven back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 06 : Drive from Gulmarg to Srinagar (65 km / 2-3 Hours) :
Day Schedule: On the last of the tour, check-out from the Gulmarg hotel and start driving back to Srinagar. Once you arrive in the capital city, you will be dropped at the airport or at the railway station; your Kashmir Family Tour will come to an end!