7 Days Kashmir Honeymoon Tour offers the newly-weds or the leisure travelers
ample opportunity to be cozily ensconced into idyllic natural surroundings of Kashmir, aptly termed as
‘Heaven on Earth’. Srinagar, the summer capital of the Jammu and Kashmir state is famous for its lakes
and houseboats, while Kashmir as a whole, known for its scenic natural beauty and rich cuisine is popular
among tourists. The Dal Lake houseboats are one of the other major attractions of Kashmir.
Another major tourist attraction is the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar. Tourists can also enjoy scenic lake
rides in the boats known as Shikaras. Some other popular tourist destinations in Kashmir include Sonamarg,
Gulmarg and Pahalgam. The Amarnath Cave, the abode of Lord Shiva which is a major Hindu pilgrimage center,
is located in Kashmir. Unmatched natural beauty of Himalayan valleys, historical monuments, picturesque gardens,
scenic lakes, exotic cuisines and uniquely-of-Kashmir lifestyle propel Kashmir at the top of the honeymoon destinations
in India. Kashmir, the Himalayan state of India, is beauty encapsulated. Beautiful lakes, scenic valleys, snowcapped mountains,
majestic gardens, ancient monuments, religious shrines, vibrant culture and delicious cuisines enthrall all and sundry to Kashmir.
Houseboat stay, shikara ride, pony ride and ‘gondola’ride instill more to the charm of visiting Kashmir.
Srinagar arrival – Sonamarg
We presume that you land at Srinagar during morning hours. You will be received at the airport by our representative.
We welcome you in Kashmir, known to be ‘heaven on earth’. Situated in the northern most part of India,
the valley of Kashmir is said to be the ‘paradise on earth’. The serene beauty and the tranquility of
the place is what make it so special. Tourism is one of the main pillars of the economy of Kashmir with a large population involved in tourism-related activities.
Immediately after warm reception, you will be driven to Sonamarg. Sonamarg is located at an altitude of 2740 meter. About three hrs of journey, that presents a spectacular facet of the countryside & is full with scenic landscape, reach Sonamarg. You will be transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Check in at the hotel, relax a bit, have lunch and proceed for sightseeing of Sonamarg. Sonamarg (Golden Meadows), lies at the very head of Sindhu Valley at the height of 5300 metres, is surrounded by mountainous pine forests. Actually Sonamarg is a natural & panoramic wonderland. The prime tourist attraction of Sonamrg is to have a pony ride to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Sonmarg is known as Gateway of Leh – Ladakh. Having explored sumptuous natural beauty of Sonmarg, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Sonmarg – Srinagar
Have scrumptious breakfast in Sonmarg hotel and depart for Srinagar.
is located at an altitude of 1730 meter. On arrival at Srinagar, you will be transferred to pre-booked houseboat .
Relax and spend noon in leisure. Late afternoon, you will be having ‘shikara’ (small cruise boat) ride.
During the course of enjoying shikara ride , visit Floating Gardens ,
Lotus Gardens and Kaboter Khana (Pigeon Palace) inside the Dal Lake. After returning to houseboat, enjoy delicious dinner on-board and have overnight stay therein.
Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
Exploration of Gulmarg will be a day tour, starting from and ending at Srinagar. Gulmarg is located at an altitude of 2730 meter.
Having enjoyed scrumptious breakfast in the houseboat, proceed to Gulmarg.
Gulmarg (“Meadow of Flowers”) is known for its unparallel natural beauty and hence emerges as most beautiful
summer/winter destination in the valley. One can have a Gondola ride (Cable Car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg
(altitude 3100 mtrs) to have a real panoramic view of snowcapped great Himalayan range round the year.
From here you can see Nanga Parvat (altitude 8137 Mtrs) as well. You can enjoy a pony ride to cozily enjoy natural
beauty or have a ride till Apharwat peak which leads to the Alpather Lake, a picturesque alpine lake that remains
frozen until late June. Another tourist attraction of Gulmarg is 18-hole golf courses. A number of tourists flock
this region to enjoy a game of golf and escape the summer heat. Built in 1920 by the British, present day golf course
is designed by Ranjit Nanda. Seven Springs are seven natural water streams with lot of mesmerizing natural beauty all around.
After exploring and enjoying breathtakingly beautiful beauty of Gulmarg, return back to Srinagar for dinner and overnight stay in houseboat.
Srinagar – Pahalgam
After hearty breakfast in the houseboat, proceed to for
Pahalgam. Pahalgam, located at an altitude of 2195 meter, is 87 km away from
Srinagar and it takes approx 2 hrs to reach there. Pahalgam is known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’.
Pahalgam is a scenic and beautiful valley that is a favorite base for various treks and expeditions in the region.
Surrounded by 12 high snow-capped peaks, Pahalgam is also a base for the annual pilgrimages to the cave
shrine of Amarnath. On the way to Pahalgam, visit the Saffron Fields of Pampore, Awantipura Ruins
(1100 years old Temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman) & enjoy the beautiful countryside life.
Upon arrival at Pahalgam, check in at the hotel and post-lunch proceed for exploring and enjoying
various tourist destinations like Debayan, Shikargah & Baisaran (Pine forests dot this meadow which presents
a picturesque view) by pony-ride. After finishing full day sightseeing, then proceed to Pahalgam hotel
for overnight stay.
Tour of Chandanwari, Behtab Valley & Aru
The day has been kept reserved for leisurely sightseeing of Chandanwari, Behtab Valley & Aru. Having delicious breakfast in Pahalgam hotel, proceed on for further expedition on jeep. But as per your liking and interest, you can spend the whole day either in hotel or have leisurely walk around instead of above mentioned sightseeing tour. Overnight stay has been planned in Pahalgam hotel.
Pahalgam – Srinagar - Srinagar sightseeing
Having delicious breakfast in Pahalgam hotel, depart for Srinagar.
On arrival at Srinagar, you will be transferred to pre-booked houseboat.
A full day leisurely sightseeing has been planned. Having relaxed for a while, move for exploring historical
monuments and majestic gardens. First visit Shalimar Bag, a garden built by Mughal ruler Jahangir
for his wife Nur Jahan. The sprawling garden, bisected by a canal that is decorated with polished stones.
The water is supplied into the canal from Harwan. The four terraces, rising one above the other,
offer opportunity to behold sweeping vistas over gardens and lakes. The fourth terrace,
by far the best, was once reserved for royal ladies. Thereafter, visit Chashma Shahi garden that
attracts lot of tourists as it offers a magnificent view of the Dal Lake below and surrounding mountain ranges.
This garden was laid out by Mughal ruler Shah Jahan in 1632 AD. Within a walking distance from Chashme Shahi
is another historical monument cum garden- Pari Mahal. Pari Mahal was a Buddhist monastery.
During Islamic rule in Delhi, it was first converted into a royal observatory by Dara Shikoh,
eldest son of Mughal ruler Shah Jahan, and then flanked by a spacious garden on the spur of a mountain
overlooking the Dal. Another famous garden worth watching in Srinagar is Nishat Bag (the Garden of Bliss).
Nishat Bag, laid down by Nur Jahan’s father Asif Khan in 1633 AD on the banks of Dal Lake, had 12 terraces
rising one above the other but the lower terraces those stretched down to
Dal Lake no longer exist now,
having been cut off by the modern road. As a result, the garden is now left with only nine terraces.
After visiting these historical as well as cool places, return to your houseboat to spend evening in leisure and have overnight stay therein.
After early morning breakfast in the houseboat, check-out and our representative will meet you and give transfer to 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.
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.
50% cancellation if cancelled within 45 days.
75% cancellation if cancelled within 30 days.
100% cancellation if cancelled 15 day or less.