Best Kashmir Tour

  5 Days / 4 Nights

   Srinagar- Gulmarg - Pahalgam

Welcome to the enchanting realm of Kashmir, a paradise on Earth that beckons with its mesmerizing landscapes and rich cultural tapestry. Your journey begins in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, where the serene Dal Lake awaits. Glide through its placid waters on a shikara and marvel at the floating gardens and vibrant houseboats that dot the horizon. Immerse yourself in the old-world charm of Mughal gardens like Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Bagh, where the symphony of blooming flowers and historic whispers captivates the soul.

Next on your odyssey is Gulmarg, a snow-kissed haven for adventure enthusiasts. The meadows of Gulmarg transform into a winter wonderland, inviting you to indulge in skiing or snowboarding amidst the breathtaking Himalayan panorama. The Gondola in Gulmarg, one of the highest cable cars in the world, promises a bird's eye view of the snow-cloaked peaks and lush valleys.

As you venture further, Pahalgam unfolds like a dreamy tableau of meandering rivers and pine-clad mountains. Embark on a soul-soothing stroll along the Lidder River or lose yourself in the emerald meadows of Betaab Valley. Pahalgam is a gateway to the mystical Aru Valley and Chandanwari, offering a rendezvous with nature in its purest form.

Throughout your sojourn, savor the warm hospitality of the locals and relish the traditional Kashmiri cuisine that tantalizes the taste buds. Let the resplendent beauty of Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam etch unforgettable memories, making your Kashmir tour a symphony of natural splendor and cultural richness. Best Kashmir Tour is actually 5 days long Srinagar, Gulmarg and Pahalgam tour.

Day 1

Arrival in Srinagar

Srinagar is the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir. Srinagar is also known as “Paradise on Earth” & “Venice of Asia”. Srinagar, nestled in the heart of the Kashmir Valley, is a captivating blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. With its picturesque Dal Lake, houseboats, and Mughal gardens, the city is a visual delight. The historic Jamia Masjid (built on a Buddhist temple) and Shankaracharya Temple reflect its diverse heritage. Known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and vibrant markets, Srinagar offers a unique shopping experience. Despite occasional tensions, the city remains a symbol of resilience and charm, drawing visitors to its enchanting landscapes and warm hospitality.

On arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be received by the representative of Optima Travels and transferred to Srinagar hotel / Shikara for overnight stay.

Day 2

Srinagar sightseeing Tour

Have leisurely breakfast in the hotel / ‘shikara’ and proceed on for guided sightseeing tour of Srinagar which primarily includes Cheshmashahi (the royal spring), Nishat Bagh (The Garden of pleasure) , Shalimar (The Abode of Love) & famous Shankaracharya Temple. Cheshmashahi, with its bubbling springs, is a Mughal garden oasis. Nishat Bagh, a symphony of terraced lawns and vibrant flowerbeds, offers breathtaking views of Dal Lake and the Zabarwan Range. Shalimar Bagh, the "Abode of Love," captivates with its three cascading terraces adorned with fountains and pavilions, reflecting the grandeur of Mughal architecture. The Shankaracharya Temple, perched atop a hill, provides a spiritual retreat, commanding panoramic views of Srinagar. Each of these attractions weaves together the rich tapestry of Kashmir's cultural and natural heritage, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in tranquility and history.

Also enjoy ‘shikara’ ride in Dal Lake. After full day leisurely sightseeing, explore the local market. Overnight stay is scheduled in hotel in Srinagar.

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Day 3

Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar (60 km one way)

After breakfast, depart for a full day excursion tour of Gulmarg, 8700 feet above sea level. The actual name of Gulmarg was Gaurimarg (the path that Goddess Parvati / Gauri traversed). After Islamic invasion and Muslim dominance, the original name got changed to Gulmarg which means “Meadow of Flowers”. A ski resort was established here in 1927. The picturesque beauty of Gulmarg entices the tourists from all across the globe. The Gulmarg Gondola is Asia's second longest cable car ride. There is a famous Golf Course which is one of the highest 18 holes golf courses in the world at an elevated altitude of 2,650 meters. Gulmarg is an absolute delight for nature lovers and adventure seekers. You can enjoy Gondola ride on direct payment basis.

Late afternoon, return to Srinagar to have overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 4

Srinagar – Pahalgam – Srinagar (90 km one way)

After breakfast, depart for Pahalgam, a beautiful hill resort in Kashmir. Pahalgam serves as the base camp and starting point for the pilgrims who are on the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath, the naturally emerged ‘shivalingam’. Pahalgram, also called ‘village of shephards’, is famous for Liddar valley and its scenic beauty. It’s located in the high Himalayas. On the way to Pahalgam, a traveller visits the world famous Saffron growing fields, Awantipura ruins (9th century) & Martand Temple (Sun Temple). It provides an ideal setting for hiking, trekking, and fishing. Pahalgam is a popular destination for Indian film industry and famous for some trekking routes.

Late afternoon, return to Srinagar to have overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 5

Srinagar – New Delhi (by air)

After breakfast leave for Srinagar Airport to board the flight for your onward destination.

  • Above rates are based on current exchange rate, fuel price, entrance fee, hotel rates and tax structure as applicable on the date of mailing the package proposal, however any change in these components beyond our control shall affect the cost accordingly.

  • Our Above all cost is based on good combination of Heritage & star hotels. All the hotels are neat and clean, tastefully decorated air-conditioned rooms and of international standards with all modern facilities. We have been using these hotels regularly for our various overseas clients with excellent report in respective categories.

    In case you are particular to stay with any preferred hotels, please do let us know and we will revise our cost accordingly.

  • If a particular hotel is stated in this travel proposal is not available, we will book you at an alternative hotel in the same category as the one stated with your consent and agreement.

  • We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

  • We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country.

  • Please contact your health department or the nearest Indian consulate for more information on recommended vaccinations and medical precautions.

  • You will need a tourist visa to visit India . Please contact the nearest Indian consulate in your country of residence for more information.

  • In India, hotel check in time is 14:00 hrs & hotel check out time is 10:00 hrs, until specified otherwise.

  • Our cost doesn’t have any hidden taxes/charges.

Payment Terms:

We would require 50% advance payment to secure your bookings and process the file. We accept bank transfers and payment by credit cards through PAYPAL international payment gateway only. Balance amount needs to be paid on arrival in India by cash, Traveller’s Cheques or credit cards. All credit card payments are subject to 4.88% bank fees.

Cancellation Terms:

50% cancellation if cancelled within 45 days.

75% cancellation if cancelled within 30 days.

100% cancellation if cancelled 15 day or less.

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