Non a/c Indica during the entire duration of the tour as per suggested program on disposal basis
Sightseeing as per the Itinerary.
All current applicable Taxes.
Day 01: Arrive in Srinagar Stay at Houseboat:
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist and escort you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport it is a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city. The drive takes you past the Abdullah Bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum River, Snaking its way towards the North-Western frontier of Kashmir. You will commence your sightseeing of the Mughal gardens (Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh). The Nishat and Shalimar gardens were built on a symmetrical plan of a central waterway with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces. Nishat lies on the shores of the lake and was laid out in 1633. It is the largest of all the Royal gardens. Followed by a 90 Minutes shikara ride in Dal Lake. This boat ride glides you past some wonderful vegetable gardens and aquatic life. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 02 : Srinagar to Pahalgam Overnight Stay: (97 km’s / 3-4 hrs drive):
We will begin our trip towards Pahalgam and drive on the National Highway 1A. 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 Lidderriver flowing from the opposite direction. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. you can opt to spend your day of sightseeing by driving to the picturesque Chandanwari and Betaab valley or ride by horseback across the wildlife sanctuary towards Baisaran meadows. Rest of the day will be at leisure for individual activities. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 03 : Pahalgam to Gulmarg , Half Day Local sightseeing: (152 km’s / 4 -5 hrs drive):
After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir. We arrive at a small picturesque market town of Tangmarg and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. We arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later we will begin a short tour around the meadow familiarizing ourselves with the beauty. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 04 : Half day Sightseeing in Gulmarg to Srinagar overnight stay: ( 54 km’s / 2-3 hrs drive)
In Gulmarg we will board the Gondola cable car system, and ascend towards the Afarwatt Mountain range. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Afarwatt peak. From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour or so and later do some horse-riding to the strawberry valley. Then you will proceed to Srinagar, its take 2-3 hrs drive. Upon arrival check into the hotel.
Day 05 : Srinagar – Sonamarg – Srinagar: ( 87 km’s one way drive Day Trip):
After breakfast we begin our second day. We will drive to the majestic mountain resort of Sonamarg. The route towards Sonamarg takes us on a picturesque country side drive where we will come across rolling hills, green forests, clear water streams and blooming rice fields. We will zoom past the town of Kangan which handles all the local needs of this region. From Kangan, we will drive towards Mammar, famous for its trout farm and stopover for a warm cup of tea before we head towards Sonamarg. We will once again alight from our vehicles at the tourist spot of Gagangir. The spot is built in the middle of the river Sindh and looks like an island with snow glaciers covering one or the other spot. In Sonamarg we will take a 3 hour walk or horseback trip to the Thajwass glacier. After our return we will visit the small town market for some snacks or just pay a visit observing the local people going with their daily routine. We will drive back to Srinagar in the evening and transfer to the hotel for our overnight stay .
Day 06 :Srinagar Departure:-
Early morning breakfast and check out the hotel and Drive to airport. At the airport the driver will assist you with your luggage screening and drop you at outside the terminal gate.
Points to be noted:-
For Houseboats and Hotel stay – Due to heavy cold waves in parts of Jammu & Kashmir, the houseboats and Hotels are facing immense hardships in terms of water supply and irregular electricity therefore the water supply in washroom areas might be provided in buckets etc.
For Gulmarg – In Case of heavy snowfall, there will be a change of the vehicle in Tangmarg which is about 14 kms before Gulmarg. Snowjeeps or chained vehicles will be used from there up to Gulmarg and back so clients have to pay an amount of INR: 1500/- (for 01 vehicle/ 07pax) for a return trip
Clients / Guests have to make direct payment for the below sightseeing points.
In Pahalgam: Horse Riding, Chandanwari ,Betaab Valley, Aru Valley and Baisaran Valley
In Gulmarg: Horse Riding, Gongola Ride, Zorbing or any other sports activity.
In Sonamarg:Thajwass Glacier, Horse Riding.
Guests can book the taxi/ ponies / gondolas at the particular place.
Guests can book the taxi/ ponies / gondolas at the particular place.
Terms & Conditions:
•Price mentioned is on twin sharing/Double occupancy basis.
•Bookings are applicable only on twin sharing/ double occupancy basis.
•Bookings are subject to availability with the hotel.
•Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
•The package does not include guide services. These can be availed at an additional cost
•Child below 05 Yrs complimentary.
•Package rates are subject to change without any prior notice.
•Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner
•The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals, long weekends, Christmas and New Year.
•BOJ will provide alternate or similar category of hotel in case the hotel mentioned in program is not available.
•All cancellations & amendments will be done as per hotel policy.
•The package cannot be combined with any other offer.
•Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control will have to bear by the client
•The guest must carry photo identification like Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card IN ORIGINAL at the point of check in at the hotel.
•BOJ reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
1. The above is just an offer, though the above arrangements are AVAILABLE as of now but we do not hold any booking for you on the same, this is initial proposal, incase there is any increase or decrease in the offer cost the same shall be applicable as per actual to you & as informed with prior notice & your due acceptance.
2. Other terms & conditions applicable for cancellation, amendment or refund as per vendor or supplier policy, please verify all Terms & conditions before booking or cancelling the transaction.
3. Expense excluded of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/ fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax & any other item not specified in itinerary.
4. Any Increase in cost due to peak season, conventions, events and exhibitions, fuel hike, foreign exchange inflation, govt. /airport/ service tax duties or other market condition will chargeable
Cancellation Policy ::
1) Minimum cancellation is Rs.1000 Per Person
2) More than 30 days of departure: 25% of tour cost
3) Between 30-21 days of departure: 50% of tour cost
4) Between 20-15 days of departure: 75% of tour cost