Delhi Katra Patnitop Pahalgam – 10 Nights and 11 Days
Day 1: ARRIVAL DELHI
Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car. On arrival, check-in at hotel and later you will be taken to visit Heritage Sites of Delhi visiting the famous Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and its monuments and also The Red Fort. You can also opt to see light and sound show at Red Fort in evening. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: DELHI – JAMMU – KATRA
Early morning, after breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to airport to connect flight for Jammu. On arrival at Jammu airport or Jammu/Udhampur Railway station, our Chauffer heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to Katra. On arrival, check into the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or you can opt. to visit the nearby market; taste the local food specialties and so on. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 3: KATRA – MATA VAISHNO DEVI – KATRA
After an early breakfast, we start trek for Vaishno Devi cave temple. One can also opt. to reach at Vaishno devi temple by Helicopter(Darshan by Helicopter on request and availability of tickets). The main four points that you cross during the journey are Banganga, Adhkuwari, Saanjhi Chatt and finally the Bhawan or temple. Once inside the gufa or the cave, have Darshan of the Maa Vaishno Devi- residing in the form of 3 pindies (idols), depicting Ma Sarswati, Ma Kali and Ma Laxmi. After darshan, we trek back to Katra. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 4: KATRA – PATNITOP
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Patnitop. On arrival, check into your hotel. Later enjoy the picturesque beauty of this beautiful Hill station. Patnitop sits at an altitude of 2024 meters. The River Chenab flows in close proximity to this location. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 5: PATNITOP – PAHALGAM
After an early breakfast, we drive to Pahalgam. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 6: PAHALGAM
After an early breakfast, you will be taken for a local sightseeing tour including Betaab Valley and Chandanwari as well as take a horse riding trip to Baisaran meadows. After then we will go to visit and enjoy the beauty of world famous at Anantnag located on the banks of Lidder River. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 7: PAHALGAM – GULMARG
Early morning, after breakfast proceed for a scenic drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold). Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. One can also have the view of Nanga Parbhat if weather permits. On arrival, check-in at hotel. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. One can also have a short trek upto Khilangmarg which can be covered in about 3 to 4 hrs or enjoy the scenic view of Kongdori on a Cable Car Known as (Gondola). Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 8: GULMARG – SRINAGAR
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Srinagar. On arrival, check into your hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or you can opt. to go on a nature walk. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 9: SRINAGAR
After an early breakfast, you will be taken to visit the heart of the new Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum River. Also, visit the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Later drive for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. Dinner and Overnight in hotel.
Day 10: SRINAGAR – SONMARG – SRINAGAR
After an early breakfast, drive to Sonmarg through the Sindh Valley which presents yet another spectacular facet of countryside in Kashmir. On arrival, check into your hotel. Sonmarg is one of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar. You may take a pony ride to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains around the year. Later in the evening, we drive back to Srinagar. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 11: DEPARTURE
Early morning, have your breakfast. Check out from the hotel and board your respective flight/train to your destinations.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Delhi: Capital of India
Katra: Base camp for pilgrims
Patnitop: Pond of the Princess
Pahalgam: Hill Station/Tourist Resort
Gulmarg: Meadow of Flowers
Srinagar: Summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir