Dharamshalla Srinagar Jammu Tour
Day 01:Dharamshalla - Jammu - Srinagar (486 Kms, 11 Hours Drive)
Morning drive for Srinagar via Pathankote, Jammu, Udhumpur, Patnitop, Banihal, Jawahar Tunnel, after entering the Jawahar Tunnel you will enter into the valley of Kashmir. Continue drive for Srinagar on the way you can see saffron fields of Pampore, on arrival check in Hotel / Houseboat.
Day 02:Tour of Mughal Gardens & old city & Shikara ride
Morning tour of Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure), Chashmashahi (The Royal Spring), Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love), Afternoon visit Shrine of Shah-i-Hamdan, Roza Bal (as per some Christian historians they call it is a last resting place of Prophet Jesus PBUH), Old Jamia Mosque, White Mosque & Dast-i-geer Sahib Shrine and some shrines in old city, evening Shikara ride.
Day 03:Srinagar - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Morning drive after breakfast towards Sonamarg, Sonamarg (Meadows of Gold), it has sheer scenic splendour, the very way a metalled road snakes through massive mountains laden with forests and firs. After a breath-taking journey from Srinagar you come across Sindh meanders that are abounded with trout & Mahseer. Onwards the valley opens up to a meadow. Ponies can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier "a major attraction during the summer months". Sonamarg importance lies in the fact that it is the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh, evening back to Srinagar for overnight stay.
Day 04:Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar
Morning After breakfast, Drive for Gulmarg, one of the most beautiful summer/winter resort in the valley, Gulmarg is famous for world highest Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg to have real view in winter. You can have a (pony ride but beware from the pony man they are doing always cheating and pressurising the Travellers so be cautious always in Gulmarg Pony people) in the open fields to seven springs and to a lake, which remains frozen till June. In Gulmarg some famous places are as follows: temple, 9hole gulf course the highest in the world & 150 years old St Mary's Church, evening back to Srinagar for overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 05:Srinagar - Pahalgam
Morning leave for Pahalgam via Pampore on arrival check in Hotel, Pahalgam is famous for Trekkers and Amarnath Yatra Route. In Pahalgam you can see many view points on Horse and all of the view points are famous in Old Movies.
Day 06:Excursion tour to Aru
After breakfast leave for Aru which is favourite base camp for trekkers. This tourist spot leads to marvellous trekking routes and high altitude peaks of the range. Aru is a small village which is 12 Kms from Pahalgam, is a beautiful locality. The route is picturesque with ample campsites. This village is the starting point for trekking to the Kolahoi glacier. This charming meadow can be reached by walking along a mountain path. The river Lidder disappears at Gur Khumb and reappears after 27 Mts, evening back to Pahalgam for overnight stay.
Day 07:Pahalgam - Patnitop - Jammu (Patnitop is 180 Kms & Jammu is 270 Kms)
Morning leave for Patnitop or Jammu via Jawahar Tunnel and Banihal, Patnitop is surrounded by gigantic conifers, a place for quiet holidays; Patnitop offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the mountains cape of the Chenab basin. In winter, the resort is generally covered with a thick mantle of snow thus providing opportunities for various snow games including skiing. It is the best developed tourist spot of Jammu and is second to none in its natural charm, climate, pine forests and lush green cover. Places to visit in Patnitop GAURIKUND Here is the place where it is believed that Parvati, wife of Shiva, comes and bathes everyday before her prayers. It is a revered place and a dip in this Kund is supposed to be auspicious. Taking a dip in the Holy water of Gaurikund is supposed to ward away all the ill - luck. From Gaurikund one can see the top of Kailash Parvat (Mountain). To see the color changing Kailash, one has to go through Mansarovar which is in China. SANASAR A beautiful place to move around among the hills and trees, its best suited for picnics or evening walks. Just 19 kms away from Patnitop it has a 6hole Golf course, overnight stay in Hotel or continue drive for Jammu and onwards."Tour Ends but sweet memories remain."