6-Day Kashmir Private Tour with Gulmarg Sonamarg and Pahalgam
Organised by atives of Srinagar Kashmir, this tour includes places which are both famous and virgin beauties of Kashmir. An off the beaten path trip to explore the local village life will be done to give you a glimpse of traditional life in Kashmir valley.
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What's included :
- 5x Breakfast
- 5x Dinner
- Accommodation included: 5 nights
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Gondola cable car ride tickets
- Union taxi Pahalgam
- Shikara ride
- Snow cab with Chains in tires
- Entry/Admission - Kongdoori Phase 1
- Entry/Admission - Thajwas Glacier
- Entry/Admission - Aru Valley
- Entry/Admission - Betaab Valley
- Entry/Admission - Chandanwari
What's excluded :
- Horse ride ( Rs 800 per person )
- Entry/Admission - Strawberry Valley
- Entry/Admission - Nishat Garden
- Entry/Admission - Shalimar Bagh
Day 1: Srinagar to Gulmarg night trip with Tangmarg sightseeing
Stop At: Tangmarg, Tangmarg, Baramulla District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
You will be greeted by our travel guide at Srinagar Airport on your arrival. After the brief introduction, board your designated vehicle to start your journey to the wonderful meadows of famous Gulmarg. A travel of 1 hour on the mountainous track will be greeted by the famous slopes of Gulmarg meadows. On the way you could take a halt at Tangmarg for refreshment. *Note; vehicle will be changed, need to board snow jeep for journey from Tangmarg to Gulmarg* Stop at Zig point for the best photographs. Check in to your hotel and freshen up for lip smacking and finger licking dinner. Relax and enjoy the night stay to get yourself prepared for next day of amusement and activities.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Kolahoi Green Heights Gulmarg
Day 2: Gulmarg to Srinagar night trip with Gulmarg sightseeing
Stop At: Gulmarg, Gulmarg, Baramulla District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
Gondola cable car ride is a ropeway that has two levels; Level 1 called as kongdori takes you to a height of 6000 ft and level two called as affarwat takes you to a hieght of 1200 ft. Gulmarg golf club and children's park; both are at a walkable distance from any major hotel and can be accessed only by foot.
Duration: 6 hours
Stop At: Kongdoori Phase 1, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 193403
Gulmarg Gondola is the second longest and second highest cable car in the world and the prime attraction Gulmarg is known for. Divided into two phases, it ferries almost 600 people per hour to and from the Apharwat Mountain, which is where most of the winter sports happen in Gulmarg.
Phase 1 of Gulmarg Gondola ferries people from Gulmarg Resort to Kongdoori Station (middle station). It starts at 2,990 m and has a vertical rise of 400 m. Every hour it ferries 1500 people to the height of 3100 m from where several easy runs for skiing are accessible. Phase 2 of Gulmarg Gondola connects Kongdoori Mountain to Apharwat Peak. The cable car ascends 1,330 vertical metres to a height of nearly 4,000m and carries 600 people per hour. After arriving at the station, you can further have a 30 minutes trek to reach the mountaintop. From here the LOC or the Line of Control is visible.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Strawberry Valley, Gulmarg India
A hidden attraction in Gulmarg is Strawberry Valley, unexploited by tourism and still holding its nascent beauty and charm. The emerald meadows with budding red strawberries look like a picture straight out from Garden of Eden. Covered in pristine elegance, with clear blue skies overhead and verdant green meads all along, a visit to Strawberry Valley is an enthralling experience.
Summer season is the busiest time of the year as the strawberries are ripe and ready to be harvested. Tourists are allowed to take a walk amidst rows of scarlet and verdure plantations. You can simply stroll along and awe at the beauty of nature or just take a basket of food and enjoy a wonderful picnic with your loved ones. The fields also boast of having a Bollywood connection in the yesteryears. Several movies have been shot at the destination owing to the ataraxy, vibrancy and overall charisma of the place.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel Clarks Inn
Day 3: Sonamarg Day trip with night stay in Srinagar
Stop At: Sonmarg, Sonmarg, Ganderbal District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
Your chauffer will drive you to Sonamarg, the meadow of gold for a night stay at this beautiful valley. Thajwas glacier is the main attraction in Sonamarg in April month. You will have to use ponies to reach the glacier.If you have a nick for water and heights then white water rafting and trekking is a must in sonmarg. Post sightseeing return to srinagar for dinner and overnight stay.
Duration: 7 hours
Stop At: Thajwas Glacier, Sonamarg India
Thajiwas Glacier which lies at a distance of 3 km from Sonamarg in Kashmir is an exquisite beauty situated 3000 m above sea level covered in snow all through the year. The glacier is one of the most significant assets of Jammu and Kashmir and a must-visit for all the nature and trekking lovers. One gets to experience the beauty of the glacier by trekking all the way there from Sonamarg. There is also the option of hiring a pony to get to the glacier. On the way to the glacier, the tourists get to witness the beauty of the silver shining frozen lake along with all the greenery around. The contrast of both of them is what makes it enchanting to the eyes. On the way, the tourists also come across Gujjar tribes who have their camps set up and earn their livelihood here.
Duration: 4 hours
Pass By: Zojila Pass, 1 Indian National Highway Srinagar District, Sonamarg 191203 India
Zoji La is a high mountain pass located in the Dras, near Ladakh, at an altitude of 3528 m above the sea level. Connecting Kashmir to Dras and Suru Valley, Zoji La is known as one of the world's most dangerous mountain roads. Translating to "mountain pass of blizzards", it remains closed during winter due to heavy snowfall and avalanches.
Given the altitude and the places it travels to, Zoji La pass is known for its extraordinarily beautiful views and landscapes. Certain parts of the pass, especially, can be a bit of a dangerous ride, hence one must travel down this one, only with a seasoned driver, used to such steep and playful turns and roads.
Accommodation included: Hotel Clarks Inn
Day 4: Srinagar to Pahalgam night trip with sightseeing of valleys
Stop At: Pahalgam, Pahalgam, Anantnag District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
Enjoy your early breakfast and freshen up for a day of valley visits. Your personalized chauffer will drive you to Pahalgham. A drive of 2 hours will land you in Pahalgham. During your travel on your way you can visit the Awantipora Ruins and Saffron fields. Awantipora ruins are a number of ancient Hindu temples built by King Avantivarman (AD 855- 883) when he chose the site as his capital.
Check in your hotel to freshen up for a day tour to the Bollywood city of Kashmir.
Visit Pahalgam club, Children's park, Zoo and Golf club.You will be mesmerized with the beauty of river lidder.
Board union taxi of pahalgam to visit Aru valley, Betaab valley and Chandanwari.
Retire back to your hotel for a delicacies of dinner and comfort of your bed with cherishable memories.
Duration: 9 hours
Stop At: Aru Valley, Aru Road, Pahalgam India
Juxtaposed against the snow-covered Himalayan peaks, Aru Valley is an enthralling village in Kashmir. Located around 11 km from Pahalgam, it is the base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and the Tarsar-Marsar Lake. Aru lies beside the Aru river, a tributary of the Lidder river, and is known for its scenic meadows and activities like horse riding, hiking and trekking.
During the winter months, Aru Valley becomes a winter wonderland covered with snow as far as the eyes can see. This makes it a perfect place for skiing. While in Aru Valley, do take time to just sit in the meadows and soak the pristine beauty of the place.Aru is one of those places which simply leave you in awe of nature, beckoning you to visit it time and again!
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Betaab Valley, Pahalgam India
Betaab Valley is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Pahalgam which is a breathtaking combination of picturesque surroundings encircled by tall deodar trees and pine forests, with the Lidder River flowing right through it. The valley is located at a distance of 15 kilometres from Pahalgam in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Betaab Valley got its name from the Bollywood movie Betaab starring Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh shot here.
The valley falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwadi on the way to the Amarnath Temple Yatra and is one of the three angelic valleys of Pahalgam, the other two being Aru and Chandanwadi. Sprawling fertile pastures, snow-capped mountains and meandering streams are characteristic of Betaab valley. Apart from being well-known for this stunning landscape, the valley is also a renowned as a famous trekking base and camping site for travellers who want to explore the nearby regions or set out for the Amarnath Yatra.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Chandanwari, Pahalgam India
Chandanwari, located 15 km from Pahalgam, is the starting point of the famous Amarnath Yatra. It is also famous for the snow sledging on a snow bridge. Surrounded by snow-dusted mountains and the Lidder River flowing by, Chandanwari is perfect to enjoy a picnic with your family and enjoy the natural beauty.
Chandanwari remains covered in snow from November to May which makes it ideal for sledging. However, the best time to visit Chandanwari is April to June as the weather is perfect for sightseeing during this time.
Duration: 1 hour
Accommodation included: Villagio Pahalgam
Day 5: Pahalgam to Srinagar night trip with sightseeing of gardens
Stop At: Srinagar, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
Your personalized chauffer will drive you back to Srinagar with wonderful memories of pahalgam. Start your day for a breathtaking views of Srinagar city. A trip to Srinagar without visiting Mughal gardens is incomplete. Mesmerize yourself with the Mughal Gardens of Emperor Shahjahan which include Shalimar Garden, Nishat Garden and Cheshmashahi Garden. . If you have love for history then a visit to Parimahal and Shankar Acharaya temple is a must. Parimahal which once was a court of Music for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a must visit and will enthrall you to the beauty of whole dal Lake. Shankaracharya temple which dates back to 300 BC and is dedicated to Lord Shiva is a historical place to visit.
Duration: 6 hours
Stop At: Nishat Garden, Main Road Nishat, Srinagar 191121 India
The Nishat Bagh is a 12 terraced garden located near Srinagar's famous Dal Lake. It is the second-largest Mughal garden in Kashmir after Shalimar Bagh. Popularly known as "Garden of Bliss", it has a splendid Mughal central water channel with several fountains, which is surrounded by tall Chinar trees. Nishat Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, the elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Even though the layout of Nishat Bagh was based on the design of the Persian gardens, the actual landscaping was done in accordance with the terrain and water patterns unique to Kashmir Valley. A stream of standstill water divides the garden into two halves, and each level of the garden is marked by a raised embankment which has its collection of kaleidoscopic flowers. You can catch a magnificent view of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdrop.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar India
Shalimar Bagh is a beautifully laid out Mughal garden, the largest of the three Mughal gardens in Srinagar (the other two being Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi). This pristine attraction was built in the year 1619 by the Mughal emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Nur Jahan and lies overlooking the scintillating waters of the Dal Lake. It is now a public park and is known as the "crown of Srinagar".
The chini khanas or arched niches placed behind waterfalls and the chinar trees are the highlights here. The term 'Shalimar' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'Abode of Love' and is known by several other names such as Faiz Baksh and Farah Baksh. Sprinkled generously with well-trimmed gardens and exquisite architecture, Shalimar Garden is a gentle blend of natural allure and man-made structures. Exhibiting the exemplary craftsmanship of Mughals in horticulture, the Mughal garden is quite popular with tourists from all over the world.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: New Jacqueline Houseboat Srinagar
Departure Point :Boulevard Road, Boulevard Rd, Srinagar
Traveler pickup is offered
Our representative will be standing guard with Name card of the guest Airports
- Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar, Indragandhi Road, Humhama, Badgam, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190007
- Jammu Airport, Jammu 180003
Departure Time :6:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.