Destinations Covered: Srinagar – Gulmarg - Srinagar - Pahalgam – Kargil – Leh - Pangong Lake - Khandrungla Top - Nubra Valley
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Day 02 : Srinagar – Gulmarg - Srinagar
The next day, you will be served breakfast at your houseboat. After your sumptuous food get ready to explore the city of Gulmarg. Also known as the Meadow of Flowers, Gulmarg is truly a place worth the while. This is a popular hill station in Kashmir and well known for skiing in winters. Take the Gondola ride in Gulmarg that allows the visitors to explore the scenic view of the city. Take the ride up to Khilanmarg to enjoy the fascinating view of Peerpanchal range. After your day tour, return back by evening and overnight stay at the houseboat.
Day 03 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
Today after breakfast leave for Pahalgam which is a 2 hour drive from Srinagar. Submerged in lush greenery and alluring Himalayan ranges, Pahalgam is a feast to the eyes of every traveler. Well known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’ Pahalgam is located at the height of 7200 ft and is a famous hill station in Kashmir. Visit Saffron fields, Anantnag Sulphur Springs which is a common sight to watch while on your way to Pahalgam. You can also opt for a trip to Chandanwari or Aru which can only be covered on local vehicles only. This is the best place in Kashmir to feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains. Return back to your booked hotel for dinner and stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Pahalgam – Srinagar
Munch in your morning breakfast at the hotel and get ready to get back to the city of Srinagar. On your arrival, check into the hotel and then proceed for sightseeing tour beginning with the famous Mughal Gardens. Visit Chashmi-e Shahi that is the Royal Spring which commands a magnificent view of Dal Lake. Later proceed towards the Nishat Bagh that is known as the Garden of pleasure and is located on the bank of Dal Lake with Zabarwan Mountains as the scenic backdrop. In the evening visit the Shalimar Bag. This abode of Love was built by Emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Nur Jehan. By the night you will return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05 : Srinagar – Sonmarg - Kargil
Have your breakfast in the morning and begin your journey of 2hours and 25 min to reach Sonmarg. Famous for Thajewas Glacier, Sonmarg is the pasture of gold that offers some of the breathtaking trekking routes. Drive pass Drass valley which is often called the ‘Gateway to Ladakh’. Then drive to Kargil offers a panoramic view of the land and takes about 3 hours to reach. On arrival at Kargil, check into the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil.
Day 06 : Kargil – Leh
The next stop on Ladakh with Kashmir tour will begin with your departure from Kargil to Leh. The drive from Kargil to Leh will take approximately 4 hours. On arrival check into the hotel and rest of the day is for leisure and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 : Leh
Today wake up and munch in your delicious breakfast and the day tour of Ladakh with Kashmir starts with your excursion to the famous monasteries of Leh. Today you will be visiting Shey, Thiksey & Hemis that are some of the famous tourist attractions in Leh. Shey was the summer palace of Ladakhi King and you can see the famous 36Ft. which is a high statue of Buddha made of copper and covered with gold. Then head to visit Hemis which the farthest away from Leh and is the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. After your day tour, return back for your overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day 08 : Leh – Pangong Lake
After your morning meal, get ready to drive to one of the famous attraction in Leh-the Pangong Lake. En-route pass through the Chngla Pass which is 17500ft, drive pass through Durbuk and Tangtse village. Pangong Lake is not just famous for its pristine beauty but is regarded as one of the most incredible lakes in entire Asia that changes its colours around 3to 4 times a day. Enjoy the night at the camp in Pangong Lake.
Day 09 : Leh - Khandrungla Top - Nubra Valley
Your brunch will be served at your booked accommodation before the day tour starts. Begin your tour by driving to Khardung la that is known to be the highest motorable road. Enjoy the enthralling beauty of the region at a height of 18,390 ft and witness the scenic view of the great Himalayas. Then drive to Nubra valley which is a masterpiece of God’s own creation. Situated at a distance of 140 km from Leh, Nubra valley is a popular tourist destination in Kashmir which has garnered many tourists from across the globe. On arrival check into your hotel/camp and later visit the Diskit Village & enjoy the Camel ride at Sand dunes. Overnight stay at the hotel/Camp in Nubra valley.
Day 10 : Nubra Valley – Leh
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel. Drive to Leh by same route via Khardungla. Check into your hotel on arrival and rest for a while. The evening is left for your entertainment, fun and shopping. For an overnight stay get back to your booked property.
Day 11 : Departure
Before leaving for the airport you will be served the delicious breakfast at the hotel. Later check out and get transferred to the airport for your flight to onward destination.