Traveling is therapeutic for some people. Not only a learning experience, it is also all about exploring and trying out new activities. For nature and also for adventure lovers, traveling gives an opportunity to experience and try out various challenging activities. India has many such destinations where a number of adventure activities are provided. For water sports on the beaches of Goa, paragliding, and skiing in mountains, never give up on such opportunities.
Kashmir, the true heaven of earth provides a number of such activities. It is an abode of sky-rocketing snow-capped mountains, magical valleys, and beautiful lakes with shikara rides and a floating market. Providing a perfect combo of flavorful delicacies and vibrant Kashmir culture, this union territory is a must-visit in India. If you are planning your honeymoon or a getaway with friends or family this can be your top-most priority.
The tour mostly consists of starts and ends in Srinagar. The visit to Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Pahalgam will instill in you the enchanting love for beauty and natural charm. It is like a new page of an interesting book every day, surprising you with breathtaking views. Staying in Houseboats with moonlight giving a scintillating lake view could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The traditional market at the Lal Chowk of Srinagar and the Gulmarg Gondola cab ride, the golf course and skiing are worth a try.
The Skiing Experience in Kashmir:
As you start to explore the magnificence of Kashmir, the calm and chilly lakes, and the snow-clad mountains attracting thousands, you experience the meadows and valleys of Sonamarg and Pahalgam bestowed with the untouched charm of nature. It provides a view that creates an aura of positivity and curiosity to explore more. It is mostly a five-day or a week trip as per the package you choose. The packages including snow sports mostly touch around 13,000 INR.
As you visit this paradise of adventures, you can indulge in a number of them like sledding and skiing, sliding down the hills, and exploring nature at its best in Gulmarg. Being a famous tourist and snow sports place, it experiences a heavy crowd of individuals who want to try or learn such activities. For children and other adults, playing in the crystal-clear snow, and making snowmen will give you an unforgettable family time.
As you choose a suitable tour package most will include a number of facilities. It will vary according to your budget and days. There can be airport drop and pickup along with facilities of vehicle and guide as per the itinerary. There is hygienic accommodation along with breakfast and dinner too.
Mostly it is a 5-day to a week trip and according to your package, the itinerary might vary. Most packages provide activities in Srinagar along with Sonamarg, Pahalgam, and Gulmarg.
As you arrive in Srinagar and your trip starts, you meet the representative and then check in at a houseboat. The houseboat stay will truly give you the most beautiful and memorable start of your trip. As the moonlight falls on the lake, the mountains backdrop of your homestay, you feel blessed to have experienced it. After resting, a Shikara Ride to Nehru Park can be your next stop before coming back to a nice dinner and resting in the houseboat.
The next day as you welcome the morning sun with a magical view and delicious breakfast, you can check out and move to a hotel in Pahalgam. Being the Valley of Shepherds, home to lush greenery and starting point of Amarnath Yatra, it will give you the most wonderful leisure time. Then the night can be spent at your hotel there.
The next destination would be a paradise for adventure lovers, Gulmarg. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, there is a chance to experience panoramic views of the highest peaks and mesmerizing valleys through the Gulmarg Gondola cable car ride. You can then indulge in skiing and sledding, embarking on your adventure journey. Ending the day with a delicious dinner would be a perfect choice.
The next day is filled with relaxing and chilling time at the Dal Lake after returning to Srinagar. You can check-in at a hotel and start your day with a visit to Mughal Gardens, Shankaracharya temple, Lal Chowk, and even Chashme Shahi. Trying out mouth-watering delicacies like Rogan Josh, Sweetened Rice, Phirni, Kahwa, Dum Aloo, and others can be dwelled in.
On the last day, your trip will be wrapped up with memories and a ride back to the airport from where you can take your flight back to your destination.