Pilgrimage and Paradise Tour
7 Nights / 8 Days
This tour also know as the "Pilgrimage and Paradise Tour" takes you to Paradise Kashmir after exhilarating Pilgrimage to Mata Vaishnodevi in Katra, Jammu. You get to experience real high and enjoy the holidays body, mind and soul.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Jammu Pick-up to Katra
Meet and pick-up from Jammu and you will be escorted to Katra for Vaishnodevi Darshan . Vaishno Devi temple can be reached from Katra . Katra is a small but bustling town around 45 km. from Jammu.
Day 2: Vaishnodevi Darshan
Today you will visit Mata Vaishnodevi. The journey to the Holy Shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is an enchanting journey of the places where Mata Vaishnavi had spent some time while observing various spiritual disciplines and penances. Overnight in Katra.
Day 3: Katra to Srinagar
In the morning, you will be escorted to Srinagar. The distance between Katra to Srinagar is approximately 300 kms and will be covered about 9-10hours. Overnight in Srinagar
Day 4: Moghal Gardens; Hazratbal Mosque and City Tour
After breakfast in the morning, visit the charismatic moghal gardens.
Nishat Garden (Bagh)
Nishat Garden (Bagh) was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jahan. Nishat Bagh, also known as the garden of joy, is a terraced Mughal garden sprawled along the eastern side of the Dal Lake, with the towering Zabarwan hills as its backdrop, in the city of Srinagar.
Shalimar Garden (Bagh)
Shalimar Bagh is the largest of all the Mughal gardens in Srinagar. It was built in 1619 by Mughal Emperor Jahangir to please his wife Nur Jahan.
The Chashmashahi or 'The Royal Springs' is one of the three Mughal Gardens in Kashmir. The garden was built around a fresh water spring that flows right through its centre and is the cause of the garden being named so. Hazratbal Mosque is the most important Muslim Religious place, situated on the western shore of Dal Lake. Its pristine white marble elegance is reflected in the waters of the lake. Hazratbal's special significance is derived from the fact that it houses a hair of the prophet Muhammad. This is displayed to the public on religious occasions, usually accompanied by fairs. Apart from these occasions, Friday prayers are offered at Hazratbal and attended by throngs of people. Overnight in Srinagar.
Day 5: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar
After a breakfast at hotel, drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg ("Meadow of Flowers"), India's version of a ski resort, is situated less than two hours' drive east of Srinagar. You may still want to let the gondola whisk you more than 13,000 feet up Mount Apharwat for outstanding views. Apparently, it's the world's highest cable car. And, it's very popular, so you should buy your tickets online to avoid long queues. GULMARG means, the place of roses. The town is nestled within the imposing Himalayan peaks, and lies within miles of the Line of Control. It receives heavy snowfall during the winter season and is a popular ski resort. It is the highest green golf course in the world. Gulmarg is among the most famous tourist destinations in India. In the Evening Drive Back to Srinagar for a dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Srinagar - Pahalgam
Pahalgam, the "Valley of Shepherds", is around three hours' drive from Srinagar and is near the departure point for pilgrims going on the Amarnath Yatra. Pahalgam is a beautiful valley. Visitors commonly head to Pahalgam's Betaab Valley (the Bollywood movie "Betaab" was shot there), with its fresh flowing Lidder River and surrounding snow-capped hills. The river is one of the favorite spots for trout fishing in the country. Rafting is also organized at this river. Aru Valley is a small yet self-sufficient scenic village located 12 km from Pahalgam. The drive up to the village is alluring too. Dinner and overnight in Pahalgam.
Day 7: Pahalgam
Aru Valley is a small yet self-sufficient scenic village located 12 km from Pahalgam. The Aru valley is noted for its scenic meadows. It is popular among the tourists for its peaceful environment and scenic beauty. Some scenes from the film 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' were shot here. The ride from Pahalgam to Aru has some of the most picturesque viewpoints. Pony rides are organised on the gentle slopes at Aru. In the evening, drive back to Srinagar for an overnight stay
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar airport for departure.