Planning a 4-night, 5-day tour to Kashmir can be a wonderful experience. Here's a suggested itinerary to make the most of your trip:
Arrive in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Check into your hotel or a traditional houseboat.Enjoy a shikara ride on the famous Dal Lake.
Visit the Mughal Gardens - Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi.Head to the Shankaracharya Temple, located on a hilltop with panoramic views of the city.
Take a day trip to Gulmarg, known for its ski resorts and the world's highest golf course. Enjoy activities like cable car rides at the Gulmarg Gondola and explore the scenic beauty of the area.
Visit Pahalgam, a picturesque town known for its lush greenery and mountains. Enjoy activities like horse riding, trekking, and river rafting. Visit the Betaab Valley and Aru Valley.
Morning: Spend a leisurely morning in Srinagar. Afternoon: Depart for the airport for your onward journey.
Weather: Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly. Nights can be chilly, even in summer. Local Crafts: Don't miss out on purchasing authentic Kashmiri handicrafts like Pashmina shawls and carpets. Cuisine: Try local dishes such as Rogan Josh, Dum Aloo, and Kahwa tea.