Valley of Kashmir Tour is being designed for those persons who
want to visit Kashmir and Amarnath Holy
Shrine. The Amarnath Cave is one of the holiest naturally occurring
shrines of the Hindu faith. This holy cave is visited by thousands of
Hindu pilgrims from all parts of
India in the month of July and
have a glimpse of Shivalinga formed from iced snow. Extending upto 130
feet, the Amarnath Cave is high and shallow and inside the Cave
there is a huge "Linga of Ice". In this tour you will have
to start trekking from Baltal and as such this will be a very short
trekking tour to Amarnath.
Day 01: Srinagar
In the morning arrive at Srinagar airport or railway station.
has been described by some visitors as the Venice of the East. This
beautiful city was established by Emperor Ashoka some 2300 years ago.
A unique charm of Srinagar is its 1300 or more houseboats, the
floating little hotels on the edge of the Dal Lake.
Upon arrival you will be met by representative and
transferred to one of this house boat on Dal Lake. Rest of the
day free for leisure to explore the beautiful surroundings in
Day 02: Srinagar
Today we visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar. In the Mughal
gardens first of all you will view
Chashma Shahi. Chashma Shahi means the Royal Spring and is dedicated
to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spring waters are believed to
have curative properties.
After visiting the Chashma Shahi we visit the Nishat and Shalimar
Mughal Gardens. Nishat is the larger of the two gardens and has an
impressive plantation of Chenar trees on its highest terrace. Both
the gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways
with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces. In the
we enjoy the Shikara ride on the Dal lake and enjoy the beauty of
Day 03: Srinagar - Sonamarg - Baltal (about 113 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive from Srinagar to
Sonamarg, a small but uniquely beautiful hill resort, is
located on the Ladakh road. Sonamarg means the golden meadow. It
derives its name from the golden colour of its massed spring
flowers. After having lunch at Sonamarg we continue our drive to Baltal. We have an overnight stay in tents at Baltal.
Day 04: Baltal - Amarnath - Baltal (about 32 km)
In the early morning we start trekking towards
Amarnath holy cave.
From Baltal to Amarnath holy cave it will be about 4 hours walk. This holy cave is visited by thousands of
Hindu pilgrims from all parts of India on full moon to
have a glimpse of Shivalinga formed from iced snow. The cave is
situated amidst iced snow at a height of 13,000 feet and is totally
cut off from the rest of the world during winter. After
visiting the holy Shivlinga in the Amarnath cave we descend towards
have an overnight stay in tents at Baltal.
Day 05: Baltal - Sonamarg - Srinagar (about 113 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive from Baltal to
Sonamarg. After having lunch at Sonamarg we drive towards Srinagar.
In the evening we visit the Shankaracharya temple in Srinagar. This
temple is located on a sharp hill, 1,000 feet high and houses a
small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was built in memory of the
great Shankaracharya who came to Kashmir from
Kerala to revive
Hinduism. From the top of the hills, you would be able to have a
panoramic view of the Kashmir Valley. After visiting the temple we
drive back to our house boat.
Day 06: Srinagar
Transfer to airport or railway station for the onwards journey.
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standard double room on twin sharing basis with bath and WC.
included (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by Car with
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