WINTER IS COMING !!! and Kashmir is one of the best paradises to explore during winter. Kashmir attracts visitors all the year round. Each of its four seasons, spring, summer, fall and winter, have its special charm. Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir It is situated in the Kashmir Valley and lies on the banks of the Jhelum River. The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits.
Gulmarg means ‘the meadow of flowers’. The slopes of the Apharwat hills are one of the highest ski slopes in Asia. Due to its unique geographical location, Gulmarg gets some of the heaviest snowfall in the Himalayan region. This hill resort is served by a cable car that goes all the way to the Apharwat peak – boasted as the highest gondola in the world (13,400 feet).
Nothing in the world looks prettier than the way top tourist places in Kashmir like Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, and Srinagar appear; all cast in the snow. Kashmir thrives in a dreamy surrounding. The entire valley is covered with a blanket of snow. Life comes to a halt during winters as one can’t find too many people around. Stunning escapades loom largely bejeweled with imposing mountain peaks in the backdrop, and partially frozen pine trees cut the picture of a mesmerizing sight around.
Kashmir is a beautiful region located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, known for its breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality. It has been a popular tourist destination for many years, attracting travelers from all over the world.
The region offers a variety of attractions, including snow-capped mountains, sparkling lakes, picturesque valleys, and ancient temples. Some of the most popular tourist destinations in Kashmir include Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg, and Leh-Ladakh.
In Srinagar, visitors can take a shikara ride on the Dal Lake, explore the Mughal Gardens, and shop for local handicrafts at the famous Lal Chowk market. Gulmarg is known for its skiing and snowboarding opportunities, while Pahalgam offers scenic hiking trails and picturesque waterfalls. Sonamarg is another popular destination known for its stunning landscapes and adventure sports.
Visitors to Kashmir can also experience the region’s rich cultural heritage by visiting ancient temples, such as the Amarnath Temple and the Shankaracharya Temple. They can also sample the delicious local cuisine, which is a blend of Indian, Persian, and Central Asian flavors.
EVENT DURATION: 8D7N
EVENT DATES: 24 Dec – 31 Dec 2023
- This is special Christmas to New Year Holiday Tour, experience the winter magic in Kashmir | India.
*We also can arrange private trips based on your dates. You can contact us for more information.
Event Cost: SGD825/Pax
Special Promotion: 2ToGO SGD1500 /Couple
- Book in group of 2 Save $75/Pax
- This promotion is valid until May 15, 2023
- Single supplement applicable for solo participants.
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Day 1: Arrival at Srinagar, Dal Lake, and Shankaracharya Temple
As you arrive at Srinagar airport, our representative will be there to greet you and transfer you to your hotel. After settling in and freshening up, we will take you to the magnificent Shankaracharya Temple, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Dal Lake. Later, we will visit the Shalimar Bagh/Mughal Garden (Garden Ticket is at the client’s own cost and interest). You will then enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the night at your hotel in Srinagar.
Day 2: Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar
After a scrumptious breakfast at your hotel, we will proceed to Sonamarg, which is located at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level. The name Sonamarg means “meadow of gold,” and it is surrounded by snow-capped mountains against a beautiful blue sky. The Sindh River flows through this region and is home to trout, snow trout, and mahseer fish. You can also enjoy the snow, which covers the area like a white carpet. If you wish, you can hire ponies to take you up to Thajiwas Glacier (at the client’s own cost and interest), which is a major attraction during the summer months. In the evening, we will return to Srinagar, where you will enjoy another delicious dinner and spend the night at your hotel.
Day 3: Srinagar to Gulmarg
Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a scenic journey to Gulmarg. Along the way, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of Magma, Naribal, and Tanmarg. Once you arrive in Gulmarg, take a ride on the cable cars (Gondola Rides are on self-expense) and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Visit the Maharani Temple, skiing spots, Khilanmarg, and St. Mary’s Church before settling in for dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at your Gulmarg hotel. (Note: Gondola tickets must be booked online at least 5 days in advance during peak season.)
Day 4: Gulmarg to Pahalgam
After a hearty breakfast, continue your journey to Pahalgam, known for its picturesque landscapes and scenic beauty. Along the way, make a stop at the famous Awantipora Ruins and the saffron fields of Pampore. Once you arrive in Pahalgam, take advantage of the many activities available, such as trekking, horse riding, and fishing. In the evening, check into your hotel in Pahalgam and relax after a day of adventure.
Day 5: Pahalgam to Srinagar Houseboat
On the fifth day of your tour, wake up to a delicious breakfast before embarking on a visit to the breathtaking Aru Valley, Chandanwari, and Betaab Valley (at your own cost). Take in the stunning scenery and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. In the evening, we will drive you back to your Srinagar Houseboat for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Srinagar Local Sightseeing (at your own cost and interest).
After a hearty breakfast at your Houseboat, get ready for an exciting Shikara ride. (*Today is free and easy day to explore around)
Glide along the serene waters and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. After your ride, we will take you to visit the beautiful Nishat Bagh and Chamashahi gardens (Garden ticket at your own cost and interest). Enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the night at Hotel in Srinagar.
Day 7: Exploring the beautiful landscape of Doodhpathri (Valley of milk) – (overnight in hotel) – B,D
Doodhpathri, also known as the “Valley of Milk,” is a picturesque hill station located in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Budgam district, approximately 42 kilometers from Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.
The name “Doodhpathri” is derived from the fact that the valley is believed to produce an abundance of milk. The lush green meadows of Doodhpathri are surrounded by dense forests of pine and deodar trees, and the area is also home to a variety of wildflowers, making it a popular spot for nature enthusiasts. During winter this place is fully covered under the snow blanket.
Visitors can enjoy activities such as horseback riding, trekking, and picnicking in Doodhpathri. The area is also famous for its trout fish, which can be caught in the nearby streams. In addition to its natural beauty, Doodhpathri is also home to several shrines and temples, including the shrine of Sheikh Baba Behram, a revered Sufi saint.
Overall, Doodhpathri is a stunning destination that offers visitors a peaceful and refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
In the evening, we will drive you back to your Srinagar Hotel for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: Departure from Srinagar Airport
On the final day of your tour, enjoy a scrumptious breakfast before we drive you to Srinagar Airport for your departure. We hope you had a wonderful time exploring the beauty of Kashmir and look forward to welcoming you back soon.
The package above includes the following:
- Accommodation in a double sharing room
- Meals consisting of breakfast and dinner
- Pickup/Drop off transfers from Srinagar Airport
- All Transportation throughout the tour by car with a professional driver
- All toll taxes on the road.
This comprehensive package offers a comfortable and hassle-free experience for travelers. You can enjoy a cozy stay in a double shared room and savor delicious meals every day. Our reliable transportation service will ensure that you are picked up and dropped off at Srinagar Airport without any inconvenience. You can also travel around the city with ease in a car driven by a professional driver. Additionally, all toll taxes on the road are included in the package, so you don’t have to worry about any extra expenses. Book this package now and make your trip to Srinagar a memorable one.
Please note that the prices listed do not include the following:
- International or domestic flights
- The services of a professional English-speaking guide
- Charges for guides, garden entrances, rafting, and gondola rides
- Any personal expenses or optional tours/extra meals that are ordered
- Anything that is not specifically mentioned under the “Prices included” section
- Any kind of drinks, including alcoholic, mineral, and aerated beverages
- Costs that may arise due to changes in the itinerary or stay, such as flight cancellations due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks, or other factors beyond our control
- Visa fees for travel to India
- Travel insurance.
We understand that these additional costs may be a concern for some travelers, but we strive to provide transparent pricing and ensure that our clients are fully informed before booking their trip. If you have any questions or concerns about these costs, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are committed to providing exceptional service and helping you plan the trip of a lifetime.
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- Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds in the event of tour cancellation due to uncontrollable circumstances such as bad weather, civil or political unrest, or any other unforeseeable events. However, rest assured that our entire team at The Company will do everything in our power to provide you with an alternative arrangement.
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