01 : Srinagar - Baltal
On arrival in Srinagar drive direct to Baltal via Sonamarg. The distance of
about 115 kms will be covered in about 3-½ hrs. Rest of the day free at
Baltal for acclimatization and prepare for next day's trek to Amarnath Cave.
Dinner overnight in tents at Baltal.
Day 02 : Baltal - Amarnath Cave - Baltal
After very early breakfast trek upwards to Amarnath cave for darshan. The
route is ascending right upto the cave. Have a dip in the ice water of
Amarnath stream, which floes outside the cave. Inside the cave there is
scenery of calm tranquility of white and glistering three massive Lingmas
stand erect symbol of Lord Shiva, Parvathi and Ganesh. After darshan return
back to Baltal. Approx. 25 kms (leave morning at 0530 and arrive back at
1930 hrs). Dinner overnight in tents.
Day 03 : Baltal - Srinagar
Drive back to Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar, transfer to houseboats.
Dinner overnight houseboats.
Day 04 : In Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of
pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And
Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor
Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bank of Dal Lake with the
Zabarwan Mountains in the background. The distance from Srinagar to the said
gardens is about 12 and 15 kms respectively. Enroute visit carpet-weaving
factory. After lunch Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and
vegetable gardens etc. Also witness walnut woodcarving and papier machie
making demonstration. Dinner overnight in Deluxe Houseboats.
Day 05 : In Srinagar
Free for shopping and individual activities. Dinner overnight Deluxe
Day 06 : Srinagar - Jammu or Delhi