Day : 1 Arrive Delhi
Our Select India Tour Operator will welcome you on your arrival in Delhi and then take you to your pre-booked hotel. You can just enjoy your time in the hotel or visit some popular shopping hubs in the city.
Day : 2 Delhi - Jaipur (5 Hrs Journey)
In the morning, you get to explore the capital city through its local market and shopping hubs, or visit monuments like Jama Masjid and different Havelis of Chandni Chowk. The beauty of Chandni Chowk lies in the busy streets and markets with shops selling a wide variety of goods. You can shop from electronics to spices, jewellery to food. The number of options are just crazy. From there, you get to visit the India Gate. India Gate is a war memorial built in the memory of the lost lives of soldiers of British Indian Army during the World War 1 and Anglo-Afghan war. You then visit Qutub Minar, special structure in Delhi, as it is one of the oldest monuments in Delhi. Furthermore, it is the tallest brick minaret in the world, standing at a height of 73m.
After all the sightseeing in the morning, you leave for Jaipur and reach there before night. You spend your night resting at the hotel.
Day : 3 Day in Jaipur
The third day of the tour takes you to the different tourist attractions of Jaipur like City Palace, Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and Jantar Mantar. While Amer Fort was the old residence of the Rajput royals of the city until the early 18th century, the City Palace has been their residence from since then. You get to see how the royals lived hundreds of years ago and how they live now. City Palace of Jaipur has some of the best artefacts, and antiques of the royals, including life size portraits, clothes, armoury, palanquins and much more.
Hawa Mahal, with its 953 windows, is a great architectural achievement. Jantar Mantar has 19 different huge architectural instruments to study astronomy. You can then enjoy shopping in the amazing street market of Pink City. A delightful dinner at Chowki Dhani is also on the cards at night.
Day : 4 Jaipur - Agra (5 Hrs Journey)
On day 4, you reach Agra after a 5-hour drive from Jaipur.
Here, you first visit the Agra Fort and then the major attraction of the tour, Taj Mahal. Agra Fort houses numerous palaces, gardens, courtyards and mosques as well. You then visit the Taj Mahal where our tour guide will take you through the entire complex, telling you the story behind making of one of the wonders in the world. You can marvel at the incredibly intricate design, mirror and lattice works. The gardens in the compound adds more to the beauty of the structure. Another attraction is the amazing way the monument reflects light during the evening hours.
Day : 5 Agra - Delhi / Srinagar (by flight)
Day 5 is a day for travel, as you will first leave for Delhi airport and then take the flight to Srinagar.
You check in the hotel at Srinagar and spend the night in the pleasant weather at the hill station. You go for Shikara ride in the incredibly beautiful Dal Lake. Stay in the hotel overnight.
Day : 6 Srinagar - Gulmarg (55 Kms / 3 Hrs Journey)
In the morning, you visit the picturesque Gulmarg, just 55kms away from Srinagar. The road trip to reach Gulmarg is in itself an experience to remember for a lifetime. The last 12kms offers you come of the best landscapes you can imagine with the coniferous forests of pine and fir. You can enjoy the incredible beauty of the hill station has by visiting the different valleys, lakes and hills all around it. It is a skiing destination and people from around the world come her to visit one of the highest skiing centres in the world. The Gandola ride is another experience that you do not want to miss.
Day : 7 Gulmarg - Pahalgam (5 Hrs Journey)
Enjoy the breakfast amidst the mighty mountains of Gulmarg. Post that, you take a 5-hour drive to reach Pahalgam, another beautiful hill station in the state of Kashmir.
The drive through the villages in the hills give you a surreal feeling. Driving parallel to the Lidder River flowing in the opposite direction is a spectacle in itself. Spend the night at the hotel, enjoying the bonfire and other recreational activities. Pahalgam is ideal for picnics and other such leisure activities.
Day : 8 Day in Pahalgam
Day 8 is to explore the hill station of Pahalgam in its full glory. You can go for a trek to Betaab Valley or Sheshnag Lake and enjoy the meadows and river streams on the way. Trek beside the Lidder River and enjoy some quality time along the beautiful Valley.
Sheikhpora is the most famous picnic spot in Pahalgam. You can interact with the locals and get to know how they live here in these high mountains. The interaction with the locals is a humbling experience that will stay with you for life.
Day : 9 Pahalgam - Srinagar Airport
On the last day of the tour, you go back to Srinagar Airport to board the flight back home.