Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Srinagar - Gulmarg - Kargil - Lamayuru - Leh - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
DAY 01 International Flight - Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi International airport Kai representative will welcome, assist and provide transfer to respective hotel for immediate occupancy. Afternoon at leisure for personal activities. Overnight at respective accommodation.
Day 02 DELHI - SRINAGAR
Kai rep will provide transfer in time for your domestic flight to Srinagar upon arrival upon arrival Kai representative welcome assistance & transfer from Airport to Deluxe houseboat on Dal Lake (known as Shikara in local language). Afternoon at leisure for personal activities. Boat ride on Dal lake return to your respective accommodation for overnight.
Kashmir's handicraft has been famous for the time memorable, Kashmir is famous for its Carpets, less formal purposes gabbas, namdas, Chain stitch, papier machie, wood carving on walnut wood, embroidered shawls, Kurtas, Silverware, jewellery, silk, fine leatherwork, walnuts, almonds, saffron, souvenirs like Kangri etc. Overnight in respective accomodation.
Day 03 SRINAGAR
Morning depart for sightseeing tour of Shankracharya a hill in the heart of Srinagar boast of one of the most famous Temple of Shiva approximately 2000 years old after visiting continue your drive to visit famous Mughal gardens of Kashmir laid on foot hill of Zabarvan range overlooking Dal and Nazeem lake visiting Chashma-I Shahi (the royal spring) Nishat garden & Shalimar garden (abode of love) was reserved for the court ladies during Mughal time, in case one is interested can also visit (Optional) the marble mosque Hazratbal & Shah-I-Hamadan. Afternoon Shikara ride for two hours on the Dal Lake a real romantic experience
Day 04 SRINAGAR - GULMARG 56 Kms.
Morning drive to Gulmarg the (meadow of flowers) 65 kms from Srinagar it lies at the altitude of 9500 feet above sea level, it boast of one of the highest natural golf course in the world, though not in a very nice condition even though its worth while to have a practice round of golf .Non golfers can take a walk, pony ride or go up o Khilanmarg at the altitude of 10500 feet above sea level in a Gondola (cable car). After visit return to Srinagar for Overnight in respective accomodation.
Day 05 SRINAGAR - KARGIL 202 Kms.
Early in the morning depart for Kargil a small sleepy Shia Muslim town driving via Sonemarg (meadow of gold) & over Zojila pass at the altitude of 3800 meters or 12500 feet above sea level drive to the pass one gets a beautiful view of lush green meadows of Baltal and Sind valley, from the pass it is good three to four hours drive to Kargil Via Drass the second coldest Village in the world after Siberia. Upon arrival check into respective accommodation for overnight.
Day 06 KARGIL - LEH 232 Kms.
Morning depart for Leh enroute visit Mulbekh here lies a beautiful statue of future Buddha known as Chamba was built by Kushans the rulers of central Asia who traveled extensively in this part of the world, after visiting continue drive to Leh driving over two passes Namika-la 3800 meters and Fatu-la at 4000 meters this is the highest pass between Kargil-Leh route drive down to visit Lamayuru Monastery one of the most pictures monastery in Ladakh region after visit continue drive another 80 Kms to Leh. Upon arrive check into respective hotel overnight.
Day 07 LEH
Morning visit SOS children's' village, Sabu monastery, & Stok palace after visit. Return to hotel. Afternoon visit Spituk, Phyang & Sankar monastery. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 08 LEH
After breakfast full day tour of Shey, Thiksey & Hemis monasteries. Return late afternoon back to Leh for Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 LEH
Day at leisure to walk around in Leh town and for shopping meals & overnight in Hotel.
Day 10 LEH - DELHI
Kai representative will assist & provide transfer to the airport in time to connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival check into the respective Hotel. Evening at leisure for personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 DELHI - AGRA 202 Kms. APPROX 4 Hrs.
After breakfast drive by surface to Agra enroute visiting Sikandra. Upon arrival check into the respective hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. After visit return to the respective hotel for overnight. (Note Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays)
Day 12 AGRA - JAIPUR 235 Kms. APPROX 5 Hrs.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival check-into the respective hotel. Return hotel for overnight.
Day 13 JAIPUR
After breakfast - full day city tour of Jaipur visiting Amber fort with elephant ride, City palace, Hawa Mahal (wind palace) Jantar Mantar (an open-air observatory), Birla temple and bazaar. Return to hotel in the evening for overnight.
Day 14 JAIPUR - DELHI 265 Kms. APPROX 6 Hrs.
After breakfast drive to Delhi, few rooms will be reserved for wash & change evening dinner will be duly provided. Kai rep will provide departure transfer in time for your international flight to Indira Gandhi international airport.
Day 15 DELHI - BACK HOME
Kai representative will assist & provide transfer to the airport in time to connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi assistance & transfer will be provide to the respective hotel.
Best season to travel from May-October