KB - KASHMIR VAISHNODEVI
9 Days 8 Nights
Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar 4N(House-boat 2N, Hotel 2N), Sonmarg, Gulmarg, Khilanmarg (Affarwat), Pahalgam 2N, Chandanwari, Aru Valley, Katra 2N, Vaishnodevi
Day 01 : Srinagar
Arrive in Srinagar, report to the House boat.
Day 02 : Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar
Visit Sonmarg - known as 'Meadow of Gold' (where you can enjoy optional activities on your own). Later visit the carpet factory. In the evening enjoy Speed boat ride at Dal /Nagin Lake.
Day 03 : Srinagar
Visit Shankaracharya hill and the holy temple. Enjoy Dal Lake Shikara ride and visit island of Char Chinar. Photograph yourself in Kashmiri outfits at Char Chinar. In the afternoon visit Nishat Bagh-'The garden of pleasure' and Shalimar Bagh - 'Ab ode of Love'. Enjoy shopping in the evening.
Day 04 : Srinagar - Gulmarg - Khilanmarg (Affarwat) - Srinagar
Visit Gulmarg - known as 'Meadow of Flowers'. En-route view the apple orchards. See the Golf Course and enjoy the longest Cable Car ride up to the Affarwat snow point. Free time to play and enjoy in the snow.
Day 05 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
Proceed to Pahalgam. En-route visit Avantipur ruins, Cricket bat factory and pass-by the Pampore Saffron fields.
Day 06 : Pahalgam - Chandanwari - Pahalgam
Proceed Chandanwari for a magnificent view of Lidder valley. Visit Aru Valley - a fascinating Valley around 15 km from Pahalgam. Once again you can photograph yourself in Kashmiri outfits at various photo studios and (enjoy other activities at Pahalgam on your own). Enjoy get-together with your travel companions in the evening.
Day 07 : Pahalgam - Katra - Vaishnodevi
Arrive in Katra, the base point of Vaishnodevi in the evening. Later proceed for the Vaishnodevi Temple, a total trek of 28 kms.
Day 08 : Vaishnodevi - Katra
Arrival from Vaishnodevi. Free day for relaxation or leisure activities.
Day 09 : Katra - Departure from Jammu
Proceed to Jammu. Board the flight for your hometown. Tour Concludes.
On tour Guests are requested to carry 2 photo copy (xerox) of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) i.e. Passport / Driving Licence / Voter's ID along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
Children / Students are requested to carry 2 photo copy (xerox) of school or College Photo Identity card along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
For Infants carry 2 passport size photographs.
For Vaishnodevi trek, you can hire a doli or pony or a Helicopter (Subject to operation) at an additional cost.
For Helicopter service and ticket booking visit www.booking.pawanhans.co.in, www.pawanhans.co.in, www.maavaishnodevi.org.
The Tour Manager service will start from the First destination of the tour as mentioned in the itinerary, while Airport representative service will be available at Mumbai domestic airport as well as at your respective tour destination airport
Note For Tulip Garden :
Tulip garden at srinagar will be shown in all kashmir tours which fall during the blooming period. ( Tentetive Period : End of March to Mid of April).
Inflight Meals :
Kesari Meals service will start on Day 1 at Final arrival destination till the departure from the last destination as per the itinerary.
Kesari do not provide meal service during Air travel or during transit halt.
Meals on Tour :
Day 1 : Dinner
Day 2-8 : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9 : Breakfast
Extra Topping :
Kawa - a Kashmiri Tea at Char Chinar
Bhutta(corn) / Pop corn, Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink at Shalimar Gardens
Coffee at Kongdori, Gulmarg
Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink en-route to Pahalgam
Nescafe at Bhavan en-route to Vaishnodevi mandir
1 LITRE DRINKING WATER PER PERSON PER DAY.
Our Speciality :
Caring Tour Manager throughout the tour.
Reporting & Dropping :
Day 1 : Srinagar Airport at 02:00 pm
Day 9 : Jammu Airport at 11:00 am
Road Travel :
All transfers and sightseeing by A/C Coach (From October to March by Non A/C Coach).
Srinagar Local Sightseeing & Shankaracharya by Non A/C Sumo/Jeeps. (7 pax in each vehicle)
Shikhara ride will accomodate 2-4 pax per Shikhara.
Chandanwari & Aru Valley Sightseeing by Non A/C Sumo/Qualis. (7 pax in each vehicle)
Katra to Jammu Transfers will be by small A/C Vehicle ( 7 pax in each vehicle)(From October to March by Non A/C small vehicle).
* Although we pride ourselves in constantly maintaining our programm the above mentioned programme is subject to change without prior notice.
Kesari Tours - Pilgrimage Packages- KASHMIR VAISHNODEVI.
Tel : +9122 - 24332222, 21012101.
Fax : +9122 - 24322020
Email : Holiday@kesari.in