The Dal Lake of Srinagar is synonymous with the houseboat. Kashmir Houseboats Tour offers an opportunity to enjoy this unique attraction of Srinagar. Kashmir houseboat package covers all the essential destination of Kashmir-Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Mughal Gardens et al. Booking a Kashmir Houseboat package offers you an opportunity to explore the splendour of Kashmir
Tour Package Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Places Covered: Srinagar-Gulmarg-Pahalgam
Day 01 Srinagar
On arrival at Srinagar, you will be met by our representative and
transferred to Houseboat. Enjoy an enchanting boat ride in the serene
waters of Dal Lake in the late afternoon. Stay overnight in the
Day 02: Srinagar - Local sightseeing
In the morning get ready for an excursion to the celebrated Mughal
-Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) was
built by Asif Khan, brother of Empress Noorjehan in 1632 AD. Shalimar
Bagh (Abode of love) was built by Jehangir for his wife Noor Jehan.
Situated on the bank of Dal Lake, these gardens are overlooked by
picturesque Zabarwan Mountains. The distance from Srinagar to these
gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively. Enroute visit the
carpet-weaving factory. Have dinner and spend the night in the
Day 03: Srinagar-Gulmarg
In the morning start for Gulmarg-the Meadow of Flowers, which is
situated at an altitude of 2730 m above the sea level. The distance
between Srinagar and Gulmarg is approximately 60 km and it takes two
hours drive from Srinagar to reach Gulmarg. Gulmarg is one of India's
premier hill resorts. Gulmarg is a place of exceptional beauty and has
the world's highest green golf course and also turns into India's
premier ski resort in winter. Gulmarg offers breathtaking views of
majestic Nanga Parbat on a clear day. Pony riding is a popular activity
in Gulmarg; you can ride to the upland meadow of Khilanmarg and back.
The Gondola Cable Car offers rides to the upland meadow of Kongdori for
viewing the Himalayan peaks in the summer and for downhill skiing in
winter. Stay overnight in the hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 04: Gulmarg - Pahalgam
Leave Gulmarg after having early breakfast and drive to Pahalgam or the
Valley of Shepherds via Srinagar. Drive through the eye-catching Saffron
fields, visit Awantipura ruins, an 1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu
built by King Awantivarman. The total distance of about 140 km will be
covered in about 4 hrs. After reaching Pahalgam, you will be transferred
to the hotel. Enjoy the lunch and dinner and spend overnight in the
hotel at Pahalgam.
Day 05: Pahalgam
In the morning enjoy the natural beauty of Pahalgam. Set amidst soaring
mountains, glistening glaciers, gushing silvery streams and dense pine
and cedar forests, Pahalgam offers many options for walks, pony
trekking, fishing and camping. Drive back to Srinagar in afternoon and
spend the night in the houseboat.
Day 06: Srinagar
Enjoy the day in Srinagar by shopping and other individual activities.
Stay overnight in the houseboat. You can shop for exquisite handicrafts
which are prized the world over for their artistry and fine
craftsmanship. The main shopping areas for handicrafts are the
Boulevard, Dalgate, Residency Road and Lal Chowk. Stay overnight in the
Day 07: Departure from Srinagar
Spend the morning at leisure and in the afternoon you will be
transferred to the airport to catch a flight to onward destination.
Kashmir houseboat tour covers destinations like Srinagar, Gulmarg and Pahalgam.