Golden Triangle Tour with Kashmir tour

12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS
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Overview

Explore Switzerland of India, "Kashmir Valley", along with the popular heritage sites in India, would be the lifetime vacation for any travellers who want to experience nature & culture, together in a single tour. "Kashmir tour with Golden Triangle of India. During this incredible tour, you get to explore the spectacular landscape of the Kashmir Valley, enjoy a lovely Shikara ride, visit the Aru & Betaab Valleys, take a pony and 8 minutes of ropeway ride and spend quality time at the Mughal Gardens.

In the Golden Triangle sightseeing part of the tour, you will visit the majestic forts, palaces and other magnificent structures in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Experience the different flavours of Delhi, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort & other historical sights in Jaipur and Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, and the magnificent Agra Fort, in Agra. The tour is a wonderful combination of sightseeing, exploration and getting plenty of opportunities for photography.

1

Arrive Srinagar – Shikara Ride

Welcome to Srinagar, The Lake City. On arrival at the Srinagar airport, you will be welcomed & received representative / driver, who will then escort you to a jetty around Dal Lake.

The houseboat at Dal lake is going to be your romantic abode for the first night of your Kashmir tour package.

After check-in in the houseboat, you can relax for a while. Later in the evening, proceed for a shikara ride in Dal lake.

2

Srinagar to Pahalgam (100 Km / Approx. 4 Hour Drive)

After Breakfast, drive to Pahalgam (2133 mts), also known as ‘The valley of Shepherds’ or ‘Trekker's Paradise’. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. On the way, you get to visit Saffron fields, Awantipur ruins (1100 yrs old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiverma), see the beautiful countryside along the way and lots of rice fields.

Arrive at Pahalgam and transfer to the hotel. After lunch, depart for an excursion trip to Chandanwadi (on your own), the starting point of Amarnath Yatra & Betab Valley (on your own).

Located on the way to Chandanwari, the valley was named Betaab after the bollywood movie by the same name! Earlier known as Hajan Valley, after the release of the movie, it was renamed as a major part of the movie was shot here.

Post lunch (on your own) or as time permits, proceed for a trip to Aru Valley (on your own) – Aru Valley is a tourist spot 11 km from Pahalgam noted for its scenic meadows, and mountains. It is a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. The village lies on the left bank of the Aru river, which is a tributary of the Lidder river.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.

Note : In Pahalgam outside vehicles are not allowed for sightseeing. Only local taxis can roam around within Pahalgam city. All outside vehicles will pick up & drop from the Hotel.

3

Pahalgam to Gulmarg (140 km / Approx 04 Hours Drive)

After breakfast in the morning, we will begin our country tour towards Gulmarg. The drive past colorful villages and rice fields, gives you an insight of the rich cultural past of Kashmir.

Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful hill stations in this world and also called meadows of flowers. It has the world’s highest golf course (World Highest), and Gulmarg is also famous for Gondola ride, winter sports skiing etc. On arrival, transfer to the hotel.

Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

4

Gulmarg Sightseeing – Srinagar (60 km / Approx 2-3 Hours Drive)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and go for the famous Gondola Cable Car Ride to Khilanmarg. The 08 minutes of ropeway will take you past colorful shepherd hutments to the lower ridge of the Apharwat peak.

From here you can click lots of photos of the nearby mountain ranges that stand tall like sentinels guarding the rich natural beauty of Kashmir valley.

Other optional leisure activities include pony rides, romantic walks, bird-watching, and golf. We descend back to Gulmarg base after an hour.

In the afternoon, return to Srinagar for an overnight stay at the hotel.

5

Srinagar City Sightseeing

After breakfast, check out from the houseboat and transfer to the hotel. After check in, proceed to sightseeing of Srinagar. Visit the world famous Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh (the garden of pleasure), Shalimar Bagh (abode of love) and Chasme Shahi Garden, along with the ancient Shankaracharya Temple.

6

Srinagar – Delhi by Air and day at leisure

Morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Srinagar airport to board the flight to Delhi. On coming to Delhi, you will be welcomed by our representative/driver, who’ll assist you in transfer to the pre-booked hotel in Delhi. Spend your time at leisure gearing up for the start of an exciting tour from the next day.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Important Information : Due to strict security, you are requested to leave from the hotel at least 4 hours before the departure time. You will have to pass 4 security barriers before reaching the airport. This often leads to long traffic jams right outside the airport.

7

Delhi City Sightseeing Tour

Start your day with a delicious breakfast after which you will embark upon a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Today, cover places such as India Gate war memorial, Parliament House, President’s House, Secretariat Building, Jama Masjid. Lotus Temple, and Qutub Minar. You will also drive past Red Fort, Rickshaw Ride at Famous Chandni Chowk market, as well as Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi and Shanti Vana, the cremation site of Jawahar Lal Nehru.

After an eventful day of sightseeing, return to the hotel for a relaxing night stay. Overnight stay in Delhi.

8

Delhi- Jaipur (250 km / Approx 05 Hours Drive)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur. On arrival, transfer to the hotel.

In the afternoon, visit the Birla temple, Nahargarh Fort (sunset view over the city). In the evening, you are free to explore the local market.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

9

Jaipur City Sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Enjoy an elephant ride up to the famous 17th century Amber Fort. Thereafter, visit the enchantingly beautiful City Palace, a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, now housing a museum containing rare armories, manuscripts, and paintings.

Later, visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the landmark architecture of Jaipur built of pink sandstone. You will also visit the Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory built by maharaja Jai Singh in 1728.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.

10

Jaipur – Agra (250 km / Approx 05 Hours Drive)

After having breakfast, you will be transferred to Agra. En-route, visit the Fatehpur Sikri and visit Panch Mahal, a five storied building, Buland Darwaza, which was built to celebrate victory of Akbar, Jodha Bai Palace, made for Queen’s of Akbar with blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Check into the hotel and stay overnight.

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Agra Sightseeing-Delhi

In the morning, visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get it constructed.

You will also visit the magnificent Agra Fort, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565, which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-Aam (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience).

Later, drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to the hotel.

12

Departure- Delhi Airport Drop

After buffet breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Delhi Airport to board your flight for the respective hub, with memorable experiences .

Tour and Services ends

INCLUDED

What is Included In This Trip?

Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation

Map meals Plan : breakfast, dinner

Sightseeing

Welcome Drink on Arrival

All toll tax, Parking charges, Fuel cost, Driver charges inclusive

All Taxes inclusive

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)

Terms And Conditions

Payments: For all the services contracted, certain advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA but definitely before the commencement of the services. Management personnels hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as advance payment, based on the nature of the service & the time left for the commencement of the service.

Apart from above in some cases like Special Train Journeys, hotels or resorts bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), full payment is required to be sent in advance.

Mode of Payment: Overseas advance payment can be made through Wire Transfer to our bank.

Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 45 days prior to arrival: 15% of the Tour / service cost
  • 15 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
  • 07 days prior to arrival: 75% of the Tour / service cost
  • 48 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund

Note: Written cancellation will accept on all working days, except Sunday, Any cancellation sent on Sunday's will be considered on next working day (Monday).

For the X-mas and new year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Trekking, Tour and adventure actives in Himalayan region carry an inherent risk to life and goods. The natural calamities may cause injury and loss of life, which is beyond any control. Tour Uttarakhand does its best to minimize all types of risks, discomfort and hazard to the best of their ability, yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps and deficiency in service.




Advisory:

  • Any delay from the customer’s side will lead to cancellation of trek/ tour/ adventure activities.
  • Trekking Tour Adventure maybe cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances i.e- weather condition, govt. notification, land sliding or any other natural calamity.
  • Trekking in Uttarakhand reserves the right to discontinue, modify any trek, tour & adventure activities without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.
  • Anybody found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs medically or physically unfit (any serious ailment, weak heart conditions, epilepsy, asthma, expecting mothers etc.) unfit for any reasons in the wisdom of the trek leader/guide/instructor will not be allowed for trekking /tour/ adventure activities. Request for a refund or a discount in such situation will not be entertained. Decision of the trek lead/guide/management in this regard would be final.
  • Total decided package cost will not be affected if there is any reduction in the number of persons
  • Minimum required 50% of amount to get confirmed the trek/tour/adventure activities.