SCENIC KASHMIR

SCENIC KASHMIR
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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 ar your pre booked hotel in Pahalgam. This valley is renowned the world over for its exotic forests, pretty water streams and imposing snow peaks and also famous for the base camp of various Scenic treks and World renowned Amarnath Yatra. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Pahalgam.

Day 2

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

After breakfast , you can opt to spend your half a day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or Aru Valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. Later, drive to Srinagar for overnight stay.

Day 3

Srinagar Sightseeing

Today, explore Srinagar, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Visit the famed Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Gardens and Chashmeshahi Gardens. These well laid out terraced gardens, replete with cascading fountains and beautiful flowering shrubs and trees, were built for the relaxation of the Mughal Emperor and his queens. Proceed to the Hazratbal Mosque, an important Muslim religious place, with its pristine white marble elegance reflected in the waters of Dal Lake. Hazratbal's special significance is derived from the fact that it houses a hair of the prophet Muhammad. Later, enjoy a boat ride on Dal Lake. One can take in the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding Srinagar from this lake. Kashmiri boats called Shikara are used to explore the intricate maze of waterways on this lake. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4

Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar (60 kms / approx. 2 hours - one way)

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. Evening drive back to Srinagar for overnight stay.

Day 5

Departure from Srinagar

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

Inclusions

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

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Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Srinagar The Pride Inn
Pahalgam Hotel Green Heights
Srinagar Ennco Resorts
Pahalgam Pine Spring
Srinagar Four Points by Sheraton Srinagar
Pahalgam Royal Hillton Pahalgam
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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