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Honeymoon In Kashmir

DURATION : 7 Nights / 8 Days

DESTINATIONS : Jammu - Katra - Vaisnodevi - Pahalgam - Gulmarg - Srinagar

Tour Highlights

Destinations  Places to visit
Katra  Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple
Pahalgam  Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring, Pahalgam valley, Sheshnag Lake, Amarnath Yatra,  Shiva Temple and Avantiswami Temple
Gulmarg Meadow of Flowers, Wular Lake
Srinagar Srinagar - “Paradise on Earth”, Shikara ride, Shikara boat, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tulip Garden

Short Description

Experience the breath taking beauty of Kashmir in this holiday package. Pahalgam and Gulmarg showcase the best snow-covered peaks and leaping valleys, Srinagar promises a romantic ride in a shikara on Dal Lake. Prepare to feel mesmerised by your holiday here. Make the most romantic moments of your life truly unforgettable...!!

Detailed Itinerary

 
Day 1: Jammu - Katra (32 km – 1 hr)

Arrival to Jammu. Our representative will meet you at the airport. Transfer to Katra. Enjoy rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2: Katra – Vaisnodevi Shrine (14 km)

After breakfast, start your journey to Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine. Mata Vaishno Devi Temple  is one of the oldest shrines of India, located at a height of 5300 feet on the holy Trikuta Hills of the Shivalik Hill Range.  It is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Shakti and is the second most visited religious shrine in India after Tirupati Balaji Temple. Trek to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine (14 km), ponies/helicopter can also be arranged for the trek at your own cost. Return back to Katra late in the evening.

Day 3: Katra – Pahalgam (km – hr)

Full day tour to Pahalgam, on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Pahalgam valley is located at the confluence of Lidder River and the streams originating from serene Sheshnag Lake.  At an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level, this lush green valley is most sought by travellers seeking relaxation and leisure. The valley offers breathtaking panoramic views of the beautiful Himalayan Ranges. Pahalgam is a humble village and the base camp for the renowned Amarnath Yatra. Pahalgam offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan Ranges and is appropriate for adventurous activities.  It is also a famous shopping place for woollen products. Night in the hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 4: Pahalgam Sightseeing

Ruins of Avantipur are an archaeological and historical delight. The site comprises of two temples dating back to 9th century, standing just a kilometre apart. King Awantivarman, who ruled Kashmir during 9th century, built both the temples – Shiva Temple and Avantiswami Temple.  The Shiva Temple is renovated and in daily use, while Avantiswami Temple, which was dedicated to Lord Vishnu is now a ruin. Both the temples reflect Greek style of architecture.
Overnight stay at the hotel. 

Day 5: Pahalgam - Gulmarg

Transfer to Gulmarg, sightseeing tour.Gulmarg - “Meadow of Flowers”, 2730 m. above sea level, is an enticing attraction for golfers from all over the world. The world's highest, 18-hole green golf course is at Gulmarg. A highland meadow, just 4 km from Gulmarg, Khilanmarg is accessible by foot, by pony or in a dandi. From here, the view of the snow peaks and the limpid waters of the Wular Lake is a breathtaking one, unfolding view upon view of Himalayan splendour.  Khilanmarg offers an unparalleled view of the great Himalayan range. Enjoy ride in a gondola from Gulmarg to Apharwat peak. It is the world's highest cable car using gondolas and the only one in the world that takes skiers to a height of 4,390 mts.

Day 6: Gulmarg - Srinagar

In the morning proceed to Srinagar. Check-in at the hotel. We will do Sightseeing in Srinagar. Srinagar - “Paradise on Earth”, located in the heart of the Kashmir valley is the summer state capital of Jammu and Kashmir. This spectacular hill station is at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level. The word Srinagar literally means “the city of wealth”. As the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the city is renowned for its traditional handicrafts, lakes, gardens and houseboats. It's an ideal destination that can be visited throughout the year. This hill station is visited by travellers from outside India as well. A variety of tourist attractions makes the place worth visiting many times. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2-hour Shikara ride (Own Cost) on the Dal Lake in a Shikara boat. The scenery around is breathtaking and tempting that might make you erupt in joy. You can also shop while taking a Shikara ride visiting floating markets. It is the centre of tourist activity in Srinagar and the best way to observe the surrounding flora and fauna and spot the different kinds of birds and aquatic plants and animals that form a part of the eco system.             

Day 7: Srinagar Sightseeing

Visit Mughal Gardens:  Nishat Bagh “The garden of pleasure” built by Asif Khan - brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And Shalimar Bagh “Abode of love” built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor Jehan. Asia's largest Tulip Garden on the banks of Dal Lake - the 15-hectare garden in the foothills of Zabarwan Range. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background.Jama Masjid  is among the oldest mosques in Srinagar and displays a monument of Islamic architecture. It was built in 1674 with four spires tower, 370 pillars, prayer halls, etc. Each pillar is made from a single piece of deodar  trunk. The temple was destroyed and restored many times. It is also known as the Friday Mosque.Hazratbal Mosque located on the banks of Dal Lake, the Mosque is made from white marble and a fusion of Kashmiri and Mughal styles of architecture can be noticed in its construction. The Mosque is also called Dargah Sharif, Asar-e-Sharif, and Madinat-us-Sani. There is a shrine in the Mosque which is believed to contain a relic-a hair of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.The Rozabal Shrine in Srinagar is one of the biggest mysteries of the world. It contains the tomb of Yuza Asaf who is supposed to be none other than Jesus Christ!   According to traditions dating 1st century AD and several ancient works in Persian, Arabic and Sanskrit Cultures, Jesus survived the crucifixion and migrated to live in Kashmir. There are tantalizing architectural, inscriptional, anthropological, and archaeological document evidences which strongly indicate this. This hypothesis makes the Rozabal Shrine a unique place in the world where all religions seem to unite, conveying the message of love, peace and harmony. “Throne of Solomon” is a large ancient temple situated on the top of a hillock near the Dal Lake in Srinagar. The temple was built by Jalauka, the son of the great Emperor Ashoka, about 200 B.C.  It was renamed Sankarachariya by the Hindu Maharaja in 1848. Adi Shankaracharya (788-820AC) lived, meditated and did Tapas (penance) here to review Hinduism which had been eclipsed by Buddhism. He worshipped the Shiva Lingam, which is still found in the Sanctum Sanctorum. It is believed, that Adi Shankaracharya "attained spiritual knowledge" at this particular place and after that went out and formed the four Hindu schools of Advaita, the philosophy of non-dualism.

Day 8: Srinagar departure

Transfer  to Srinagar Airport to catch your  flight.

here our company services will get end with lots of Enduring Memories....!!!!

Inclusions / Exclusions

The Price Includes:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per program.
  • Daily Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Arrival/Departure with assistance.
  • AC transport as per program. 
  • English Speaking Local Guide as per Program.
  • One bottle of water per person per day.
  • All fuel, parking, toll, state taxes & driver allowances.
  • All applicable taxes (Excluding Govt. Service Tax 4.5%).

The Price Excludes:

  •  Any airfare / visa / insurance
  •  Any meals except mentioned in the column cost includes.
  •  Any Monument Entrance Fees.
  •  Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, photography, video fee, etc.
  •  Any new taxes / fees imposed by the Government.

Route Map

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Customer's Feedback View All

  • Rashida Mahomed
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    City : Harare
    Country : Zimbabwe
    My husband ,son and I have just returned from a most memorable and enjoyable trip to India. Our sincere thenks to Anju and the team at Monks and Monkeys. From start to end all arrangements were handled professionally and with great expertise. The hotels were very nice and comfortable and all transport and tours well arranged. We will most definitely use Monks & Monkeys Travels if we travel to India again and recommend them to our family and friends. a big Thank You!
  • Grisel Alejandra Cortes Martinez
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    City : Mexico
    Country : Mexico
    This is a very nice company. I take a tour of 12 days with them going to the principals spots In New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and more. Also they take us to Kathmandu, Nepal. They are very nice people. It includes your own taxi all the days. And they take you to very nice restaurants also. The best of all? The service. People was very nice. I went for my honeymoon.
  • Rafiq Hajee
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    City : Johannesburg
    Country : South Africa
    I know I am pretty late after my holidays in submitting my feedback, maybe I need another holiday. Just to say that we had a great time in Kerala in visiting the various places. The arrangements made through your company with Anju Malavia were excellent and were as promised. Just a few pointers in that care should be taken when arranging visits on places of interest in that for us as muslims to have seen more of islamic history with other sites as optional. Also for the driver to be aware of where the mosques for prayer time are as well halaal eating places. Also experiencing the windy roads and travel time a +-70km per day should be considered from destination to destination in order for it not to be so hectic. Overall I would not hessitate to book another holiday through Anju nor have any problems referring others through you.

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