Unquote Amir Khusru, "Agar firdous baroye zameen ast, hami asto, hami asto hami ast”, meaning "If there is a paradise upon earth, it is here, it is here, it is here".
True to every bit, nature has indeed spelt her magical cast here on Kashmir. Placid lakes, glaciated streams, lush orchards, stunning gardens and picturesque valleys edged by lofty Himalayan peaks make this place serene and surreal. Kashmir is one such enticing places on the earth that has seen tourists visiting from all over the world. Anideal location for honeymooners, adventure lovers, families and group travelers; the weather ofthis place makes tourist footfall seasonal such as family vacationers loved the place in summers, whereas adventure & sports lovers liked the skiing season and honeymooners, nevertheless any weather is awesome in Kashmir.
In spite of the political violence and disputes over the ownership of Kashmir valley, this place witnesses abundance footfall of tourists every year. The place best explored with expert tour operattors. Max Holidays brings you this well planned and executed Kashmir Paradise Tour. This a 9 days tour program that will start from your arrival at Delhi – the capital of India. From Delhi it is Srinagar via flight. Other places that are a part of this tour are Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam.
Shikara ride and the houseboat stay in Srinagar’s Dal Jheel (Lake) are best experienced than narrated. The backdrop of the magnificent snow-capped mountains, the gardens, and the soothing folk songs by the locals makes the houseboat experience a lifetime event. This place has something or the other for every traveler. While Betaab Valley and Aru Village in Pahalgam with its magnificent views of the Himalayas elate the senses of tranquility and seclusion seekers; skiing, trekking, gondola ride, and angling at Gulmarg excites every adventure enthusiasts. Amongst all these the picturesque Sonmarg with its ornate meadows, alpine forest and glaciated streams is an all-time favorite for honeymoon and pleasure travelers.
On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, you will be welcomed and garland by our representative and get assisted to your car, where our driver will be waiting for you. Reach at the booked hotel and get assisted in check in at the hotel. Overnight stay is at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel depart to airport to catch your flight to Srinagar. Called as a heaven on Earth, Srinagar it is located on the banks of Jhelum River. Explore the Mughal gardens, Dal Lake, Shikara ride which are the main attractions of the Srinagar and not to be missed once you are here. On this heaven you will be received by the representative of Max Holidays who will take you to the houseboat booked for you, making you really feel like Heaven.
Start the sightseeing with the most important tourist attraction –Dal Lake. Here you will be having ride on extravagantly decorated Shikaras. The next spot for you will be Nishat Garden (Abode of pleasure) built by Asif Khan Brother-in-law of Jahagir in 1632A.D. Shalimar Garden (Abode of Love) built by Jahagir for his wife Empress Noor Jahan. The distance from Srinagar to said garden is about 12 & 15 kms respectively. Later visit Shankaracharya Temple- the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, which is worth visiting as apart from the religious significance, the temple is a great archaeological specimen. Overnight dinner and stay in houseboat.
Early morning depart to Gulmarg - which literally mean a meadow of flowers. You will be having a pleasant drive as the whole route is lined by tall deodars and undulating flower meadows. Gulmarg is famous for its golf course which is the highest in the world and is one of the biggest tourist attractions. You will be offered a cable car ride from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg. Rest of the time is free to explore the magic of the place. Evening we drive back to Srinagar for overnight stay.
Early morning depart to Sonmarg. Sonmarg (meadows of gold) famous for its beautiful view of snow capped mountains standing firmly between clear blue skies and surrounded by the Alpine trees. It is a gateway to holy Amarnath yatra. A very happening and exciting pony ride will be arranged for you to Thajiwas Glacier. While here we will visit the Krishnasar Lake (famous in Himalayan Lakes), explore the Baltal exotic grasslands. Overnight stay in Srinagar.
Early morning depart to Pahalgam. Pahalgam is popularly known as Valley of Shepherds. Here you will be getting picturesque view to feed your camera. On the bank of Indus and in the mid of Himalayan pine forest lies Pahalgam for which you are free to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of the place. Overnight stay is in the lap of nature, back to Srinagar.
The whole day is free for you to relax and stroll the rich handicraft market of Srinagar. Overnight stay is at Srinagar houseboat.
Early morning get an assisted transfer to Srinagar airport to board your flight to Delhi. Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Delhi and check into the hotel prebooked for you. After wash and change, we proceed for a half day sightseeing of Delhi, which will include visit to Humayun’s Tomb - one of the UNESCO world heritage site, Jama Masjid - one of the largest mosque in India served as a best example of Indo-Islamic style, Qutub Minar - 72.5m high pillar is a symbol of the Delhi Sultanate, India Gate - situated on Rajpath, build in memory of the Indian Soldiers who sacrificed their lives during World War I and President Place - The elegant building is truly worth seeing, for its architectural beauty and historic significance. Overnight stay in hotel.
Our representative will escort you to board your flight for onward journey.
We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.
To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.
The payment can be made very easily via online and online mode of payments. For online payment services, you can use the credit/debit cards and for the facilitation of offline payments you can use our Swift Bank transfer services.
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