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Essence of Kashmir and Ladakh Package

Destinations Covered:
Srinagar * Gulmarg * Pahalgam * Kargil * Leh * Khardungla * Pangong Lake *
Price on Request


Day 01
Arrive Srinagar
  • Arrive Srinagar
  • Upon arrival in Srinagar met by our representative and transfer to the Deluxe House Boat.
  • Evening enjoy Shikara ride on the Dal Lake
  • Dinner & Overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 02
Srinagar – Gulmarg
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Srinagar – Gulmarg (Approx 53kms -1-2hr)
  • Upon arrival in Gulmarg proceed to check in at the hotel
  • Afternoon enjoy Gondola cable car ride, snow skiing (By own)
  • Overnight in the hotel.
Day 03
Gulmarg – Pahalgam
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Gulmarg – Pahalgam (Approx 140kms -3-4hrs)
  • En-route visit the Avantipur Ruins and Cricket Bat Factory.
  • Upon arrival in Pahalgam proceed to check in at the hotel
  • Evening explore the scenic beauty of the Lidder river valley.
  • Overnight in the hotel.
Day 04
Pahalgam – Srinagar
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Pahalgam – Srinagar (Approx 91kms -2-3hrs)
  • Upon arrival in Srinagar proceed to check in at the hotel
  • Evening visit the local markets of Srinagar
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 05
Srinagar – Sonmarg – Kargil
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Srinagar - Kargil (Approx 202kms -4-5hrs)
  • Enroute stop at the valley of meadows Sonmarg for lunch
  • Later crossover the Zojila pass which is located 3900 meter above the sea level. After driving for some time, reach the Drass Village which is said to be the 2nd coldest place on earth after Siberia in Russia.
  • Upon arrival in Kargil proceed to check in at the hotel
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 06
Kargil – Leh
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Kargil - Leh (Approx 216 kms -4-5hrs)
  • En-route visit the ancient rock cut statue of Maitreya Buddha at Mulbekh village.
  • Later stop for photo at lunar like landscapes near Lamayuru Monastery. On the way, enjoy a mouth tempting lunch and photo stop at the sangam of Indus and Zanskar rivers.
  • Upon arrival in Leh proceed to check in at the hotel
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 07
Leh – Indus Valley – Leh
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Full day tour of Indus Valley Monasteries.
  • Later visit Royal Museum at Stok Palace, Thiksey, Stanga and Changchubling Hemis Monasteries.
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 08
Leh - Khadung la – Leh
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning visit the Khardungla Pass which is 18360 ft above the sea level and is world’s highest motorable road.
  • Afternoon return to Leh & visit Shanti Stupa
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 09
Leh Pangong Lake –Leh
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning Full excursion to Pangong Lake .
  • Evening back to Leh
  • Overnight in the hotel
Day 10
Depart Leh
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • In time transfer to airport for flight for Onward journey.


  • Accommodation On Double Sharing Basis At Hotels Mentioned Or Similar In The Room Category Mentioned.
  • Accommodation Will Be On bed breakfast board basis in all Places and breakfast will be in normal Coffee shop and not in any specialty restaurant. Dinner in hotel / Local restaurant.
  • All Transfer, Excursions And Sightseeing Tours Will Be By Using Air-Conditioned Sedan Car.
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per day / per pax
  • Traditional welcome upon arrival in the hotel along with welcome drink.
  • Farewell souvenir upon departure
  • All Road Taxes, Parking Fee, Fuel Charges, Interstate Taxes, and Portage At All Hotels.
  • 1 Indian Meal in any authentic Indian restaurant.
  • English speaking My Explorous representation on all arrival/ departure transfers.
  • All currently applicable taxes including Government service tax.


  • Expanse of personal nature like tipping. Laundry, and telephone/ fax calls, Alcoholic beverages, camera/ fee at monument’s medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Tips / Gratuities
  • Any other meals/ services not specified above
  • Travel Insurance
  • International / Domestic airfares/ visa fees.


The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is well known for the "Dal Lake", house-boats, dry fruit, saffron and traditional Kashmiri handicrafts like handwoven woollen shawls, carpets and rugs.

Dal lake where one can hire shikaras and buy souveniers from floating markets, Nigeen Lake popular for Shikhara ride or a houseboat stay, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Wular Lake known for Boating and relaxing retreat, Chatpal known for Apple and walnut trees, Betaab Valley known for Magnificent views and carpeted greenery, Aru Valley known for Hiking, skiing (in winters), horse riding, camping, and trekking, Mughal Gardens, Dachigam National Park known for Wildlife safari, Shankaracharya Temple, Awantipora are major tourist attractions. The best time to visit Srinagar is between April and September. Don’t forget to buy Pashmina shawls.


Gulmarg is one of the most popular skiing destinations of the country. The snow fall here makes it the best place for winter sports like skiing and snow-boarding. Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Strawberry Field, Apharwat Peak, Alpather Lake, Ningle Nallah and Ferozepur Nallah, Seven Springs, Gulmarg Golf Course highest golf course in the world, Shrine of Baba Reshi, Maharani Temple are major tourist attractions.


Pahalgam is a popular destination for trekking and adventure tourism and also known for the Amarnath Yatra that takes place annually. Baisaran Hills, Mamaleshwar Temple, Avantipur Temple, Pahalgam Golf Course, Kolahoi Glacier, Aru Village & Valley, Chandanwari, Tulian Lake, Sheshnag Lake, Betaab Valley, Marsar Lake, Mattan, Lidderwat for trekkers, Sinthan Top for mountaineering, trekking and skiing are worth visiting places.


Kargil is the second biggest town of Ladakh became popular after a war was fought over the region between India and Pakistan. There is Kargil war memorial hall in the Drass for the bravery of Indian soldier during the Kargil war. Mainattractions are - Rangdum Monastery, Mulbekh Monastery, War Memorial, Suru Valley.


There is no other place on earth that matches with the scenic beauty of Leh and the bliss you can experience here. Jagged with colourful fluttering flags, dramatic mountains and unforgettable landscapes, Leh is a treat to one’s eyes which also offers plenty of adventure sports.

The place offers beautiful scenery, loads of monasteries and lakes to discover, lot of trekking trails! Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri Lake, Lamayuru Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Royal Leh Palace, Chadar Trek, Tso Kar Lake, Hemis Monastery, Khardungla Pass, Drass Valley, The Snow Leopard Trek are major tourist attractions. Don’t miss cycling in Ladakh, jeep safari, Camel Safari, Camping at Nubra Valley, Motor Biking.

Major Attractions Of Leh

Leh Market

The artifacts and souvenirs are often displayed on the road-side stalls and it is the best market to get Tibetan handicraft items like Pashmeena wool dresses, Prayer wheels, Traditional Ladakhi jewellery which are genuine.

Leh Palace

The ancient Leh Palace which is just 5 km away from the Leh is under the control of Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and offers a panoramic view of the Stok Kangri and Zanskar ranges across the Indus Valley.

Shanti Stupa

The highest white beautiful stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district is the best place to admire the beauty of Himalayas. It was built by the Japanese monks to promote world peace. Don’t forget to do a little meditation besides the Stupa which might help you get what you came here for. The nighttime view is even better.

Sangam Point

One of the most famous spots in Leh which is the meeting point of the Indus and Zanskar is known as the Sangam Point. It is an amazing sight for the onlookers as the water of the Indus River is very warm and the Zanskar is frozen.

Hemis Monastery

The Hemis Monastery is visible during a Leh Ladakh road trip. The distance between Hemis and Leh is 40kms and easily accessible by any vehicle. Interior decorated by numerous gold statues and stupas enhanced by the precious yet rare stones is worth visiting.

Drass Valley

Drass Valley gives you an exhilarating experience and is the must visit place. It offers amazing sights where you can’t click a bad pic.


It is the world’s highest motorable pass which is important to India from the Military point of View. Reaching Khardung-La is a dream to not just Bikers but all tourists as it gives a nerve racking experience for a traveler.

Pangong Lake

Set against the intense blue sky, Pangong Tso is most scenic and perfect destination for Photography and enjoy the clear natural water Lake. Camping around Pangong Lake will give you some spectacular views of the lake.

Srinagar - Gulmarg

Pahalgam - Kargil

Leh - Khardungla

Khardungla - Pangong Lake