Golden Triangle With Kashmir
Destination : Delhi-Jaipur-Agra – Delhi - Srinagar– Sonmarg - Srinagar – Gulmarg - Srinagar – Mumbai
Day 01 : Delhi
Arrival at Delhi met with local representative and transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel. Rest day at leisure or your own activity. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast enjoy city tour covering Laxmi Narayan Temple - The Place of Gods, India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House - The Government Headquarters, Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort (closed on Monday) - The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial - The memoir of father of the nation beside these some other places to visit are - Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Overnight stay.
Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in to Hotel. Re
Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur
st Day at leisure or your own activity. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : Jaipur
After breakfast take an excursion to Amer fort with joy ride on an Elephant/Jeep. You will see Jai Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, mirrors, hall and among the places we'll see. Return to the city passing by Jal Mahal. Followed by city sightseeing of Jaipur visit City Palace – occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens & buildings and a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture, Royal Observatory – An observatory with some rare qualities to its credit, drive past Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) – and the Bazaar etc. Overnight Stay at Hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Agra
Morning drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 AD. Visit the graceful buildings within the city including Salim Chisti's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal and other palaces. Arrive Agra check-in to hotel. Later visit Agra Fort - a visit to the fort in 'Agra' is must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took place here.Sunset visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1630 AD for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal res. It's a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06 : Agra – Delhi - Srinagar
After breakfast drive to Delhi Airport to connect the flight for Srinagar. On arrival You will be met by Imperial Voyages 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 ofrajasthan-tour: 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. Afternoon will be at leisure, free for independent activities.Overnight stay at the houseboat
Day 07 : Srinagar – Sonmarg (Excursion)
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. Afternoon drive back from Sonmarg to Srinagar, overnight stay at the houseboat
Day 08 : Srinagar – Gulmarg (Excursion)
Morning proceed for a picturesque drive to Gulmarg. Gulmarg (Meadow of flowers) – 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. Overnight stay at houseboat
Day 09 : Srinagar – Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai meet with Imperial Voyages representative and assistance on arrival at Airport. Later you will proceed to Hotel. Rest Of the Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Mumbai
After breakfast full day sightseeing starts, Victoria Terminals, Marine Drive, Hanging Garden, Motor Boat Ride, from Gateway of India,Visit Elephant Caves. Overnight at hotel..
Day 11 : Departure from Mumbai
On time departure transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.