When the snow melts from the mountain tops the sound of the gushing streams adds a new sense of beauty to Kashmir. Spring and Summer in Yousmarg and Aru are unlike anywhere in Kashmir. We choose places away from the crowds so you feel connected with nature. Out of the seven nights we live in the countryside for four nights.

Days 7 Nights / 8 Days
From Srinagar to Srinagar
Includes
  • Twin sharing accommodation
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Internal transfers with sights
  • Local experts to guide
Excludes
  • Airfare
  • 5% GST
  • Any personal expenses
Booking Procedure

Step 1:  

  • If not taking flights: 50% of the tour cost
  • If taking flights: 50% of the tour cost + full flight charges as soon as the tickets are issued

Step 2:  Balance payment, One month prior to the departure date

 

* The Air ticket amount will be adjusted as per actuals in the balance payment

 IMP: There is an option of a Train + Flight combination on the tour. 

Mumbai - Delhi - Mumbai by Rajdhani Exp. 

Delhi - Srinagar - Delhi by flight. 

  • Arrival in Srinagar - (Raj Bhag) - Jhelum Promenade

    On arrival in Srinagar, we will meet up with our local representative (regulations depending) at the airport and drive to Rajbhag, the residential neighborhood of Srinagar. In the evening enjoy an orientation walk of the Jhelum River promenade as the sun sets behind the surrounding mountains.

  • Srinagar – Shalimar Garden - Wazvan Lunch – Lal Chowk

    The Sunrise can be enjoyed from the surroundings of Rajbhag. After a leisurely breakfast in the garden we will head out to the visit Dal Lake area and explore Shalimar Garden followed by Shankaracharya temple. After a local Wazvan lunch, proceed to visit Lal chowk and further to downtown Srinagar to experience the real culture of the city including a visit to an ancient Shah E Hamdan Mosque by the river. Dinner and overnight at Mahatta homestay.

  • Srinagar-Charar-e-sharif-Yousmarg

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast after which we will head to Yousmarg. On the way though we will visit Charar e Sharif. The surroundings of the Charar E Sharif Dargah are surreal, and a visit to the ancient monument is a very Sufi experience. You will be accompanied by apple groves all through the journey. Enjoy tea at one of the local tea stalls and drive to Yousmarg. The evening is free to take a horse ride (optional) in the surrounding meadows. Yousmarg is known as the meadow of Jesus and our hotel is the only hotel in this unspoiled surrounding.

  • Yousmarg – Aharbal Waterfall – Kokernag- Daksum (120 kms-8 hours)

    Early mornings are best to get the real glimpse of the nature enriched surroundings here in Kashmir. We will check out of Yousmarg and decent into the plains via Shopian and later visit the most beautiful waterfall in Kashmir, the Aharbal waterfall. The blue water gushing out through the canyon is a sight to take time with. Later we would make a lunch halt before driving to the Verinag springs which is known as the birth of the river Sindh. The drive from Verinag to Kokernag is a beautiful one. Arrive in Daksum for dinner.

  • Kokernag – Pehalgam (Chandanwadi - Betab Valley) – Aru Valley (110kms – 8 hours)

    After an easy morning we will proceed to Aru Valley via Pehalgam. In this tour we avoid crowds and touristy areas, and this is the reason why we choose Aru over Pehalgam. Once in Pehalgam we will take a different transport to visit the Chandanwadi, from where the Amarnath Trek starts, and Betab Valley (photo stop only). After lunch in Pehalgam we will drive parallel to the Lidder river to climb to the picturesque town of Aru in the Aru Valley. This would be the best drive of this tour.

  • Aru

    After a leisurely breakfast, we will enjoy a walk in the village of Aru and to a point where a mountain stream runs into the Lidder River. Spend time in peace with nature in the sound of the gushing waters of the freshly melted snow. After lunch relax for a bit before embarking on an evening hike to a view point in Aru.

  • Aru – Martand Sun Temple - Pampore – Srinagar (110 kms- 3hours)

    We will head back to Srinagar via the Martand Sun Temple near Anantnag. Later enjoy lunch and then visit the dry fruit and Saffron growing region of Pampore in the Pulwama district. Enjoy the Kashmiri Kahwa and some free time to buy saffron. Drive to Srinagar to Check in at Houseboat Negin Lake. We will enjoy the Shikara Ride in Negin Lake.

  • Fly Back Home

    After breakfast, you will have free time to explore the city on your own. We will head to the airport later to board the flight back home.

Hotels

Srinagar – Mahatta Homestay or similar
Yousmarg – JKTDC Hotel or similar
Daksum – Paradise Retreat or similar
Aru – Hotel Milkyway or similar
Srinagar Negin  Lake – Khilona Houseboat or similar

Tour Cost

₹ 51,500/- + Air fare for an adult on twin sharing basis
₹ 46,500/- + Air fare for 3rd adult or child of 12 yrs & above in the same room.
₹ 72,500/- + Air fare for Single Occupancy
₹ 43,000/- + Air fare for child of 5yrs to 12 yrs in the same room. 
₹ 10,000/- + Air fare for child below 5 yrs to 3 yrs in the same room.

(5% GST will be added to the total tour cost)

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