Day 01 : 20th April 2019
Sector : Arrive Delhi And Flight For Srinagar
Night Stay : Srinagar
Greetings In India !!!
On Delhi Airport Assistance waiting for you and change the Flight for Srinagar( Jammu & Kashmir)
Arrival in Srinagar Airport and transfer to Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir is situated at an altitude of 1, 730 m. In the heart of the Kashmir valley, Srinagar spreads out on both sides of the Jhelum River. The valley’s beauty has enticed visitors from distant lands. Srinagar bears the hallmark of the Mughal, dry fruits and the traditional Kashmiri handicrafts are the other major attractions of the hill resort. If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here in Srinagar.
After Check-in at Hotel little relax and later on enjoy to famous Mughal Garden, Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal King Asif Khan. Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake,. It is the second largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. The largest in size is the Shalimar Bagh, which is also located on the bank of the Dal Lake. ‘Nishat Bagh’ is Urdu, which means “Garden of Joy,” “Garden of Gladness” and “Garden of Delight. Then visit to Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal King Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jahan or (Mehr-un-Nissa).. The garden is considered the high point of Mughal horticulture. It is now a public park. This time it’s also called as crown of Srinagar. After that visit to Chashmashahi.The Chashma Shahi Mughal gardens in Srinagar have been loved by emperors and picnickers alike, and have now been restored to their past glory – despite violent political unrest in the region Continue your trip towards Jamia Masjid is a mosque in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. The Jamia Masjid of Srinagar is situated at Nowhatta, in the middle of the old city. It was built by Sultan Sikandar Shah Kashmiri in 1394 AD Under the order of Mir Mohammad Hamdani son of Sayyid-ul-Auliya sayyid Ali Hamadani. Shah hamdan had also stayed some days here to propagate Islam Shah-I-Hamdan Sultan Sikander reigned from 1389 to 1413 AD. He had constructed the shrine in memory of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 02 : 21st April 2019
Sector : Drive Srinagar – Pahalgam
Night Stay : Pahalgam, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Distance/Time Taken : 97 Km. (03 Hours’ Drive)
After breakfast leave from Srinagar to Pahalgam. on the way Guest can Visit Awantipura ruins, Cricket Bat Factories, Saffron Fields. Once reaching at Pahalgam our vehicle is only allowed for local running from Hotel to Market and back to Hotel in Pahalgam not for High altitude Sightseeing in Pahalgam. Pahalgam (2133 mts) also known as ‘The valley of Shepherds or Trekker’s Paradise. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Pahalgam is one of the most beautiful places on earth, the town of Pahalgam offers breath-taking views. One can just enjoy the town of Pahalgam trek to some of the most beautiful places on earth. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus.Overnight stay at Hotel in Pahalgam.
Day 03 : 22nd April 2019
Sector : Drive Pahalgam – Gulmarg
Night Stay : Gulmarg, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Distance/Time Taken : 154 Km. (4 hrs Drive)
After breakfast transfer from Pahalgam to Gulmarg. No vehicle is allowed for local Running in Gulmarg due to eco Fragile Zone, Gulmarg is (8700 ft i.e. 2652 mts) known as ‘Meadow of flowers Discovered by the Kashmiri romantic poet in the 16th century who was inspired with its grassy slopes covered with wild flowers. It is one of the India’s premier Hill resorts. Gulmarg today is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty – It also turns into India’s premier Ski resort in winter.
Later we can take a ride on Gondola Cable Car to the upland meadows of Kongdori and beyond to the top of Apharwat range to a height of 14000 ft for viewing the Himalayan Peaks in summer and for downhill skiing in winter.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Gulmarg
Day 04 : 23th April 2019
Sector : Gulmarg – Srinagar
Night Stay : Overnight stay at Houseboat Srinagar.
Distance/Time Taken : 56 Km. (2.5 hrs Drive)
After breakfast day transfer from Gulmarg to Srinagar and check-in at houseboat. later enjoy your Shikara ride in famous Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city, which is often compared to Venice. You will get a lovely view of some interesting places around the lake.
Overnight stay at Houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 05 : 24th April 2019
Sector : Drive Srinagar – Sonamarg
Night Stay : Sonamarg,
Distance & Time : 88 kms– 03-Hrs Approx
After breakfast transfer from Srinagar to Sonamarg. Sonamarg (2740 mts) also known as ‘The Meadow of Gold’ or “The Gateway of Ladakh’ Sonamarg is 84 Kms from Srinagar and is surrounded by colourful mountains and thick Pine forests. Thajwas Glacier is 3 Kms in the south of Sonamarg. Slopes and meadows are sparkled with the loveliest of alpine flowers, while the rich forests of fir, sycamore and birch at their lush green beauty to the scene. Along with the Pahalgam, Sonamarg is an excellent takeoff point for treks into the mountains and in itself is an ideal camping ground where glaciers pour down from the Himalayas. Sonamarg is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus via Baltal Valley.
Overnight stay in Hotel at Sonamarg.
Day 06 : 25th April 2019
Sector : Drive Sonamarg – Kargil
Night Stay : Kargil, Hotel
Distance & Time : 125 Km. (4 – 5 hrs Drive)
After breakfast transfer to Kargil, over Zojila Pass. Stop at Drass, the 2nd coldest inhabitant place in the World for & enjoy cup of tea. Then drive along the Drass River till one arrives at Kargil and Check in at Hotel
Mulbekh Monastery Mulbekh Monastery or Mulbekh Gompa is said to consist of two gompas, one Drukpa and one Gelugpa Buddhist monastery in Kargil.
Overnight stay in Kargil at hotel.
Day 07 : 26th April 2019
Sector : Drive Kargil – Lamayuru Monastery
Night Stay : Lamayuru, Hotel
Distance & Time : 105 Km. (3 hrs Drive)
After Breakfast proceed to Lamayuru, check-in at hotel and visit monastery.
Day 08 : 27th April 2019
Sector : Lamayuru Monastery – Leh
Night Stay : Leh, Hotel
Distance & Time : 125 Km. (3 hrs Drive)
After breakfast transfer to Leh, on way visit Alchiʹs large temple complex founded in the 11th Century is regarded as one of the most important Buddhist Centres in Ladakh and a jewel of monastic skill..
The Likir Monastery or Gompa is one of the oldest and well maintained monasteries in Ladakh. The monastery is located in Likir village and is believed to have been in existence since 11th century Lamayuru Monastery, one of the earliest seats of lamaistic learning and most picturesque monastery in Ladakh.
Sangam: A nice place to visit just to simply see the 2 rivers with totally different colours merging, one can see Sangam clearly from the main road (which is a little above the actual confluence).
Magnetic Hills/Road: is a so-called “gravity hill” located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, about 30 km from Leh, at a height of 11,000 feet above sea level on the way to Sangam point. It is an amazing small stretch on the road where you need to stop your vehicle & the vehicle moves on its own on a small slope, in both front & reverse direction.
Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes. Leh is at an altitude of 3,524 metres (11,562 ft).
Leh Palace, Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Leh Palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 16th century. The palace is nine storeys high, where the upper floors used to accommodate the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and store rooms. The roof provides panoramic views of Leh and the surrounding areas, as the mountain of Stok Kangri in the Zangskar mountain range is visible across the Indus valley to the south, with the Ladakh mountain range rising behind the palace is visible in the north.
After check-in at hotel and dinner at hotel. Overnight in Leh at Hotel.
Day 09 : 28th April 2019
Sector : Leh – Pangong Lake (Day Tour)
Night Stay : Leh, Hotel
Distance & Time : 134 Km. (4-5 hrs Drive one way)
After breakfast leave to Pangong. Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. Pangong Lake is situated in the northeast of Leh, 4,350 meters above sea level. The long and narrow lake lies in the neighbourhood of the famous Chushul Mountains.
The size of the lake is best inferred from the probable etymology of its name, Pangong, which means extensive concavity. The mirror-calm water is cold, clear, and extremely salty. The Ladakh rang is
crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes, remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods of actual snowfall. Tangse, just beyond the foot of the pass, has an ancient temple. Evening return back to Pangong Overnight at Hotel in Leh
Day 10 : 29th April 2019
Sector : Leh – Delhi by Flight
Night Stay : Delhi, Hotel
Distance & Time : 134 Km. (4-5 hrs Drive one way)
Overnight in Delhi at Hotel.
Day 11 : 30th April 2019
Sector : Delhi – Italy
Early morning transfer to Delhi International airport to back home with wonderful memories with Turismo In India.