Peak’s Kashmir & Ladakh Tour
Jammu and Kashmir, the ‘Jewel in the Crown of India’, is one such place that can pleasantly infect you with its enchanting beauty and magical charm! Within this Classic Kashmir & Ladakh Tour from Srinagar, you will get to explore and feast on the bewitching beauty of the most scenic destinations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Day 01 – Srinagar
With the Classic Kashmir & Ladakh package delight yourself in the fun-frolic of this Magical Ladakh Tour from Srinagar with your arrival in Srinagar. As you arrive in the city of Dal Lake, shikaras and Mughal Gradens, our tour representatives will greet in you and get you checked-in into hotel or a houseboat. After getting freshened up, you will be guided for a half day excursion to the scenic Mughal Gardens. During this excursion, you will be visiting Nishant Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and few of the other vibrant gardens on the banks of the pictorial Dal Lake; most of these gardens were built under the commission of Mughal emperor Jahangir. Post this visit, you will be touring around Chashme Shahi, Botanical Garden and the renowned Pari Mahal. The day will wind up with an exciting Shikara ride in the enchanting Dal Lake followed by your overnight stay.
Day 02 – Pahalgam
Waking up in the morning; after your breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel or the houseboat for an enthralling drive to Pahalgam. On your way to this gorgeous valley, you will be visiting the picturesque saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins, cricket bat factory in Avantipura, and the sulphur springs in Anantnag. Driving further, you will be reaching the Valley of Shepherds by early noon, and will be free to discover the magnificence of the Lidder Valley at your own. Post this, you will be having two different options to make your day memorable.
Option 1: You can embark on a visit to a quaint village called Aru Valley on the upper banks of the Lidder River. Located around 15km from Pahalgam, this gorgeous hamlet is the origin of the stunning Kolahoi Glacier.
Option 2: Make the most of this Classic Kashmir & Ladakh tour, If not the first option, you can also opt for a visit to Chandanwari, which is around 16km from Pahalgam and is extremely popular for activities like snow sledging and is also the origin of the pious ‘AmarnathYatra’. On your way to Chandanwari, you can also visit the pictorial Betaab Valley, the shooting ground of Hindi popular film ‘Betaab’; this spot is also a popular day-picnic spot among the visitors to Chandanwari.
Option 3:You can also enjoy a leisurely stroll around the evergreen pine forests along the gurgling Lidder River and revel on an exciting riverside day picnic.
Option 4: The last option will take for an amazing and equally exciting pony ride to an imposing meadow called Baisaran. Tucked away amidst snow-clad peaks and pine thickets, this meadow offers astounding panoramic views of Pahalgam along with the Lidder River.
Day 03 – Gulmarg
Today morning, after having breakfast, you will be driven to the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ -Gulmarg. Seated at an altitude of 2,730m, this gorgeous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir is revered as one of the most fascinating skiing destinations in the entire world, and is also the home to one of the highest golf courses across the globe. Arriving in Gulmarg, you will be free to embark on a leisurely walk around its scenic vista and enjoy its miraculous beauty. If weather permits, you can also catch the glimpses of the captivating Nanga Parvat and enjoy an exhilarating gondola ride (ropeway cable ride) during the day. You can also opt for a fun-filled pony ride to Khilangmarg at your own expenses or can embark on a short trek of 3-4 hours to Khilangmarg. Upon completing all these exciting activities, you will be driven back to Srinagar for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04 – Sonmarg to Kargil
Waking up in the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel, and will be driven to Sonamarg. Also called the ‘Meadow of Gold’, your drive to Sonamarg valley will take you through some of the most rugged and exhilarating trails; en route, you will be visiting several villages including the scenic village of Baltal which is cossetted by snow-capped peaks and other natural marvels. Driving past the Baltal village, you will be reaching the towering Zoji La Pass at a height of 11,500ft above the sea level. Crossing this mountain pass, you will be reaching the stunning Drass Valley, which is jotted with scenic landscapes and rustic mud huts. A visit to Drass Valley is synonymic to revisiting time; you can enjoy a delicious lunch at your own expenses while in here. Driving further, you will be reaching a check-post, and after getting your documents checked here, you will be finally driven to Kargil. Arrival in Kargil will be followed by your checking-in into a hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05 – Kargil to Lamayuru
Today, you will be stepping on the magical lands of Ladakh with a drive from Kargil to Leh! After having breakfast at the Kargil hotel, our tour representatives will pick you up and get started with a 6-7 hours’ drive that will take you to the mesmeric city of Leh. On your way to Leh, you will also be visiting the pious Lamayuru Monastery, Sangam Point, Alchi Monastery, Gurdwara Patthar Sahib, and the gravity defying Magnetic Hill. Upon completing these visits, you will finally reach Leh city; you will be checked-in into a hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 06 – Leh to Nubra Valley
On this day, you will be driven to one of the most scenic valleys in Ladakh – the Nubra Valley or the ‘Valley of Flowers’! The drive will commence early in the morning and will take you through the towering Khardung La Pass or the highest motorable pass in the world at 5,602m above the sea level. Arriving in Nubra Valley, you will be transferred to Hunder village, where you can feast on the irresistible charm of the sand dunes along with enjoying an exciting double-hump Bactrian camel ride; camel rides can be arranged at your own expenses. If the day permits, you can also embark on a walking tour across Hunder village and the religious Diskit Monastery. Following these visits, you will be checked-in into a deluxe campsite for your overnight stay.
Day 07 – Nubra Valley to Leh
Today morning; with the completion of your morning meal, you will be driven back to Leh. The drive will once again take you through the great Khardung La Pass and will wind up on reaching the main city limits by noon. On arrival in the city, you will be checked-in in a hotel, where you can unwind yourself and get freshened up for the rest of the day. Come evening, you will be free to take a walk along the narrow, yet bustling lanes of Leh Market and explore the local life of this city. Before returning back to the hotel for your overnight stay, you can visit the ancient Leh Mosque and the sacred Jokhang Gompa.
Day 08 – Pangong Tso Lake
After 7 amazing days of this Magical Ladakh Tour from Srinagar, today you will be visiting the mesmeric Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh. Flowing gorgeously through the Indo-China Border, this magical lake is one of the major attractions of all the Leh Ladakh Tour Packages. On your way to the Pangong Tso Lake, you will be passing through the towering Chang La Pass at a height of 18,000ft above the sea level, and can also visit the historic Shey Palace and Gompa. Arriving at the lakeside, you will be free to explore its enchanting charm followed by checking-in into a campsite to spend overnight.
Day 09 – Pangong Tso Lake to Leh
Following today’s breakfast, you will be driven back to Leh. Arriving in the city, you will be checked-in into a hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10 – Departure from Leh
Today morning, after completing your morning meal, you will be picked up from the Leh hotel. Post this, our tour guides or representatives will drive you to the Leh Airport for your onward journey. With your drop at the airport, this fun-frolic and exciting Magical Ladakh Tour from Srinagar will come to an end.
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