On arrival at Srinagar, our representative will greet you at the airport and brief you about the Kashmir Valley, often referred as Heaven on Earth. From the airport, you will be transferred to a Deluxe Houseboat on the famous Dal Lake waters. The day will begin with a tour to Mughal Gardens Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Cheshmashahi. The best thing about these gardens is the scenic beauty, which cannot be described in words. We at Riviera Tours believe firmly in the philosophy Seeing Believes the sunset from the gardens is a picture, which will get embedded in your heart forever. About Cheshmashahi, it is being said that the water coming out of the spring there quenches your thirst but also takes out your worries. The day will end up with a tour to shops in the city before retiring to bed at the Houseboat where the small waves hitting the houseboat will act as a lullaby.
Away from the scenic beauty of mountains, we take a break and move northeast of the Valley towards Sonamarg; it is time to see glaciers with beautiful stream flowing down from Ladakh Mountains. This place is also known as Gateway to Ladakh. You can also take a horse ride to Thajwas glaciers in search of crystals. Return as the sun sets and stay at Houseboat.
Located in the South of Kashmir, which will pass through the famous saffron fields and a peep at the history of Awantipura ruins (where according to Hindu mythology, Pandavas had spent their time after losing their kingdom). As you will approach the Pahalgam, music of water gushing from the Lidder stream will fill your ears. It is an occasion when ones soul is filled with peace. You may not help yourself in falling in love with the nature. Some of the places will look familiar to you, as they have been captured in various famous films like Silsila, Betab, Karma, etc. We at Riviera tours will not disturb you and allow you to spend the night at this tourist place where even twinkling stars at the night convey a lot to ones soul.
Please do not get perturbed with the distance as travelling in Kashmir is a beauty as well. We will again pass through the saffron fields and later to Gulmarg via Tangmarg. The journey up hills serpentine where you can enjoy the beauty of Gorges and Pine trees. Gulmarg The Switzerland of Asia. This picturesque tourist spot is agog with activities round the clock. While the lush green meadows in summer will be a treat to your eyes, so will the snowfall of winters have a soothing effect on your heart and mind. Those interested in catching the nature at a height can take a cable car ride (gondola). The services can be arranged by us for which the customer will have to pay as per the rates decided by the Government. You will be later shifted to a hotel in Gulmarg only.