Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. Jammu and Kashmir has an international border with China in the north and east, and the Line of Control separates it from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and northwest respectively.
Day 01 : Arrive Srinagar
As you reach Srinagar, our team members will offer you an assisted transfer to the Deluxe Houseboat at Dal Lake/Nagin Lake. Savor a grand lunch at the houseboat. After the lunch, enjoy a Shikara ride on the lake and afterwards proceed towards the famous Mughal Garden. This also includes a visit to Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Gardens.
Day 02 : Srinagar – Gulmarg
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 Mts. above sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hrs. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. To make this tour to Gulmarg all the more adventurous, you can also enjoy Gondola cable car ride, snow skiing etc. The lunch is arranged in a hotel in Gulmarg. Spend the evening in the meadows of Gulmarg and stroll
around. Overnight at Gulmarg in Hotel.
Day 03 : Gulmarg – Pahalgam
Post a refreshing breakfast in the morning, drive to the beautiful valley of situated on the banks of the river Lidder. While proceeding towards Pahalgam, en-route visits the Avantipur Ruins and Cricket Bat
Factory. By the afternoon, you will reach Pahalgam. Upon reaching there, take some leisure and then explore the scenic beauty of the Lidder river valley. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : Pahalgam – Srinagar
This morning, enjoy relaxing walks along Lidder River to experience its mild lapping. In the afternoon, embark on a drive to Srinagar. Upon reaching Srinagar check in at hotel to relax and unwind. The evening is free to you; so if you
want you can also visit the local markets of the city.Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 : Srinagar – Sonmarg – Kargil
This morning, start for Kargil which is about 205 kilometers from Srinagar. En-route, stop at the valley of meadows Sonmarg for lunch and then crossover the Zojila pass which is located 3900 meter above the sea level. After driving for some time, reach the Drass Village which is said to be the 2nd coldest place on earth after Siberia in Russia. By the evening, you will reach Kargil town; upon reaching there, check in at hotel/deluxe camp for overnight stay.
Day 06 : Kargil – Leh
Post breakfast embark on a drive to Leh which is 230 kilometers from Kargil town. En-route visit the ancient rock cut statue of Maitreya Buddha at Mulbekh village. Later stop for photo at lunar like landscapes near Lamayuru Monastery. On the way, enjoy a mouth tempting lunch and photo stop at the sangam of Indus and Zanskar rivers. By
the evening, arrive Leh and check in at the hotel in Leh.
Day 07 : Leh – Indus Valley Tour
Post breakfast proceed for a full day tour of Indus Valley Monasteries. This day you will be visiting Royal Museum at Stok Palace, Thiksey, Stanga and Changchubling Hemis Monasteries. A picnic lunch is also arranged for the day.
Overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Day 08 : Leh Khardungla Pass & City Tour
Post breakfast visit the Khardungla Pass which is 18360 ft above the sea level and is world’s highest motorable road. At the pass you will find several souvenir shops; so if you want you can do some shopping too. Return to Leh by afternoon and enjoy a deluxe lunch at the hotel. Post lunch, visit Shanti Stupa; after that you are free to do shopping
or to spend the evening as you wish to. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh
In the morning start for Pangong Lake for a full day excursion. It is around 135 kilometers away and is one of the biggest natural brackish lakes in the Himalayas. To make the day exciting, a picnic lunch in Pangong is also
arranged. By evening return to Leh for an overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 : Leh – Departure
Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.