Duration: 9 Days
Destination Covered: Jammu Patnitop Pahalgam etc..
8 nights 9 days Jammu Kashmir itinerary covers the cities of Katra, Pahalgam, Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Sonamarg. This Jammu Kashmir family holiday package gives the families a chance to enjoy a holiday in the ‘Paradise on Earth’. The package blends in the religious tours with the fun-filled activities and sightseeing tours.
Our services starts as you arrive at Jammu Railway Station/ Airport, there you will meet our representative and he will take you transfer to Patnitop which is also known as Patni Top, Patnitop is the base for visiting a number of satellite hill stations and pilgrimage sites for Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in Udhampur district on the N.H. 1A, on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar, 115 KMs from Jammu Railway St. and approximately journey of 3hrs, Patnitop is a deformation of the original name of “Patan Da Talab” which means “Pond of the Princess”. It is wrapped by heavily wooded forests and offers a scenic view of the Chenab basin and the PirPanjal. On reaching to Patnitop check in to your Hotel. Visit Nag Temple, Sanasar and Nathatop if time permits.Overnight stay at Patnitop.
Post Breakfast get ready to take a transfer to “Srinagar- the heaven on earth”. On reaching Srinagar check in to houseboat, take rest for couple of hours. Enjoy Shikara (Boat) ride in Dal-lake and explore Back waters, Waterways, Canals, Vegetable Gardens, Floating Gardens, Water Lilies, Easily accessible Mobile Venders, Lotus Flowers, Floating Handicraft Centre & lifestyle of people living inside the Lake for decades. Arrive back to your Houseboat. Take your dinner in the comfort of Deluxe Houseboat along with overnight stay.
After breakfast check out and take a transfer to the Pahalgam- which is situated in the south-east of Srinagar. it offers 9 hole golf course, ponytrails, skiing, angling (rainbow & brown trout’s) trekking (both hard & soft), horse ridding, & several places of interest in & around like Lidder water valley, Kolhai glacier, Aru valley, Shesh Nag, Chandanwari(holy cave route), Baisam & Mamil famous for 9th century old (Shiva Temple), on reaching check in to your hotel, take rest/refresh for one hour, in the afternoon ready to explore the surroundings with pretty view all around & return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay in Pahalgam.
After breakfast check out from hotel and take a transfer to Gulmarg- which is situated in the west of Srinagar. Here you can see snow capped hills are all around, even you can have a view of “Nanga Parbat” on a sunny day. En-route visiting Saffron fields, Awantipur ruins (1100 yrs old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awanti Verma), on the way see the stunning view of rice fields. You can enjoy, cable car ride upto Khilanmarg, which is Asia’s most long run cable car ride approximately .5 kms and altitude wise world’s highest run Cable Car conquering almost 14000 ft Height. In evening get back to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gulmarg.
After breakfast, get a transfer to Srinagar, on reaching check-in to the Hotel, take rest of an hour, in afternoon get ready to visit Chashm-e-Shahi, Nishant Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Enjoy a Shikara ride in Dal-lake, Visit Shankaracharya Temple which is located on a small hill, providing a panoramic view of whole City, along with famed Dal-lake & Jehlum River, in the evening get back to Hotel, take your dinner & overnight stay in Srinagar.
Check out after breakfast for an entire day excursion to Sonamarg- which is 80 KMs from Srinagar in the north-east direction. On the way this place offers an incredible scenic view of dark forests, enormous mountains. The place itself is a trendy resort for mountaineers, hill climbers, besides a significant halt on way to Kargil (Ladakh) & offers the ideal base for various trekking routes, elevated mountain lakes, glaciers & ShriAmarnath ji holy cave. Take a back transfer to Srinagar and check in to hotel for overnight stay in Srinagar.
Leave hotel after breakfast, ready to proceed a transfer of approx 90KM/2Hrs for an excursion tour to Yusmarg. Yusmarg is a miniature meadow located in the heart of hills and south-west to Srinagar. It is a perfect picnic place and the Nilnag Lake can be also visited from here. Here you would be able to access to acres of grassy meadow ringed by forests of pine, and towering beyond them splendid and imposing snow clad hills. Take a back transfer to Srinagar. Have your dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Srinagar.
Check out early after breakfast, and take a transfer to Katra- approximately 265 Kms and will take time around 5Hrs. Check in to the Hotel. After taking a short relax, ready to trek to Maa Vaishno Devi Shrine (Approx 12 KMs), Helicopter/Ponies can also be arranged by self for the trek. Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir is one of the holiest temples of Hindus and second most visited religious place in India after Tirupati Balaji. After the Mata Vaishno Devi Darshan return back to the hotel in the late night. Overnight stay in Katra.
Check out after breakfast, and take a transfer for Jammu Railway Station/Airport to board the scheduled Train for your onward destination, we hope that you had a splendid journey with us and wish to see you soon for your another tour with Wonder World Travels and wishes you a happy journey ahead.