Kashmir with Golden Triangle Tour

Duration : 11 Night / 12 Days
Places to Visit : Srinagar -Gulmarg – Pahalgam – Sonamarg – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi.
Day 1: Srinagar

Our services start with your arrival at Srinagar airport. Meet & greet and transfer by to Hotel. Welcome drink on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in the Hotel Royale Jannat.

Day 2: Srinagar

After breakfast visit the Mughal Gardens , Chashmi-e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat (The Garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). In the afternoon enjoy a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake . Overnight in the hotel Royale Jannat.

Day 3: Srinagar / Gulmarg / Srinagar (112 Kms)

This morning you will proceed for a full day excursion to Gulmarg, Meadow of Flowers ( 56 kms /2 hrs) situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, (The valley of Gulmarg, a large meadow about 3-sq-kms in area, stands at 2,730 metres, 56-km south west of Srinagar . The name means ‘Meadow Of Flowers’ and in the spring it’s just that, a rolling meadow dotted with countless colourful Bluebells, Daisies, Forget Me Not’s and Buttercups. The valley itself is about 3-km long and up to a km wide.) Full day at leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost, Return to Srinagar, Overnight in the Houseboat.

Day 4 : Srinagar – Pahalgam -Srinagar (94 kms/2.5 hrs)

Today you will be transferred by road to Pahalgam (94 kms/2.5 hrs) Valley of Shepherds. ( Pahalgam is situated at the junction of the Aru and Sheshnag Rivers and surrounded by soaring, fir-covered mountains with bare, snow-capped peaks rising behind them. The Aru flows down from the Kolahoi glacier beyond Lidderwat while the Sheshnag from glaciers along the great Himalayan )Enroute you will have an rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields. Also visit Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulpher Springs enroute, Enjoy the bounty of Nature at Pahalgam, located on the bank of beautyful Lidder River, Return to Srinagar, Overnight in the Houseboat.

Day 5 : Srinagar / Sonmarg / Srinagar (168 Kms)

After breakfast full day excursion of Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar. (
Sonamarg is the base of a major trek that passes along several mountain lakes –Vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal. Sonamarg is also the take off station for the drive to Ladakh across the Zojila, a major pass in the Great Himalayan Range, through which the Srinagar-Leh Road passes.
The Meadow Of Gold
At a height of 2,740m, Sonamarg is the last major point in the Kashmir valley before the Zoji La pass into Ladakh . At the pass the green, lush Kashmiri landscape abruptly switches to the barren, dry landscape of Ladakh. Sonamarg is thus not only a good base for treks but also a jumping off point for trips into Ladakh. )

Sonmarg also called Meadow of Gold is located at a height of 2690 meters. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Overnight in the Houseboat

Day 6 : Srinagar – Delhi

Morning transfer to airport in time to catch Delhi round flight. Arrive and transfer to hotel for
Rest of the day at leisure for personal exploration, and Overnight stay in Delhi
Day 8 : Delhi – Agra Drive 202 Km 4 Hrs.

Morning depart and drive to Agra, en-route visit Mathura the birthplace of Lord Krishna and the tomb of Emperor Akbar at Sikandra. Arrive and check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar as his citadel over the years 1565 – 73.

Day 9 : Agra – Jaipur Drive 231 Km 5 ½ Hrs.

Morning depart and drive to Jaipur, en -route visit deserted city of Emperor Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive and check in hotel.

Day 10 : Jaipur

Morning 11km. drive to former capital Amber, up hill elephant ride to admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways and pillared pavilions / palaces. Return to hotel for lunch. Afternoon explore City palace, Observatory, Hawah Mahal (Palace of winds) and bustling Bazaar.

Day 11 : Jaipur – Delhi Drive 258 Km 5 ½ Hrs.

Morning drive to Delhi, en-route brief halt at midway for refreshments. Arrive Delhi by lunchtime. Arrive and Check-in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for last minute shopping and personal activities.

Day 12 : Departure

Morning transfer to airport for homeward flight.