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Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India locked in Himalayan Mountains. Jammu is the winter capital of state and known for its temples, particularly The Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra which is visited by over 1 crore (10 million) pilgrims every year, making Jammu the most visited part of Jammu and Kashmir State.
Shikaras on Dal Lake in Kashmir region.
Kashmir Valley — is visited for its gardens, lakes, and pristine streams and landscapes. Kashmir Valley consists of many ancient temples and shrines which makes it an important site for Hindus and Buddhists
On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum river. Proceed for an hour of shikhara ride in the lake. Dinner and overnight stay in the houseboat.
After breakfast, drive to Sonmarg (90 kms/3 hrs) en route Kheer Bhawani Darshan. On arrival at Sonmarg, visit Thajjwas glacier (own cost). Return back to Srinagar. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.
After breakfast proceeds to Manasbal Located at a distance of just around 30 km away from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the Manasbal Lake is considered to be a “gem” among all the lakes of Jammu and Kashmir. Known as the deepest lake of Kashmir as well as the lake which offers the most secure dice formation amongst the lakes of Kashmir during the summer months. In the evening return to Srinagar for a comfortable overnight stay in a hotel.
After breakfast proceeds to Verinag. The Verinag Spring, named after Nila Nag, the son of the famous Hindu sage Kashyap Rishi. The spring, which was originally shaped in a circular form was given a change of shape during the reigns of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1620 when he gave orders to renovate the spring in the Mughal traditional shape of an octagon. Today, picturesque in its settings and surrounded by tall Pine trees, the Verinag Spring is characterized by waters which are calm and sparklingly clear. Besides a glimpse of the Verinag Spring, a tour to Verinag is made even more special by the sight of several varieties of colorful flowers, gently swaying to the rhythm of the cool, mountain air. In the evening back to Srinagar. Overnight stay at Hotel in Srinagar.
After breakfast, we proceed for a half-day city tour that includes a visit to the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar, the Chasme Shahi Garden, ShalimarBagh (Abode of love) and Shankaracharya Temple. We will explore the gardens and later drive back to the hotel for dinner and Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast check out from hotel and now ready drive back to Srinagar our a representative will drop you at the airport/railway station to catch onwards your flight & return to home with Sweet memories of Excursion Srinagar Holiday Tour.