Kashmir With Vaishno Devi Tour
Package Type :- 9 Nights | 10 Days
Package Cost :- 17,999/- Per Person
Destination Cover :- Srinagar – Gulmarg – Pahalgam – Patnitop – Jammu
About the Tour :
The gateway to the pristine and charming beauty of Jammu, this 10 days tour revolves around some of the most wonderful destinations. Starting from Srinagar, it will take you to places like Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Patnitop that cannot be missed during any Kashmir tours.
Over the 10 days of this amazing tour, you will be warmly treated by the enchanting beauty of the Dal Lake, Zabarwan Mountain Ranges, several gardens and fountains, Khilangmarg, Chandanwadi and lot more. Along with these, you will also get ample of opportunities to enjoy the alluring beauty and charm of Jammu with a trek, pony ride, Shikara ride and an enthralling gondola or cable-car ride.
Short Itinerary :
Day 01: Arrival in Jammu, Drive from Jammu – Srinagar (300 km / 7-8 Hours)
Day 02: Drive from Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (100 km / 3 Hours)
Day 03: Srinagar Sightseeing
Day 04: Drive from Srinagar – Gulmarg (60 km / 2-3 Hours)
Day 05: Gulmarg
Day 06: Drive from Gulmarg – Pahalgam (140 km / 4-5 Hours)
Day 07: Pahalgam
Day 08: Drive from Pahalgam – Patnitop (200 km / 6 Hours)
Day 09: rive from Patnitop – Jammu (200 km / 5-6 Hours)
Day 10: Departure from Jammu
Long Itinerary :
Day 01: Arrival in Jammu, Drive from Jammu to Srinagar (300 km / 7-8 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: Welcome to the Jammu and Kashmir < As you arrive at the railway station or at the airport, you will be warmly greeted by our tour guides and representatives. Here onwards, you will be driven towards Srinagar, one of the most gorgeous destinations in the entire country. Arriving in the city, check-in into a hotel or in a houseboat and take a leisure walk around the scenic Boulevard Road beside the stunning Dal Lake. As you walk through this road, you will be amazed by the distant views of the Zabarwan Mountain Ranges.
Completing the stroll, a delightful Shikara ride in the Dal Lake will make your Srinagar stay more charismatic and adorable as well; dinner and overnight stay in the hotel/houseboat.
Day 02: Drive from Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (100 km / 3 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: After today’s breakfast at the hotel/houseboat, take a full day excursion to Sonamarg or the ‘Meadow of Gold’. Perched at a height of 9,000 ft. above the sea level, this hill station lies in the beautiful Sindh Valley and is a true delight for its visitors! The origin to several Himalayan treks, it is fringed with several fascinating peaks and enticing meadows.
Arriving in Sonamarg, take a pony ride to the Thajiwas Glacier, which is one of the must visit attractions of this hill station and witness its untouched beauty and splendour. Completing this visit, drive back to Srinagar; dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel/houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar Sightseeing :-
Day Schedule: Take a day break from driving and find time to explore the lush beauty of Srinagar today. The sightseeing tour will start after your breakfast is served at the hotel and will take you to Mughal Gardens, CheshmaShahi or the ‘Royal Spring’, PariMahal or the ‘Palace of the Fairies’, Shalimar Bagh or the ‘Garden of Love’, Nishat Garden or the ‘Garden of Pleasure’, the sacred Shankaracharya Temple and Tulip Garden. Following your visit to the Handicraft Emporium, you will be driven back to the hotel/houseboat.
Day 04: Drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg (60 km / 2-3 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: Gulmarg is yet another picturesque hill stations in Jammu and Kashmir. Located around 100km from Srinagar, it is perched at an astounding height of 2,730m and is also known as the ‘Meadow of Flowers’. The amazing slopes and thick blanket of snow makes it one of the most befitting skiing destinations in the country and also, it has the highest golf course in the entire world.
After having breakfast in the Srinagar hotel, you will be driven to Gulmarg; on the way, you can feast on the fascinating views of the Nanga Parbat. Arriving in the hill station, you can take a 3-4 hours trek to Khilangmarg followed by mountain ride. Completing these activities, you will be checked-in into a hotel; dinner and overnight stay will be arranged in the hotel.
Day 05: Gulmarg :-
Day Schedule: Today will bring you some of the most enthralling moments during this tour. After having breakfast, you can take a self-paid pony ride or can go for an amazing gondola ride (ropeway ride) to Khillanmarg and return back to the hotel before evening; dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Drive from Gulmarg to Pahalgam (140 km / 4-5 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: Pahalgam or the ‘Valley of the Shepherd’ will be your destination for the day! Post breakfast in the hotel, you will be embarking on a drive to your destination and during the journey, you will get to visit the groovy Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins and the Anantnag Sulpher Springs. Arriving in Pahalgam, check-in into a hotel and retire for the day after enjoying a delicious dinner.
Day 07: Pahalgam :-
Day Schedule: Following your breakfast, you can go for a self-paid trip to the rocky valleys of Chandanwadi, Snow Point (14km from Pahalgam) and also enjoy a delightful pony ride. Returning back to Pahalgam, spend the day at leisure with a leisurely walk through the dense pine forests along the gurgling Lidder River; dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Drive from Pahalgam to Patnitop (200 km / 6 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: Completing your breakfast in the Pahalgam hotel, start driving towards Patnitop, which is one of the smallest hill stations in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Located on the NH-1A that connects Srinagar and Udhampur, this is one of the least explored destinations in the state. It is said that during the ancient times, the hill station had ponds that were used by the royal princess as their bathing place and thus it got the name ‘Patan Di Talab’ (Pond of the Princess).
Arriving in Patnitop, take up a local sightseeing tour and visit the Nag Temple, Nathatop and Sanasar. Returning from this tour, check-in into a hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09: Drive from Patnitop to Jammu (200 km / 5-6 Hours) :-
Day Schedule: On this day, after you complete your breakfast in the hotel, you will be driven back to Jammu. On completing the long drive and following your arrival, you will be checked-in into a hotel; get freshened up and enjoy your meal and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Departure from Jammu :-
Day Schedule: Today’s breakfast will be last within this tour, and on completing the meal, you will be finally dropped at the Jammu Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey; the tour will end here.
Main Highlights of the Tour :
Jammu, Srinagar, Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Boulevard Road, Dal Lake, Zabarwan Mountain Ranges, Shikara, Thajiwas Glacier, Mughal Gardens, CheshmaShahi, PariMahal, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Garden, Shankaracharya Temple, Tulip Garden, Handicraft Emporium, Khilangmarg, Gondola Ride, Avantipura Ruins, Anantnag Sulpher Springs, Chandanwadi, Snow Point, Lidder River, Nag Temple, Nathatop, Sanasar.