The splendor and salubriousness of the Kashmir valley is legendary! In the words of the greatest of the Sanskrit poets Kalidas, Kashmir is “more beautiful than the heaven and is the benefactor of supreme bliss and happiness.” Unlike the other Himalayan regions, Kashmir has been traveler’s paradise and holiday resort for a long time, probably one of the oldest on the earth.
Day 01: Patnitop – Srinagar
Today morning after breakfast you are driven to Srinagar (approx 187.77 Km / 5-6 hrs). Upon arrival you are driven by car to your hotel for check in. The Mughal Emperors love for land can be seen through the illustrious gardens here. You are driven by car to Cheshmashahi Garden, Nishal Bagh and Shalimar Garden. The creative use of plantings and mixture of colours provides the beholder with a sense of bliss.
Day 02: Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast you are driven by car to the Shankaracharya Temple, which is thought to be the oldest shrine in the Kashmir valley. Later enjoy the beautiful Shikara ride on the Dal Lake. In the evening you can enjoy shopping
Day 03: Srinagar – Gulmarg
Today after breakfast you are driven by car to Gulmarg – ‘Meadow of Flowers’ (approx 49.69 kms / 1-2 hrs). Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. The most unique feature of the golf course is that it has open temporary memberships so you can get a membership for even a day!