9 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi – Srinagar – Gulmarg – Sonamarg – Kargil – Leh - Khardongla pass – Leh – Delhi
India has been blessed with two of the most beautiful regions, Kashmir and Ladakh, which are filled with immense natural beauty. Go for Kashmir & Ladakh package that stretches itself to 9 nights and 10 days, if you want to visit these extremely beautiful places. During the tour, you will get a chance to cover attractions such as Srinagar, Gulmarg and Sonamarg. While your visit to Leh, you will cover Lamayuru, an ancient monastery and Khardungla pass, amongst other things.
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Once you arrive at the Delhi international airport, get transferred to the hotel.
On day 2, post breakfast, proceed for city tour. During sightseeing, you are going to cover the tourist attractions of Old and New Delhi, which will include Red Fort, Jama Mazjid, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, President's House, Birla Minar, Connaught Place and India Gate. In the evening, you can opt for a Sound and Light Show at Red Fort. Overnight stay.
Post breakfast, move to the airport to board a flight for Srinagar. Once you arrive, get an assisted transfer to a houseboat. The afternoon is free for leisure activities. In the evening, enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake. Overnight stay in the houseboat.
After having breakfast, proceed for half- day of the well-known Mughal Gardens , where you are going to cover the Nishat Bagh, the garden of pleasure and Shalimar Bagh, the abode of love. Back to the houseboat for lunch followed by a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake. Enjoy the mesmerizing view. Overnight in the houseboat.
Morning after breakfast, start for Kargil via Sonmarg. The Srinagar-Sonmarg stretch is one of the most beautiful drives you would have ever seen. The winding roads snaking through the lofty Himalayas are a sight to behold. During your halt at Sonmarg, take a pony ride (charges extra; optional) to Thajiwas Glacier, which remains covered with snow throughout the year. After you are dropped at your hotel in Kargil, you are treated to a refreshing welcome drink on arrival. Rest of the day can be spent at leisure. Overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast; begin your journey to Kargil. En-route halt at Sonamarg (2740 meters), another beautiful village of the valley, offering a mesmerizing view to the onlooker. You will cross Zojila pass, situated at the height of 3527 meters. Also known as the Gateway of Ladakh. Move on to Drass, where you stop for refreshment and passport formalities. After around 2.5 hours, you will reach (2710 meters). On arrival, check-into the hotel.
On day 7, savor an early breakfast and start your full- day road journey to Leh. Your are going to cross three passes while ascending. First is Mulbek, a Buddhist village. The highest point will be Fotulan pass (4166 meters.) By lunch hour, you reach Lamayuru Monastery, one of the oldest ones. Later, move on to Nimu, the village, located near the river Zanskar. At last, you will reach Leh, at an altitude of 3500 meters. Overnight in the hotel.
In the morning, indulge in leisure activities. In the afternoon, leave for visiting Phyang, Spituk and Shanker Gompa. Overnight in the hotel.
Leave for a day-trip to Khardongla pass. It is well-known as the worlds highest motorable road at an altitude of 5600 meters. Enjoy the amazing surroundings with the snow-covered peaks and lush greenery. By the evening, return to Leh for an overnight stay.
Today, get transferred to the Leh airport to board a flight to Delhi. Once you arrive, get transferred to the international airport to board a flight for your onward destination.