Sunday, August 2, 2015

Kashmir Air Tour Package By IRCTC Ex Chennai

Chennai | Srinagar | Gulmarg | Pahalgam Air Tour

IRCTC, the Indian giant in the field of travel, organises various tours and travels across India and abroad. Kashmir - Heaven in World Ex Chennai (Chennai - Srinagar - Gulmarg - Pahalgam) air tour package of 6 days and 5 nights is one of them. The details of the tour are given below. The tour starts from Chennai airport on October 02, 2015. Total seats available are 29 only.

Charge: Basic rate stars at Rs. 22400/- per person.

The tour starts on DAY ONE with flight from Chennai airport on 02.10.2015 at 7:05 a.m. and arrival at Srinagar Airport at 12:30 p.m. IRCTC arranges the transfer of tourists from Airport to hotel. Tourists are free to spend the rest of the day on their own. You can take Shikara ride on the Dal Lake and experience & enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful city which is often compared to Venice. In the evening, tourists can board the houseboat.

Srinagar is a modern water world, situated on the banks of river Jhelum, popularly called as "Paradise on Earth". The literal meaning of Srinagar is "the city of wealth". It is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is famous for its lakes, waterways, gardens, houseboats and of course, traditional handicrafts. Srinagar has numerous spots of tourist attractions that can be visited any time throughout the whole year.

The SECOND DAY of tour is spend visiting various tourist spots in and around Srinagar. After taking breakfast, the tour starts with a visit to great Mughal Gardens, which is situated on the shores of famous Dal Lake. It has exotic variety of flowers, playful fountains and carpets of grass. The tour then proceeds to Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) and Shankarchariya Temple of 1st Century BC. Arrangement of dinner and overnight stay will be made at the houseboat / hotel.

Other places which the tourists can visit on their own are Nagin Lake, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, Shankaracharya temple, Sri Pratap Singh Museum, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary, Betab Valley, Sinthan Top, Yousmarg, Kheer Bhawani Temple, Badamwari Garden, Pari Mahal, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Shah-e-Hamdan, Manasbal Lake, Pari Mahal (Quntilon), Achabal Garden and Charar-e-Sharif.

After breakfast on DAY THREE, the the tourists will be taken to Gulmarg which is 56 km from Srinagar. Gulmarg is also called as "Meadow of Flowers". It has a famous Ski Resort & theworld's highest 18 hole Golf Course. Check in to the hotel and enjoy your lunch. After lunch, the tourists can enjoy pony ride and Gondola ride (Cable Car) to Khilanmarg at their personal cost. In the evening, return back to Srinagar and after dinner, stay at the hotel in the night.

Other places in and around Gulmarg which the tourists can visit on their own are Apharwat Peak, Gulmarg Alpine Guides, Gulmarg Golf Course, The Khyber Spa by L'Occitane, Gulmarg Ski Resort, Outer Circle Walk, Gulmarg Backcountry, Rani Temple, St Mary's Church, Snow Daddy Ski, Baba Reshi Shrine, Children's Park, Alpather Lake and Ningle Nallah.

On DAY FOUR after breakfast, the tour moves to Pahalgam which is at a distance of 146 km, a drive of about four and a half hours. After check in to the hotel, you may take rest or go to for walk or pony ride to any of the tourists spots. You can visit famous Saffron Fields, Awantipura Ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring in Pahalgam. Enjoy the nature and charm of the valley. In the evening, return back to Srinagar and after dinner, stay at the hotel in the night.

Other places in and around Pahalgam which the tourists can visit on their own are Betaab Valley, Tulian Lake, Aru Valley, Chandanwari, White Water Rafting, Sheshnag Lake and Mamaleshwar Temple.

After breakfast on FIFTH DAY, the tourists will be taken for a full day excursion to Sonmarg. The important tourist spots which can be visited in and around Sonmarg are Zojila Pass, Thajiwas Glacier, Gangabal Lake, Gadsar Lake, Thajwas Glacier, Baltal Valley and Vishansar Lake.

On SIXTH and last day, breakfast will be served at the hotel. After check out, the tourists will be transferred to Srinagar Airport. Take flight for Chennai for the return journey.

For further details and enquiries, please mail at You can contact IRCTC at 1800110139.

IRCTC and Indian Railways Additional Resources:

Charbagh Railway Station, Lucknow

1 comment:

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