A Persian poet had penned down some beautiful lines witnessing the natural artistry in Kashmir. The lines sum up every beautiful trait of scenic Kashmir. "Gar Firdaus bar-rue zamin ast, hami asto, hamin asto, hamin ast." Translation – "If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here." As soon as a person steps down on the land of heaven, the cool breezes in the hot summer, the snowflakes in winter, the Golden Chinar leaves in autumn and the colorful tulips in spring, this is what Kashmir brings in for you ! Leisure, Liveliness and Lush greenery are the top traits of Kashmir.
The place has also belonged to Maharajas and Mughals long decades ago. The architecture of some renowned places is similar to Iran. Mughal Architecture gardens namely,Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan are some decade long royalties that are still visited by ‘n‘ number of people throughout the year. The infamous Dal Lake, popularized by the most number of Bollywood songs location, is encircled by the Boulevard which turns into Foreshore Rd later. Numerous Persian architected Shrines, Lots of infamous Gardens and the snow-clad mountains covering the whole valley are breathtakingly beautiful. In all four seasons, Kashmir looks at its best. This place being Splendid along with the warmth of the locals is what it’s famous about. Ranked as the safest city to travel for women, this place gives you a lifetime of experiences and memories. Called as Switzerland of Asia, Kashmir has got everything for you. Get going, into the warmth of Nature; get going towards KASHMIR.
Arrival - Rest at Hotel
Mughal Gardens or Tulip Garden or Shankaracharya temple visit ( Based on available time )
Srinagar to Pahalgam
Betab Valley/ Aru Valley / Chandanwari
Doodh Patri Excursion
Check Out before 11 AM
Arrival rest at Hotel
Sonmarg is known to have a lot of significance in the old times. This is because it was the gateway of the Silk Road, which connected Kashmir and China. This is also a great base camp for Ladakh
Evening return to Srinagar and overnight Stay
After Breakfast will visit Tulip Garden (If Open)
If time permits we Will Visit any of the 2 places from the below list Chashma shahi or Pari Mahal or Nishad Garden or Shalimar Garden or Shankaracharya Temple
Overnight Stay at Srinagar
Morning Drive Towards Gulmarg (60km – 2hrs journey)
Gulmarg is very famous for its skiing scenes in India. This town is located on the Pir Panjal Range, which is a part of the western Himalayas. Gulmarg literally means “Meadow of flowers”.
Overnight Stay at Srinagar
Early Morning Departure towards Pahalgam Enroute you will be visiting Awantipora
Pahalgam is famous for its scenic beauty and is the jewel of the picturesque Liddar valley located in the high Himalayas. It is also the starting point of the annual pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath.
Aru valley and Betab Valley Visit in union taxi
Night return back to Srinagar
Overnight stay at Srinagar
Morning Drive Towards Doodhpathri (45 km - 2 hrs drive)
Doodhpathri is a beautiful valley hidden away for the usual tourist map. It offers splendid views and sceneries along with a beautiful river that flows across and short trek for those interested. The meadows are vast and beautiful, with the backdrop of pine trees and mountains.
Check-into our House Boat
Overnight House Boat stay at Dal Lake
Check Out before 11 AM
Before flight booking please contact 8050725190 and confirm the timing.
All Views are subject to Climatic conditions.
Morning Breakfast (Day 2 – Day 7, except Pahalgam day)
Dinner (Day 1 to Day 6)
Accommodation 2 Sharing, Srinagar,
Accommodation 3/4 sharing in Houseboat.
Trip to Aru and Betab Valley in Pahalgam in Union Taxi.
House Boat Accommodation with 1-hour Shikara ride.
All the ground transport as per itinerary by individual tempo traveler
Any personal expenses
Lunch, Breakfast on Pahalgam day
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, tips, phone calls, laundry, etc
Any incidental and other expenses which are not specified in the inclusions
Cable car / Gondola ride/Horse Ride/Me Time Charges
Entry ticket charges at Gardens , Betab valley
Things to be Noted
Before flight booking please contact +91-8050725190 and reconfirm the timing.
All views are subjected to climatic condition .
Tulip garden visit is subject to opening and closing of the garden according to government orders. 2022 it opened on the 20th of March and closed by the 17th of April .
Tulip garden blossom is fully dependent on the climatic conditions.
Coordinators have the right to make changes in the itinerary subject to the circumstances.
Snow at Gulmarg is also highly dependent on the weather.
Pick-up and drops are not added to the itinerary. But it can be arranged. Per Car: picks up rate 1000/- Drop 1000/-. You can inform us early if you need this facility. Prepaid taxi available at the airport starting from Rs 700/- you can opt that as well ( Recommended )
Hotels are following strict check-in and check-out timing during the peak season time. If you reach early, you have to wait at the reception/ Airport.
Tulip season happens only once in a year, so you have to expect crowd in almost all places.
Baisaran Valley is not added to the itinerary, only way to reach there by horse and we have observed a few accidents last year.
To Visit places in Doodpathri also you have to take horses ( Starts from 1200-1800
Participants can bargain with the Horse team.
LGFC or our coordinator will not involve in the bargaining process.
We do not take any commission from any of the activities you book.
This trip is mainly for sightseeing. So Hotel provided is with all the basic amenities and hygiene. Primary criteria of selecting hotels has been basic hygiene and amenities. This being a budget friendly trip hotels are of 3 star/ deluxe category.
Shopping at Lal Chowk ( Local Market) highly depends on the local restrictions applied by authorities of Kashmir.
For those who wish to do shopping at the Local market, the evening time is free to do that. Auto/ Cab facility available there with extra cost
Pahalgam day, we will have to start around start 6:00 AM from the hotel. On this day breakfast is not added in the cost. You can have on the way. we will stop at breakfast points.
Food provided at the hotel will be North Indian Style.
Lunchtime will vary depending on the traffic conditions. Not many hotel options are available on the highways of Srinagar to Pahalgam/ Gulmarg/Doodhpathri. Always keep snack items with you.
Coordinator will share details in the whatsapp group. Incase of any cancelation of cable car due to weather issue, this amount will refund back to the participants account. That's the reason why we are not added Cable car cost in the package
Mughal Garden Entry fee :
Chashma shahi 40/-
Par mahal 40/-
Tulip Garden - 80/- ( Last years fee)
Betab : 100/-
Nishad Garden : 40/-
Shalimar Garden : 40/-
We only need to take tickets based on the opening and closing of these gardens. That's Why we are not adding the cost of an entry ticket to the parks/gardens.
Only postpaid sim (Jio/Airtel/BSNL) works at Kashmir.
We will be following seat rotation system in the vehicle.
No Seats Available
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At the time of registration
Before Feb 10 , 2023
Before March 10 , 2023
Cancellation fees will be applied as mentioned below.
Date of Cancellation
Before 90 days of camp
Before 45 days of camp
Before 30 days of camp
Before 15 days of camp
Within 15 days of the camp start date
Alternatively, a registered participant may transfer his/her registration to a friend without any cancellation fee.
In case of cancellation of the program due to any gov restrictions due to COVID/ Weather, an alternate date will be provided for the same trip and no refund for that.
In case you are not able to join the trek on the new dates, either you can send a replacement ( Without any additional cost) / You can opt for Wallet transfer,
What is Wallet Transfer ?: The amount will move to LGFC Wallet and you can use that for any other trip. ( 2% fee will be deducted as movement charges) . Strictly there won’t be any refund to a bank account.
Wallet transfer is applicable only for the case when a participant wont be able to join the new date on a postponed trip due to Pandemic / Weather situations
The wallet transfer offer will only be one time , when the new date is announced. Further changes will be counted as normal cancellations and will be as per cancellation policy.
Installments are to be paid before the due dates.
In case when installments are pending after the due date, the order will be auto-canceled.
There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installments.
Trip to Trip Movement is strictly not allowed.
HOW TO REACH ?
By Availing Flights from Cities, If you are not finding direct flight, fly from your nearest airport to Delhi and Delhi to Srinagar.
If you have any doubts regarding transportation please contact +91-8088120956
• Try to book the same carrier for a connected flight.
• Try to avoid road transportation from Jammu to Srinagar.
WHY WITH US?
Budget-Friendly. ( You can compare the same package with any other available itineraries)
Dates coincide with the best time to explore spring Kashmir
Pay the total camp fee in 3 installments before the trip
Not just the trip, many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing sightseeing or trekking experience. Know more about Kashmir and the life of people in Kashmir. Our Camp Navigator will share the stories on the myths as well as the science.
Well Experienced Local Support Staff.
Plan beyond the Itinerary– In case if you want to extend the trip, we are there to help you by providing Stays contact and transportation, Talk to the coordinator of LetsGoForACamp.
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