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Srinagar to Gulmarg: A High Altitude Himalayan Journey

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

“Srinagar to Gulmarg: A High Altitude Himalayan Journey” offers you a captivating day trip from Srinagar to the picturesque hill station of Gulmarg. Embark on a scenic drive through the stunning Kashmiri countryside, passing by quaint villages and lush apple orchards. Experience the thrill of the world’s second-highest Gondola ride, ascending to the serene meadows of Kongdori and Affarwat, where you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking Himalayan vistas. Explore the pristine beauty of Gulmarg, indulge in adventure activities, and savor the tranquility of this alpine paradise. This tour promises a day of natural wonders and high-altitude adventures in the heart of the Himalayas.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Scenic Drive Through Kashmiri Countryside: Enjoy a picturesque journey from Srinagar to Gulmarg, passing by charming villages, verdant fields, and apple orchards.
  • Gondola Ride to Affarwat: Experience the world's second-highest cable car as you ascend to Kongdori and Affarwat, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas and Kashmir Valley.
  • Explore Breathtaking Meadows: Discover the pristine beauty of Gulmarg's meadows at Kongdori and Affarwat, with opportunities for leisurely strolls and awe-inspiring photos.
  • Adventure Activities: Depending on the season, engage in thrilling activities like skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing in winter, or opt for horse riding during the rest of the year.
  • Tranquil Alpather Lake: Visit the picturesque Alpather Lake and immerse yourself in its serenity, surrounded by the Himalayan landscape and lush greenery.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 137
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 238
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 375
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 476
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 596
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 733
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 870

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 6:00 PM

Embark on a captivating day trip from Srinagar to the enchanting hill station of Gulmarg. Your journey begins with a pick-up from your Srinagar hotel, where your private guide and driver will greet you warmly at 8:00 AM. The scenic drive to Gulmarg, which spans approximately 55 kilometers, offers breathtaking vistas of the picturesque Kashmir countryside, adorned with charming villages, lush fields, and apple orchards.

Arriving in Gulmarg at around 10:00 AM, you'll find yourself in a paradise cradled within the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. Admire the mesmerizing landscapes featuring snow-capped peaks, verdant meadows, and dense pine forests that define this hill station. At 10:30 AM, prepare for an exhilarating adventure as you embark on a Gondola ride, the world's second-highest cable car. This ride, with two phases, transports you to Kongdori and eventually to the highest point, Affarwat. Ascend amidst panoramic views of the Himalayas and the Kashmir Valley.

By noon, explore the captivating meadows of Kongdori and Affarwat, each offering unparalleled serenity and opportunities for capturing stunning photographs with the majestic snow-capped peaks as your backdrop. Depending on the season, you can also partake in thrilling adventure activities like skiing (winter), snowboarding, or snowshoeing.

After a fulfilling morning, relish a delectable lunch around 1:30 PM, reenergizing for your afternoon adventures. At 2:30 PM, your time is your own to further explore Gulmarg. Enjoy leisurely strolls through the meadows, visit the idyllic Alpather Lake, or engage in a popular activity like horse riding.

As the day draws to a close at 4:00 PM, bid farewell to the scenic wonders of Gulmarg and embark on your return journey to Srinagar. Revel in the beauty of the Kashmiri landscape one last time before reaching Srinagar.

The day concludes at approximately 6:00 PM when you are dropped off at your Srinagar hotel. This private day tour to Gulmarg promises unforgettable memories of natural beauty and adventure in the heart of Kashmir.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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