Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Places Covered: Srinagar (3) – Gulmarg (1) – Pahalgam (1) – Srinagar – Kargil (1) – Leh (4) – Pangong Lake –
Khardungla Pass – Leh – Delhi
Day 01 : Srinagar (Arrival)
On arrival at Srinagar, you will be met by our representative and transfer you to Houseboat. Afternoon free for personal activities. In the evening Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Overnight stay at Houseboats.
Day 02 : Srinagar
Morning after breakfast tour of world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love). Return to houseboat for hot lunch. In the afternoon Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight stay at Houseboats.
Day 03 : Srinagar – Gulmarg (Approx. 56 Kms./ 02 Hrs.)
Morning after breakfast drive to Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. It is also popular for its golf course (in summer), the highest in the world and skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg . Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 04 : Gulmarg – Pahalgam (Approx. 149 Kms./ 05 Hrs.)
Morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (Vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields and Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. Finally by the lunch time you will reach Pahalgam which is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05 : Pahalgam – Srinagar (Approx. 93 Kms./ 02 Hrs.)
After breakfast leave Pahalgam and drive to Srinagar at lunch time you will reach into the Houseboat. Afternoon free for personal activities. Overnight at Hotel. In the afternoon Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
Day 06 : Srinagar – Sonamarg – Kargil (Approx. 205 Kms.)
Leave in the morning and drive to Kargil by car/coach and road passes through the panoramic village reach Sonmarg (2740 Mtrs) After Sonmarg most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world) we stop here for tea and passport check. Another two and half hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 Mtrs) which has got its importance after opening of Ladakh for tourists in 1974. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 : Kargil – Leh
Leave in the morning full day drive to Leh today we have to ascend three passes this day will be tiresome but panoramic too. First Buddhist village will be Mulbek. We have to cross the highest pass (Fotula 13749 ft.) on Srinagar Leh route. At lunch time we will be at Lamayuru oldest Monastery. Continue drive to next village Nimu a view of Zanskar River following into Indus. Finally we reach Leh 3500 Mtrs. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 : Leh city & monasteries visit
Full day of visit, after Breakfast drive about 40 Kms (3 to 4 hours) en route visit Sindhu Ghat, Spituk Monastery, Kali Mata, Pather Sahib, Magnetic hill, Confluence of Zanskar - Indus river and Hall of fame. Overnight at Hotel
Day 09 : Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh day visit
Full day trip, after Early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake drive 154 Kms (7 to 8 hours) through Changla Pass (5300 Mtrs,17,350fts) one of the highest motor able road in the world. Visit the beautiful Pangong Lake forms a part of the border area between India and China. This Large, serene Lake at an altitude of 13,930 fts above the sea level has a brilliant color variation including deep blue, turquoise etc. Drive back to Leh. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Khardungla Pass day visit
After Breakfast drive 39 Kms (2 to 3 hours) World Highest Motor able Road, Khardungla Pass ranging at (5603 mtrs, 18380 fts). At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountain. Return to Hotel. Free for explore Leh Bazaar and surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Depart from Leh
Morning breakfast & check-out from hotel. Transfer to Airport fly back to Delhi with sweet memories of Ladakh.