Name of the Tour: Tulips in Paradise.
Tour code. 2007.
Duration: 6 Nights 7 Days
Best Time of the year: April -May
Meticularly lay out in the lap of Himalayas situated in the foothills of Zabarwan Range near Chashma Shahi and Royal Springs Golf Course. The high bread quality tulip bulbs were imported from Holland cultivated over the Acres of land. In the month of March the lush Green leafy stems produce a single bud, which Flourish into a marvelous Tulip flower from early April.
Day 1 Arrive Srinagar meet and greet at point of arrival, transfer to Deluxe house-boat . 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: - Meticularly laid out by the great Mughals a visit Chasma Shahi (Royal spring), Nishat Bagh (pleasure Garden) and Shalimar Bagh (The Adobe of love) and Tulip Garden 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 activities over night in Houseboat.
Day 3. Morning drive 85kms full day excursion to Sonmarg at the alt of 2743mtrs.
Sonmarg is located North East of Srinagar Properly known as the "Golden meadow". Its 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.Morning drive 156 Km to Gulmarg at an altitude of 2650 mts. Check in hotel for over night.
Gulmarg meaning "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, over night in hotel
Day5. Free in Gulmarg for personal activities. overnight in hotel.
Day 6th.Drive early morning to Phalgam 156 km.Arrive Phalgam check in hotel.After noon nature walk.Overnigth in hotel.
Day 7.On time transfer to Srinagar airport/Bus station 90 km. departs Srinagar.