Winter Kashmir Backpacking Tour

duration Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
visit Best time to visit October to April
Camp Thrill Level Extreme
Camp Tour type Group
Camp Accommodation type Hotel / Houseboat
About the Winter Kashmir Backpacking Tour

Price Variants:

  • 16,999/- On Triple Sharing
  • 19,500/- On Double Sharing
  • 23,300/- On Single Sharing

Kashmir is the pinnacle of natural beauty, and it is known worldwide for it. Besides its snow-capped mountains, breathtaking valleys, and charming lakes, a walk around this paradise will soak your senses in immense pleasure. If you don't believe us, check out our Budget Kashmir tour package for a blissful Kashmir trip plan. 

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Take a flight to Srinagar, where you’ll meet our team. Starting with our Kashmir Itinerary. Check in to your hotel, get refreshed, and head out for a small detour around the city. Pay homage to the ancient Shankaracharya temple and listen to many tales and legends associated with this famous temple. One is even connected to the arrival of Jesus Christ in India. The site of Shankaracharya temple Srinagar, also provides a panoramic view of the city on this Srinagar tour.

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After offering your prayer at the Shankracharya Temple, head back to your hotel and relax. The next day, you will be driving to Gulmarg- the meadow of flowers. Spend the day on an excursion with thrilling and adventurous activities, at your expense. Glide in for some snowy action with skiing in Gulmarg. Still looking for more? Go for the Gondola cable car ride or even take a short hike to Khilangmarg, hiring a cab or pony on your own. Once done, head towards Srinagar for an overnight stay at your hotel after a sumptuous dinner.

After a restful night's sleep proceeding with a delicious breakfast, it's time to drive through grand Mountain views, to Sonmarg- The Golden Meadow. The drive takes you through beautiful countryside, with paddy fields and a tranquil river flowing by. Enjoy a leisurely day at Sonmarg to visit the Thajiwas Glacier by hiring your own pony ride. After a joyful day at Sonmarg, head back to Srinagar for a hot meal and retire for the day.

The following day, wake up lazy and get transferred to Pahalgam after a savory breakfast. Check in to your hotel upon your arrival after which you can opt to enjoy the day at leisure. Visit the most rustic ruins of Avantipura and Anantnag Sulpher Springs. Or, take your own 14 km pony ride to Chandanwadi, the snow point, offering amazing valley views. After that return to your hotel in Pahalgam for a hot dinner meal and get some shut-eye for the night.

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The next morning, say goodbye to Pahalgam and head back to experience one of the best Srinagar tour packages out there. Once reaching, you can check into the charming houseboat in Kashmir. Enjoy your day at leisure, admiring the lake views from your floating paradise. Furthermore, hop on for an evening ride on Shikara, visiting the Floating Gardens, Vegetable Gardens, Golden Lake, and inner marketplaces like Meena Bazar, and canals. You won’t find such experiences in any Srinagar package all the while in such a small Kashmir trip budget.

Also, take a tour by visiting the Mughal Gardens, an example of Islamic architecture and patronage of art. Starting with the 7 terraced garden- Pari Mahal, also known as The Palace of Fairies. Later, visiting Chashme Shahi followed by the famous Shalimar Garden. The Shalimar Bagh Srinagar was built in 1619, as a token of love from the Mughal Emperor Jahangir to his beloved wife Nur Jahan. The trip includes visiting the Mughal gardens but not the entry fees for the gardens. Afterward, get a unique dining experience over a lake and later spend a night over the lake.                              

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Finally, after spending an entire day and night stay at the Kashmir houseboat, get ready for the departure. We hope you have captured every bit of the trip as your everlasting memories of a perfect vacation in Kashmir. Pack your bags, have your breakfast, and get transferred to the airport. Marking the end of this trip to Kashmir. 

Kashmir has always been a source of much love and attraction due to its heavenly beauty. Everyone who steps foot here falls in love with the winding hills and lush green valleys.

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Day 1: Arrival at Srinagar

Stay: Hotel

Meal Included: Dinner

  • Reach Srinagar, meet our team, and get transferred to your hotel.
  • Start your day visiting Shankaracharya temple.
  • Retreat to your hotel for dinner and rest.

 

Day 2: Gulmarg Day Trip

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay: Hotel

  • Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and drive to Gulmarg- The Meadow of Flowers.
  • Keep your camera handy for the stunning Nanga Parbhat and other scenic sights on the way, especially from Tangmarg to Gulmarg.
  • Spend your day trekking to Khilangmarg or taking a cable car ride to the highest point in Gulmarg. 
  • In the evening return back to Srinagar and after a hot meal, retire for the day.

 

Day 3: Sonmarg Day Trip

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay: Hotel

  • After breakfast, get ready to leave for Sonamarg- The Meadow of Gold.
  • Enjoy a leisurely drive beside paddy fields and tranquil rivers amidst grand mountain views.
  • When at Sonmarg, stop by the must-visit Thajiwas Glacier, hiring a taxi or pony at your own cost.
  • Once done, return back to Srinagar. Have dinner and rest.

 

Day 4: Pahalgam

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay: Hotel

  • After a delicious breakfast, get ready for the transfer to Pahalgam- Valley of Shepherds.
  • En route, visit the Saffron fields, Avantipura Ruins & Anantnag Sulphur Springs.
  • Visit Chandanwadi, the snow Point, or enjoy a pony ride (both at your own cost).
  • Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Pahalgam and taking leisurely strolls through Pine forests along Lidder River. 
  • Head back to the hotel and after a hot meal retire for the day.


Day 5: Pahalgam to Srinagar & Srinagar local sightseeing

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay: Houseboat

  • Say goodbye to Pahalgam, have your breakfast, and head towards Srinagar.
  • Start your tour by visiting Mughal Gardens like, Pari Mahal or Palace of Fairies, Chesham Shahi, Nishat Garden aka The Garden of Pleasure and Shalimar Garden aka The Garden of Love.
  • Enjoy an evening Shikara ride aka the Gondolas of Kashmir.
  • Sail over the world famous Dal Lake, visiting its floating markets and enjoying scenic Zabarwan Mountain views.  
  • Later, enjoy an overnight stay in a Kashmiri Houseboat.


Day 6: Departure

Meal Included: Breakfast

  • Get transferred to the airport, post breakfast. 
  • The journey ends here.

By Air: Named Sheikh ul Alam Airport (IATA code SXR), Srinagar Airport is an international airport. This airport is well connected and airlines offer regular flights from Srinagar to Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh. The airport is placed just 15 km away from the center of the city.

  • Nearest Airport: Srinagar Airport, Srinagar

By Train: To reach Srinagar by train, one has to reach either Banihal railway station. From the Srinagar Railway station, you can hire Cabs / taxis to reach this magnificent place.

By Road: Srinagar is the capital of the Jammu and Kashmir UT. The city is well connected with major cities like Delhi (876 km), Chandigarh (646 km), Leh (424 km) and Jammu (258 km).There is good Bus service and Cab service available.

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Inclusions:

1. Meet & Greet on arrival.

2. Accommodation in Hotels as per selected hotels on sharing basis.

3. Meal Plan: 5 Breakfast & 5 Dinner.

4. Pick up & drop as per above.

5. All mentioned sightseeing by private vehicle.

6. The vehicle will be used as per the number of persons traveling together.

7. Driver allowance, road tax, fuel charges, parking & toll taxes.


Exclusions:

1. Anything not mentioned above.

2. Fees or any tickets to events, places, or monuments.

3. Any personal expenses like Heater, Laundry, extra meals, etc.

4. At Pahalgam - Cost of Chandanwadi trip at Pahalgam.

5. From Gulmarg - Tanmarg to Gulmarg (15 Kms) you have to hire a local 4*4 taxi to reach Gulmarg due to heavy snowfall & local union.

6. Any cost arising due to landslides, road closures, political disturbances and such, which is not in our hands will have to be borne by the customer only.

7. Pony rides/Sledging will be negotiated by the customer itself.                      


Notes:

1. Only 1 Pick up & 1 Drop Will be Provided for the group. (Pick-up time will rely on the traveler who is coming late & drop timing will rely on the traveler who is departing early)

2. In case of road closure due to any circumstances, we will try to do other sightseeing decided by Moustache.

3. No refund for unexpected departures or no show.

4. Minimum of 6 Persons are required to run the group

5. The stay can be split as per the availability at the time of booking.

6. The itinerary can be changed anytime without prior notice

1. Cancellation Before 25 Days Full Refund 

2. Cancellation Before Between 15 to 24 Days 75% Will Be Refunded

3. Cancellation Before Between 08 To 14 Days 50% Will Be Refunded

4. Cancellation Before Before 07 Days Full Amount Of Package Will Be Charged

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