Kashmir, the "Paradise on Earth", is known for its captivating beauty. It is encircled by three mountain ranges of the Himalayas- Karakoram, Zanaskar and Pir Panjal, running from northwest to northeast. Forming the backdrop of Kashmir, these snow-capped ranges make Kashmir look like a picture straight out of a fairytale. Dazzling rivers, serene lakes, splendid gardens, flowering meadows, etc are some other features of the landscape of the Kashmir valley. The breathtaking beauty of Kashmir has earned it the name of the"Switzerland of the East". Nothing describes the beauty of Kashmir better than the following words of a Mughal emperor:
"Gar Bar-ru-e-Zamin Ast; Hamin Ast, Hamin Ast Hamin Ast."
It means that if there is paradise on this earth, this is it, this is it, and this is it. It is impossible to overstate the beauty of Kashmir. The gushing rivers, sparkling waterfalls, scenic surrounding and the lush green forests of Kashmir add to its splendor. The beauty of Kashmir is unparalleled and it is truly known as the "Paradise on Earth".
Upon arrival at Srinagar airport, meet our representative who will guide you to board your vehicle for transfer to House boat. Later proceed for sightseeing of Mughal gardens, Shalimar Garden,Nishat Bagh, Shankracharya Temple. In the evening shikara ride ( On Direct Payment basis ). Over Night stay in House boat at Srinagar.
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg enroute visit Apple Orchads. Take the cable car ride to Khilanmarg or Apharwat Snow Point(Cable car ride not included in the package). In the Evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight in hotel at Srinagar
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Pahalgam, enroute visit Pampore saffron fields and Awantipur ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Cricket bat Facorty. In Pahalgam visit Chandanwari, Aru Valley & Betab Valley ( On Direct Payment basis ). In the evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight in Hotel at Srinagar
After Early breakfast drive to Kargil Enroute visit Sonmarg ( Gateway of Ladakh ), cross famous Zojilla pass, Drass Village(2nd Coldest Inhabitated place in the World), Enroute have a magnificent view of Kargil war Famous Peaks (Tiger, Tololing) from Vijay war memorial hall site. Over night at Kargil
Morning after breakfast drive to Leh enroute visit Mulbek ( Giant Living Buddha Sculpture on Rock Mountain ), Lamayuru ( one of the oldest Monastery of Ladakh ) and enjoy the view of Moon Landscape , Confluence of Indus river ( Coming from Tibet ) &Zanskar River ( Coming from Zanskar Valley ), Gurudwara Pathar Sahab ( Constructed in the memory fo Guru Nanak Devji ),Magnetic Hills ( Have Magnetic properties ), Hall of Fame Museum ( Constructed & maintained by Indian in the memory of soldiers who lost their in Indo –Pak Wars ),Over night at Leh.
After early breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey (Shey was the summer Palace of Ladakhi Kings and is where you can see the 36Ft. high statue of Buddha made of copper and covered with gold ), 3 Idiots school, Thicksey (The twelve storeyed monastery of Thicksey is situated in the most prominent of positions, lies on an island Mountain ), Sindhu Ghat ( Sindhu darshan festival also known as Indus the river which gave India its name held every year in the month of June )stock Palace ( used for sometime by Royal Family & was build in 14th century ), Shanti Stupa ( White Domed stupa on hilltop at Chanspa Was bulid by Japanese Biddisht Bhikshu & is a part of Peace Pagoda mission ), Leh Palace ( Was build by King Sengge Namgyal in 17th Century ),Sankar Gompa ( Daughter establishment of Spituk Monestry ),Spituk Monestry or Pithu Gompa( Built in 11th century has 100 monks & a Giant statue of goddess Kali which shown to public during 2 Days Spituk Gustor festival held every year in the 11thmonth of Tibetan Calander ). Over night at Leh.
After early breakfast drive for a visit of Pangong Lake via Chang La pass (5475 Mts) . The drive takes you through spectacular, amazing scenery, with breathtaking views of the snow covered Himalayas. The Lake is the highest (4267M) salt-water lake in the world, situated along the India / China border. It is about 130 Km long and 5-6 Km wide. The Chang - chenmo range surrounding it from the north provide a spectacular backdrop to the blue and green expanse of its brackish water. Later drive back to Leh Enrute Visit Hemis Monestry ( Most Important & richest Monestry in Ladakh founded by Stagsang Raspa Nawang Gyatso in 1630 & re-astablished by King Sengge Namgyal in 1672 )Overnight in Hotel at Leh Overnight at Leh
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft)Your Journey is along with Shaylok river Arrive at Hundur by afternoon. rest of the day one is free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and Enjoy camel Safari ( Double necked Camels of South –East Asia ) in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Over night at Nubra valley
After Breakfast Diskit Monastery ( Has 32 meter Maitreya Buddha is the Oldest & Largest Monestry in Nubra Valley & is belongs to Gelugpa Sect Of Tibetan Buddhism ),Sumur Village ( is famous as the Holy Monastery Named Samsten Ling Gompa is located close to Village ) & Panamic ( Hot Spring water contains high amount of Sulphur & believed best for curing rheumatism & other ailments.It is also Famous for its Bactrian Camels & Pashmina & drive back to leh by Khardungla. Overnight in hotel at Leh
After Breakfast drive to Sarchu By crossingTaglang la pass ( 17,480 ft ) & Lachulang La pass ( 16,616 ft ). Over night at Sarchu
After Breakfast leave from Sarchu & drive to Manali by crossing Baralacha la pass ( 16,500 ft) enroute visit Jispa ( 10,860 ft ), Keylong ( 10,100 ft ) & sissu ( 10,100 ft ) Reach Manali by crossing famous Rohtang pass ( 13,060 ft ).Over night at Manali
After Breakfast start for the Sight Seeing of Old Manali visit Manu Temple, Vashist Temple, Hadimba Devi Temple (A glance of Himachali Articture), Van vihar,Monestry & drop at Manali Bus stand For your onwards Journey.