Experience the enchanting beauty of the Kashmir Tulip Festival with Let's go for a camp, where nature's canvas comes alive with vibrant colors. During this annual event, the picturesque Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar, Kashmir, bursts into a mesmerizing sea of tulips in full bloom. Let's go for a camp offers you a chance to immerse yourself in this breathtaking spectacle of nature. Stroll through the meticulously manicured gardens, where millions of tulips create a symphony of colors, from fiery reds and brilliant yellows to soft pinks and serene whites, against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan mountains. Our carefully curated trip includes guided tours, local insights, and opportunities to capture the perfect Instagram-worthy shots of this kaleidoscope of blossoms.
This unforgettable journey with us ensures you'll not only witness the stunning tulip gardens but also get a taste of Kashmir's rich culture, cuisine, and warm hospitality. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a photography aficionado, or simply seeking a serene escape, this trip to the Kashmir Tulip Festival promises an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this floral wonderland with us and create lasting memories in the heart of India's paradise on earth.
Arrival after 12:00 PM , Free time you can explore yourself
(Srinagar local market /Zero bridge explore yourself if you have time )
Doothpathri Exploration and Shikhara Ride Stay at House Boat
Morning Visit Tulip Garden. Departure. Drop time at the Airport at 4:30 PM.
The maximum time we will be spending at Tulip Garden.
April 09, 2024
Arrival at Srinagar any time after 12:00 PM
Free time you can explore yourself ( Srinagar local or Zero Bridge etc)
April 10, 2024
After Breakfast Transfer to Gulmarg
Gulmarg exploration and Activities time
Return back to Srinagar and overnight stay
Apr 11, 2024
After breakfast Transfer to Pahalgham
Aru Valley and Betab Valley we will be visiting
Return back to Srinagar and overnight stay. Return time based on Available time we will be visiting Awanthipura ruin temple / Bat making shops.
Apr 12, 2024
After breakfast Transfer to Sonamarg
Sonamarg Exploration and Activities
Return back to Srinagar and overnight stay
Apr 13, 2024
Srinagar House boat
After Breakfast check out
Transfer to Doothpathri
Doothpathri Exploration and Activities
Return back to Srinagar
Shikhara Ride through Dal Lake
Overnight stay at Houseboat
Apr 14, 2024
After breakfast checkout
Tulip Garden visit
Drop at Srinagar Airport
The hotel is 20 minutes away from the Airport
The pick-up cost is not added to the fee, as participants come at different times.
Safe Prepaid Taxi available at the Airport (800-1000 per taxi)
If anyone needs Pick up can arrange it at extra cost.
If you have more time these are the other places which you can visit
Srinagar: Pari Mahal, Nishad Garden, Shalimar Garden, Chashma Shahi, Shankaracharya temple
If you can extend your trip one more day/ If you can reach one day early You can cover these places.
We will be able to provide, a vehicle/Room with extra cost in that case. Considering the peak season time, you need to inform this at least 7 days before the trip.
Morning Breakfast (Day 2 – Day 6), Except Pahalgam day.
Dinner (Day 1 to Day 5 )
Accommodation 2/3 Sharing basis in Hotels and House Boat
Trip to Aru Valley and Betab Valley in Pahalgam in Union Taxi.
Shikara rides through Dal Lake.
All the ground transport as per itinerary by individual tempo traveler (Non-AC).
Chain Vehicle to Gulmarg ( If needed ) .
Entry ticket to Tulip Garden, Betab Valley, and Aru Valley.
Pick up from the Airport
1st Day Srinagar Sightseeing (If you need any help for the sightseeing we can arrange)
Any personal expenses
Breakfast on Pahalgam day: why: As this day we start early before breakfast time from the Hotel. But Don’t worry we will stop the vehicle on the way for breakfast. You can have whatever you like from the restaurants.
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/ Gondola Ticket, You can take it online. we will help you with the process.
Any Changes in the itinerary/ Charges come in additional because of Snowfall/ Weather changes/Political issues.
Weather is not in anyone's hands, some times because of Bad weather, roads will be closed to some of the destinations. In that case, we will try to give the best alternative. We are looking for all kinds of support from all participants in these cases.
Before flight booking please contact +91-8050725190 and reconfirm the timing.
All views are subjected to climatic conditions.
Tulip garden visit is subject to opening and closing of the garden according to government orders. 2023 it opened on the 25th of March and closed by the 12th of April.
Tulip garden blossom is fully dependent on 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 charges are not added to the itinerary. But it can be arranged. Per Car: picks up rate 1000/-. You can inform us early if you need this facility. Prepaid taxis are available at the airport starting from Rs 700/- you can opt for that as well ( Recommended, Safe )
Hotels are following strict check-in and check-out timing during the peak season time. If you arrive early, you have to wait at the reception/ Airport.
Tulip season happens only once a year, so you have to expect crowds in almost all places.
Baisarn Valley is not added to the itinerary, the only way to reach there is by horse and we observed a few accidents last year.
To Visit places in Doothpathri also has to take horses (Starting from 1200-1800)
Participants can bargain with the Horse team. Coordinators will not be involved in the bargaining process but they will support it.
LGFC or our coordinator will not be involved in the bargaining process.
We do not take any commission from any of the activities you book.
This trip is mainly for sightseeing. So the Hotel provided with all the basic amenities and hygiene. The primary criteria for selecting hotels have been basic hygiene and amenities. This being a budget-friendly trip hotels are in the 3-star/ deluxe category.
Shopping at Lal Chowk ( Local Market) highly depends on the local restrictions applied by the authorities of Kashmir. For those who wish to go 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 to the cost. You can have it on the way. we will stop at breakfast points.
Food provided at the hotel will be North Indian Style. Veg and Non Veg food will be available at every hotel. Getting pure veg restaurants in Kashmir is not that easy for a group trip.
Lunchtime will vary depending on the traffic conditions. Not many hotel options are available on the highways of Srinagar to Pahalgam/ Gulmarg/Doothpathri. Always keep snack items with you.
How to Book Cable car: Now Cable cars can be booked easily by clicking the below link.https://www.jammukashmircablecar.com/
Why cable car ticket cost is not added to the cost? Cable car booking is controlled by gov in a single platform. Online booking only available now and its easy. Incase if Gondola is not running on a particular day, this amount will be refunded to the same account by Gov Authority.
There are 2 Phases based on Altitude. Phase 1: Lower Altitude, Phase 2: Higher Altitude If you wish to go to Phase 2, then you need to purchase Phase 1 and Phase 2 tickets.
The coordinator will share gondola Booking details in the WhatsApp group. In case of any cancelation of the cable car due to weather issues, this amount will be refunded back to the participant's account. That's the reason why we have not added the Cable car cost to the package
Only postpaid sim (Jio/Airtel/BSNL) works in Kashmir.
We will be following the seat rotation system in the vehicle.
Extra Amount can come for the following
Lunch - ( 100-150)
Cable car (Phase 1 and Phase 2 )
Horse at Doothpathri ( 1000-1500)
Gulmarg snow Activities - Skiing (2000-2500), Snow scooter ( 1500-2000) , All these are optional if you are interested you can go for this
In Sonmarg if any of the participants are interested can go to the Zero/Zojila pass if the place is open - Completely controlled by Union Taxi operators of Sonmarg. Interested participants can share the cost ( 7000-8000 per taxi ). Others can explore Sonmarg
We believe that you are booking the trip after reading all the important Instructions.
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At the time of registration
Before Jan 05, 2024
Before Feb 05, 2024
Before Mar 05, 2024
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
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 2 or more installments are pending after the due date, the order will be auto-cancelled.
There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installments.
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 +91-8050725190
If you need support in flight booking, Please contact us.
• Try to book the same carrier for a connected flight.
• Try to avoid road transportation from Jammu to Srinagar.
VALUES WE FOLLOW
Minimizing plastic waste.
Hiring local guides.
Contributing to the local economy.
Proper disposal of waste generated.
Concept of Responsible Traveler.
WHY WITH US?
Budget-Friendly. ( You can compare the same package with any other available itineraries on new year dates at Gulmarg )
Pay the total camp fee in installments before the trip
Not just the trip, but many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing a 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.
Experience the offbeat Location of Kashmir – Doodpathri
Experience New Year Night at Kashmiri
Experience the most beautiful moments of Winter season at Pahalgam
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
Of course, once you are done with your registration, u have an option to join the WhatsApp group formed for this trip. Here, you will get to know the fellow travelers from your same city. You all can travel together
It’s strictly based on the cancellation policy. However, you can replace your registration with your friend, with out any additional cost. But need to inform this to the coordinator at the Earliest.
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