Jammu - Pahalgam - Gulmarg - Sonamarg - Srinagar - Vaishno Devi - Katra
Pickup from Jammu railway station / airport & leave for Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (known as Valley of Sheppard’s) Pahalgam, which is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry & the distance is 300kms which will be cover in 9 to 11 hrs on the you can stop for lunch at Patnitop & on arrival at Pahalgam check in hotel over night at pahalgam.
After breakfast enjoy the nature charm of the valley & Later walk along pony trails with a magnificent view of the mountains, and can go to Chandanwadi, betab & aru valley by separate car & the most of the sightseeing in Pahalgam is by Horse like baisaran, Dublin water fall & etc. evening back to hotel over night in Pahalgam.
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg total distance from Pahalgam to Gulmarg is 145 kms which be cover in 3 to 4 hrs by car enroute you can see apple orchids and saffron fields, avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. Finally by the lunch time you will reach to gulmarg & gulmarg is knows as (meadows of flowers) at an attitude of 2,650 metres (8,690 ft) above sea level, On arrival in Gulmarg check in hotel after fresh up take a walks on the lush Green Meadows of flowers with a Backdrop of snowcapped mountains & evening Back to Hotel, overnight stay in Gulmarg.
Gulmarg: - Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination. The town is situated in the Pirpanjal range & legendary beauty, its prime location and its proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in country originally named Gaurimarg mouth a moat indicates the dividing it was renamed Gulmarg in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favorite haunt of Emperor Jahangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an attitude of 2,650 metres (8,690 ft) above sea level, and is the country's prime ski resort in the winter.
After breakfast visit the places in gulmarg: Kongdori, Khilanmarg, Alpathar Lake, Maharani Temple, Ningli Nalla Golf Course, St. Mary Church to visit all these places if the weather permits & Also, while in Gulmarg don’t forget to pay your respects at the famous Shrine of Baba Reshi, a Muslim saint. After lunch check out from hotel & drive to Sonamarg distance - 141 km will be covered in 3 to 4 hrs. Sonamarg is Altitude 3,000 mtrs. On the way visit water fall and streams on the arrival visit around the valley of Sonamarg.
Sonamarg- is sheer scenic splendor, situated on the way to Ladakh. It offers spectacular mountain ranges with varied geological features. Some of these mountains which rise to a height of about 5,300 meters from sea are lavishly green and some are barren and rocky. You can hire Pony on your own to Thajiwas Glaciers which is exhilarating and in the evening back to hotel overnight stay in Sonamarg.
Morning After breakfast visit around & after lunch drive to Srinagar on arrival check in hotel / houseboat traditional cashmere tea will be served , rest of the free for leisure & overnight stay in Srinagar.
After breakfast & proceed for local sightseeing of Srinagar visit:-Mughal made garden these Gardens are known as Mughal gardens like-
Nishat garden: Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snow-capped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan.
Shalimar Bagh: It is here that Emperor Jahangir built his celebrated Shalimar Bagh, his dream project to please his queen. He enlarged the ancient garden in 1619 into a royal garden and called it 'Farah Baksh' ('the delightful'). He built it for his wife Nur Jahan ('light of the world'). In 1630,
Cheshma Shahi: Chashme Shahi or Chashma i Shahi (translation: the royal spring), also called Chashma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built in 1632 AD around a spring by Ali Mardan Khan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as per the orders of the Emperor, as a gift for his elder son Prince Dara Shikoh.
PARI MAHAL: Pari Mahal or The Angels' Abode is a seven terraced garden located at the top of Zabarwan mountain range over-looking city of Srinagar and south-west of Dal Lake. The architecture depicts an example of Islamic architecture and patronage of art during the reign of the then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is five-minute drive from Cheshmashahi, Srinagar. The Pari Mahal was built by Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh in the mid-1600s. It served as a library and an abode for him. Dara Shikoh was said to have lived in this area in the years 1640, 1645, and 1654. It was further used as an observatory, useful for teaching astrology and astronomy.
Shankaracharya Temple: The Shankaracharya Temple, also known as the Jyesteshwara temple or Pas-Pahar by Buddhists. Shankracharya Temple, it was renamed as Takht-e-Suleiman, is situated on the top of the Shankaracharya Hill, also called Gopadari Hill in the Zabarwan Mountain in Srinagar. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is on the summit of the same name at a height of 1,000 feet (300 m) above the plain and overlooks the city of Srinagar & shopping in market for Kashmir handicrafts, shah art palace & at evening Shikara ride will be provide to visit Famous Nehru Park, golden Lake, floating garden, lily flower Garden. Evening Back to hotel / houseboat overnight stay in Srinagar
After breakfast leave for katra by car the distance is 300kms which will be cover in 9 to 11 hrs, on the you can stop for lunch at Patnitop & on arrival at katra check in hotel, over night at katra.
Early in the morning proceed further to visit the Holy temple of Vaishno Devi. This temple is situated on the top of the Trikuta hill about 24km away from Katra too & fro. To visit this temple one has to hire a pony, palki or travel by foot. Popular belief holds that anybody who walks the Himalayan trail to her abode to ask for a boon rarely goes back disappointed & 2nd option is by helicopter in 3 hrs your Darshan is complete After visiting the temple return back to Katra overnight stay at katra.
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel & transfer will be given to jammu airport / railway station to board your flight / train for onward destination.