Kashmir is bestowed with natural beauty and has a perfect combination of religion, culture, food, clothing, and attire. The natural beauty of Kashmir includes snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, vast rivers, lush green valleys, long stretches of flower beds, and meadows. The food, clothing, accommodation, and culture are also mesmerizing.
Many Kashmir tour packages from pocket friendly to luxury are available for you to experience the mesmerizing beauty of Kashmir. Kashmir tour packages range from 6 to 7 days trip. Within these 6 to 7 days you get to explore and experience the beauty of Kashmir, admire the flower gardens, stay in houseboats, taste the delicious food, go sightseeing in the valleys, enjoy skiing, take pictures on the picture-perfect meadows, enjoy the Kahwa tea, experience the soundness of nature, and many more. Along with the natural beauty of nature, the people of Kashmir are warmhearted and welcoming. So, let’s virtually experience the 8-day Kashmir tour.
The Kashmir tour package journey begins with your arrival at Srinagar. This pretty state is home to about 20 lakh people. The land of Kashmir welcomes you with pleasant weather and amazing views of the Himalayan mountains.
You can also travel to jibhi tirthan Valley as it is a very amazing place.
After arriving at Srinagar and settling down at your hotel, you are then taken to visit the nearby sights like the Nishad Garden which was built in the 17th century. This garden is the second-largest terrace garden in Kashmir. Nishad garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in Kashmir and it has the majestic Zabarwan Mountains in its background.
Srinagar has the only tulip garden in India. This tulip garden is also the largest in Asia. When the tulip flowers are in their full bloom, the view is mesmerizing and many people specially visit Srinagar to admire the multicolor tulips. If you want to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the tulips then you need to plan your trip accordingly because, tulips bloom only for a short period, which is 2-3 months in Summer. During the blooming season of tulips, a tulip festival is organized at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Garden at the start of April.
During your trip, you can also visit other beautiful gardens like the Shahi garden and the botanical garden of Shalimar Baugh which is the largest botanical garden.
You are then taken to enjoy the Shikara ride in Dal lake. The most pleasurable moment is enjoying the scenic sunset on Dal lake. The snow-clad mountains in the background make the view more astonishing.
Pahalgam is approximately 2 hours drive away from Srinagar. It is located at a height of about 7,200ft. Along the journey from Srinagar to Pahalgam, you can enjoy the beautiful view of Chinar trees that line up all along the way.
On your way to Pahalgam, you come across the small village of Pampore which is renowned for the manufacturing of cricket bats. If you are a cricket fan then you can halt here and buy a cricket bat for yourself.
Pahalgam is located at a great height has a cool atmosphere and hence is a beautiful hill station where you can enjoy the snow and snow activities. Along your journey to Pahalgam, you will be accompanied by the beautiful Lidder river which flows parallelly with the road.
You can also visit some of the nearby scenic places like Chandanwadi which is about 16km from Pahalgam. You can also enjoy the pony ride or go skiing and snowboarding in Pahalgam. Sheshnag lake is also a scenic place that you can visit.
Exploring the beautiful Betaab valley is the best part of your Kashmir tour package trip. The best time to visit Betaab valley is in the summer season when the leaves turn in golden, scarlet, and red shades turning the valley into beautiful artwork. Aru valley is also a beautiful place worth visiting. Aru valley is about 12km from Pahalgam and is renowned for skiing and heli-skiing. You can enjoy a picnic with your family or go horse riding in the Aru valley.
Gulmarg is filled with stretches of flower beds and toys of frozen. Along the journey from Pahalgam to Gulmarg the roadside is lined up with the Chinar, pine, deodar, amaltas, and kikar trees.
Even during April, the hotels and the main grounds are covered with a blanket of snow. You can enjoy the cool weather and the scenic beauty of Gulmarg.
The gondola ride is the most famous attraction in Gulmarg. The gondola ride takes you toward Apharwat Peak. The gondola is the world’s highest cable car. The gondola ride takes you to the Apharwat peak in two steps. The ride begins from Gandola resort to Kongdoori station and then from Kongdoori station to Apharwat peak. On the journey from Gandola resort to Kongdoori station, you can enjoy the snow-capped mountains. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the Kongdoori station. At Kongdoori station you can enjoy snow scooters, skiing, and sledging. Also, there are many dabble-styles restaurants to satisfy your hunger after the journey. Apharwat peak is very close to the line of control between India and Pakistan.
After exploring the beauty of Gulmarg and enjoying the snow rides you then set towards Srinagar. On your arrival at Srinagar, you can again enjoy and explore the city of Srinagar. Take a walk in the local markets, Visit the Mughal gardens, and many more. The other day you check out all the formalities and set towards the airport to the station for your way back home. You can buy local attire or things as a souvenir for your trip.
The Kashmir trip is a memorable trip that will give you immense pleasure and sweet memories for a lifetime.
Kashmir, the paradise on earth welcomes you with splendid natural beauty, diverse culture, exotic cuisine, and warmhearted and welcoming people. The Kashmir tour is a memorable experience you should experience once in your lifetime.