06 Days / 05 Nights
Rs.7,116
 
Crown Of Kashmir
Ex - Srinagar – 06 Days / 05 Nights
Srinagar –Sonamarg - Pahalgam - Gulmarg
 
 
Set like a jewelled crown on the map of India, Kashmir is a multi-faceted diamond, changing its hues with the seasons always extravagantly beautiful. The Mughals aptly called Kashmir Paradise on Earth where they journeyed across the hot plains of India, to the valley s cool environs in summer. Kashmir is a land where myriad holiday ideas are realised Golfing at 2,700 m above the sea, water skiing in the lakes or simply drifting down the willow fringed alleys of lakes in shikaras and living in gorgeous houseboats.

Itinerary

Day 01  Arrive Srinagar | Srinagar Local Sightseeing

Welcome to the Srinagar, The Lake City. On arrival at Srinagar Airpor, being your tour of Crown of Kashmir'. You will be transferred to Houseboat. proceed on a city tour visiting the Shankracharya temple situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, the famous Mughal Gardens-Chashmashahi, Nishat & Shalimar (Closed on Friday). These gardens were Mughal Emperors concept of Paradise and today these are popular picnic spots. Also visit a handicraft shop where you can purchase local Hand Crafted items-Shawls, Jackets, Bed Covers, Paper Mache, Carpets & much more! In the evening leisurely stroll alongside the Dal Lake exploring the local markets. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.

Day 02   In Srinagar | Day Excursion to Sonamarg (90 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonomarg. The fast flowing Sindh river makes it popular for trout and mahseer fishing in summer. You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). Return to the Houseboat in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy comfortable overnight stay.

Note: The vehicle will drop and pick you up at Sonomarg car stand. To reach the glaciers, you can hire ponies by your own payment basis.

Day 03  On to Pahalgam | Srinagar - Pahalgam (102 kms / approx. 3½ hour drive)

Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnag lake. En route visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village, set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers good view. Night halt at Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 04   On to Gulmarg | Pahalgam – Gulmarg (143 kms / approx. 4½ hour drive)

In the morning after having breakfast drive to Gulmarg, the meadow of flowers. The route from Pahalgam to Gulmarg is fascinating. During the British Raj, Gulmarg hosted the Britishers and Europeans and as such they created a European hill resort and named it Gulmarg. In Gulmarg you would be able to find European surroundings and 18-hole Golf Course. Evening free for shopping / rest. Night halt at Gulmarg.

Day 05  On to Srinagar | Gulmarg – Srinagar (85 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

After having breakfast enjoy Gondola Cable Car Ride world’s highest and the Asia’s longest cable car (at your own cost). Enjoy photography, horse riding and shopping at this beautiful snow point. In the evening return to Srinagar. Overnight stay at Hotel In Srinagar.

Day 06  Return home with happy memories
 
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar Airport to board your flight with memorable experience of Aala Tours & Travels.
 
Tour Ends

The Cost Includes

Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas, Kashmir is the most beautiful place on earth. The state of Jammu & Kashmir is rightly called 'Paradise'. It is situated right at the top most part of the country and if Mother India is a 'Queen', then Jammu & Kashmir surely looks like the 'Crown' on her head. From sun-kissed mountains, lush green valleys, beautiful gardens, to blue lakes, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has it all.
  • Accommodation - for 01 Night in Deluxe Houseboat.
  • Accomodation - for 04 Nights in Budget Hotels.
  • Meals - breakfast included everywhere.
  • Transportation - Entire round trip journey ex Srinagar by a non air-conditioned Qualis / Tavera or similar.
  • Sightseeing Tours as per the itinerary.
  • All toll taxes. Drivers allowance. Parking charges.
  • All Applicable Taxes.

 

The Cost Excludes

Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas, Kashmir is the most beautiful place on earth. The state of Jammu & Kashmir is rightly called 'Paradise'. It is situated right at the top most part of the country and if Mother India is a 'Queen', then Jammu & Kashmir surely looks like the 'Crown' on her head. From sun-kissed mountains, lush green valleys, beautiful gardens, to blue lakes, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has it all.
  • Item of personal nature viz, tips, laundry, room service, telephone, alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages.
  • Lunch & Dinner.
  • Boat rides, pony rides, horse rides, safaris, rafting, skiing, skating, cable car, ropeway rides, helicopter rides.
  • Additional sightseeing tours excursions.
  • Still or video camera.
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Air, Train or Bus fare from / to your originating city of stay, unless specified
  • Garden Entrance fees and guide charges, where ever applicable.
  • Guide Services (If Required, Rs.800/- Per Day)
Tour Instructions & Facilities

Our Food: During the tour we will provide delicious, pure vegetation breakfast.

Hotels/House boats: Though we have published the name to the hotels/house boats for your tour, we reserve the flight to change the same due to unavoidable circumstances, when we may have to provide alternative, similar accommodation, for which no refund shall be allowed. The rooms shall be allotted as per the check-im/check-out time of the hotels/house boats.

Luggage: During the entire tour (Except for the Air journey) our staff will be at your service to carry your luggage, but at the same time we are not responsible for the theft or damage to your luggage. No claims to be made.

Our Tour Manager: You are requested to co-operate with our tour manager in all respect to make your tour really enjoyable. Allotment of rooms, selection of daily food menu is the duty of the tour manager and passengers should not interfere in these matters. Passengers indulging in unwanted hindrance, in the smooth operation of the tour or quarreling with the manager shall be asked to leave the tour at that spot and shall not be given any refund for the same.

Things not included in the tour cost: Personal expenses like service tax, tips, cold drinks, horse riding, boating, laundry, gondola cable car rides, room heaters, taxi fare, mineral water, insurance, additional expenses after accidents. We take it for granted that the passenger who joins the tour have read these terms and conditions and agree to the same.

Complaints during the tour: If the passenger have any complaints regarding our service like hotels, house boats, transport etc are advised to inform immediately at 0-9419028000 so that the same be readdressed on the spot. No complaints or refund for the same be entertained after the tour programs.

Bookings and Cancelations: You may confirm your bookings in our tour by paying deposit of 30% of the total tour cost. Balance payment shall be paid on the first day of the tour. If anybody fails to pay the balance amount he/she be deemed as cancelled and the deposit shall not be refunded. If due to some reason we cancel the tour, we pay full refund of the deposit amount. If the passenger wants to cancel the tour he/she have to make a written application to our office and we shall refund the tour cost after deduction cancellation charges as under;

  1. From the booking date till 9 days prior to the departure date, 30 % of the package cost is chargeable.
  2. From 5 days to 9 days prior to the departure date, 50 % of the package cost is chargeable.
  3. From 3 days to 5 days prior to departure date, 75 % of the package cost is chargeable.
  4. For cancellations made within 3 days prior to the departure date, 100% of the package cost is chargeable.
Tour Cost:
Based on 02 Persons on Twin Sharing Basis Rs. 10,800.00 per person
Based on 04 Persons Rs.   7,945.00 per person
Based on 06 Persons Rs.   7,116.00 per person
Child 5-12 years with Extra Bed Rs.   3,500.00 per child
Child 5-12 years without Extra Bed Rs.   1,999.00 per child
Child below 5 years without Extra Bed Complimentary

Note
  • Single Person Price denotes, a person staying in Single room on tour and travelling in private car..
  • Single Person with Family Price denotes, a person staying in Single room on tour and sharing the vehicle with the family.
  • Aala Yours & Travels terms and conditions apply.
  • Arrival into and departure from Srinagar would be on your own arrangements.
  • The vehicle will drop and pick you up at the Sonmarg car stand.
  • To reach the glaciers, you can hire ponies / horses on a direct payment basis as vehicles are not allowed beyond a certain point in Gulmarg and Sonmarg.
  • You can hire ponies / horses in Gulmarg and Sonmarg on a direct payment basis.
  • The Gondola ride would be on direct payment basis
  • Please contact our sales staff to give you best flight deals.
  • Please co-operate with the Hotel on same.
  • Do carry comfortable walking shoes.
  • The hotel confirmed will be as per the brochure or an alternate hotel of similar category.
  • It is mandatory to carry a valid photo identity card or passport

 






    

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