Day 1: Arrive Srinagar
Welcome at the Srinagar airport by one of our representatives. Transfer to Houseboat.Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at houseboat.
Day 2: Srinagar/Gulmarg/Srinagar
After breakfast, leave for Gulmarg-the most beautiful summer resort in the valley.Gulmarg is the ideal place for a little outdoor adventure. Opt to ski in the winter, hike or ride horseback along the lofty trails of Pine forest, play a round of golf, fish in the mountain streams (particularly good for trout) or picnic in the flower filled meadows, if you choose. Return to your houseboat on the lake. Overnight at houseboat.
Day 3: Boat trip on Dal Lake
After breakfast, take a shikara (a traditional wooden boat) in Dal Lake to visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Char Chinar, Kaboter Khana (Pigeon Palace). Passing many other shikara’s along the way, ferrying people, produce and freshly caught fish across the lake.
After a short rest, proceed to local sightseeing of Srinagar- visiting Mughal Gardens and the Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love). Overnight at houseboat.
Day 4: Srinagar/Sonmarg
After breakfast, proceed to full day excursion of Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar. Sonmarg also called Meadows of Gold is located at a height of 2692 meters. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year.Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 5: Srinagar
After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board flight to onward destination.