Day 01 : Srinagar
On arrival in Srinagar drive direct to Baltal via Sonamarg. The
distance of about 115 kms will be covered in about 3-½ hrs. Rest of
the day free at Baltal for acclimatization and prepare for next
day's trek to Amarnath Cave. Dinner overnight in tents at Baltal.
Day 02 : Baltal - Amarnath Cave - Baltal
After very early breakfast trek upwards to Amarnath cave for darshan.
The route is ascending right upto the cave. Have a dip in the ice
water of Amarnath stream, which floes outside the cave. Inside the
cave there is scenery of calm tranquility of white and glistering
three massive Lingmas stand erect symbol of Lord Shiva, Parvathi and
Ganesh. After darshan return back to Baltal. Approx. 25 kms (leave
morning at 0530 and arrive back at 1930 hrs). Dinner overnight in
Day 03 : Baltal - Srinagar
Drive back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar, transfer to
houseboats. Dinner overnight houseboats.
Day 04 : In Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of
pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD.
And Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife
Empress Noor Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal
Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance
from Srinagar to the said gardens is about 12 and 15 kms
respectively. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory. After lunch
Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and vegetable gardens
etc. Also witness walnut woodcarving and papier machie making
demonstration. Dinner overnight in Deluxe Houseboats.
Day 05 : In Srinagar
Free for shopping and individual activities. Dinner overnight Deluxe
Day 06 : Srinagar - Jammu or Delhi
Transfer to TRC/Airport to drive or fly to Jammu/Delhi.