Arrival at Srinagar Airport and transfer to hotel. After check in proceed for local sightseeing that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Built in between a period of 14 years the two gardens are a heritage left behind by the erstwhile Mughals, whose taste for laying exquisite gardens was fascinating. With a backdrop of the sprawling Zabarwan mountains, the gardens boast of green turfs, blooming flowers and cascading water fountains. We will explore the gardens and later drive back dinner and overnight stay will be at Hotel in Srinagar Overnight stay in Srinagar.
We begin our day with a sumptous breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will drive towards Kokernag. Kokernag, located in the Anantnag district of the state Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful and alluring destination and a big hit among tourists seeking serenity and natural beauty. The place is blessed with amazing natural beauty and is home to the several varieties of plants and flowers. Kokernag is a collection of many small springs and their collective appearance resembles to the claws of a Koker (cock). Kokernag is the largest fresh water spring of Kashmir and its water has many curative and digestive properties./ After visiting Kokernag we will drive towards Achabal THE FORGOTTEN MUGHAL GARDEN. Later in the evening we will drive back to Srinagar and transfer to the hotel for our dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Srinagar
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The name doodpathri means Valley of Milk.It is said that the famous saint of Kashmir Sheikh ul Aalam Sheikh Noor din Noorani has prayed here and once when he was in search of water in the meadows,to offer prayers, he pricked the ground with his stick to search for water and milk came out. He asked the milk that you can only be used for drinking and not performing/ ablution .Hearing this milk at once changed its state to water and the meadow got its name Doodpathri. The water which is at present flowing through the meadows has a milky appearance from the distance and remains very cold throughout the year.The lush green grasses over the vast meadows and silver shining streams running over the large stones further increase its beauty. Doodhpathri is sloping grassy landscapes with a diversity of multicolored flowers up to Chang. The famous/ Tosamaidan lies in the west of Doodpathri. later we will drive back towards Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Hotel in Srinagar Overnight stay in Srinagar.
After early morning breakfast We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway. This road connects the Valley to the rest of the country.We drive past the saffron fields of Pampore, the marvellous ruins of Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. You can even sample a few exotic breads sold by vendors near the road. We switch the the national highway at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam we check in at the hotel and later do some nature walks to unwind ourselves. You can also opt to spend your half a day of sightseeing by Pony ride to baisaran kashmir vallay and waterfall by your own expences and later we will drive back towards Srinagar. Later we will drive back to Srinagar. In the evening enjoy a relaxing Shikara Ride in the famous Dal Lake. Dinner and overnight stay at houseboat in Srinagar