Kashmir Tour Packages From Kolkata Cheap Price

Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Until the mid-19th century, the term Kashmir geographically denoted only the valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range. Today Kashmir denotes a larger area that includes the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir (which consists of the divisions: the Kashmir valley, Jammu and Ladakh), the Pakistani-administered Gilgit–Baltistan and the Azad Kashmir provinces, and the Chinese-administered regions of Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract.

Dal Lake the prime attraction of Srinagar actually consists of 4 lakes connected by a intricate network of canals. The 4 lakes are namely Gargabal, Bod Dal, Lokut Dal and Nagin. Dal Lake also houses 3 island 2 of which are marked with four chinar trees at the four corners, thus are known as Char Chinar. First of the Char Chinar island is located on the Bod Dal and is known as Rupa Lank (Silver Island). Murad, brother of Arunagzeb, constructed the Rupa Lake. The second Char Chinar Island, known as Sona Lanka (Gold Island), is located on the the Lokut Dal, and over looks the holy shrine of Hazarat Bal.

Situated on the banks of the river Jhelum and surrounded by beautiful lakes with glittering waters reflecting the rays of the sun, adorned with vibrant and beautiful houseboats sailing against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan snow clad mountains, magnificent sunsets, floating markets, verdant greens, authentic Kashmiri cuisine and hospitable locals are just some of the reasons why tourists from all over West Bengal Kolkata throng to this beautiful place – the 'Paradise on Earth'. Indeed Srinagar is a dream destination for every traveller. And no trip to Kashmir from Kolkata is complete without a stay on one of its Luxurious House Boats and a boat ride on a Shikara along the pristine Dal Lake.

List of Kashmir Tour Packages From Kolkta

 

 

Detailed Tour Itinerary Kolkata to Kashmir

  Day 1: Kolkata to Srinagar by Flight Arrival at Srinagar & Shikara Tour in Dal Lake

On arrival at Srinagar Airport or Bus Station, our representative will meet you. With displaying your name card and transfer you to the Houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat.  In the Evening Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty of the Charchinar, Floating Gardens & The God has graced this city with, which is often compared to Venice. You will get view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat in Srinagar. 

Day 2:Srinagar City Tourp

This morning after breakfast visit The City Of Srinagar. The world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16th century (1633) by Mughal Emperor Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16th century (1619) by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) The Chasme Shahi also knows as Parimahal Garden and then pay visit to famous Shankaracharya Temple situated on top of Hill where you can have a view of whole Srinagar City. Also you can visit Hazratbal Mosque is located in a village of the same name on the banks of the Dal. Its pristine white marble elegance is reflected in the waters of the lake. Hazratbal's special significance is derived from the fact that it houses a hair of the prophet Muhammad. The old city Of Srinagar many ancient shrines and mosques among which the shrine of Shah-i-Hamdan, who came from Persia in the 13th century, was responsible for the spread of Islam in Kashmir. Khanqah-i-Mualla, on the banks of the Jhelum. Was built in his memory. Makhdoom Sahib / Hari Parbat Fort, Jamia Masjid in the old city of Srinagar In the evening return to Houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 3: Same Day Excursion tour to Sonmarg

On Day 3 of your Kashmir tour package from Kolkataafter breakfast you will have 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 to Houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat

Day 4:Srinagar to Pahalgam

This morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam 2440 Meters (Valley of Kashmir) on arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel. This after noon you can Visit the Pahalgam also known as ‘The valley of Shepherds Paradise. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. The town of Pahalgam offers breath-taking views. One can just enjoy the town of Pahalgam trek to some of the most beautiful places on earth. Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus Overnight at Hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 5:Pahalgam to Gulmarg

This morning after breakfast you will drive to Gulmarg On arrival check into your hotel. Enroot you will visit the way visit Saffron field and Avantipur ruins, which is eleven hundred years old temple. Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. It is also popular for its highest golf course in the world and skiing during the winter season. One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Stay overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 6:Gulmarg to Srinagar Airport Flight to Kolkata

Today you will be transferred to Srinagar airport to take a flight to Kolkata. for your onward journey.

 

15 THINGS TO DO ON KOLKATA KASHMIR TRIP


1. Shikara Ride on pristine Dal Lake (6:00 am to 5:00 pm / INR 150 - INR 250 Per Person)

2. Hava a tight sleep in a Kashmiri Houseboat (special for Honeymooners)

3. Dont miss Gondola cable car ride in Gulmarg (Ticket Sale : 9.00am - 3.00pm) / (Ride : 10.00am - 5.00pm)

4. Soak and Raft in the Lidder River (3 phase - Short:3km / Medium:8km / Long:28km)

5. Paragliding over magnificent kashmir valleys (Places are : Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Bhaderwah, Sanasar and Harwan)

6. Offer your taste buds some Kashmiri Cuisine (Mutton Rogan Josh, Modur Pulav, Matschgand, Yakhni or Yoghurt Lamb Curry, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Aab Gosht, Goshtaba)

7. Ride a pony for Sightseeing (Pahalgam, Sonamarg, and Gulmarg)

8. Go for a Pilgrimage Tour (Amarnath Cave, Vaishnodevi Temple, Charar-e-sharif, Hazratbal Mosque, Jama Masjid Srinagar, Shankaracharya Temple)

9. Skiing and Snowboarding in winter (Powerhounds - Gulmarg / Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports - Pahalgam)

10. Shop the authentic Kashmiri Pashmina Shawl & Kashmiri Dry Fruits (Worlds Best Saffron, Walnut kernels, Almond, Apricot, Figs, Apple) 11. Behold the amazing view of Kshmir by Train Trip from Baramulla to Banihal 12. Knock the gateway of Heaven - Nishat Garden, Tulip Garden, Shalimar Bagh, Chashma Shahi Garden, Pari Mahal 13. Get Clicked in Traditional Kashmiri Clothes 14. Sip the traditional Noon Chai / Butter Chai 15. Roam around Dal Lake and try some street food


WHAT TO CARRY ON KASHMIR HOLIDAY FROM KOLKATA


As a traveller, you must be prepared for any circumstances while travelling. There may appear any harsh situation which you can control with some basic things you carry. Here is some list of them :

Identity Proof : Always carry your original ID proof with you as Jammu & Kashmir is the most sensitive part of India and anytime situation may go wrong. In that case it is only your ID proof that proves your nationality. So carry your Voter Card / Aadhaar Card / Driving Licence with you.

Keep / inform nearby contacts with you : If you have any contacts near that region / state like in Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana etc, let them inform about your journey or keep their address and contact no with you so that for any tough situation you can contact them for any help.

Medicines : This is one of the most important things in your travel kit or hand bag. Always carry basic medicine for fever, headache, vomiting, stomach upset and prescribed antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and painkillers along with inhalers, pain relief sprays, band-aid, bandage & ointment for safe and secure journey.

Warm clothes and Jackets : Depending on your journey date you need to carry light (April – Oct) or Heavy (Nov – March) woollen clothes with you. Places like Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahelgam are very chilling throughout the year hence take proper precautions. It is advisable to carry water proof jackets or windcheater to avoid unseasonal rains.

Trekking Shoes/Boots : If travelling icy places like Gulmarg or Sonmagr during cold season, it is better to wear your own high thigh boots or gumboots to safe guard your legs though you can rent it from local stores.

Dry Fruits : Trust me, this is a must to be in your travel bags or hand bags. Kashmir is a hilly area and landslides may halt and stuck you in a place for long time. In that case only dry fruits can keep your hunger in control and alive.

Indeed the list is huge. Here we have provided some basic necessities to keep with you while travelling in Kashmir. In spite of the above listed things there are many to add on your item list like moisturisers, cold cream, extra carry bags, umbrella, adequate money, debit cards, credit cards, torch, candle, match stick, gas lighter, small rope, small knife, camera etc.