DAY 1: ARRIVAL SRINAGAR / SHIKARA RIDE:-Srinagar Airport pickup and transfer to Houseboat. Afternoon Boat Shikara ride over the Lakes including visit to Floating Gardens, Vegetable Gardens and Islands. , Overnight stay at Houseboat.
DAY 2: SRINAGAR MUGHAL GARDENS:-Visit famous Mughal Gardens (Nishat, Shalimar Cheshma Shahi) & Shankaracharaya Temple) & Old and New Srinagar city, overnight stay at Houseboat.
DAY 3: SRINAGAR / GULMARG / SRINAGAR:- Day trip to Gulmarg. Full day at leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers with a backdrop of the snow-capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost, evening back to Srinagar at Houseboat.
DAY 5: SRINAGAR – PAHALGAM -SRINAGAR:-Today you will be transferred by road to Pahalgam (94 kms/2.5 hrs) Valley of Shepherds. You will have a rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields. Also visit Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulpher Springs en-rooted Enjoy the bounty of Nature at Pahalgam, located on the bank of beautiful Lidder River, Return to Srinagar, Overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 5, Srinagar – Kargil (Via Sonmarg) After breakfast depart for Kargil (209Km) via Sonmarg. Sonmarg (88 km) which is located at height of (2730 mt) above the sea level, lies at the head of the Sindh Valley. The drive through this valley presents a spectacular facet of the Kashmir Countryside. Sonmarg which is one of the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. You may take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year,overnight stay in Kargil at Houseboat.
Day 6, Kargil – Leh After breakfast time free till departure. Later check-out and drive to Leh. On arrival in Leh check-in at the houseboat. We recommend you completely relax for the rest of the day to enable yourselves to acclimatize to the rarefied air at the high altitude. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7, Leh (Full day monasteries tour) After breakfast. full day excursion of Thiksey Monastery. It is better to visit early morning to see sunrise and praying ceremony. Also visit Hemis Monastery which is one of the biggest in this region. While returning to Leh visit Shey Palace. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 8, Leh (KhardungLa pass – 43 Kms. & City tour of Leh) After breakfast drive to Khardung la, the highest motorable road in the world at 5600 meters. The views from the top of the pass are amazing. This road carries on to the Nubra Valley. Return back to leh for lunch. After lunch we take you Leh city visiting Sangkar, Shanti Stupa, and Leh Palace, Vegetable market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9, Leh/Srinagar Day at leisure. You may go for walks or Shopping. Late afternoon depart for Srinagar. Overnight at the Houseboat.
Day 10, Srinagar/Delhi Early morning Arrive at Srinagar. After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport for on-wards journey with happy memories of Kashmir holiday.