BEST SELLER PACKAGES

KASHMIR BEST SELLER PACKAGE (03 NIGHTS / 04 DAYS)

DAY 01: ARRIVE Srinagar

You will be met by Travel Excellence representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your hotel or houseboat where you will proceed for check-in.

Srinagar (Lake City) - It is at once a collection of images: It tells the story of love of the Mughal Emperors for this paradise like vale with deep green rice fields, rivers, gardens in bloom and lakes rimmed by houseboats, where lush wild gardens of lotus and water-lily grow amidst bustling lanes.

Afternoon visit important sights of Srinagar City - Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens.

Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) - Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar , it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma.

Nishat Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake. Empress Noor Jahan's brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake.

Shalimar Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat

DAY 02: GULMARG excursion (by surface: 55 kms - 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) - It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. It is exquisitely situated in a pine surrounded basin of the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2,730 meters above sea level and one of the most famous tourist destinations of Kashmir. It also has one of the world's highest green golf courses with 18 holes, as well as a clubhouse, which is a historical building in its own right.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg's newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar, overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat

DAY 03: PAHALGAM EXCURSION (By surface: 98 kms - 3 hrs)

In the morning your journey starts towards Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple ) - Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar, the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty.

Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) - It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River. Once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir 's premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don't come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Afternoon drive back from Pahalgam to Srinagar, overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat

DAY 04: DEPART SRINAGAR

Morning enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake - Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir, later you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES & WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

PACKAGE COST IN INR (RUPEES)
S. NO ACCOMMODATIONS PLAN 02 PAX 04 PAX 06 PAX
01 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI INR 29999 P Pax INR 28599 P Pax INR 27999 P Pax
02 DELUXE PACKAGE MAPAI INR 12499 P Pax INR 10999 P Pax INR 10499 P Pax
03 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI INR 10299 P Pax INR 8899 P Pax INR 8399 P Pax
04 HOUSEBOATS PACKAGE MAPAI INR 6799 P Pax INR 5399 P Pax INR 4999 P Pax

ACCOMMODATION supplement
S. NO ACCOMMODATIONS PLAN SINGLE ROOM CHILD 05 - 11 YEARS CHILD ABOVE 12 YRS
01 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI INR 18399 P Sgl INR 9199 P Cld INR 13599 P Cld
02 DELUXE PACKAGE MAPAI INR 5199 P Sgl INR 3799 P Cld INR 5699 P Cld
03 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI INR 3499 P Sgl INR 3099 P Cld INR4599 P Cld
04 HOUSEBOATS PACKAGE MAPAI INR 1699 P Sgl INR 2099 P Cld INR 3099 P Cld

TRANSPORT supplement
TRANSPORTATION 02 PAX 04 PAX 06 PAX
Non Air-conditioned Toyota Qualis Car INR 599 Per Pax INR 399 Per Pax INR 299 Per Pax
PCKAGE COST INCLUDES
  • Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Travel Excellence representative.
  • 03 nights / 04 days accommodation at hotel or houseboat on specified meal plan.
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Full-day excursions to Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 - 3 hours).
  • Crossings while staying at houseboats.
  • All present applicable taxes as on date.
  • Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.

PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES
  • Any Air or train fare.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Monument fee / Camera fee.
  • Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
  • Horse ride at Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • Gondola ride in Gulmarg.
  • Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls,.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the "Package Cost Includes" column.

CANCELLTION POLICY
  • 10% before 15 days from date of departure.
  • 25% before 7 days from dated of departure.
  • 50% within 7 days from date of departures.
  • 100% within 48 hours from date of departure.

SPECIAL NOTES
  • All the above mentioned rates are valid from 01 April 2008 to 31 March 2009.
  • All the above mentioned rates are on INR.
  • All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
  • Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed).
  • Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon ).
  • All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • By using Qualis supplement, the vehicle can be upgraded to 01 Non Air-conditioned Qualis as per preference.
  • Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.
  • Packages commissionable by 10% to travel agents & tour operators.
  • The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOTEL ENVISAGED FOR PACKAGE'S
PPACKAGE HOTEL
PREMIUM THE LALIT - SRINAGAR
DELUXE HOTEL BROADWAY OR SIMILAR
STANDARD HOTEL ZABARVAN OR SIMILAR
HOUSEBOAT KOLU GROUP OF HOUSBEOATS

KASHMIR BEST SELLER PACKAGE (06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS)

DAY 01: ARRIVE Srinagar By flight: 9W 603 - ETA 1235 hrs)

You will be met by Travel Excellence representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your Kolu Houseboats Srinagar where you will proceed for check-in. Afternoon enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake - Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir. Dinner & Overnight stay Houseboats

DAY 2: SONMARG EXCURSION (by surface: 84 kms - 3 hrs)

After having breakfast in the hotel, In the morning, you will be driven for full day excursion trip to Sonmarg. Sonamarg (Meadow of Gold) - It is a place of enthralling beauty, lies in Sindh Valley, streamed with flowers, surrounded by mountains and perched at an altitude of 2690 m above sea level. Visited less frequently by tourists, it has as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a clear sky. It is a quiet alpine retreat surrounded with sycamore, silver birch, fir and pine trees and the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh. It is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lakes.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Horse ride at Sonamarg. Later return back to Srinagar Dinner & Overnight stay Houseboats

DAY 03: SRINAGAR TO GULMARG (by surface: 55 kms - 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) - It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. It is exquisitely situated in a pine surrounded basin of the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2,730 meters above sea level and one of the most famous tourist destinations of Kashmir . It also has one of the world's highest green golf courses with 18 holes, as well as a clubhouse, which is a historical building in its own right.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg's newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot. Dinner & over night at hotel in Gulmarg

DAY 4: GULMARG TO PAHALGAM[4 HRS DRIVE/150 KMS]

Have breakfast in the hotel. Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Pahalgam, en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple ) - Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar, the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region.

Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty. Arrive Pahalgam, Dinner & over night at hotel.

DAY 05 : in Pahalgam

Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) - It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir 's premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don't come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Dinner & over night at hotel

DAY 06: Pahalgam - srinagar (By surface: 94 kms - 3 hrs)

After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive back to Srinagar on arrival check in at your houseboats in the. Visit Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) - Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma. Nishat Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan's brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake. Shalimar Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn.

Dinner & over night at hotel

DAY 07 : DEPART SRINAGAR (by flight: 9W 603 - ETD 1315 hrs)

Morning you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES & WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

PACKAGE COST IN INR (RUPEES)
S. NO PACKAGE TYPE PLAN 02 PAX 04 PAX
01 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI 15299 Per Pax 13199 Per Pax
02 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI 23899 Per Pax 21599 Per Pax

ACCOMMODATION supplement
S. NO PACKAGE TYPE PLAN SINGLE ROOM CHILD ABOVE 12 YRS CHILD 05 - 11 YEARS
01 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI 4999 6899 4699
02 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI 12299 10299 7299

TRANSPORT supplement
TRANSPORTATION 02 PAX 04 PAX
Non Air-conditioned Toyota Qualis Car RS 650 P Pax RS 500 P Pax
PCKAGE COST INCLUDES
  • Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Travel Excellence representative.
  • Welcome drink on arrival (Kashmiri Khawa with Saffron)
  • 06 night/ 07 days accommodation at hotel or houseboat on specified meal plan.
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Full-day excursions to Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • Transportation services as per the itinerary.
  • One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 - 3 hours).
  • Crossings while staying at houseboats.
  • All present applicable taxes as on date.
  • Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.

PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES
  • Any Air or train fare.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Monument fee / Camera fee.
  • Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
  • Horse ride at Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • Gondola ride in Gulmarg.
  • Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls,.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the "Package Cost Includes" column.

CANCELLTION POLICY
  • 10% before 15 days from date of departure.
  • 25% before 7 days from dated of departure.
  • 50% within 7 days from date of departures.
  • 100% within 48 hours from date of departure.

SPECIAL NOTES
  • All the above mentioned rates are valid from 01 April 2008 to 31 March 2009.
  • All the above mentioned rates are on INR.
  • All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
  • Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed).
  • Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon ).
  • All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • By using Qualis supplement, the vehicle can be upgraded to 01 Non Air-conditioned Qualis as per preference.
  • Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.
  • Packages commissionable by 10% to travel agents & tour operators.
  • The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOTEL ENVISAGED FOR STANDARD PACKAGE
PLACE HOTEL NIGHT
SRINAGAR KOLU HOUSEBOATS 2 NIGHTS
GULMARG HOTEL ROYAL PARK 1 NIGHT
PAHALGAM HOTEL HEEVAN 2 NIGHTS
SRINAGAR HOTE ZABARVAN 1 NIGHT
HOTEL ENVISAGED FOR PREMIUM PACKAGE
PLACE HOTEL NIGHT
SRINAGAR KOLU HOUSEBOATS 2 NIGHTS
GULMARG HOTEL HIGHLANDS PARK 1 NIGHT
PAHALGAM HOTEL PINE N PEAKS 2 NIGHTS
SRINAGAR HOTEL GRAND PALACE 1 NIGHT

LADAKH BEST SELLER PACKAGE (04 NIGHTS / 05 DAYS)

DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH (LADAKH) (by flight: 9W 609 - ETA 0655 hrs)

You will be met by Travel Excellence representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your hotel where you will proceed for check-in.

Ladakh (Little Tibet ) - It is renowned for its Buddhist monasteries which are dotted all over the sparsely populated countryside, each rich decorated with painting and virtually a storehouse for ancient religious manuscripts. The defiant beauty of its clear barren landscapes, its unique flora and fauna, its culture, its clear blue skies and clean air, 'the land where snow never melts and only corn ripens. It is an unforgettable experience for those with a love for virgin nature and adherents of Tibet logy and Buddhism.

Today will be at Leisure for acclimatizing to the rarefied atmosphere of the high altitude of 3500 Mts. In the evening visit Leh town and Leh Bazaar (on foot).

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel

DAY 02: LEH MONASTERIES

Morning visit important Monasteries of Leh - Pheyang Gompa, Spituk Monastery, Shanker Gompa, Leh Palace & Shanti Stupa.

Pheyang Gompa - Situated on the Leh - Srinagar road, it looks like a huge palace from afar, built by Tashi Namgyal in the later half of the 16th century A. D. It belongs to the Red Cap sect of Buddhist. It possesses excellent statue and Thangkas. Hundreds of icons of Buddha and other gods are kept on wooden shelves.

Spituk Monastery - Situated on Leh Srinagar highway, built on top of a small hill overlooking river Indus. Five hundred years old, this monastery has some prized Thangkas and huge statues of goddess kali, whose faces are unveiled once every year. This chamber also contains an ancient collection of masks.

Sankar Gompa - It is the only monastery built on valley level and the seat of the yellow sect of Buddhist. It has a formidable collection of miniature statues of pure gold and a number of wall paintings. This is a modern monastery with electricity, yet it is an ancient edifice which has a huge statue of eleven heads and 100 hands, a form of avalokiteshwara. Another statue of chanzeri with 1,000 eyes, 1,000 arms, and 1,000 legs is a gorgeous representation of Buddhist deity.

Leh Palace - Built in the late 16th century by Singay Namgiyal, the palace stands like a sentinel overlooking the town. Inside there are old wall paintings depicting the life of the Buddha. Leh Palace was occupied by the Ladakhi royal family until the 1830s before they were exiled to Stok. Today the palace is deserted and dilapidated. Shanti Stupa - Located on the hilltop at Changspa. Constructed by a Japanese Buddhist organization, known as 'The Japanese for World Peace'. The aim behind the construction of the stupa was to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism and to promote World Peace. A magnificent white-domed structure offers spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset. The stupa looks best at night, when it is beautifully illuminated with glittering lights.

DAY 03: khardung - la pass

In the morning your journey starts towards Khardung-La Pass.

Khardung-La Pass - The highest (5602 M) motor-able pass & Gateway to Siachen Glacier. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of mountains on the way. In the North falls the Saser range with the Saser Kangri Peak (7670m), 100m above the Mount Everest Base camp. In the south, the Zanskar and Stok ranges dominate the horizon.

Later drive back to Leh. Afternoon will be at leisure, free for independent activities. Evening visit to a Ladadkhi family.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 04: LEH MONASTERIES

Morning visit important Monasteries of Leh - Thiksey, Shey & Hemis.

Thiksey Monastery - It is the twelve storey monastery, consists of 8 temples and about 250 resident lamas. The chambers are full of statues, stupas, Thangkas, ancient swords and Tantric wall paintings.

Shey Palace & Monastery - It is the summer palace of the erstwhile rulers of Leh, surrounded by picturesque gardens. Built in 1620 A.D. The palace has the largest victory stupa, topped with pure gold. There is a spectacular double storey statue of Buddha Sayamunni in a sitting posture. Wrought of copper and brass, gilled with gold and silver and studded with precious gems, it leaves the senses breathless.

Hemis Monastery - Situated in a side ravine off the main Indus valley with colorful flags flutter on the four pillars in the courtyard against the backdrop of white walls and a blue sky. The monastery contains gold statue and stupas decorated with precious stones. It has a superb collection of Thangkas, including the largest which is exhibited once in twelve years.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel

DAY 05: DEPART LEH (LADAKH) (by flight: 9W 610 - ETD 0735 hrs)

Early morning you will be transferred to Leh airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES & WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

PACKAGE COST IN INR (RUPEES)
S. NO ACCOMMODATIONS PLAN 02 PAX 04 PAX CHD ABV 05 CHD ABV 12
01 A Category Hotels MAPAI 10299 P. PAX 8799 P. PAX 3699 P. CHD 4699 P. CHD

PCKAGE COST INCLUDES
  • Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Travel Excellence representative.
  • Welcome Drink on Arrival.
  • 04 nights / 05 days accommodation in a standard room, at specified category of hotel.
  • All Meals (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Hot / Pack Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner).
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Quails or Scorpio.
  • Sightseeing tour to Leh Monasteries and Khardung La Pass.
  • All present applicable taxes as on date.
  • Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.

PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES
  • Any Air or train fare.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Guide services / Monument fee / Camera fee.
  • Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls,.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the "Package Cost Includes" column.

CANCELLTION POLICY
  • 10% before 15 days from date of departure.
  • 25% before 7 days from dated of departure.
  • 50% within 7 days from date of departures.
  • 100% within 48 hours from date of departure.

SPECIAL NOTES
  • All the above mentioned rates are valid from 01 April 2008 to 31 March 2009.
  • All the above mentioned rates are on INR.
  • All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
  • Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed).
  • Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon ).
  • All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • By using Qualis supplement, the vehicle can be upgraded to 01 Non Air-conditioned Qualis as per preference.
  • Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.
  • Packages commissionable by 10% to travel agents & tour operators.
  • The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

JAMMU & KASHMIR BEST SELLER PACKAGE (06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS)

DAY 01: ARRIVE Jammu - katra

Arrive Jammu will be met by Travel Excellence representative at the airport and you would be transferred to your Katra full day at Leisure Overnight stay.

DAY 2: IN KATRA

After breakfast full day for Matta Vashnu devi Darshan later in the evening return back to hotel Overnight stay.

DAY 3: KATRA - PAHALGAM [8 HRS DRIVE/300 KMS]

After breakfast drive to Pahalgam arrive Pahalgam and check in at your hotel rest for the days Overnight stay.

DAY 4: PAHALGAM - SRINAGAR [3 HRS DRIVE/94 KMS]

Breakfast at hotel explore the Pahalgam valley Pahalgam ( Valley of Shepherds ) - It is a resort set in a pristine village lying next to the Lidder River . Once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir 's premier resort, cool even during the heights of summer. It is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m above sea level and has a golf course at 2400 meters above the sea level. Surrounded with fragrant pine forests, the idyllic resort includes a golf course and spots for angling. The bubbling Lidder harbors a sizeable population of rainbow trout and mahaseer to ensure you don't come away disappointed. The nearby forested slopes are home to the Himalayan brown bear.

After having your lunch at local restaurant, proceed to have bridle walks and feed your cameras with the picture of magnificent view of mountains.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Horse ride at Pahalgam.

Around Pahalgam are many places of interest, and because the resort is set between fairly steep hills, it is worth hiring a pony rather than walking. The most beautiful of these is the huge, undulating meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by thickly wooded forests of pine. Hajan an idyllic spot for a picnic.

Later return back to Srinagar en-route visit Saffron fields of Pampora, see the beautiful countryside, lots of rice fields and Awantipura ruins on the way.

Awantipura Ruins (1100 years Old Temple ) - Built in 09th century AD by King Avantivarman and dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Situated 29 kms from Srinagar , the temple ruins at Awantipura represent some of the finest examples of architecture of this region. Later continue your drive to Pahalgam through the pine forest, the confluence of the streams flowing from the river Lidder & Sheshnag Lake which are famous for their scenic beauty. Arrive Srinagar and check in at your hotel for Overnight stay .

DAY 5: IN SRINAGAR

After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive back to Srinagar on arrival check in at your houseboats in the. Afternoon enjoy a relaxing Shikara ride on the lake - Its one of the most soothing & relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir . Later in the afternoon visit Shankaracharya Temple (Hindu Shrine) - Situated on the highest hill of Srinagar, it is nearly one thousand feet above the city. The temple commands a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city. It is devoted to lord Shiva. The site dates back to 2500 BC. The philosopher Shankaracharya stayed at this site when he visited Kashmir ten centuries ago to revive sanatan dharma. Nishat Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - The largest Mughal garden situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills encircles the Dal Lake . Empress Noor Jahan's brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. Nishat has seven terraces with a beautiful central water course flowing right in the middle. These terraces rise dramatically off the mountains from the eastern part of the lake. Shalimar Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) - It was planted by Mughal emperor Jehangir for Empress Noor Jahan in 1619 AD and later extended in 1727 A.D. by Shah Jahan. Shaded by magnificent Chinar trees, the Shalimar is a series of stone pavilions and flowing water with paint box bright flower beds. The Garden blooms with innumerable varieties of flowers in spring and autumn. Overnight stay at the hotel or houseboat.

DAY 06 GULMARG excursion (by surface: 55 kms - 1.5 hrs)

Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of Gold) - It was discovered as a tourist destination by the British in the 19th century. Prior to that, Mughal emperors vacationed in the Gulmarg valley which is about 03 kms long and up-to 01 km wide. It is exquisitely situated in a pine surrounded basin of the Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2,730 meters above sea level and one of the most famous tourist destinations of Kashmir . It also has one of the world's highest green golf courses with 18 holes, as well as a clubhouse, which is a historical building in its own right.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg's newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

OPTIONAL - One can enjoy Gondola ride or Horse ride at Gulmarg.

For a fun-filled ride of a most unusual kind, Gulmarg's newly constructed gondola lift from high above Gulmarg, through pine-clad slopes is exhilarating. From Gulmarg a pony track leads upwards to Khilanmarg, Kangdori & seven springs, a couple of hours by pony longer on foot.

Afternoon drive back from Gulmarg to Srinagar , overnight stay at the hotel

DAY 07 :DEPART SRINAGAR (by flight: 9W 603 - ETD 1315 hrs)

Morning you will be transferred to Srinagar airport in time to board flight to back home.

END OF THE TOUR / SERVICES & WISH YOU A MEMORABLE TOUR

PACKAGE COST
S. NO PACKAGE TYPE PLAN 02 PAX 04 PAX
01 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI 15799 Per Pax 12899 Per Pax
02 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI 22799 Per Pax 20199 Per Pax

ACCOMMODATION supplement
S. NO ACCOMMODATIONS PLAN SINGLE ROOM CHILD ABOVE 12 YRS CHILD 05 - 11 YEARS
01 STANDARD PACKAGE MAPAI 4999 6599 4599
02 PREMIUM PACKAGE MAPAI 10599 10499 7799

TRANSPORT supplement
TRANSPORTATION 02 PAX 04 PAX
Non Air-conditioned Toyota Qualis Car RS 1600 P Pax RS 800 P Pax
PCKAGE COST INCLUDES
  • Assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport by Travel Excellence representative.
  • 06 night/ 07 days accommodation at hotel or houseboat on specified meal plan.
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing tours by 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • Half-day sightseeing tour to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Full-day excursions to Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • Transportation services as per the itinerary.
  • One Shikara cruise on the lake (2 - 3 hours).
  • Crossings while staying at houseboats.
  • All present applicable taxes as on date.
  • Any future taxes levies will be charged extra.

PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES
  • Any Air or train fare.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Monument fee / Camera fee.
  • Mineral water / Soft or hard drinks / Starters.
  • Horse ride at Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
  • Gondola ride in Gulmarg.
  • Any optional tour mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, calls,.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the "Package Cost Includes" column.

CANCELLTION POLICY
  • 10% before 15 days from date of departure.
  • 25% before 7 days from dated of departure.
  • 50% within 7 days from date of departures.
  • 100% within 48 hours from date of departure.

SPECIALNOTES
  • All the above mentioned rates are valid from 01 April 2008 to 31 March 2009.
  • All the above mentioned rates are on INR.
  • All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
  • Optional tour charges to be paid directly by the guest (if availed).
  • Check-In / Check-out time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs ( Noon ).
  • All transportation is based on 01 Non Air-conditioned Car.
  • By using Qualis supplement, the vehicle can be upgraded to 01 Non Air-conditioned Qualis as per preference.
  • Children below 5 years will be complimentary on EPAI basis sharing room with parents.
  • Packages commissionable by 10% to travel agents & tour operators.
  • The package prices are subject to change in case of any revision in the hotel accommodation tariffs/any hike in the transport cost (including fuel hike) or in case of any addition tax levied by government of state Jammu & Kashmir.

HOTEL ENVISAGED FOR STANDARD PACKAGE
PLACE HOTEL NIGHT
KATRA HOTEL AMBICA 2 NIGHTS
PAHALGAM HOTEL HEEVAN 1 NIGHT
SRINAGAR KOLU HOUSEBOATS 2 NIGHTS
SRINAGAR HOTEL ZABARVAN 1 NIGHT
HOTEL ENVISAGED FOR PREMIUM PACKAGE
PLACE HOTEL NIGHT
KATRA HOTEL DEVI GRAND 2 NIGHTS
PAHALGAM HOTEL PINE N PEAKS 1 NIGHT
SRINAGAR KOLU HOUSEBOATS 2 NIGHTS
SRINAGAR HOTEL GRAND PALACE 1 NIGHT

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