Summary of the Tour: Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Kashmir, where pristine lakes and snow-capped mountains create a picturesque backdrop for an unforgettable adventure. Indulge in the regal charm of Jaipur's palaces and immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal, experiencing the perfect blend of natural wonders and architectural marvels.
Destination Covered : Delhi – Kashmir - Shrinagar - Gulmarg - Pahalgam - Agra – Delhi
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day 01:- Arrival Delhi (No Meals)
On your arrival at Indhira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi, SufIndia Tours representative will meet and greet you in front of Gate No. 4 or 5 of the Arrival Hall. Transfer by a private Coach to the hotel where a welcome drink is served in the lobby of the hotel. Check in to the chosen hotel and stay your 1st night of the tour in New Delhi. (Note: A short briefing will be addressed to review the movement of the program scheduled for next day).
Day 02:- Delhi - Kashmir - Shrinagar Sightseeing
Early breakfast in the hotel and later scheduled transfer in the same coach to drop you at Delhi Airport Terminal T3 to board your booked flight for Srinagar. It is an hour & 10 minutes flight to cover 800 Km’s distance by air to reach Srinagar (the summer capital of Kashmir). Upon arrival, we arrange your pick up services by Innova Cars (5 Pax/Innova) to reach Srinagar (which covers a distance of 15 Km’s) where we will serve you lunch in the houseboat followed by check in.
Immediately right after check in, we come out & escort you for a local sightseeing Tour in Srinagar. Firstly, we will visit Tulip Garden which is known as Asia’s Largest Tulip garden spread over an area of 12 hectares down the hills. The garden is beautified with almost 2 million Tulip Bulbs of more than 70 varieties.
Then we will visit Mughal Gardens (Nishat Garden & Shalimar Garden) nested adjacent to the Dal Lake. The tour will continue by taking you to the valley’s Grand Mosque & Shrine Dargah Hazratbal famous for preserving the Relics of Prophet Muhammad SAW. We can perform our solat Asar here and can contribute donations to support the maintenance of the shrine. In the late afternoon hours, we go back to the houseboat. The day finally ends with Dinner & overnight in Houseboat Srinagar.
Day 03:- Shrinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (55 Kms)
This exciting day begins with a buffet breakfast in the houseboat and cross the Dal Lake using Shikaras to leave for Gulmarg. Gulmarg literally means the Meadow of Flowers located at a height of 8,000 ft (2,730 meters) above from sea level with gently sloping topography.
The immense beauty & lovely landscapes of the resort is truly gorgeous and stunning. Gulmarg is known as the Asia’s only Heli-skiing resort and is famous for Gondola Cable Car. After your session of photography, we will transfer you the terminal building of Gondola for boarding the cable car until first phase. In one cable car, normally 6 people sit with 3x3 orientations at the front & back of the cable car. The cable car is almost 10 minutes drive up in the mountains through pine-clad slopes and gives a phenomenal experience of a life time to reach Kangdoor, which is about at an altitude of 13,000 ft (3,150 meters) from the sea level. The resort offers the virgin beauty of snow capped mountains & pine trees to admire the nature’s true beauty.
Gulmarg is equally famous for Skiing & its highest golf course where people adventurously enjoy the resort to the fullest. In summers, people enjoy the pony rides and in winters, one can simply enjoy the sledge. We will come down through the cable car to reach its terminal building and thereon go to the local restaurant for our lunch. In the late afternoon, we will drive you back to Srinagar and take you to an authentic carpet showroom where demonstration is given on how handmade carpets, wool rugs, silk rugs, cotton rugs & traditional floral rugs are woven. There we serve Kashmiri traditional saffron tea while you enjoy the presentation of the show room and its varieties of items. Thereon, we will return back to the houseboat in Srinagar where dinner is served before we end our exciting day. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
Day 04:- Shrinagar - Pahalgam (90 Kms)
Breakfast in the houseboat, check out before we arrange the fleet of shikaras (to cross the Dal Lake) & Innovas in order to begin our journey for Pahalgam. Our ground staff will shift your luggage from Houseboat to Hotel.
On the way to Pahalgam, we stop at a largest Dry-Fruit show room where you can purchase all sorts of dry fruits produced in Kashmir. You can also purchase high quality saffron which is famous all over the world competing with the production of Iran & Spain. We continue our journey for Pahalgam to cover a distance of 90 Km’s from Srinagar.
Pahalgam actually means The valley of Shepherds and known as a famous recreation resort. It is like to go in to the lap of nature to do many things-one of the best-that do-nothing, just enjoy the beauty of nature. Pahalgam is a popular tourist destination located on the bank of Lidder River at an altitude of 7200 ft above the sea level. Being there, we have options to either take a pony ride to visit some gorgeous peaks (Baisaran also called Mini-Switzerland, Kashmir valley & Dabiyan). Or else, we can arrange a local car for you to visit Betaab Valley & Chandanwari to witness the stunning beauty of the resort. Hot lunch will be served at the local restaurant.
In the evening, we will drive back to Srinagar and drop you in a local market where you can shop around to purchase handicraft items, Pashmina shawls and other local items & souvenirs. There from We drive back to hotel. Check in, dinner & overnight in Hotel.
Day 05:- Srinagar Departure - Agra
After breakfast in the hotel, we recommend you to pack up your luggage for check out and drop them in the lobby of hotel while we arrange to put your luggage in the cars. Boarding innova car, we will drop you at the Srinagar International airport which is at a distance of 15 Km’s.
Board your chosen flight to depart for New Delhi where upon arrival, you will be once again greeted by our representative. Immediately right after arrival, we will serve lunch at a local restaurant before we begin our 210 km’s journey to Agra. After a 4 Hours long drive, we welcome you in Agra and check in Hotel. Dinner & overnight in Agra.
Day 06:- Agra Sightseeing - Delhi
This morning, we set to begin our day to visit Taj Mahal during the sun rise. The spectacular of this lovely monument during the sun rise is quite fascinating. After spending 2 hours in this monument, we will take you back to the hotel. Get fresh and take your breakfast in the hotel. Board the coach to visit Agra Fort one of the ancient UNESCO heritage sites dated back 16th century standing next to Taj Mahal. Visit Marble factory (to demonstrate how professional sculptures work on the marble stones to design various items) and visit shopping places like exquisite collection of mughal jewellery, leather items etc., Later you will be taken for lunch at local restaurant and then you will be dropped off at Delhi airport to catch your further flight.
Pick and Drop off Assistance.
Luxury Air-Conditioned vehicle.
Entrance Tickets of all Monuments.
Live Tour Guide Service.
Mineral Water Bottles.
Tips / Gratuities to guide and driver.
Any kind of meals and drinks not mentioned.
Any kind of personal expenses.