Kashmir : Srinagar Pahalgam Gulmarg Srinagar

5 Days


Synonymous with the pristine Dal Lake, Srinagar is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Kashmir. Known as the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar beckons you to take a shikara ride on its arresting Dal lake, stay in a beautiful houseboat, gape in awe at the snow-capped mountains, explore the beautiful handicrafts and much more.The next destination on your Kashmir tour itinerary for 4N 5D is the marvelous Pahalgam Valley, popularly known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’. It is a perfect place to see the magic of mother nature through lofty mountain peaks, verdant landscapes, fresh air, pleasant weather, adventure activities such as trekking and river rafting, and a pony ride is utterly pleasurable here. Your Kashmir Tour for 4N 5D also includes the adventure-filled destination, Gulmarg Valley, ‘the Meadow of Flowers’. It is a world-famous skiing destination, heaven for trekkers and a delightful destination for honeymooners. Its Gondola Ride at a high altitude surrounded by snow-capped mountains is full of adventure and natural beauty. 

Key Destinations

  • Srinagar: Dal Lake: Famous for its houseboats and shikaras (traditional wooden boats). Enjoy a serene boat ride. Mughal Gardens: Visit Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, and Chashme Shahi for their beautifully manicured gardens. Hazratbal Shrine: A revered Muslim shrine with stunning views of Dal Lake. Shankaracharya Temple: A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, offering panoramic views of the city.
  • Gulmarg: Gulmarg Gondola: One of the highest cable cars in the world, offering breathtaking views and access to skiing areas. Skiing and Snowboarding: Popular winter sports destination. Golf Course: One of the highest golf courses in the world, open in summer.
  • Pahalgam: Lidder River: Enjoy trout fishing and scenic walks along the river. Betaab Valley: Known for its lush meadows and scenic beauty. Aru Valley: Ideal for trekking, camping, and horse riding. Amarnath Yatra Base: Starting point for the pilgrimage to the Amarnath Cave.
  • Sonamarg: Thajiwas Glacier: Accessible by trekking or pony ride, popular for its stunning ice views. Baltal Valley: Starting point for the shorter route to the Amarnath Cave. Camping and Trekking: Numerous trails and camping spots offering serene mountain views.


Welcome to the magical Srinagar! Our representative will meet you at the airport to escort you to the houseboat. Check-in at the houseboat. Relax and refresh! Post this, walk out to take a look at the city. You can also walk on Boulevard Road offering views of Zabarwan Mountain Ranges. Now we will take you for a delightful Shikara Ride on Dal Lake (1-hour ride). After this, if time allows, go shopping in Srinagar and collect some amazing souvenirs like pashmina shawls, saffron, walnut wood items, embroidered sari, etc. As the day draws closer, come back to the houseboat and enjoy a great night on it.

Post breakfast, our representative will take you to explore some of the other famous attractions of Srinagar. The first on the list is the captivating Shalimar Bagh which was built by the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the year 1619. This garden’s architectural beauty, a variety of trees and flowers, fountains and relaxing environment will surely win your heart. Next, we will take you to the Chashme Shahi, another delightful garden boasting a beautiful terrace garden, pools of water, lovely walkways and an amazing variety of plants. In the evening, get back to the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.

Have your breakfast and then we will drive you to the enchanting Pahalgam. The journey from Srinagar to Pahalgam will greet you with saffron fields dotted with (in season) vibrant purple flowers offering fabulous sights! Our first destination will be the truly magical Betaab Valley which got its name from the superhit Bollywood movie ‘Betaab’ as it was shot in this valley. The lovely Lidder River passes through this valley of immense greenery and mountain beauty.The next Pahalgam attraction on our list is Chandanwari Valley (7 km) at an altitude of 2,895 m. It also serves as a base for the famous Hindu pilgrimage ‘Amarnath Yatra’. If you happen to come here in winter, enjoy sledding and treat your eyes to glaciers melting away into the Lidder River. After enjoying here, we drive to the enchanting Aru Valley located at an altitude of 2,414 m. It is a place to witness the magic of Nature encompassing snow-covered mountain peaks, bewildering meadows, lakes, and great opportunities for heli-skiing and skiing in winter. It is a starting point for trekking tours to Tarsar Lake and Kolahoi Glacier.In the evening, we will drive you to the hotel in Pahalgam. Check in, have dinner, and enjoy a good night’s sleep.

After a delicious breakfast, check out from the hotel and head for the magnetic Gulmarg Valley. It is known for its Gondola Ride, the second-longest and highest cable ride in the world and fascinating skiing opportunities for both professional as well as amateur skiers. Adventure enthusiasts come here from across the globe to enjoy skiing in Gulmarg. The ride offers sheer adventure at a high altitude and breathtakingly beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains. Later enjoy a good night’s sleep at the hotel in Gulmarg.

Here ends your Kashmir tour for 4 Nights 5 Days! Post breakfast, our representative will drive you to the Srinagar airport/railway station.


What is the Best Time to Visit?

Spring (March to May): Blooming flowers and pleasant weather.

Summer (June to August): Ideal for sightseeing and trekking.

Autumn (September to November): Crisp weather and beautiful fall foliage.

Winter (December to February): Perfect for snow sports in Gulmarg.

What are the Transportation Options?

Taxis and private vehicles are common. For a more immersive experience, consider houseboat stays and shikara rides in Srinagar.


What are Culinary Highlights?

Kashmiri Wazwan: A traditional multi-course meal featuring dishes like Rogan Josh (spiced lamb), Yakhni (yogurt-based mutton curry), and Gushtaba (meatballs in yogurt gravy).
Kahwa: Traditional Kashmiri green tea brewed with saffron, almonds, and cardamom.
Dum Aloo: Potatoes cooked with yogurt and spices.
Rajma (Kidney Beans): A popular dish served with rice.

What are Cultural Etiquette?

Dress Modestly: Especially when visiting religious sites.

Respect Local Customs: Be polite and respectful towards local traditions and practices.

Photography: Always ask for permission before taking photos of people or inside religious site

What Activities and Experiences Can I Enjoy?

Houseboat Stay: Experience staying on a traditional houseboat on Dal Lake or Nigeen Lake.

Shikara Ride: Enjoy a boat ride on Dal Lake, visiting floating gardens and markets.

Trekking: Explore numerous trekking routes in Pahalgam, Sonamarg, and around Srinagar.

Skiing and Snowboarding: Head to Gulmarg for some of the best skiing experiences in the Himalayas.

Fishing: Try trout fishing in the Lidder River in Pahalgam.

Cultural Tours: Visit local handicraft workshops, attend traditional music and dance performances.

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Kashmir : Srinagar Pahalgam Gulmarg Srinagar