Winter Kashmir Backpacking Tour

Bewitching Landscapes just out of Dreamland

Winter Kashmir Backpacking Tour

The land of Kahwa and Kesar

White Rush - Jannat -e- Kashmir

Winter Kashmir Backpacking (07 Days)

Kashmir is often described as ~Paradise on Earth`. With a history dating back more than 2000 years. Kashmir is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, exquisite monuments, hospitable people and local handicrafts. Your trip to Kashmir will be a memorable one as the state will not only appeal to you with its scenic beauty and snow-covered mountain ranges, but the adventure sports will take you to a different world.

Kashmir is an ideal winter destination in India. The picturesque Gulmarg, Srinagar , Pahalgam and Sonamarg, make travel in Kashmir wonderful experience. While the beautiful Dal and Nageen lakes in Srinagar offer an opportunity to relish a stay at the houseboat and enjoy a Shikara Ride; for more Adeline-pumping adventure, nothing can beat the experience of skiing in Gulmarg during the winter.

3 star Hotel / Houseboat

Accommodation

600 Kms

Journey

3-4 with drink & photo stops

Average daily travel hours

07 Days Total

Duration

Srinagar, India (SXR)

Fly in

Srinagar, India (SXR)

Fly Out

06 Person

Minimum Group

15 Person

Maximum Group Size

Tour Highlights

Tour Cost

Tour Type Vehicle Tour Cost
Backpacking Tempo Traveller/SUV 25000

Inclusion

• Twin/Triple sharing accommodation
• Entire travel as per itinerary by Tempo Traveller/SUV
• Daily Breakfast & Dinner
• Experienced Tour manager (Minimum 8 travellers)
• Tangmarg - Gulmarg - Tangmarg Transportation by Jeep (if road Closed)
• Basic Medical amenities
• Group pickup from Srinagar Airport (at fixed time)
• All applicable toll, parking and driver charges of Tempo Traveller
• Activities and Visits to make the experience truly memorable

Exclusion

• Applicable Government GST Tax
• Inner Line permit fee if applicable
• Your two-way travel to and from Guwahati Airport (GAU)
• Lunch and Dinner on all days
• Personal Expenses (Snacks, bottled water, Juice, Porter Etc)
• Monument Entry Charges and Safari Charges
• Adventure activities
• Gondola, Shikara Ride and Adventure activities (Skiing, Snow Bike Etc)
• Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne directly by the customer on the spot)
• Any Hotel, Subsistence or other cost incurred before the official start date of the tour and after the official end date of the tour
• Cost arises due to change or delay in flight timings. (to be borne directly by the customer)

Check Availability Before You Book

Winter Kashmir Backpacking Tour Departures

18 December to 24 December 2022 - Available
25 December to 31 December 2022 - Available

Day-wise itinerary as you witness the route

Tour Route Details

Day 1 - Arrival at Srinagar

Welcome onboard traveller. Our representative ensures your transfer to the hotel. After check-in, go out and stroll in the city market & the beautiful gardens of the town (Optional). Do not forget to proceed for a Shikara ride in Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Come back to the hotel for orientation in the evening. Dinner and stay at the same hotel.

  • Transfers: Group Transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Srinagar - Aharbal - Srinagar (162 KM)

Today, we head towards the beautiful Aharbal Waterfall via the legendary Mughal roads via Pulwama and Shopian. The waterfall is famous for its falling blue waters in the horse-shoe shaped gorge, surrounded by a white blanket of snow. It is all subject to the road condition and snowfall levels. As an alternative destination, we will visit Sonamarg if the roads are closed to Aharbal. Later, we will head back to enjoy the night at the houseboat at Dal Lake.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 - Srinagar – Gulmarg (50 KM)

After breakfast, We will drive to Gulmarg, skier’s paradise. We may have to hop on a Local taxies after Tangmarg (time taking process but a breeze for adventure buffs.) Once we reach there, check in to the hotel and relax for a while. Later, head out to the Gondola ride on the same day if time allows. Enjoy a cinematic expanse of panoramic surroundings with spectacular views. The white cone-shaped trees simply add solace to the omnipresent charm of this town.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 - Gulmarg - Pahalgam (139 KM)

We will head to Pahalgam after a delectable breakfast. If you had missed the opportunity to enjoy the Gondola ride last day, fulfil your wish today. Later, we will head to the village of shepherds. En-route, visit the saffron fields of Pampore and capture the scenic roads surrounded by the pine forests through the lens. We will reach the beautiful town near Lidder River and stay overnight.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 - Pahalgam Local

After sumptuous breakfast, depart for a day without a checklist. Among the beautiful locations with an eclectic view and calm environment - Aru valley and Betaab Valley, set amidst pine trees. Go to these places and enjoy the tranquillity. Move to the next destination only if you got enough of the beauty. Thereon, return to the hotel and have a comfortable sleep in your room.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 - Pahalgam - Srinagar (90 KM)

After a wholesome breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards Srinagar. Overlooked by the river Jhelum, the town of Avantipur houses two temple ruins almost destroyed during medieval times. After lunch, we head to the beautiful Nishat Bagh Mughal Gardens. Later, check-in at the hotel followed by dinner.Enjoy a pleasing overnight stay in a Houseboat.

  • Accommodation: Houseboat
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 - Srinagar - Hometown

After an appetizing breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to the Srinagar airport to continue your onward journey with memorable experiences.

  • Transfers: Group transfer from Hotel to Airport
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

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