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Kashmir with Vaishnodevi

Kashmir with Vaishnodevi   

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Srinagar Jammu 01-Aug-2016 31-Dec-2016 8 Nights /
9 Days
Rs. 26,099.00
Highlights of the tour

Welcome to a fabled wonderland called Kashmir. Snow-capped mountains, sunny gardens, luxurious houseboats, picturesque mountain lakes... Indeed, if there is a paradise on earth, it is this. This dream package uses Srinagar as a base and from here you will be taken on full-day excursions to the enchanting resorts of Sonamarg, Gulmarg and Pahalgam.

Day 01: Jammu - Katra (48 km / approx 2 hours drive)

On arrival in Jammu, take a transfer in NAC Car to Katra. Enroute enjoy a Hovercraft ride on River Tawi. Check-in to the hotel in Katra and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 02: Katra - Vaisnodevi ji darshan - Katra

Early morning proceed to helipad (3 km) to fly for Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi. Land at Sanjhichat, start walking (2 km) for holy Darshan. After Darshan return to Katra and proceed to hotel or you can go by walk. Overnight at hotel in Katra.

Day 03: Katra - Pahalgam (254 km / approx 07 hrs)

After breakfast leave from Katra and drive towards Pahalgam. Pahalgam is 2440 mtrs above sea level (Valley of Shepherds). On the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag Sulphur Spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Relax and evening is free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Pahalgam at the hotel.

Day 04: Pahalgam - Local Sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy the nature charm of the valley. One can visit Betaab Valley, Chandanwari and Aru Valley in Pahalgam (Direct payment basis). In the evening return back to the hotel. Evening is free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Pahalgam at the hotel.
Betaab Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15 km from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from the Sunny Deol -Amrita Singh hit debut film Betaab. The Valley is towards northeast of Pahalgam and falls between Pahalgam and Chandanwari and is en route Amarnath Temple Yatra. The valley is surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
Aru valley is located around 12 km from Pahalgam, 11 km upstream from the Lidder River. Noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Kolhoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies to the left bank of the Aru River, which is a tributary of the Lidder River.
Chandanwari is situated 16 km from Pahalgam. Chandanwari is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge.

Day 05: Pahalgam - Gulmarg 152 km

After breakfast leave Pahalgam and start driving towards Gulmarg. Gulmarg (2730 mtrs above sea level), ("Meadow of Flowers") is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination during winters. Relax and evening is free at its leisure. Gulmarg is famous because of its "Gulmarg Gondola," one of the highest cable cars in the world (Direct Payment Basis). You can also visit Khilanmarg, the charming place in the Gulmarg that attracts everyone by its natural beauty. Dinner & overnight in Gulmarg at the hotel.

Day 06: Gulmarg - Srinagar 60 km

Afternoon leave from Gulmarg and drive towards Srinagar, after a couple of hours of drive you will reach Srinagar. Visit Shankaracharya Temple, Pari Mahal & shopping malls here and check-in to the Houseboat. Evening is free at its leisure. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at houseboat.

Day 07: Srinagar - Local sightseeing 50 km (Mughal Gardens)

After breakfast leave from house boat and check-in to the hotel. Half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Cheshma Shahi. Late evening Shikara Ride on Dal lake upto 1 hour. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at the hotel.
Located on the bank of Dal Lake, with the Zaberwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snow-capped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. The Emperor Jahangir was so fascinated with the garden that he called it "one of the sights of Kashmir." Shalimar Bagh is located on the northeast side of Lake Dal, approximately fifteen kilometers away from the center of Srinagar. It was laid out by Jahangir as Farah Baksh ("the delightful") in 1619, while he was founding the city of Srinagar.
Cheshma Shahi (the royal spring), also called Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built around a spring by Ali Mardan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1632. The garden is located in the Zaberwan Range, near Rajbhawan (Governor's house) overlooking Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.

Day 08: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar 168 km

After breakfast leave from Srinagar and drive towards Sonmarg. Sonmarg (2800 mtrs above sea level), which means "Meadow of Gold" has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh meanders along here and abounds with trout and mahseer, snow trout can be caught in the main river. The visitors can have access to snow which is furnished all over like a white carpet. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months. In the evening return back to Srinagar. Dinner & overnight in Srinagar at the hotel.

Day 09: Srinagar Airport Drop

After breakfast, transfer in time to the airport to connect to onwards destination flight.

Type of Hotels


No. of Nights

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Luxury Hotels



AJ International / Chirag International / Similar

Asia Vaishnodevi / Devi Grand / Similar

Atrium on the Green / White Orchid / Similar



River View Resort / High Land Pahalgam / Similar

Eden Resort / Paristaan Resort / Similar

Pine Spring / Kolahoi Green / Similar



Poshwan / Apple Tree Resort / Similar

Royal Park / Al Pine Ridge

Pine Spring / Kolahoi Green / Similar



Hotel Lankar Resorts / Hotel Al Azrah / Similar

Hotel Regal Palace / Paradise Gateway / Similar

Hotel Comrade Inn / Solar Residency / Similar



Shalimar Houseboats / Similar

Nanga Parbat Houseboat / Similar

Wangnoo Sheraton Houseboat / Similar

Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)

No. of Pax

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Luxury Hotels

02 Pax




04 Pax




06 Pax




Extra Adult / Child with Bed




Child No Bed




Important Notes

AC will not operate inside the vehicle in hilly areas.

Above rates are not valid during Diwali, Christmas and New Year. Peak season surcharge will be applicable as per the individual hotel policy.

What is included in this price?

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation for 08 nights / 09 days on double / twin sharing basis.
  • Daily fixed menu / buffet breakfast and dinner.
  • Exclusive non AC car for transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary only.
  • Shikara Ride on Dal Lake. (One hour)
  • All applicable hotel taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Airfare / train fare.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not mentioned in "Cost Includes".
  • Additional sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Aru Chandanwari and Betaab valley Trip at Pahalgam.(it is done by Union Taxi at Pahalgam and is on direct payment basis.)
  • Thajwas Glacier Trip at Sonmarg. (it is done by Union Taxi at Sonmarg or by pony ride and is on direct payment basis.)
  • Guide or entrance fees. 
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blocks, etc. (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Government Service Tax @ 4.50%

Terms & Conditions : (Show General Terms & Conditions)
  • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together.
  • Prices are based on Standard Rooms.
  • Surcharge is applicable for a passenger traveling alone.
  • 'Child Rate' applies to children, between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
  • Prices for Non Indian Nationals are available on request.
  • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade-fairs and High Season.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Amendment charges, cancellation charges will be applicable as per our terms & conditions.
  • Any increase in the hotel tariffs, fuel charges or taxes, which may come into effect prior to the departure, will lead to an increase in the tour price. Any difference in the price will be payable by the client.
  • There will be no refund on unused service.
  • The hotel names are given for guideline purpose. The confirmation could be in the same or an alternate hotel in a similar category, subject to availability.
  • Rates are subject to change, without prior notice.
  • All booking terms & conditions of will apply.