BEST OF KASHMIR TOUR
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
ROUTE - Delhi – Srinagar – Kargil – Leh - Delhi
The Best of Kashmir tour is a comprehensive 8 days tour around all the major tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir. Your journey will begin in Srinagar - experience the unique experience of House boat of Dal lake and Nagin lake drive across Zojila the gate way to Ladakh then enter into Kargil, unique culture of Shia Muslim, visit 2nd century rock carved of maitrey ay Milbekh, cross over Fotola highest pass between Leh and Srinagar, finally reach Leh once used to be trading centre of central Asia, enroute visit Lamayuru and Alchi monasteries, explore the magic lake of Pangong and Nubra valley and finally culminates in Delhi.
ARRIVAL IN DELHI
After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our DIH representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. Delhi the capital city of India is always alive with activity. You will be amazed to see colorful crowds moving through public places like markets. In the evening you may venture out to explore the pulsating nightlife of Delhi.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi..
DELHI – SRINAGAR (BY FLIGHT)
Get transferred to the domestic airport and board the flight to Srinagar. As soon as you exit the Srinagar airport, you are seated in a cab to be taken to your deluxe houseboat in Srinagar. Once you are rested, we take you on a dramatic Shikara ride to the floating vegetable gardens on the Dal Lake. Shikara is long, gondola-like boat that is beautifully decorated with flowers and rich upholstery. Dinner and Enjoy an overnight stay at the Houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 3 is action packed and begins with a scrumptious breakfast. Once done, proceed to the day tour to the Mughal Gardens, Chashmi-e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat (The Garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). It’s not without a reason that Srinagar is a favorite with honeymooners and once you have visited these attractions, you cannot help but admire their natural beauty. Afternoon is reserved for another long, relaxing Shikara ride in the Dal Lake.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar.
SRINAGAR – GULMARG - SRINAGAR
Day 4 begins with a half day tour to Gulmarg – regarded by many as the most beautiful summer resort in the Kashmir valley. Gulmarg has one of the highest golf courses in the world and remains snow covered in winters, therefore facilitating skiing. You can enjoy a pony ride before hopping on a cable car to Khilanmarg . After an elaborate sightseeing tour of Gulmarg and Khilanmarg, return to the hotel and Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar.
SRINAGAR – SONMARG - KARGIL
Morning after breakfast, start for Kargil via Sonmarg. The Srinagar-Sonmarg stretch is one of the most beautiful drives you would have ever seen. The winding roads snaking through the lofty Himalayas are a sight to behold. During your halt at Sonmarg, take a pony ride (charges extra; optional) to Thajiwas Glacier, which remains covered with snow throughout the year. After you are dropped at your hotel in Kargil, you are treated to a refreshing welcome drink on arrival. Rest of the day can be spent at leisure.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil.
KARGIL - LEH
Kickstart Day 6 with a filling breakfast and proceed to Leh. As you arrive in Leh, we will arrange for a quick check-in to your room. It is advisable you use up this day to acclimatize to the low air pressure at higher altitudes (11,562 ft.) of Leh. Lunch & dinner at the hotel.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Today, we show you around the beautiful Thiksey Monastery. This excursion is scheduled in wee hours of the morning since this is the best time to see the ethereal sunrise and the absorbing praying ceremony. Next is Hemis Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries in Ladakhregion. During your return to Leh, visit Shey Palace after which packed lunch is handed out. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner & Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS - LEH
The trip reaches its physical crescendo with a scenic drive to Khardung la, the highest motorable road in the world at 5600 meters. Go crazy capturing the views from the top of the pass. This road continues to the Nubra Valley from where you return to the hotel for hot, delicious lunch. Post lunch, you are taken on a whirlwind tour of Leh city. This is when you visit popular city attractions such as Sangkar, Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Dinner and Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
LEH – DELHI (BY FLIGHT)
Today, the trip draws to its end as we arrange timely transfer to the airport where you can board the flight to Delhi. As you arrive in Delhi, you are driven straight to your hotel where you can relax till you are taken back to the airport for your post-midnight flight back home. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holidays.
- Transportation By AC Car
- Air Conditioning Car with Driver
- Fuel (Petrol/Diesel)
- Toll Taxes, Parking Charge, Inter State Taxes
- Drive Allowance (Food & Accommodation)
- Hotels / Accommodation
- Monument Entrance Fees, Camera Fees, Entrance Fees of National Park, Safari Fees
- Meal Expenses
- Personal Expenses
- Guide Charge
- Other Activities
- Air / Bus / Train Fare
- Driver & Guide's Fees
- Cancellation charges would apply as per company policy. Free cancellation before 30 days arrival after will charge 100%.
- If require bill then add GST charge as per Government Rules.