Jammu & Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains,…
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Jammu & Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. The Line of Control separates it from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and north respectively.
- Vaishno Devi (Jammu).
- Shiv Khodi.
Gulmarg Gondola, Cable Car
Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of india locked in Himalayan Mountains. Jammu and Kashmir is home to several Valleys such as the Kashmir Valley, Tawi Valley, Chenab Valley, Punch Valley, Sindh Valley and Lidder Valley. Some major tourist attractions in Jammu and Kashmir are Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Jammu, and Ladakh. Some areas require a special permit for non-Indians to visit. A beautiful place with lakes,mountains and valleys. A great destination to spend some time and refresh mood.
When to Go:-Jan,Fab,Mar,Apr,May,Jun,Jul Aug,Sep,Oct,Nov,Dec.
Arrival at Jammu Station or Srinagar.Jammu – Katra After arrival at the Jammu Airport / Station, an IHPL representative helps you with an assisted transfer to Katra, the base for Vaishno Devi Yatra. As you reach Katra, check-into the hotel. Relax for sometime before starting the trek for Vaishno Devi cave temple. Starting from Katra, the trek to the Darbar is around 14 km. The main four points that you cross during the journey are Banganga, Adhkuwari, Saanjhi Chatt and finally the Bhawan or temple. Once inside the gufa or the cave, have Darshan of the Maa Vaishno Devi- residing in the form of 3 pindies (idols), depicting Ma Sarswati, Ma Kali and Ma Laxmi. Post-darshan, if you want you can buy Prasad. Begin backward trek to Katra.Accommodation: Hotel AJ International Katra, Hotel Nek Katra
KatraVaishno Devi Once you reach the hotel, relax and get freshen-up. The rest of the day is free to either relax or spend it as per one’s interest. One can visit the nearby market; taste the local food specialties and so on .Post dinner, overnight stay in Katra.
Katra – Srinagar247kms/6hrs After an early breakfast on the 3rd day, get transferred to Srinagar, by road. Evening arrival in Srinagar, check-in at the hotel. The summer capital of Jammu-Kashmir state, Srinagar is popular for its lakes, houseboats and gardens. The evening is at leisure. Stay overnight.Accommodation: Hotel Duke Srinagar
Srinagar – Gulmarg – SrinagarDay 4, post breakfast, is scheduled for a day visit to Gulmarg. The road from Srinagar to Gulmarg via Tangmarg is an extremely mesmerizing one. The snow-clad mountains and the mauve and white flower grown on the side of the road offers a soothing sight to the eyes. As you reach Gulmarg, you are free to spend the doing in the activities of your interest. Enjoy leisure walks or enjoy a ride in the world’s second-highest Gondola ride in Gulmarg up to Khilanmarg. The view from the top is even more enchanting. Back to Srinagar in the evening for an overnight. Accommodation: Hotel Duke Srinagar, Hotel Fifth Season Pahalgam
Srinagar – Pahalgam – SrinagarOn the 5th day of the tour, after breakfast, get all set for a day’s visit to Pahalgam. On the way, do not miss visiting the saffron fields. Admire the mesmerizing views driving through the pine forest. After reaching Pahalgam, you are free to indulge in leisure activities. Visit the local market to splurge on shopping, enjoy a horse ride or you can also partake in rafting in River Lidder. In the evening, return to Srinagar for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Hotel Duke Srinagar
Srinagar – Sonmarg – SrinagarPost breakfast on day 6, the day is fixed for an excursion to Sonamarg. The drive from Srinagar to Sonamarg is going to be one of the most memorable one. Known as the ‘gateway to Ladakh’, Sonamarg offers a lot to its visitor. Enjoy a walk or a horse ride to the Thajiwas Glacier (at your own cost). Return to Srinagar in the evening for an overnight stay. Accommodation: Hotel Duke Srinagar, Hotel Fifth Season Pahalgam
Srinagar Local SightseeingAfter having Delicious & heavy Breakfast, later some half a day of local sightseeing of Srinagar which include the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background .Rest of the will be at your leisure for individual activities. overnight stay at Srinagar. Accommodation: Hotel Duke Srinagar
Days of DepartureBack to Your Sweet Home… On the last day of your tour, post breakfast, complete the check-out formalities. Partake in half-day city tour of Srinagar, covering the prime attractions. Later, get an assisted transfer to the airport/railway station for your onward journey.Accommodation: Hotel Fifth Season Pahalgam
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- Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fees, Monument Fees.