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    Kashmir Backpacking Trip

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    About the Trip

    Kashmir, located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, is renowned for its stunning landscapes, including snow-capped Himalayan mountains, picturesque valleys, and pristine lakes like the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar. Often referred to as "Paradise on Earth," the region's natural beauty is complemented by a rich cultural heritage shaped by various religious and cultural influences. Traditional crafts, warm hospitality, and captivating music and dance add to the region's charm. However, Kashmir has faced longstanding political complexities and territorial disputes between India, Pakistan, and China. Despite challenges, efforts persist to promote peace and stability in this breathtaking destination, allowing visitors to experience its enchanting beauty and cultural diversity.

    Itinerary

    DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN SRINAGAR | SRINAGAR SIGHTSEEING | OVERNIGHT STAY AT SRINAGAR.

    • Arrive at Srinagar airport after a scenic flight over snow-capped mountains.

    • Transfer to your houseboat accommodation from the airport and check-in.

    • Take some time to rest and enjoy lunch at your leisure.

    • Meet with our representative to begin your exploration of Srinagar.

    • Begin your tour with a visit to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden or Mughal Gardens, which includes Shalimar Garden & Nishat Garden.

    • Return to your houseboat and embark on a 1-hour Shikara ride, admiring the surrounding mountains.

    • After the ride, return to your houseboat for dinner.

    • Enjoy an overnight stay in Srinagar.

    DAY 2: TRANSFER TO GULMARG | GONDOLA RIDE | OVERNIGHT STAY AT GULMARG

    • Start the day with breakfast and prepare for the day's activities.

    • Depart for Gulmarg, known for its picturesque beauty reminiscent of a painting.

    • Enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive to Gulmarg, marveling at the Himalayan peaks along the way.

    • Upon arrival, experience the thrill of the highest gondola ride in Gulmarg, offering panoramic views of the Kashmir Valley.

    • Check in to your hotel and explore Gulmarg, visiting attractions such as the renowned Golf Course and a local church.

    • Enjoy leisure time for the remainder of the day.

    • Engage in various winter adventure sports like skiing or snowboarding in Gulmarg.

    • Return to your hotel in the evening for dinner.

    • Spend a peaceful overnight stay in Gulmarg.

    Note : For Gondola ride (Cable car) booking you can visit https://www.jammukashmircablecar.com/

    DAY 3: TRANSFER TO PAHALGAM | OVERNIGHT STAY AT PAHALGAM

    • Enjoy breakfast in the morning and prepare for the day ahead.

    • Depart for Pahalgam with a scenic 4-hour drive via Pampore and Avantipura.

    • Travel through the second-largest city of Anantnag after switching from national highway 1A at Khanabal.

    • Upon arrival in Pahalgam, check in to your hotel and unwind.

    • Spend the evening at leisure, exploring the surroundings or relaxing at the hotel.

    • Enjoy dinner and retire for the day.

    • Overnight stay in Pahalgam.

    DAY 4: TRANSFER TO SRINAGAR | ARU VALLEY - BETAAB VALLEY - CHANDANWARI VISIT | OVERNIGHT STAY AT SRINAGAR

    • Begin your day in Pahalgam with a delightful breakfast.
    • Prepare for the day's activities and proceed to your transfers.
    • Explore the Aru Valley, renowned for its lush meadows, pristine lakes, and majestic mountains.
    • Visit the famous Betaab Valley, a beloved filming location for Bollywood movies.
    • If weather permits, venture to the scenic rocky valley of Chandanwari, where you can opt for an exhilarating pony ride (at your own expense).
    • Return to Srinagar via a scenic drive.
    • Check in to your hotel upon arrival in Srinagar and enjoy dinner.
    • Relax for the night during your overnight stay in Srinagar.

    DAY 5: TRANSFER TO SONMARG | SONMARG SIGHTSEEING | OVERNIGHT STAY AT SRINAGAR

    • Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel before departing for Sonamarg.

    • Board your transfers for the journey, which takes approximately three hours.

    • Take a break during the drive at the picturesque Sindh River valley, where you can admire the flowery meadows.

    • Arrive in Sonamarg, known as the epitome of beauty, and spend the remaining time at leisure.

    • Engage in exciting activities such as a pony ride to the Thajiwas Glacier (at your own expense), offering breathtaking views of the frozen glacier.

    • After exploring Sonamarg, return to your hotel in Srinagar for dinner.

    • Relax and enjoy an overnight stay in Srinagar.

    DAY 6: FLY BACK FROM KASHMIR

    • Wake up with the most scenic views in front.

    • Have breakfast and check out.

    • Then flyback to your respective destinations with the mesmerizing views and memories to cherish forever.

    Inclusion
    Exclusion
    • Entire travel as per the itinerary in a private vehicle.

    • 5 Nights accommodation (1 night stay in srinagar houseboat, 1 night stay in Gulmarg, 1 night stay in Pahalgam and 2 nights stay in srinagar in hotel) on double/ triple sharing.

    • A total of 10 meals ( Dinner on Day 1, Breakfast and Dinner on Day 2, Breakfast and Dinner on Day 3, Breakfast and Dinner on Day 4 , Breakfast and Dinner on Day 5, Breakfast on Day 6) included.

    • Internal transfer to Aru valley, Betaab Valley and Chandanwari

    • Gondola Cable Car Phase 1 tickets

    • Shikara ride (1 Hour)

    • Team Captain throughout the trip

    • Medical kit

    • All inner line permit if anything applicable

    • Tulip Gardens entry tickets

    • Entry tickets to Aru Valley, Betaab Valley and Chandanwari

    Note
    • Kindly be informed that our itinerary is subject to potential changes based on several factors, such as extreme weather conditions, road conditions, and the physical capabilities of our participants. These alterations will be made with the utmost concern for the safety, comfort, and overall wellbeing of our valued guests.

    • Our group departures are designed to accommodate travelers between the ages of 18 and 42, as our itineraries are designed to be dynamic and action-packed. Nevertheless, we are more than happy to create custom trips for individuals beyond this age range.

    • Additionally, please note that the availability of Gondola ride tickets is not guaranteed, and in the unfortunate event of unavailability, Capture A Trip will not be held liable. Rest assured, we will make every effort to offer a suitable alternative in such situations.

    • In case the Tulip Garden is closed due to weather conditions, we'll visit the Mughal Gardens instead. The Tulip Garden is expected to open from the last week of March to the last week of April.

    • Please schedule your arrival flight before 12 PM, as our sightseeing begins at 1 PM.

    • We can swap the Pahalgam stay with Gulmarg and vice versa based on weather conditions and hotel availability. This way, there will be no change in the sightseeing options, as the number of nights at each destination will remain the same.

    Costing
    ModePrice
    Triple Sharing

    24999

    Double Sharing

    26999

    Upcoming Dates

    May
    25
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