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Enchanting Kashmir & Ladakh

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This tour is a magnificent journey of discovery that takes you through some of the most beautiful places on Earth. Kashmir – the land of ethereal natural beauty and grandeur – it’s no wonder that the Mughal Emperors fell in love with this land: mesmerizing snow clad mountains and flower gardens augment the majestic presence of this place. Amble through the fertile plains garlanded by lush green meadows and trees. In spring, the lower slopes of the surrounding hillsides captivate the imagination of the travellers with a blaze of alpines, as scented pine trees fill the air with their blissful fragrance. Visit the majestic Mughal Gardens; adore the beauty of this place by relaxing on the shores of Manasbal Lake, and visit ‘The Meadow of Flowers’ in the sublime backdrop ofthe mountains.

You can choose from pre & post tour extensions suggested below, or contact us to create a tailor made tour.

Delhi • Srinagar • Gulmarg • Delhi

Day 1. To Delhi

Overnight flight from your country to Delhi.

Day 2. To Srinagar

Arrival in Delhi, connect to a domestic flight to Srinagar. After arrival in Srinagar, transfer to a deluxe Houseboat. After lunch, enjoy a soothing ride on an old-style ‘Shikara’ – the famous local boat. Four nights stay on the Houseboat.

Day 3. Srinagar

After having breakfast, visit the UNESCO heritage site of Burzhama- a Neolithic site. Followed by a drive, upto the Harvan site to experience the ultimate serenity in an ancient Buddhist monastery. Drive down to visit the beautiful Shalimar & Nishat Bagh known for their exquisite flower meadows. A sumptuous picnic lunch in Nishat Bagh. Late afternoon return to the houseboat.

Day 4. Srinagar

Take a leisurely walk till the Tyndale Biscoe School after the breakfast. Continue with your walk across the Polo view market, enjoy lunch at café Arabia. Drive down to the Old City to pay visit to local attractions including the Lal Ded cultural centre, Shah Hamadan mosque, which is a 600 years old wooden mosque, showcasing a great example of the wooden architecture of Kashmir. Take a heritage walk across the Old City to the Grand Jama Masjid & visit Hai Parbat Fort situated atop the hill before coming back to your houseboat.

Day 5. Srinagar          

Early morning visit to the lush-green Dachigam National Park. Enjoy a refreshing drive upto the Pari Mahal to savour the view of the massive Zabarvan mountain range and Dal Lake. Drive via a big Boulevard road back to the Houseboat for a leisurely afternoon.

Day 6. To Gulmarg

Early morning optional visit includes a quick walk to the nearby vegetable market and then drive to Gulmarg. You may take an optional brief stop at Kanihma – a small but beautiful village en-route to explore the dying art of Kani Shawl weaving. Climb to Gulmar gin the backdrop of a fir-covered hillside. In the afternoon, take a cable car ride upto the top of the Apharwat Hill. Two nights at Highlands Park.

Day 7.Gulmarg

Day visit to the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, also a Wildlife sanctuary, to enjoy a picnic lunch. This reserve is famous for its preserved rare species and even a few endangered ones including the legendary musk deer. The sprawling reserve also has a rich and varied avifauna population that can be best viewed during the winter season when a lot of migratory birds, coming from hotter regions flock this cool reserve.

Day 8. To Delhi

Return back down to Srinagar airport and fly back to Delhi. Overnight stay at the Shangri-La Eros Hotel.

Day 9. Fly to your home country

Morning transfer to the airport to fly back to your home country.

POST TOUR EXTENSION:

LADAKH

This amazing extension is a visit to the mysterious state of Ladakh–a world within worlds, known for its wild and untamed land. Though it is considered as an inhabitable land by many, it exudes an air of serenity through its rich Buddhist past and present.

Day 08. To Sonamarg

Morning drive to Sonamarg. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Snow View Hotel.

Day 09. To Kargil                                                                  

Morning drive to Kargil. Take this ethereal and rugged route to explore the mesmerising scenery of the area and climb the breath-taking Zojila pass at 11,000 ft. Overnight stay at Zojila Residency.

Day 10. To Nurla

Descend from Kargil to visit the Mulbekh Statue, and then continue your journey through the Nami Kala pass at 11000 ft. and then to the Fatula Pass at 14000 ft. Visit the Lamayuru Monastery and continue your journey to reach Nurla. Two nights stay at The Apricot Tree.

Day 11.Nurla

Morning visit to the Temisgang monastery & the village. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 12. To Leh

Drive to Leh, en-route visiting Ridzong monastery, Thardo tChoeling nunnery & Alchi monastery. Three nights stay at Grand Dragon Hotel.

Day 13.Leh

Morning at leisure.Take an afternoon walk to the Leh bazaar, which will be followed by a visit to the Shankar Gompa that houses some amazing statues of pure gold and a number of old paintings.

Day 14.Leh

Full day trip to the Shey monastery or the king’s old palace. Followed by visits to the Thiksey Gompa – showcasing an amazing imitation of Lhasa’s Potala Palace & Hemis Gompa, the largest monastery in Ladakh.

Day 15. To Delhi

Morning fly to Delhi. Overnight stay at Shangri-La Eros Hotel.

Day 16. Fly back home

Morning transfer to the airport to fly back to your home country.

PRE TOUR EXTENSION:

THE CLASSICAL GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR

This tour, added before the main Kashmir Tour, follows the famed Golden Triangle route: Old & New Delhi, Agra and the timeless Taj Mahal and the amazing Amber Fort in Jaipur. Contact us to choose your desired destinations.

Day 01. To Delhi

Fly to Delhi from your base.

Day 02. Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, transfer to the hotel. Afternoon Delhi sightseeing includes visits to some notable historical places of Delhi including Humayan’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and India Gate. Overnight stay at the Shangri-La Eros Hotel.

Day 03. To Agra

Enjoy a trip to old Delhi tour including a fun rickshaw ride to India’s largest masjid Jama Masjid, bustling streets of Chandi Chowk and the Raj Ghat. Enjoy drive to Agra. Two nights stay at the Taj Gateway.

Day 04. Agra

Early morning trip to Taj Mahal – adore the mesmerising view of the sunrise in the backdrop of Taj. After breakfast explore the architectural marvels of Agra with visits to Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud- Daulah. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 05. To Jaipur via FatehpurSikri                  

Visit the deserted city to savour the magnificence and beauty of the Fatehpur Sikri, built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Also visit the Tomb of Salim Chisti. Two nights stay at the Shahpura House.

Day 06. Jaipur

Climb the awe-inspiring hill, which takes you to the Amber Fort, in a grand style, atop a caparisoned elephant. After lunch enjoy a tranquil visit to the City Palace complex, Astrological Observatory & Palace of the Winds.

Day 07. To Srinagar via Delhi

Fly from Jaipur to Srinagar via Delhi to embark on the Kashmir tour.

PRE TOUR EXTENSION:

SHIMLA AND GOLDEN TEMPLE TOUR

This is an enthralling tour that can be enjoyed before embarking on the main Kashmir tour.

Day 01. To Delhi

Fly from your country to Delhi

Day 02. Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, transfer to hotel. Enjoy a thrilling afternoon rickshaw ride to the famous Jamid Masjid via Chandi Chowk and the Raj Ghat. Overnight stay at the Shangri-La Eros.

Day 03. To Chandigarh

New Delhi Tout – visits include Humayan’s Tomb, Qutab Minar & India Gate. Experience the hospitality and warmth of Indian railways on a journey to Chandigarh. Overnight stay at theTaj Chandigarh.

Day 04. To Shimla

Take the Toy Train to reach the Queen of the hill or Shimla, as the train chugs along the serpentine tracks in the backdrop of the stunning mountainous scenery. Two nights stay at the Oberoi Clarks.

Day 05. Shimla

Enjoy morning excursion to the Viceroy’s Lodge and savour the highlights of the Mall including the old Gaiety Theatre and Christ’s Church. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 06. To Amritsar

Morning drive to Ambala to board your train to Amritsar. Transfer to hotel. Two nights stay at the Country Inn & Suites.

Day 07. Amritsar

In Amritsar, visit the holiest shrine of Sikhs the Golden Temple, followed by a trip to Jallianwala Bagh. At the Wagha border, experience the ultimate thrill in the air by viewing the ‘Changing of the Guard’ ceremony.

Day 08. To Srinagar

Fly from Amritsar to Srinagar. Start the Kashmir Tour.

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