Spend the day at leisure to admire the beauty of this quiet place. Enjoy a pony ride to nearby places like Chandanwadi (ponies can be hired directly). Alternatively, you can enjoy a walk along the River Lidder.
Drive to Srinagar. Enroute visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100 year old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On arrival into Srinagar, check into your hotel / houseboat. In the afternoon visit the temple of Shankaracharya and the Mughal Gardens.
Day 06: Srinagar - Excursion to Gulmarg (52 kms/ 2 hours)
Drive to Gulmarg known as the 'Meadow of Flowers'. Enjoy fun-filled pony rides and gondola rides (on direct payment basis). Then return to Srinagar. In the evening, experience a romantic 'shikara ride' on the Dal Lake (on your own). Overnight stay at hotel in Srinagar.