Kashmir is also known as the Heaven on Earth, and the people who have visited this beautiful piece of land before will confirm that it is no exaggeration. This tour encompasses the best of the scenic beauty that Kashmir has to offer through your visits scheduled for 5 days spanning Sonmarg, Srinagar, Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
A traditional ride in the Shikara boats, an uphill pony ride along with other such activities are all a part of your itinerary. Gulmarg, which is one of the prime skiing destinations in India, is there to give you ultimate thrills. If not visiting during Winters, a pony ride up-to the Thajiwas Glacier will bring out the snow lover out from you if you are not one already! If you are, be prepared to bring out your snow sculpture skills and put them to use to make your own snowman, with a winter cap and a muffler and get clicked with it. A visit to the Mughal Gardens at Srinagar may bring out the new benchmark of what peace, tranquillity and serenity sounds and feels like to a non-native.Pack your bags and get moving to experience true joy in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in North India.
The capital of J&K, Srinagar is one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir. Take a shikara ride on the peaceful Dal Lake, view the city from the top of Shankaracharya Temple and stay in the iconic house boats on your next trip. You'll definitely fall in love with Kashmir! Srinagar is home to the Shalimar Gardens that are on the back of the Rs. 10 Indian Currency Note.
How to reach: To reach Srinagar by train, one could take a train to either Jammu Tavi or Udhampur Railway Station. From there you can take a taxi or a bus to this beautiful place.
Surrounded by Lidder Lake and Betaab Valley, Pahalgam is the place you visit to experience clear water rivers and exhilarating deep valleys. This place is famous for river rafting at Lidder Lake, golfing and shopping for traditional Kashmiri items.
How to reach: You can take a train to Jammu which is about 255 kilometers from Pahalgam. You can then rent a taxi to Pahalgam. You can reach there by air by boarding a flight to Srinagar which is at a distance of 95 kilometers from Pahalgam
Gulmarg is the snow paradise of Kashmir. This skier’s paradise is popular for having one of world's highest and largest ropeways with an aerial distance of approx. 5kms. The view from top of the mountains at 3979 metres above sea level is bewildering. Snow falls are regular even during summer, giving every tourist a fair chance to enjoy the fall!
How to reach: By air - The nearest airport is Srinagar which is 56 kilometers away.By bus - Gulmarg is well connected by bus from Srinagar, Sonmarg and other neighbouring towns in KashmirBy train : Jammu is nearest Railway Station at a distance of 290 kilometers
Sonmarg or ‘the meadow of gold’ has one of the most picturesque views in Kashmir. Snow-clad mountains, green grasslands and ponies to ride on, this place is what they call, 'Jannat’ or heaven. Sonmarg is also one of the base points for starting the Amarnath Yatra. River rafting, zorbing, trekking are the various events conducted around the popular tourist spots. Sonmarg is inaccessible in winters due to heavy snowfall and avalanches.
How to reach: By air – You can take a flight to Srinagar and then take a bus or a taxi to SonmargBy road – Sonmarg can be reached by Pahalgam which is weel connected by roads from all the major cities in north
Kashmir Valley, the largest Himalayan valley, is an elliptical saucer shaped landmark of Kashmir. Surrounded by the Karakoram and Pir Panjal ranges, Kashmir Valley has a mesmerising view in all the directions possible. This 140km long valley is the perfect spot for all trekkers and mountaineers alike!
How to reach: By road – You can take a bus from any of the major cities to Srinagar. It is well connected with cities like Delhi, Chandigarh etc.By air – You can board a flight to Srinagar which is 18 kilometers from the valley By train – The nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi, taxies and buses ply from Jammu at a regular interval for the valley
Known for the infamous Kargil War of 1999, Kargil has now become a very peaceful tourist destination with historical importance. Being a getaway to Leh, a number of tourist visit Kargil. Tourists from all over the world come to visit the ‘ranbhoomi’ of the war here. A number of monasteries and the Kargil War Memorial are worth a visit. If by any chance you get the opportunity, do take a night’s break in one of the military camps and listen to those amazing war stories from the army people themselves.
How to reach: By air – The nearest airport is Srinagar which is 204 kilometers from Kargil. By road -Frequent local and deluxe buses are available from Srinagar to Kargil on a regular basisBy train – Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway station which is around 739 kilometers from Kargil
Leh is popular with romantics and adventurers alike. This destination is akin to a pilgrimage site for bikers, college goers and adventure drivers, who dream of a Ladakh trip at least once in their lifetime. The clear freezing water of Pangong Tso Lake, the vision of the Magnetic Hills and the beautiful blue sky that goes beyond your eyesight makes you lose yourself in the beauty of Leh & Ladakh.
How to reach: By air – Nearest airport is Leh. One can reach Leh from Delhi or SrinagarBy road – Public and government tourist buses ply from Srinagar to Leh and Ladakh
Also known as the city of color burst, Pulwama is best known for its saffron fields. A picturesque terrain, an amiable weather and a rich culture, Pulwama describes Kashmir in its best form. It is almost 40 kilometers from summer capital of Kashmir. It is often called ‘Anand of Kashmir’ or ‘Dudha-Kul of Kashmir’ due to its high milk production. A lot of trekking trails are also available from the city into the beautiful valley of Kashmir
How to reach: By road – You can take a bus from any of the major cities to Srinagar. It is well connected with cities like Delhi, Chandigarh etc.By air – You can board a flight to Srinagar which is 40 kilometers from the valley By train – The nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi which is 130 kilometers from Pulawama, taxies and buses ply from Jammu at a regular interval for the valley
It is the region of Rarity, an unexplored land with tons of monasteries and national parks. A must visit in Kashmir in summers if you are a wildlife enthusiast. Species like Snow leopard and Bharals find shelter in these national parks. Located in Leh district, around 40 kilometers southeast of leh town, in Ladakh, Hemis is mostly famous for Hemis festival, a festival donned with multitude of colours and masks followed by monks wearing long horns and dancing to music.
How to reach: By air – Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport in Leh is the closest airport to HemisBy train – Nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi railway station. One can take a bus from Jammu to HemisBy road – One can reach Hemis by two ways, first through Srinagar- Kargil- Leh highway or through Leh- Manali highway
The alpine mountains, fresh gushing clear water and thriving meadows best describe this beautiful city of kupwara. Known as the Crown of Kashmir, Kupwara is some of the world’s best tourist destination. You must visit Lolab valley and Bungas valley as they hold a special significance among the citizens of Kopwara. Imagine springs and lakes with water pulsating like quicksilver and the morning birds fluttering about about the sky, restless, Yes! Kupwara is a place where you will experience this tranquility and serenity.
How to reach: No direct flights or buses are available to Kupwara, one has to book a taxi from Srinagar or Jammu to reach Kupwara