KASHMIR - EXPERIENCE HEAVEN IN THE LAP OF LUXURY

KASHMIR - EXPERIENCE HEAVEN IN THE LAP OF LUXURY
Price starting at 87999

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, it’s here, it’s here, it’s 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

Arrival at Srinagar airport

Upon your arrival in Srinagar, you will meet our representative/driver at the airport who will take you to your pre booked hotel - Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar. Later, visit the famous 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. Thereafter, 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 Shikaras are used to explore the intricate maze of waterways on this lake. Later, return to Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar for the overnight stay.

Day 2

Srinagar - Gulmarg ( 56 Kms / approx. 2 to 3 hrs drive )

After breakfast, drive to Gulmarg. Upon arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel - The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, 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. Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familiarizing ourselves with the beauty. In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From there, you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. 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. Later, return to The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg for the overnight stay.

Day 3

Gulmarg - Pahalgam ( 152 Kms / approx. 4 to 5 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Pahalgam. Upon arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel - Hotel Pine N Peak, Pahalgam. Rest of the day is free for you to explore this beautiful town on your own. Overnight stay in Pahalgam. Pahalgam is 95 km east of Srinagar and is located in the quiet Liddar valley, at a height of 2130 m. It provides an ideal setting for activities like hiking, trekking and fishing. The trout fisherman’s delight, the Lidder is divided into three fishing beats between Mattan and Pahalgam, and the trout are so thick that even the first time fisherman can land a good catch. Pahalgam is perhaps best known as the take off point for trek into the surrounding mountains.

Day 4

Pahalgam

Today, enjoy 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, return to Hotel Pine N Peak, Pahalgam for the overnight stay .

Day 5

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

After breakfast, drive to Srinagar. Upon arrival check in at your pre booked hotel - Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar . In the afternoon, visit the famous Shankaracharya Temple (optional) and evening free for shopping. Later, return to Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar for the overnight stay.

Day 6

Departure from Srinagar

After breakfast in the hotel, bid adieu to this beautiful place. Our driver/representative will drop you to the airport to board your flight back home/for your onward journey.

Inclusions

  • Return Airfare from Delhi / Srinagar / Delhi (Airfare as of now, subject to change based on seats availability)
  • 2 nights accommodation in Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar
  • 1 night accommodation in The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa , Gulmarg
  • 2 nights accommodation in Hotel Pine N Peak, Pahalgam
  • Buffet breakfast & dinner in hotels
  • 60 minutes Shikara ride once during the stay in Srinagar
  • A/C Vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Currently applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, phone calls etc.
  • All entrances & guide charges.
  • Any other items/services not mentioned in “Inclusions" section above

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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Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 87999.00 07 Jul 2022 - 31 Mar 2023
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 87999.00 07 Jul 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Srinagar Vivanta by Taj - Dal View, Srinagar
Gulmarg The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
Pahalgam Hotel Pine N Peak
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 the 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.
  • In case of non-availability in the listed hotels, alternate accommodation of similar standard will be booked (subject to guest's consent).

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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