KASHMIR- Winter Edition


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Airport Pick up, Srinagar local sightseeing

- Pick up from Srinagar airport by 12 noon
- Drive straight to our houseboat in Dal Lake. Check in and get welcomed with a glass of Kashmiri kahwa. Room
allotment, freshen up and have lunch
- Head to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya temple post lunch
- Get back to Dal Lake later in the evening and stroll around the market. Shop local souvenirs/ pashmina
shawls/ ferans etc if you wish to (at your own wish)
- Get inside the boat house by 8 PM, freshen up and have dinner
- Sleep off the long tiring day and brace yourself for what’s coming next

Day 2: Floating Vegetable market visit, Day Trip to Gulmarg, Gandola ride, overnight stay

- Early morning shikhara ride to world famous ‘floating vegetable market’ (2.5hours). Watch the sun rise while
cosying up in the shikara- a magnificent experience that one shouldn’t miss
- Shop for some local flowers, Kahwa, dry fruits etc from these floating shops for a unique shopping experience
- Get back to the houseboat for breakfast. Check-out after filling up your stomachs
- Road trip to Gulmarg starts from here
- Upon arrival, get on the very famous Gandola Cable car ride to get to phase 1. Spend some time enjoying the
views from here
- Feel free to indulge yourself in some fun activities like skiing/ snowboarding / snow games etc at an
additional cost
- Have lunch here from any local shop (not included in the package)
- Head to phase 2 via another Gandola ride only if you wish to (at an additional charge). There is a massive
temperature drop and altitude hike at phase 2 so we recommend that you do not spend more than 10-15 mins
- Get back to the base whenever you feel like and enjoy ATV ride etc at an additional cost

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- Visit church and golf course on foot or either go on a café hopping tour
- Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure
- Hotel check in, dinner at the property
- Overnight stay

Day 3: Drang Waterfall, road trip to Pahalgam, overnight stay

- Breakfast & check-out
- Road trip to Tangmarg to visit the famous Drang waterfall which is majestic to watch during winters as it’s
completely frozen
- Drive to Pahalgam from here, another winter paradise for tourists, lunch on our way
- Hotel check in by evening
- Rest up well, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Day 4: Visit Aru Valley, Betaab Valley & Chandanwari , Overnight stay in Srinagar

- Breakfast & Check out to explore Aru valley & Betaab Valley
- Explore these valleys on foot upon reach there
- Get yourself a fun sledge/pony ride if you wish to ( at an additional charge)
- Talk to locals around to get a sense of how they manage their livelihood in such extreme weather conditions
- Treat the shutterbug inside you with all the random little photo walks around this area
- Drive to Chandanwari, the scenic & rocky valley of this region
- Head back to Srinagar post lunch
- Reach Srinagar by late evening. Hotel check-in and freshen up
- Dinner & overnight stay

Day 5:

- Hotel check out after breakfast
- Airport drop in the first half (by 12 noon)
- Trip ends here

Frequently Asked Questions

What will be the pick-up & drop location and time on day 1 and 5?
Pick up & drop location will be Srinagar International Airport.
Pick up time- by 12 noon or as per the flight schedules (in the first half only)
Drop time- by 12 noon or as per the flight schedules (in the first half only)
The exact google pin of the location will be shared with you a week before the trip. Kindly check with our
representative before booking your flight tickets
How can I avail discounts?
- Book as an early bird
- Keep an eye on our festival sales on Instagram (@chindisafar)
- Book in a group of 3


  • Private Vehicle for the entire road trip depending on the group size ( Swift Dzire/ Toyota Etios for upto 3
  • people, Chevrolet Tavera/ Toyota Innova for more than 3 upto 7/8 people)
  • Airport pick up & drop
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on sharing basis – House boat in Srinagar on day 1, 3 star hotel in Gulmarg,
  • Pahalgam & Srinagar on day 2,3 & 4 respectively
  • Either electric blanket or room blower in all the properties for a comfortable night sleep
  • Meals (Veg & Non-Veg both)– 2 meals(L/D) on day 1, 2 meals (B/D) on day 2, 3 & 4, 1 meal (B) on day 5
  • Filtered drinking water (Hot/Cold)- Facility of filling up your water bottles at all our places of stay and food.
  • (We encourage you to avoid buying single use plastic bottles)
  • Local sightseeing (as per itinerary)
  • Early morning tour to floating vegetable market
  • Internal transfer in union taxi for Aru & Betaab Valley
  • Gandola Cable Car Ticket (Until Phase 1)
  • Group photographer for the entire trip
  • Chindi style shots on one of the nights
  • All permits & taxes
  • Fun activities & Surprises
  • Common medical kit
  • Team captain throughout the trip
  • Female support staff


  • Any other food and beverage charges that are not included in the package (Lunch from day 2-4)
  • Any other costing involved due to any kind of natural calamity or forced circumstances beyond our control.
  • This would also include expenses on any medical exigencies
  • Porter charges
  • Adventure activities- Skiing/ Snowboarding/ sledging or pony ride
  • Gandola Cable Car ride from phase 1 to phase 2
  • Alcohol & cigarettes
  • Any trekking equipment (Shoes, hiking pole, backpack etc)
  • Any other items not specifically mentioned in inclusions

Tour Length

5 Days

Group Size

0 - 12

Tour Type

Single tour

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