Kashmir, the jewel in the crown of India, is undoubtedly one of the gorgeous and highest visited tourist destinations in the country. The overwhelming beauty, the sky-touching mountains, the snow-covered peaks and the colourful valleys of this state is the home to some of the hidden and beautiful places to visit.
Day-1: Arrival - Srinagar- Local Sightseeing
DAY 01 :ARRIVAL SRINAGAR – GULMARG – SRINAGAR. (52 Kms one way)
Upon arrival at Srinagar Sheikh Ul Alam Int'l Airport ( This must be one of the Most Scenic Flights in the World, drive towards Gulmarg via Srinagar Bye-Pass. Gulmarg, called as “Meadow of Flowers”. Gulmarg is 52 Kms from Srinagar at an altitude of 8700 – ft. Gulmarg also referred as Meadow of Flowers is a famous Ski Resort & the world's highest 18 hole Golf Course. The place was prominent during the British time. Gulmarg's legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called 'Gaurimarg' by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty- it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m, and is the country's premier ski resort in the winter. On arrival, check in to the pre-arranged Hotel. One can go for the Gondola Ride up to 1st or 2nd Phase. The Gulmarg Gondola is a tourist attraction in itself. It is one of the highest cable cars in the world, reaching 3,979 metres. The two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from the gondola main station in Gulmarg to a shoulder of nearby Mt. Affarwat Summit (4,200 m (13,780 ft)). There are also countless off-piste possibilities through the beautiful Khilanmarg meadows on the foot of Mount Affarwat, which offer a scenic view of Nanga Parbat. The Affarwat ridge at 3850+ metres offers an avalanche controlled ski area that offers a wide field of snow to descend 800 m in approximately 3 km of skiing, and is for advanced skiers only. Due to Gulmarg's steep terrain, the region is popular amongst advanced and extreme skiers from around the world and has been visited by a number of ski professionals and featured in a number of ski films also. Return Srinagar by the evening for dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02 : SRINAGAR ( LOCAL SIGHTSEEING )
Srinagar is popularly known as the “City of Reshi's & Sufi's” and it is also the Summer capital of state Jammu & Kashmir ) you will be met by our representative and transfer to Hotel. Later, In the afternoon, we take a visit to Mughal Gardens, Nishat Garden known as 'Garden of pleasure' built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Then visit to Shalimar Garden known as 'Garden of love' built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jahan or (Mehr-un-Nissa & Chashmashahi (The Royal Spring). The Chashmashahi Mughal garden in Srinagar had been loved by emperors and picnickers alike. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 03: DEPART SRINAGAR AIRPORT (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Countryside Kashmir Tour & Travel thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.
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