Welcome to the Paradise: Arrive Srinagar airport and the tour representative will drive you to Nageen Lake luxury houseboat. Head out to explore the life inside the Lake. There is also a floating market in the Lake which is perfect to soak in the natural aura, perfectly merged with the happy chatter and hustle bustle of local life, while you are gently swayed by the colorful shikaras. Back to houseboat for a lovely and carefully prepared dinner as per your requirement.
Lidder Valley in Pahalgam: After breakfast and some leisure. Early morning begin your journey to Pahalgam. Check into the hotel in Pahalgam. Overnight stay in Pahalgam. Pahalgam is a small village town gained popularity due to its beautiful valleys and as a base camp for Amarnath Yatris. It also has one of the most serene river flowing after which the name of the valley has been kept.
Step into the Unseen Kashmir: Early morning after breakfast, head for local sightseeing of Pahalgam, visit Aru & Betab Valley. After which you head on to explore the Sintham Top and Daksum Region, enroute you will be visiting Achabal – Don’t miss the Mughal Gardens there and then onward to kokernaag which has one of the largest trout fisheries. Check-in at the hotel in Daksum for dinner and overnight stay.
Day at leisure in Daksum region: The day is at leisure. Try local cuisines in this region as they get more authentic. If you are lucky you might be able to witness a kasmiri wedding as this is the prime wedding season there. Don’t wait for an invite as the locals here would make you feel at home. Overnight in Daksum. Optional Tour: Achabal – Sun Temple
Meet the craftsmen, get to know Kashmir: After Breakfast check out and drive back to Srinagar, reach Srinagar and check in to the houseboat and relax, head for a shikara ride tp meet some Kashmiri embroiders/ Phiran designers or some walnut wood carpenters - to tell you all you might want to know about Kashmiri art. A sumptuous Kashmiri dinner, bonfire and we get back to the cozy beds. Head back to Srinagar to stay at the Taj Srinagar.
Back to Delhi - After breakfast you have time till late afternoon to explore Srinagar whatever you might have missed out and also shop around for authentic Kashmiri artifacts and souvenirs. Now you'll be transferred to airport to board the flight back to home.
Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir, India
New Jersey Nageen Lake Houseboat
Check In - 1-Jul-2016
Check Out - 2-Jul-2016
Vivanta by Taj - Dal View
Check In - 5-Jul-2016
Check Out - 6-Jul-2016
Check In - 2-Jul-2016
Check Out - 3-Jul-2016
Daksum, Forest Block
Check In - 3-Jul-2016
Check Out - 5-Jul-2016
• Accommodation on Double sharing basis at all the locations. • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner only • Transportation and sightseeing as per the above itinerary by non - A/c Vehicle – Scorpio or Etios – Transfer to Margan Top for Trek / Sightseeing also included. Parking, fuel, taxes. • Pahalgam – Sightseeing in a local vehicle of Aru Valley and Betaab Valley • 1 Shikara Rides for 2 People – 1 hour ride complimentary, rest would be extra chargeable on the spot • A local experienced driver to help you have the best local experience • All applicable taxes