BEST OF KASHMIR

BEST OF KASHMIR
Price starting at 17999

Overview

Big Breaks takes you around Kashmir in a way that lets you soak-in all the culture and beauty it has in store and making your voyage around this Paradise , the one you will cherish for life. In the seventeenth century the Mughal Emperor Jehangir said "Gar firdaus, ruhezaminast, haminasto, haminasto, haminasto." If there is ever a heaven on earth, its here, its here, its here. Srinagar winds up to the stunning views around every bend and these change with the season. Magical bloom of the Tulip Gardens and misty cool air in Spring- Summer , the snow-capped peaks of the Zabarwan range in winter and the golden glow of the Chinars in autumn, that satiate inner soul of every traveler and persuade them to visit this land again and again and around the year.

Day 1

Srinagar – Pahalgam (95 Kms / approx. 3 to 4 hours)

Upon your arrival in Srinagar, you will meet our representative/driver at the airport & drive to Pahalgam, known as 'Valley of Shepherds 'a picturesque valley around 97 kilometers South of Kashmir. Upon arrival check in at your pre booked hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Pahalgam.

Day 2

Pahalgam – Srinagar (95 Kms. / approx. 3 to 4 hours)

After breakfast, enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Pahalgam. Visit Betaab Valley and Chandanwari (using local vehicles, outside vehicles are not allowed) as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows, Dabian (skiing spot in Winter) and Kashmir Valley. Later, drive to Srinagar. Overnight stay in Srinagar.

Day 3

Srinagar Sightseeing

Today, explore Srinagar, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, and the pride of the valley of Kashmir. Famous for its lakes and the charming houseboats floating on them, Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. Visit the famed Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Gardens and Chashmeshahi Gardens. These well laid out terraced gardens, replete with cascading fountains and beautiful flowering shrubs and trees, are located to the far eastern side of the Dal Lake, and were built for the relaxation of the Mughal Emperor and his queens. Later in the evening enjoy 60 minutes Shikara ride in Dal Lake. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4

Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar (100 Kms / approx. 3 to 4 hours one way)

Today, make a full day excursion to Sonamarg. Sonamarg, at an altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level, is 87 km north-east of Srinagar. The drive to Sonamarg takes you through some spectacular countryside in Kashmir, in Sindh Valley, which is the largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. It has beautiful deep rock-cut gorges and open grassy meadow lands. Sonamarg, which means 'meadow of gold' has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh river meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer. Later drive back to Srinagar & overnight stay at hotel.

Day 5

Srinagar – Gulmarg (60 Kms / approx. 2 to 3 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg was a favorite haunt of Emperor Jehangir. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an attitude of 2680 meters above sea level, and is the country's prime ski resort in the winter. The journey to Gulmarg is enchanting… roads bordered by of poplar trees and flat expanses of rice fields interspersed with picturesque villages. After Tangmarg, the climb to Gulmarg begins through fir covered hillsides. Gulmarg is, as its evocative name suggests, a flower strewn meadow. In the shape of a bowl, its length is 3.5km and its width 1Km. Its undulating expanse comprises grassy slopes for the most part, with a small scattering of houses. The bowl is encircled by fir-clad hills, and in the distance, snow dusted peaks; because of its altitude, its 11km Circular Road offers a magnificent view of much of Kashmir Valley. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6

Gulmarg – Srinagar (60 Kms / approx. 2 to 3 hours)

After breakfast, spend the afternoon in Gulmarg, going for some small tours around the meadow and later drive back to Srinagar. Upon arrival check in at your pre booked houseboat. Evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at Srinagar houseboat.

Day 7

Srinagar Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for your onward journey.

Inclusions

  • 1 night accommodation in Pahalgam.
  • 4 nights accommodation in Srinagar.
  • 1 night accommodation in Gulmarg.
  • Daily buffet breakfast & dinner in hotels.
  • Day trip to Sonamarg.
  • One hour Shikara ride in Dal Lake.
  • Non A/C vehicle for all transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any Air/ Train tickets.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • All entrances & guide charges.
  • Any other items/services not mentioned in “ Inclusions “.

Important Information

  • Due to the extremely strict security measures at the airport during peak season, guests are requested to for the airport at least 3 hours prior to departure. We are forced to enforce this rule as there are 4 security barriers to pass before reaching the airport. And there are regular traffic jams for a couple of kilometers outside the airport.

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 17999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 19999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 29999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020

Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Pahalgam Hotel Green Heights
Srinagar The Pride Inn
Gulmarg Royal Park/
Pahalgam Pine Spring
Srinagar Ennco Resorts
Gulmarg Hotel Hilltop
Srinagar Radisson Srinagar
Pahalgam Kolahoi Green Resort
Gulmarg Kolahoi Green Heights
Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of rooms with the hotels.
  • The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals, long weekends, Christmas and New Year.
  • The guest must carry photo identification like Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card IN ORIGINAL at the point of check in at the hotel.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person

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