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On arrival at Srinagar, you will be met by our representative at the airport and transfer you to Hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love). In the evening Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Srinagar.

Full day excursion to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. In the evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight at Hotel.

Full day excursion to Sonmarg which is the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. On the way we stop at many beautiful spots. Continue drive to Sonmarg 2690 Mtrs (Meadow of Gold). One can ride on horse to visit to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year and Sonmarg is known as
Gateway of Ladakh. In the evening return back to Srinagar. Overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast we will drive to Yusmarg. The distance of 47 kms will be covered in about 2 hours.
The drive to yusmarg is an enjoyment in itself. Grassy pastures stretching to acres of land, the dense forests full of pine trees, with the backdrop of splendid snowcapped mountains leave you almost speechless. Later drive back to Srinagar. Overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast leave for DoodhPathri about two hours of drive you will arrive doodhpathri. A river cascading down the pebbles is a walk of 5 minutes from the parking. You will definitely meet sphered who will be keeping a watchful eye on his flock grazing on the verdant meadows and some cattle and horses. On reaching river, you can soak your feet on the clear and icy water. God, it felt like my feet was frozen and numb for a second. In the evening return back to Srinagar Overnight at
Hotel.

Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.

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Inclusions

  1. Welcome Kashmiri Kahwa with cookies in the Houseboat.
  2. 05 Nights Hotel Accommodation at hotel on Twin/ Double Sharing Basis.
  3. All transfers and sightseeing by AC Tempo Traveler
  4. Pick up and drop from Srinagar.
  5. Vehicle will be on point to point basis as per program not on disposal basis.
  6. Full day excursion of Sonmarg, Yusmarg, Doodhpathir, and Pahalgam.
  7. Accommodation on MAP basis. (Half Board Basis)
  8. Local sightseeing of Mughal Gardens.
  9. Shikara ride on Dal Lake.
  10. Driver Allowances.
  11. Currently applicable Government taxes.

Exclusions

  1. Airport Tax
  2. Any Air Fare (Domestic or International)
  3. Liquor
  4. Laundry
  5. room service
  6. Phone call
  7. Any increase in Govt. Taxes
  8. camera (still / video) entry fee
  9. Horse or Pony Ride
  10. Cable Car ride
  11. Tips to driver and guide
  12. Any extra expanses occurring due to delay / cancellation of flight or any-other change which is beyond our control.

Ask Locals

Ayubowan – aayu-bo-one – The iconic greeting in Sri Lanka, wishing long life

Gaana Keeyada – Gaa-nuh Ki-ya-da – How much is this?

Muhuda – mu-hu-da – Ocean.

Me Koheda – Meh Ko-he-da – Where is this?

Transportation

Travelling in Sri Lanka, is easy in almost all the tourist locations which has a relatively good interconnection in public transport. Within the commercial city Colombo – transport could be arranged by any type of vehicle and public transport services which are quite regular and same applies with Kandy, Galle, Anuradhapura and etc.

Trains are plenty – might not be quite punctual, main road bus services are active – always ask before you leap in. And the Tuk-Tuk (three-wheeler) culture is much famous among travelers and you can also travel around cities of Sri Lanka in a Tuk-Tuk.

Where to Go

Sigiriya – Named as a UNESCO world heritage site and with a uniqueness which you would not find on earth on construction, artistry and heritage Sigiriya holds the number 01 must visit of the country. The frescoes, ponds with water technology, a castle built on top of a rock, caves with thrones and fountains are only a few to amaze.

Kandy Perahera – This is a one of its kind pageant held in August every year with a number of cultural dances from different parts of the country, king’s men and elephants and tuskers parading on the streets of Kandy. Kandy Perahera is one single night of the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka.

Galle Dutch Fort–  Margined to the Indian Ocean from the southernmost coast, even after more than 450 years lies majestically with the remains of the Portuguese. The UNESCO had been able to recognize this marvelous construction as a World Heritage Site, rising strong for generations to explore Sri Lanka.

Activities

Watch a game of cricket – to be amazed by how people get boozed out with a International Cricket Match played at home – in one of the grounds around Colombo, Galle and Kandy. Wear a t-shirt with the name, have some face painting and cheer for a country other than yours.

Surfing – Arugam Bay and Hikkaduwa are named as world’s best surf spots and they are here in Sri Lanka. With all sorts of assistance for a beginner you can experience the rough and wild waves in a Best Surf Spot in the World.

White Water Rafting and other water sports– Kitulgala is the marked spot for white water rafting enthusiasts with a boulder-strewn grade 3–4 rapids. And also kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, jet skiing are also available at various locations around.

Trekking – Spectacular scenery with modest climates captures the unexploited wildlife rich lowlands, rainforests, tea estates and paddy fields. While visiting some unique tourist locations of Sri Lanka, it is always advisable that you use trekking to travel for more experiences.

Diving and Snorkeling– The diving season on the west coast runs from November to April and in the east coast it is from May to October. Though the island is not much renowned for snorkeling you can dive to the Coral Sanctuary at Hikkaduwa, and also Pigeon Islands and Polhena.

Food & Accommodation

Ready to book a hotel in Sri Lanka, but has no idea which type to look for? Hotels in Sri Lanka has a vivid range on its room types may it be luxury or budget hotel rooms. Most importantly they change according to the location with its facilities and price. Almost every tourist hotspot in Sri Lanka has luxurious accommodation and also budget rooms which are safe and secure.

Food in Sri Lanka is a topic that is completely different. But in general, the native food is a little bit spicy – that even the mildest could be found with a curry or dish that is spicy. Still there are many places that you can find foods which would match your taste and many of the hotels provide Native Sri Lankan foods in their International buffet spread. When you are travelling out always make sure to experience some of the native foods with the help of our guides.