Meet upon arrival and transfer to Houseboats. After fresh up sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother - in - law of Jahangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jahangir for his wife empress NurJahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background. Overnight stay in Houseboat.
Morning leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, also enjoy cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride up to khilangmarg. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (The valley of shepherds).The total distance is about 96 kms, will be covered in about 3 hours. En - route, visiting the saffron fields of pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman), and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Drive through the pine forests. Arrive at Pahalgam and enjoy Lidder stream. Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains Overnight stay in Hotel.