Cradled in the majestic Himalayas, Kashmir is rumored to be the most beautiful place on earth. On visiting, Jehangir, one of the Mughal emperors, is said to have exclaimed: "If there is paradise anywhere on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here."
What to Expect
Explore the “Paradise on Earth” with some memorable moments on board a “shikara”(wooden ship) on the Dal Lake, surrounded by the breathtaking Himalayas. Go for nature walks in the Mughal Gardens, or shop to your heart's content on the floating houseboat.
Gulmarg is an all-weather resort with gorgeous summer meadows and pastoral scenes to keep the camera busy. The main reason to come here--at least for winter sports fanatics--is the off-piste, deep-powder, long-run skiing and snowboarding. The Himalayan resort of Gulmarg is one of the newest and increasingly popular ski destinations. Head here for the world’s highest gondola ski lift and eye-popping views.
Arrive Srinagar and arrive at houseboat. Enjoy a romantic “shikara” ride on the Dal lake in the afternoon, then have a restful sleep aboard the houseboat at night.
After breakfast, we drive to Gulmarg—the “Meadow of Flowers”--situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, and a famous ski resort during the winters. On arrival, we check in at the hotel and
enjoy a leisurely walk on the famous, lush meadows of flowers, with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Another option is to experience a thrilling ride on a gondola (cable car).
After breakfast, you will visit the famous Mughal gardens: Shalimar, Nishat, and Chashmeshahi, known for their stunning landscapes and water fountains. Your afternoon is entirely free for personal
A safe transfer to the aiport.
- Accommodation (on “twin-room-sharing” basis)
- One shikara ride at Dallake
- 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners included
- Welcome” drink on arrival at houseboat, as well as assistance on arrival at Srinagar airport
- Airport transfers and excursions to Gulmarg in safe, reliable vehicles (no A/C)
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Meals at hotels, with the exception of those listed in the Inclusions
- Airfare and train fare can be booked on request, at additional cost
- Please provide personal expenses, such as tipping, porters, laundry, etc.