Name of the Tour : Trout Fishing In Kashmir.
Tour code: 1936
Best time of the Year: May to October.
Duration: 8Nights 9 Days. .
Kashmir the mountain retreat of Great Mughals, the venice of India,the Alps of India jehangir's Valley of Paradise.The valley of Kashmir is bounded by two major ranges,the Pirpanjal and the Great Himalayas travesed by streams,brooks and high altitude lakes where Rainbow, Salmon and Snow trout thrive inabundance.
Day1. Arrive Srinagar meet and greet at point of arrival, transfer to Luxury deluxe houseboat. Afternoon Shikara ride on Lake-Dal,
A two hours boat ride takes you on a relaxing sightseeing tour of interior parts of the calm and placid waters of Dal-Lake. Nice vignettes of life on the lake.
Day 2. Morning: Visit Mughal gardens and Shankarcharya temple:
Mughal Gardens: - Meticulary laid out by the great Mughals a visit Chasma Shahi (Royal spring), Nishat Bagh (pleasure Garden) and Shalimar Bagh (The Adobe of love) is must.
Shankarcharya Temple: - The 18th century Shankarcharya Temple atop on a thousand feet hillock on the bank of Dal Lake offers panoramic views of Srinagar township with its Lake, Hari Parbat Fort and the Jhelum River. After noon free for personal activitiesOver night in Houseboat.
Day 3. Early Morning drive 85kms full day excursion to Sonmarg at the alt of 2743mtrs enroute Fishing at Butkut Sind river.
Sonmarg is located North East of Srinagar Properly known as the â€œGolden meadowâ€.its is wild and virgin valley of meadows and woodlands. Optional visit Thajwas glacier from Sonmarg take 1hrs side trip by Ponies to Thajwas glacier dipping into the valley of berch forest .Over night in Hotel at Sonmarg.
Day- 4. Early morning drive to Srinagar en route full day for Fishing at various beats all along Sindh River. Arrive Srinagar check in House-boat/hotel for overnight.
Day 5. Morning drive 90 Km to "Village of Shepherds" PHALGAM at an altitude of 2488 mts. Check in hotel .Optional : Fishing Horse ridding,Nature walk. Over night in hotel.
Day-6. Morning drive to Arul Valley full day for Fishing over night in Tents/Hotel.
Day7. Morning Fishing after noon driver Sringar check in house-boat/hotel.
Day 8. Morning drive 56 Km to Gulmarg at an altitude of 2650 mts.Check in hotel for over night.
Gulmarg meaning â€˜the meadow of flowers : - Gulmarg boasts of the highest golf course in the world. Have a spectacular view of the towering mountain including Nanga Parbat and other peak. In winter Gulmarg offers top-class skiing activies.
OPTIONAL-GONDOLA RIDE:-Take a cable car ride to the top of Apharwat hills. View nomadic Gujjar Huts dotting the hillsides. Optional, Gondala ride (Cable care), Skiing, Horse-ridding, Nature walk, bird watching, return Srinagarover night InHouse-Boat.
Day-9.On time transfer to Srinagar airport/Bus station, depart Srinagar.