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Excursion Kashmir & Katra – 6N/7D

Nature has lavishly endowed Kashmir with certain distinctive features that are paralleled by few alpine regions in the world. Katra serves as the base camp for pilgrims who visit Vaisno Devi Temple. You must enjoy your holidays with this Majesty of Uttrakhand Tour as much as you wished.

Excursion of Kashmir & Katra Tour – 7 Days & 6 Nights

Day 1  Arrive Srinagar

Arrive into Srinagar airport. There you will be met and transferred to your houseboat in Srinagar. Staying on a Houseboat means like living in Paradise, an experience one is not likely to find anywhere else on the surface of the earth .In the evening enjoy a Romantic Shikara ride on the Dal lake. Overnight in Houseboat

Day 2  Srinagar – Pahalgam

After Breakfast & check out from hotel. Today depart for Pahalgam (148 Km/ 5 Hrs) the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder and Sheshnag Lake. On arrival at Pahalgam, check in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. You can enjoy shopping at the local market on your own.  Overnight in Pahalgam

Day 3  Pahalgam Excursion

This morning, After Breakfast proceed on an excursion to Chandanwari, an idyllic picnic spot and a gateway for Amarnath Yatra. This place is also famous for movie shooting. Return to you hotel, the rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Pahalgam

Note:This excursion is subject to road, weather conditions and military permission.

Day 4  Pahalgam – Gulmarg

After Breakfast & check out from hotel. This morning proceed to Gulmarg (148 Km/ 5 Hrs). Gulmarg - the grazing land of flowers' is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden spot offering a spectacular view of towering snow capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers, gigantic firs and pine trees. After, on arrival check into your hotel. Take a leisurely stroll or pony ride on your own across the green meadows to one of the world's highest Golf Courses. You may also wish to take a fun-filled ride in the Gondola on your own. Overnight in Gulmarg

Day 5  Gulmarg – Srinagar

After Breakfast & check out from hotel. Today, drive to Srinagar (52 Km/ 2 Hrs). En route, make a brief visit to Awantipura Ruins, an 1100year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Arrive into Srinagar and check into your hotel. In the afternoon visit the Mughal Gardens - Shalimar Garden, Chashmeshahi and Nishant Gardens (Closed on Friday). With terraced lawns, cascading fountains, paint-box-bright flowerbeds with the panorama of the Dal in front of them, the three Mughal Gardens were the Mughal Emperor's concept of paradise, where they relaxed with their exquisite queens. Today, they are popular picnic spots. Later Visit the Shankracharya Temple situated atop a hill. Shankaracharya Mandir is regarded as the oldest temple in the valley of Kashmir. The structure of the temple boasts about the architectural style of those times.It is believed that Shankracharya, the great philosopher, lived here during his trip to Kashmir. Ever since, the temple came to be known as the Shankaracharya Temple. Overnight in Sringar

Day 6  Srinagar – Srinagar

After Breakfast, Today embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'Meadow of Gold' – Sonmarg (90 Km/ 3 Hrs). Sonmarg is synonymous with quiet meadows and flower-carpeted fields surrounded by amazing glaciers, miniature plateaus, snowfields, pines and islets. You can opt for a pony ride on your own to one of the glaciers for some fun in the snow and ice. Return to your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure for you to explore the city on your own. You can soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of this city or continue to indulge in shopping. Overnight in Srinagar

Day 7 Srinagar – Katra

After Breakfast & check out from hotel. This morning drive to Katra (270 Km/ 8 Hrs) where you will check into your hotel on arrival. The evening is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Katra

Day 8  Katra – Walk to Maa Vasihnodevi

After Breakfast, Today embark on a 14 km trek to the Vaishnodevi Mata Shrine where ponies can be hired on direct payment basis. Every day of the year, a mass of humanity surges up steep pathways that cut across the hillside for mile after mile.Popular belief holds that anybody who walks the Himalayan trail to her abode to ask for a wish rarely goes back disappointed. There are many who journey here to pay obeisance regardless of their faith, class, caste or religion, for Mata Vaishnodevi transcends all such barriers. After darshan return to your hotel. Overnight in Katra

Day 9  Katra – Jammu

After Breakfast & Check out from hotel. Today, you are transferred to Jammu (55 Km/ 2 Hrs) at Jammu airport for your onward journey with sweet memories. Please do give us your valuable suggestions on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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