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Springs of Kashmir
 

Springs of Kashmir   

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Srinagar Srinagar 01-Aug-2016 31-Dec-2016 6 Nights /
7 Days
Rs. 18,199.00
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 takes in the best of what Kashmir has to offer: Srinagar, Sonmarg, Pahalgam and Gulmarg.

 
Day 01: Arrival Srinagar - Local Sightseeing 50 km (Mughal Gardens)
 

On arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be met by our representative / driver at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Cheshma Shahi. In the late evening Shikara Ride on dal lake upto 1 hour. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Srinagar.
NISHAT GARDEN:-
Located on the bank of the 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.
SHALIMAR GARDEN:-
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:-
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 02: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar 168 km
 

After breakfast, proceed for a day excursion to 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 Thajiwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Srinagar.

Day 03: Srinagar - Pahalgam 98 km
 

After breakfast, check out and proceed to Pahalgam 2440 mtrs above sea level (Valley of Shepherds) on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipura ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight at Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 04: Pahalgam
 

After breakfast, day to enjoy the beauty of Pahalgam. One can visit Betaab Valley, Chandanwari and Aru Valley in Pahalgam (Direct payment basis).
BETAAB VALLEY:-
Betaab Valley is a very famous tourist spot situated at a distance of 15 kilometers 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 surrounded by lush green meadows, snow clad mountains and covered with dense vegetation.
ARU VALLEY:-
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:-
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. Gulmarg is famous because of its "Gulmarg Gondola," one of the highest cable car in the world (Direct Payment Basis). Overnight at Hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 06: Gulmarg to Srinagar
 

After breakfast, day to enjoy the beauty of Gulmarg Valley. One can have Gondola ride upto 1st Phase Kangdoori or upto 2nd Phase Affarwat or one can enjoy pony ride. Later proceed to Srinagar. Day free for leisure / shopping etc. Overnight at Srinagar.

Day 07: Srinagar airport drop
 

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

Type of Hotels

Destination

No. of Nights

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Luxury Hotels

Srinagar

02

Hotel Lankar Resorts / Hotel Al Azrah / Similar

Hotel Regal Palace / Paradise Gateway / Similar

Hotel Comrade Inn / Solar Residency / Similar

Pahalgam

02

River View Resort / High Land Pahalgam / Similar

Eden Resort / Paristaan Resort/ Similar

Pine Spring / Kolahoi Green / Similar

Gulmarg

01

Poshwan / Apple Tree Resort / Similar

Royal Park / Al Pine Ridge

Pine Spring / Kolahoi Green / Similar

Srinagar

01

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

Rs.18,199

Rs.24,899

Rs.34,599

04 Pax

Rs.14,599

Rs.21,399

Rs.30,999

06 Pax

Rs.13,199

Rs.19,899

Rs.29,399

Extra Adult / Child with Bed

Rs.6,299

Rs.10,899

Rs.14,699

Child No Bed

Rs.3,799

Rs.6,299

Rs.11,299

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 06 nights / 07 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 Arzoo.com will apply.

 

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