Golden Triangle with Kashmir
Destinations: Delhi (1) - Jaipur (2) - Agra (1) - Srinagar (2) - Gulmarg (1) - Pahalgam (2) - Delhi (1)
Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Assistance on arrival at Delhi International airport and transfer to your hotel chosen hotel for a night stay.
Day 02: Delhi > Jaipur (260 Kms / 6 hrs)
Start your day with Buffet breakfast
Later, proceed for a guided city tour of Imperial New Delhi established by the britishers during their ruling period; spacious tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings, visiting India Gate - built in the memory of the soldiers who laid down their lives in first world war. Drive Pass Parliament & President house and striking Governments buildings, then move through the Diplomatic area towards to Qutab Minar – world’s highest brick minaret (234 feet high) and the highest individual brick minaret in the world
Later, leave by surface to the Pink city Jaipur. Upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 03: Day in Jaipur
Enjoy your buffet breakfast
Later proceed for a guided city tour of Jaipur which will start with an exciting elephant ride to ascend a top of Amber fort situated on a high hill - a fine blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture built in the 16th century.
Later in the afternoon, visit the Majestic City Palace one of the main attraction of Pink City Jaipur visit the various museums where you can see the amazing collection of art and artefacts. City Palace is still residence of existing royal family. Also visit fascinating Jantar Mantar (Observatory) beside city palace the largest stone observatory in the world built by Maharaja of Jaipur, also visit the remarkable Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal), a beautiful five storied building on the major street of the old city Golden Triangle India
Rest of the day at leisure for shopping in the Pink City Jaipur which is an ideal place to shop and world famous for cutting and polishing of precious and semi-precious stones and jewels, multi-coloured fabrics with full of embroidery and crystal work, pottery and beautifully woven carpets etc.
Day 04: Jaipur > Agra (242 kms / 4 hrs)
Enjoy your buffet breakfast and embark on your scenic drive towards to the city of Taj Mahal Agra, upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay.
Later after freshen-up, proceed for a guided sightseeing of Agra covering the most beautiful building of the world TAJ MAHAL built by the great Mughal emperor Shah-Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, also visit the historical Red fort of Agra which was initially built for the military shelter by Mughals and later several buildings and palaces added for the residential purpose
Day 05: Agra > Delhi / Srinagar (by flight)
After an early buffet breakfast, embark on your leisure drive straight to Delhi airport to catch your flight to Srinagar.
Upon arrival in Srinagar, you will be transferred to your hotel / traditional houseboat for 02 nights stay.
Day 06: Day Trip to Sonmarg (85 Kms / one way)
After an early breakfast, embark on your day trip to Sonamarg situated at an altitude of 2700 meters from the sea level, one of the best place of kashmir with snow-peaked mountains against a cerulean sky. You can hire ponies to visit Thajiwas glacier, where snow remains round the year.
Evening drive back to Srinagar and enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and walk around the lake.
Day 07: Srinagar > Gulmarg (54 kms / 3 hrs)
After an early breakfast, visit this enchanting city covering the charming Mughal Gardens built by Mughal Emperor Jehangir, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh and the other beautiful colorful gardens nearby on the eastern side of the dazzling Dal Lake.
Later in the afternoon, embark on your drive to Gulmarg through the beautiful countryside, situated at a distance of 54 kms at an altitude of 2650 meters.
Upon arrival check into your hill resort for a night stay. Evening enjoy walks in the lush green meadows of flowers having snow-capped mountains at the back.
Day 08: Gulmarg > Pahalgam (140 kms / 5 hrs)
After an early buffet breakfast get ready to enjoy special attraction of Gulmarg that is Gondola ride which takes you through pine-clad slopes is an experience of a lifetime. Gondola will take you up above 10,000 feet (first phace) and 15,000 feet (second phace) don’t forget to carry your camera’s with you as you will have many options to click the amazing beauty of snow-capped mountains. You may touch the skies and merge yourself with the clouds
Later in the afternoon, embark on your scenic drive to Pahalgam situated at a distance of 140 kms, through the charming Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins and Anantnag Sulher Springs. Upon arrival in Pahalgam check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 09: Pahalgam
After buffet breakfast, one can have trek or may opt to take pony ride (own) to Chandanwadi which is situated 16 kms from Pahalgam OR can have day at leisure to explore the surrounding beauty with a leisure walks through the pine forests along Lidder River.
And may also visit couple of villages (Baisaran Village, Shikarga Village, Debiyan Villages etc) around Pahalgam and may meet with the Kashmiri Villagers to know more about kashmiri lifestyle. Spend some time with the villages and may have chance for Singing, Dancing with the local community
Visit Mamal Village to meet with the locals as well as to visit the ancient Shiva temple which considered the oldest existing temple of 5th century
Day 10: Pahalgam > Srinagar / Delhi (by flight)
After an early breakfast, embark on your drive to Srinagar airport to catch your flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel for a night stay.
Day 11: Delhi (Departure)
Today, you will be transferred to International airport to catch your flight to fly back home.
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