Friday, April 12, 2024

Hills and  Houseboats- A luxury tour to Kashmir

Hills and  Houseboats- A luxury tour to Kashmir


If you are planning a trip to Kashmir with your loved ones then my friend you are absolutely taking the right decision. Spending a romantic night with your partner in the intricately carved cedar-wooden railing of a highly priced houseboat marooned inside the land of Romance. From watching sunset to spending some quality and beautiful time for a Shikara experience  at the rippling Dal lake,Kashmir makes a really perfect destination for honeymoon. 

Take long walks together along with your accomplice through colourful Mughal gardens and  feel the purity of love. 

Short description:

  • Route:  Srinagar – Sonamrg- Pahalgam- Gulmarg – Srinagar.
  • Starting- Srinagar
  • Ending- Srinagar
  • Duration- 6 Days and 5 Nights.


  • To witness the real lifestyle of Mir Bahris , you must visit the floating vegetable market early in the morning .
  • Rogan Josh, Matschgand,Yakhni and kashmiri Muji gaad are some of the cuisines you must taste.
  • Head out to Srinagar Chai Jaai Tea Roo .
  • Coming to Kashmir and buying Pashmina shawls, Crafts and Decor is not at all acceptable.
  • Visit Betab valley.

Day 1: 

  • Arrive Srinagar , meet your representative and who will take you to your houseboat.
  • After completing the check in formalities relax for some time and then go to a small trip to the beautiful city of Srinagar.
  • Explore the famous Mughal gardens- The Nishant Bagh(which means the pleasure) and the Shalimar bagh (which means Adobe of Love). Walk hand in hand with your partner while exploring.
  • Visit Chasma Sahi , the natural spring which adds beauty to these Royal gardens.
  • Return back to your houseboat . Complete your dinner and enjoy the overnight stay in the houseboat.

Day 2:

  • After having your breakfast in the morning , check out from the houseboat and shift to a hotel in Srinagar.
  • After checking-in in the hotel , get some rest and head out for an excursion to Sonmarg.
  • Surrounded by breathtaking glaciers and serene lakes, covered in snow with beautiful flower laden meadows , Sonmag looks beautiful . 
  • To get a stunning view of the  frozen lake lined with emerald meadows and a clear blue sky take a pony ride to Thajiwas glacier.
  • Return to hotel for dinner.


  • After having your breakfast check out from the hotel.
  • Move to Pahalgam . Visit Awantipura ruins which is 1100 year old temple and seek the blessings of lord Vishnu.
  • Check into the hotel after reaching Pahalgam. Get some rest and move out for the local sightseeing.
  • You can see apple orchards,variety of trees form pine to deodar, resembles a marvelous portrait.
  • 1 night stay in Phalgam.

Day 4:

  • Get up in the morning and get ready for an exciting trip to Gulmarg.
  • Move to Gulmarg and check in the hotel.
  • The largest golf course in India which has 18 holes is also present in Gulmarg. Visiting that course would be very much exciting.
  • Visit the strawberry fields and feel the taste of fresh fruits.
  • Most exciting thing about the trip would be the visit to Alpather Lake. An excursion with horse ridiing fans would be the best part.
  • Return to hotel .
  • Take your dinner and stay that night in Gulmarg.

Day 5:

  • Moving back to Srinagar from Gulmarg.
  • After hhaving breakfast head out to explore Gulmarg.
  • Take a ride on the second highest peak that is Gondola in the world.  Experience the heartwarming views of Kashmir valley and snowy peaks all around.
  • In afternoon come bback to Srinagar and check in to the hotel.
  • Spend the evening in Shikara relaxing there with your partner. Watch the glitery water of Dal lake and get relaxed.
  • Return to hotel for Dinner.
  • Spend the night in Srinagar.

Day 6:

  • Departure from Srinagar.  
  • Say goodbye to the paradaise on earth. 
  • Check out from the hotel and reach the Srinagar airport.
  • Come bback home with a bunch of sweet memories .
  • So that’s the end of the trip.

So the whole trip will come under RS. 40,000 only per person.

Additional Information:

  • The rates may vary time to time .
  • The availability of hotel , houseboats or resorts aare very difficult to get . So its better to contact them before hand or book via online.
  • Avoid the usage of plastic bags. 
  • Carry your ID along with you everytime.PAN card is not eligible for id proof.
  • Children above eight (8) years might be taken into consideration as adults only.


So if you are willing to spend a few days in “heaven” then my friend you are always welcome. But before that you must always keep in mind your family’s financial condition . if you have enough to spend then you must. So last but not the least stay safe, stay fit and wish you a HAPPY JOURNEY

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