Day 01 – Arrival Srinagar
On arrival, you will be welcomed by a Hello Holidays.in representative (outside the airport) who will transfer you to Jetty at Dal lake. Upon arrival at the Jetty, transfer to your houseboat and check in. Enjoy lunch on the houseboat. Enjoy 1 hour shikara ride in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the houseboat.
Day 02-Srinagar - Gulmarg (52 kms | 2-3 hours)
After breakfast, check out of the houseboat at Srinagar and proceed to Gulmarg. Gulmarg is located at an average elevation of 2,690 m (8,825 ft). Spend the day witnessing the picturesque locales like the Golf Course (Golf kit and caddy charges optional & extra). Also take the exhilarating cable car ride to Khilanmarg Snow Point (Gondola ride up to Khilanmarg is not included in the package and Gondola ride strongly depends on weather conditions). Lunch will be served at the Gulmarg Hotel. Enjoy dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 03- Gulmarg - Pahalgam | Sightseeing at Pahalgam
After breakfast, check out of the hotel at Gulmarg and proceed to Pahalgam. Pahalgam is in Anantnag District. It is a popular tourist destination, and every year, many tourists visit it. Pahalgam has an average elevation of 8989 feet. The town of Pahalgam (Village of Shepherds) offers breathtaking views. One can just relax in the hotels or enjoy water rafting etc. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. On the way visit the Avantipur Ruins - the 1100-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Avantipur was founded by king Awantivarman. The site has two temples. The larger one, Shiva-Avantishvara, is marked by massive walls some half a mile beneath the town on the outskirts of village Jaubror. The subsidiary shrines are to the rear corner of the courtyard. But the complex has, over the years, lost its grandeur and has been reduced to ruins, though it is still visited by the devout. Check in at the hotel followed by hot lunch. In the evening get a transfer to main market at 4.30 PM and drop to hotel at 6.30 PM from market. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Enjoy dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04-Pahalgam | Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Chandanwadi (3288 meters),Betaab Valley and Aru Valley. Lunch will be served at the Pahalgam Hotel.
Surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and dense pine and deodar forests, this valley is the mouth of River Sheshnag. After your tour enjoy the evening at leisure. Have dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 05-Pahalgam - Srinagar (96 kms | 3 hours)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel in Pahalgam and proceed to Srinagar. On arrival, begin your excursion to Shankaracharya Hill Temple and Grand Mughal Gardens (Chashme Shahi, Nishat Bagh & Shalimar Bagh). Lunch will be served at your hotel in Srinagar. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 06- Srinagar | Excursion to Sonmarg
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Sonmarg, which is situated at a height of 2740 meters (82 kms | 3 hours one way). Have lunch at the local restaurant. One can enjoy sightseeing to Thajiwas Glacier or other sightseeing points (On direct Payment).Return to Srinagar after your excursion. In the evening, enjoy dinner and a comfortable overnight night stay at your hotel.
Day 07-Departure from Srinagar (By Flight) to Delhi
After buffet breakfast you will be transferred to Srinagar airport to board your flight for respective hub. Due to the extremely strict security measures at the airport during peak season, guests are requested to leave for the airport at least 4 hours prior to departure. We are forced to enforce this rule as there are 4 security barriers to pass before reaching the airport. Also, there are regular traffic jams for a couple of kilometers outside the airport.