Arrival at Srinagar International Airport
Arrival at Srinagar international airport our RIE representative will meet & Greet you and transfer to Deluxe Houseboat/Hotel in Srinagar, Afternoon rest & relex, Evening Lake rides by Shikara (Small Cruise Boat) to visit Floating Gardens, Lotus Gardens, Kaboter Khana (Pigeon Palace) & Charchinar (By Prince Murad Baksh in 1641 AD.) inside of the Dal Lake, dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat/Hotel.
Srinagar – Pahalgam. (By road 96 Kms/02 ½ Hrs)
After breakfast leave from Srinagar towards Pahalgam (The Valley of Shepherds), one of the beautiful and fascinating ideal resorts all the year. It is the base for several treks in the region & for the Annual Pilgrimages to the cave shrine of Amarnath, It is surrounded by 12 high snow capped peaks. En route, Visit the Saffron Fields of Pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old Temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman) & enjoy the beautiful countryside life. Drive through the pine valley forest arrive at pahalgam Check Inn (Hotel as per Location), One can have a real feelings of Paradise, After Lunch visit the places in pahalgam by Pony ride (at own cost) Debayan, Shikargah & Baisaran, Hotel for overnight stay.
Tour of Chandanwari, Behtab Valley & Aru
After breakfast leave for the tour of Chandanwari, Behtab Valley & Aru, you reach at all places by Jeep (At own Cost) or day at leisure as per atmosphere, return back from journey check inn Hotel for overnight stay.
Pahalgam – Srinagar -Gulmarg (By road 146 Kms/04 ½ Hrs)
Early morning leave after breakfast from Pahalgam towards to Gulmarg (The Meadow of Flowers) Via Srinagar Bye Pass, many valages on arrival at Gulmarg Check Inn (Hotel as per Locatoin) Gulmarg has one of the most beautiful summer resort/winter best Ski resorts in the valley, also world Highest 18 Hole Golf Course, (Gulmarg was Discovered in 16th Century by Sultan Yusuf Shah) One can have a gondola ride (By own Cost) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg (Altitude 3100 Mrts.) to have a real view in natural beauty of the summer also view of Nanga Parvat (Altitude 8137 Mrts.) in Cloudless Days and full snow view in winter. You can have a pony ride (By own Cost) in the open fields to Visits seven springs and to an Alpather lake (Altitude 3843 Mrts.) (By Own Cost), which remains frozen until June, dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Gulmarg – Srinagar (By road 56 Kms/1 ½ Hrs)
After breakfast leave from Gulmarg on arrival at Srinagar continue drive towards to Mughal Gardens Visits the Heritages Places, Cheshma Shahi (By Shah Jehan in 1632 AD.), Pari Mahal (By Dara Shikoh), Nishat Bagh (By Asaf Khan in 1633 AD.), Shalimar Bagh (By Jehangir in 1616 AD.) Late Evening return back to Houseboat/Hotel Check Inn & overnight stay.
Srinagar- Patnitop (By road 220 Kms/7-8 Hrs)
After breakfast leave for patnitop by Snake roads enroute visit Kud (This is the popular Sweets resort is situated on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway, at an altitude of 1738 Mtrs.) Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old Temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman) & Saffron Fields of Pampore (Is Known as Kessar) on arrival at Patnitop check in to Hotel for overnight stay.
Patnitop-Katra. (By road 80 Kms/02 Hrs)
After breakfast enjoy the Patnitop a serene and peaceful hill station offering breath taking views of the dense pine forest and snow clad majestic mountains, Afternoon drive to Katra. On arrival at Katra check in to hotel for overnight.
Katra -Mai Vaishno Devi (On feet/Trek 13 Kms)
After breakfast leave for Mai Vaishno Devi Darshan by Trek/Helicopter Route for Trekers is Katra/Banganga (1.5 Km) Banganga/Charan Paduka (1.5 Km) Charan Paduka-Adhkunwari ( 3 Km) Adhkunwari-Bhavan ( 7 Km) & Drive to Helicopter Base to connect your helicopter towards Maa vaishno devi flight time 10 minutes to reach Vaishno Devi Temple, have Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi. After having Prasad proceed to Bhairo Baba Temple by horse and reach the helipad by horse to fly down to Katra. After returning Katra relax in the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Katra.
Katra-Dalhousie. (By road 250 Kms/7 Hrs)
Morning checkout from hotel and proceed to Dalhousie. On arrival check in to hotel. After getting fresh in the hotel visit Dalhousie local sightseen The Mall Dalhousie, GPO Dalhousie, Subhash Chowk Dalhousie, Satdhara, Panjphulla Dalhousie, Tibetan Market Dalhousie, A nature walk of “Garm Sarak” Hot Road and “Thandi Sarak” Cold Road. Night stay at Dalhousie.
Dalhousie- Khajjiar- Dalhousie
Morning after breakfast drive to Khajjiar, one of the most scenic saucer shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests, its beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and 9-hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover evening return to Dalhousie Hotel. Night stay at Dalhousie.
Dalhousie-Dharmsala. (By road 143 Kms/4 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Dharmsala where Tibtian Holiness Dalai Lama lives in exile. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Bhagsu Nath temple, Dal Lake, War memorial, Official residence of Dalai Lama, St. John’s Church, McLeodganj. Night stay at Dharamshala.
Dharmsala-Manali. (By road 250 Kms/7Hrs.)
Morning check out from the Hotel & drive to Manali valley of Gods is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. Enroute visit Palampur valley, Pandoh Dam, Hanogi Devi Temple, (Vaishno Devi Temple & Raghunathji Temple) at Kullu. On arrival check in to hotel in evening. Night stay at Manali.
Manali-Rohtang Pass. (The snow point 51 Kms/3hrs.)
Early Morning proceed for full day tour of Rohtang Pass – The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best after enjoying this snowy heaven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes & try luck by climbing the little snow hills. On descenting to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Ralha falls, Nehru Kund. Night stay at Manali.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Visit the 450 years old Hidimbadevi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Tibetean center & monastery, Club house the museum, Manu Maha Rishi, Vasisth village known for its hot Sulpher springs, Roerich art Gallery. Later visit Naggar Castle evening free for Van Vihar and shopping in local Bazar. Night stay at Manali.
Manali – Delhi. (By road 580Kms/12Hrs.)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Delhi. On arrival check in to hotel or drop you at airport/Rly station to board your flight/train for onward journey.
(1). This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered, and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you gain altitude gradually , you get a good and proper time to acclimatise properly while travelling through the Central Himalayas . Every day there is enough free time to make walk / or to relax your own so you could experience the people and culture from much close on the tour.
(2). In case you require accompanying tour escort / local guide with you please tell us and we will be happy to arrange local, knowledgeable guide for your tour, as per your choice.
(3). Please do not hesitate to collect any travel information from us, before working a final tour programme for yourself. We would be glad to provide you all the travel information and hotels details etc. at the time of planning your holidays with us, before you book your tour with Incredible Himachal Holidays. Being local, we can provide you with a wonderful private, personalise, tailor-made holiday tour in India at a cheaper cost than the standard package / group holiday that you might find elsewhere. We believe in delivering the service, more than- promised to our clients.