Kashmir is a jeweled crown on the map of India which is also called ‘Heaven on Earth’ The state is surrounded with most alluring mountain peaks, gigantic glaciers, stunning lakes, rivers, lush green forests of tall pine trees and verdant meadows. It is also the home of one of the most important holiest place Vaishno Dev located at the height of 5300 feet above from sea level.it is the most visited shrine in Jammu district on the foothill of Trikuta, the holy cave of Goddess Vaishno Devi devout throughout the year.
‘Vaishno Devi Darshan with Stunning Kashmir’ tour is well designed package which will give you the chance to seek the blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi temple and visit the most popular destinations of Kashmir, the duration of the tour is 6 nights and 7 days including the places such as Jammu, Vaishno Devi, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg and Srinagar.
Day 1: Jammu (Arrival) – Katra
On arrival at Jammu airport/ railway station, meet and greet by our representative. After the welcome, drive to Katra, it is the place which is known for holy temple of Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra is located at the distance of 245 kilometers from Dharmshala. On arrival in Katra, check-in to the hotel. In the evening you are free to roam around or you can visit nearby places along with the market. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Katra
In the morning after breakfast, proceed for visit the Vaishno Devi temple, which is one of the most renowned temples, devoted to Vaishno Devi, located at a height of 5200 feet and the goddess here is symbolized in the form of three pindis. After visit temples and doing Darshan, return back to Katra. Stay overnight at Katra.
Day 3: Katra – Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Srinagar, enjoy the stunning surroundings on the way. Srinagar is located on the banks of the Jhelum River in Kashmir Valley, it is the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir state.
On arrive at Srinagar, Check in to the hotel. Rest day is free at leisure, you can explore the stunning nearby locations at your own or roam around the market and buy some authentic Kashmiri items. Overnight stay in Srinagar.
Day 4: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Gulmarg for a full day trip to Gulmarg (the meadow of flowers) 2730 meters above from sea level. Gulmarg is famous for ski slopes in the world and has one of the highest golf courses in the world with 18 holes. You can also enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat if the weather permits. The view Enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. ( A short trek up to Khilanmarg, which can be covered in about 3 hrs, is optional.) The Gondola Lift Mountain rides is also available. You can enjoy the Gandola ride. Later, return to the hotel in the evening. Overnight at Srinagar.
Day 5: Srinagar – Pahalgam – Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Pahalgam, which is also called “Valley of Shepherds”. The town is famous for its heart-stirring natural beauty, wooded trekking trails and is also the central point for Amarnath yatra. You can do shopping or can spend moments in the lap of nature and rivers. Return back to Srinagar in the late evening. Overnight stay in the Srinagar.
Day 6: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast proceeds for the Full day tour of Sonamarg which is known as Meadows of Gold, it has perfect scenic grandeur. The very way -a metaled road – snakes through massive mountains laden with forests and firs. After a breathtaking journey from Srinagar, come across Sindh meanders that are abounded with trout & Mahseer. Onwards the valley opens up to a meadow. Ponies can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier – a major attraction during the summer months, See Snowy Mountains against a cerulean sky against its backdrop. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight stay in Srinagar.
Day 7: Depart Srinagar
In the morning after breakfast at your hotel, you will be driven back to Srinagar Airport to board your connecting flight for the onward journey with Sweet and Happy Memories.