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Glories Of Kashmir and Ladakh
Day 01 New Delhi - Srinagar :
Arrival at Srinagar Airport you will be met our representative and drive towards houseboat for 01 nights stay. Afternoon have a relaxing Shikara ride on Dal Lake for 02 - 03 Hrs. Overnight stay in Houseboat in Srinagar.

Day 02 Srinagar - Pahalgam :
After breakfast transfer to Pahalgam for 02 Nights Stay. Pahalgam (2133 mts) also known as 'The valley of Shepherds or Trekker's Paradise for 02 nights stay. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. On the way visit Awantipura ruins, Saffron fields 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. One can trek to Lidderwat, Kolohoi Glacier or to Sonamarg. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. Overnight stay in Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 03 In Pahalgam :
In Pahalgam to explore the natural surroundings. Overnight stay in Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 04 Pahalgam - Gulmarg :
After breakfast transfer from Pahalgam to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (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. The Gondola Cable Car offers rides 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 in Hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 05 In Gulmarg :
In Gulmarg to explore the natural surroundings. Overnight stay in Hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 06 Gulmarg - Srinagar :
After breakfast transfer from Gulmarg to Srinagar. Check in at Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 07 Srinagar - Local Sightseeing :
After breakfast tour to famous Nishat Garden known as 'Garden of pleasure' built in 16PthP century (1633) by Mughal Emperor Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as 'Garden of love' built in 16PthP century (1619) by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) and Then pay a visit to one of the famous Temple of Srinagar called Shankaracharya temple built on the top of the mountain to enjoy the view of the Srinagar city and Dal Lake. Afternoon Half day tour of Old city and you will see the beautiful Historical monuments. Overnight stay in Hotel in Srinagar.

Day 08 Srinagar - Sonamarg :
After breakfast full day Excursion to 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 at the Hotel in Sonamarg.

Day 09 Sonamarg - Kargil :
After breakfast Continue your tour and this morning drive to Kargil and passing over Zojila Pass. Stop at Drass, the 2nd coldest inhabitant place in the World for Passport check & cup of tea. Then drive along the Drass River till one arrives at Kargil & Check in at Hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel in Kargil.

Day 10 Kargil - Leh :
After breakfast Drive for Leh enroute visiting the Monastery of Mulbekh, famous for 1st century Statue of Maitrya Buddha, carved out of a huge rock. Proceed further towards Lamayuru & passing through Namikala & Fatula Passes, the highest pass on Srinagar - Leh road. Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.

Day 11 Leh - Local Sightseeing :
After breakfast visit to Samker Gompa & Leh Bazaar. Samker Gompa is little up in the valley, 3 Kms from Leh Town, which is open to visitors in the morning and evening only. The Gompa belongs to Yellow Sect & was founded in 18th Century. The Gompa is the seat of the Head Lama of Ladakh & founder of yellow sect, Tson-Kha-Pa. The temple walls have recent painted of figures including Sakyamuni, Avalokiteshwara, Padmasambhava, Tson-Ka-pa and green Tara. After Samker, visit Leh Monastery/Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.

Day 12 Leh - Hemis-Shey-Thiksey - Leh :
After leisurely breakfast, visiting Shey, Thiksey & Hemis. Shey - it was the ancient capital of Ladakh and even after Singge Namgyal built the more imposing palace at Leh, the kings continued to regard Shey, as their real home. The importance which was attached to Shey - the seat of Ladakh's heartland - is attested by the enormous number of Chorten about the village, particularly around the palace complex and barren plain to the north of the road. Thiksey - is one of the largest and most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompa containing images, stupas and exquisite wall paintings. It also houses a two - storied statue of Buddha which has the main prayer hall around its shoulder. Hemis - which is dedicated to Padmasambhava, what a visitor can observes a series of scenes in which the lamas, robed in gowns of rich, brightly coloured brocade and sporting masks sometimes bizarrely hideous, parade in solemn dance and mime around the huge flag pole in the centre of the courtyard to the plaintive melody of the Shawn. The moan of the eleven feet horns, the boom of drums and the clash of Cymbals. Hemis was found in the 1630's by Tsang-ras-pa under the royal patronage of Singe Namgyal, Hemis is the largest and richest of the Ladakh Gompas. It nestles into the mountain side a little way up a glen in the mountains of Zanskar range. Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.

Day 13 Leh - Phyang - Leh :
After breakfast full day Spituk - 8 Kms from Leh, Spituk stands majestically atop a hillock overlooking the Indus valley for miles. Many icons and fine "Tangkhas" are to be found in this 15th century monastery Phyang Monastery, this is 17 Kms from Leh, built by Tashi Namgyal in 16th century A.D. and belongs to the Red Cap Sect of Buddhists. Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.

Day 14 Leh - Khardungla - Leh :
After breakfast Day excursion to Khardungla pass, this is the highest Motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow-capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel in Leh.

Day 15 Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh :
After breakfast leave for fullday excursion to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. while ascending Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. Overnight stay at Hotel / Camp at Pangong. Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.

Day 16 Leh - Airport :
Today transfer from Hotel to Airport for onward destination with sweet Holiday memories.

Tour Terminates

TOUR DETAILS

The Cost

Kashmir & Leh Package
Based on 02 Paying Persons :Rs.39,999/- Per PersonDouble Sharing Room.
Based on 04 Paying Persons :Rs.29,999/- Per PersonDouble Sharing Room
Extra Bed Cost :Rs.15,999/- Per Extra BedTriple Sharing Room


Hotel / Houseboat Envisaged
Super Deluxe HouseboatsSrinagar on Bed & Breakfast Basis for 01 Night.
Hotel HighlandsPahalgam on Bed & Breakfast Basis for 02 Nights.
Hotel Affarwat Gulmarg on Bed & Breakfast for 02 Nights.
Hotel Grand HabibSrinagar on Bed & Breakfast Basis for 02 Nights.
Hotel GlacierSonamarg on Bed & Breakfast Basis for 01 Night.
Hotel D'ZojilaKargil on Bed, Breakfast & Dinner Basis for 01 Night.
Hotel Abu PalaceLeh on Bed, Breakfast & Dinner Basis for 06 Nights.


The Cost Includes

  • Accommodation for 15 Nights on Double/Twin Sharing Basis.
  • Breakfast included everywhere in Hotels in Srinagar.
  • Breakfast & Dinner included everywhere in Hotels in Kargil and Leh.
  • Transport Services as per the itinerary by 01 Non A/c Toyota Quails.
  • Sightseeing Tours as per the itinerary given below.
  • Meeting & Assistance on Arrival by Distant Holidays Rep in Srinagar.
  • Inner line Permits.
  • VAT on food components.
  • All toll taxes. Drivers allowance. Parking charges.
  • All Applicable Taxes

The Cost Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone & table Drinks etc.
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Internal Airfare.
  • Monastery Entrance fees.
  • Garden Entrance fee.
  • Pony Ride in Gulmarg/Pahalgam/Sonamarg.
  • Cable Car rides in Gulmarg.
  • Guide Services (If Required, Rs.800/- Per Day)
Tour Notes

  • All passengers have to report 02 hrs prior to the departure due to security checking at the airport.
  • No hand baggage will be allowed to carry inside the aircraft due to security reasons. Only Jewellery and laptops will be allowed for cabin baggage.
  • Our vehicle will drop you in Gulmarg and Pahalgam and will pick you up on schedule days.

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