The Kashmir Tour, Jewel of the North

7 Days

The Kashmir Tour, Jewel of the North

Nestled like a precious gem on the Indian map, Kashmir dazzles with its many facets, its allure shifting with the changing seasons, always presenting a spectacular beauty. In the summertime, people migrated from the scorching plains of India to the refreshing embrace of the valley. The Mughals aptly labeled Kashmir as the Paradise on Earth. It’s a region where numerous vacation possibilities come to life, whether it’s playing golf at an altitude of 2,700 meters, engaging in water skiing on the lakes, or simply drifting down picturesque waterways surrounded by willow trees in shikaras while residing in exquisite houseboats. Tour Duration: 7 Days and 6 Nights.


  • Sightseeing
  • Shikara Rides
  • Market Strolls
  • Bike Rental
  • Car Rental
  • Horse- riding
  • River rafting
  • Paragliding
  • Skiing
  • Gondola ride


Day 1 :

Upon arrival, we will greet you and transfer you to Deluxe Houseboats. In the afternoon, there will be a tour of the Mughal Gardens, including a visit to Nishat Bagh (known as the Abode of Pleasure), constructed by Asif Khan, the brother-in-law of Jehangir, in 1632 AD. We will also explore Shalimar Bagh (known as the Abode of Love), built by Jehangir in 1632 AD for his beloved wife Empress Noor Jehan. These stunning gardens are located on the shores of Dal Lake, with the majestic Zabarwan Mountains providing a breathtaking backdrop. The distance from Srinagar to each of these gardens is approximately 12 and 15 kilometers, respectively. Along the way, we will also visit a carpet-weaving factory. Your overnight stay will be at the Houseboat/Hotel

Embark on a day-long trip to Sonamarg, often referred to as the 'Golden Meadow,' traveling by Tatasomo. The approximately 83-kilometer journey will take approximately 2 and a half hours. Sonamarg is nestled in the picturesque Sindh Valley, adorned with a vibrant display of flowers and embraced by towering mountains. Additionally, Sonamarg serves as a starting point for captivating treks to the elevated Himalayan Lakes. Take pleasure in horseback riding up to Thajwas glacier and engaging in sledge riding on the snow. As the afternoon transitions to evening, return to Srinagar by drive. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Following breakfast, proceed to Gulmarg, known as the 'Meadow of Flowers,' situated at an elevation of 2730 meters above sea level. The 60-kilometer journey will take approximately 2 hours. Gulmarg boasts some of the world's finest ski slopes and hosts the highest golf course globally, featuring 18 holes. Weather permitting, you can also catch a glimpse of the majestic Nanga Parbat Peak. The journey from Tangmarg to Gulmarg offers captivating scenic views. For those seeking adventure, a brief trek to Khilangmarg, lasting about 3 to 4 hours, is an option. Additionally, chair lifts and a Gondola cable car are available for mountain rides. Spend the night at the hotel.

Depart from Gulmarg after an early morning meal and journey to Pahalgam, often called the 'Valley of Shepherds.' Traverse saffron fields, explore the ancient Awantipura ruins (a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu dating back 1100 years, built by King Awantiwareman). Drive amidst the pine forest alongside the Lidder River. The entire journey spans approximately 140 kilometers and will take around 4 hours. Upon reaching Pahalgam, settle into your hotel for an overnight stay.

Enjoy the day for personal leisure and exploration. You have the option to visit Chandanwari or Aru either by pony or vehicle at your own convenience. Rest for the night at the hotel.

Following breakfast, embark on a journey to Srinagar. The approximately 96-kilometer drive will take about 3 hours. Along the way, visit saffron fields and the ancient Awantipura ruins (a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, built 1100 years ago by King Awantiwareman). Enjoy the picturesque countryside during the drive. Upon reaching Srinagar, transfer to a houseboat. In the late afternoon, delight in a Shikara ride on Dal Lake, exploring floating and vegetable gardens. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to witness demonstrations of walnut woodcarving and papier-mâché making. Conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay on the houseboat.

Day 7 :

Following breakfast, proceed to Srinagar Airport for your flight.

Including / Excluding

Cost Includes

  • Meal options (Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian as per customer choice)
  • All outings and side trips
  • Accommodation for the entire duration
  • Airport transfers for arrival and departure
  • Transparent pricing with no concealed fees

Cost Excluding

  • Additional Services
  • Private transport
  • Insurance


Is it safe to travel to Kashmir?

Tourism authorities have made a global announcement stating that Kashmir is now as secure as any other place in the world, forming a safe haven for visitors. Tourists have returned to Kashmir, with a notable count of 2 million visitors in 2011, encompassing international tourists. Numerous nations have revised their travel cautions regarding Kashmir. Over the last four years, the people of Kashmir have been relishing the tranquility and prosperity of the area, fueled by the upswing in tourism

When is the ideal period or season to explore Kashmir

Kashmir is a destination worth exploring throughout the year, each season painting a unique landscape. Spring brings a vibrant display of multicolored flowers across the valley, while summer unveils refreshing green meadows. Autumn showcases fruit-laden trees, and winter offers the perfect backdrop for engaging in snow sports on the snow-covered landscape. Visiting Kashmir in all four seasons allows you to witness the valley transform like scenes from a fairy tale. Alternatively, you can choose your preferred season to experience the valley at your convenience.

When does the snow season typically begin in Kashmir, and where are the prime locations to witness snow?

Snowfall typically commences by late November and lasts until March. Gulmarg is the prime location to see snowfall in its full serenity. Travelers can experience snow in Sonmarg, even during summer, as the snow cover persists year-round in this region.