Day 01 : Jammu – Katra
After arrival at the Jammu Airport / Station, transfer to Katracheck-into the hotel. Relax for sometime before starting the trek for Vaishno Devi cave temple, the trek to the Darbar is around 14 km. 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. Post-darshan, begain backward trek to Katra.
Day 02 : Katra
Once you reach the hotel, relax and get freshen-up. The rest of the day is free to either relax or spend it as per one’s interest. One can visit the nearby market; taste the local food specialties . overnight accommodation in Katra.
Day 03 : Arrive Srinagar
Arrival at Srinagar Airport & meet representative / driver proceed to Srinagar. Spend the day at leisure on boulevard road which is one of the most famous tourist places in Srinagar and is situated around the Dal lake surrounded by Zabarwan mountain ranges, Overnight accommodation in the Hotel/houseboat.
Day 04 : Srinagar – Excursion to Sonmarg (90 kms / 3 hours one way)
After breakfast leave with full day excursion for Sonamarg Sonamarg called as “The meadow of gold” .Sonamarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is a major local attraction during the summer. Drive back from Sonamarg to Srinagar. Overnight accommodation at the Hotel/houseboat.
Day 05 : Srinagar – Pahalgam (96 kms / 3 hours one way)
After Breakfast & proceed to Pahalgam. One can also enjoy a pony ride to nearby places like Chandanwadi (on a direct hire basis) , Aru Valley (on a direct hire basis) or if you are an avid nature lover you may take pleasure in a peaceful walk along the River Lidder. Pahalgam is famous for some trekking routes also & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Overnight accommodation at Hotel.
Day 06 : Pahalgam – Gulmarg(150 kms / 4 hours one way)
After breakfast, check out hotel form proceed to Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 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. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. Overnight in Hotel at Gulmarg.
Day 07 : Gulmarg– Srinagar (60 kms / 2 ½ hours one way)
After breakfast, check out the hotel form proceed to Srinagar. Drive to leave for local sightseeing tour to famous Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, visit Chashme Shahi Later visit to famous Pari Mahal, Shankaracharya temple situated on top of a hill where you can have a view of whole Srinagar City. Later you can visit the world famous Tulip garden in Srinagar. Enjoy shopping at Kashmiri craft & art stores. Overnight accommodation at the Hotel/houseboat.
Day 08 : Srinagar Airport
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & drive to Railway Station | Airport.