Kashmir is synonymous of heavenly beauty. The Mughal emperor inscribed a couplet in Persian language aptly describing the valley of Kashmir. This couplet was written by Amir Khusro and says that if there is heaven on earth its here (Kashmir) its here (Kashmir). The soothing weather of Kashmir specially if you are coming from the heat parched plains of India provides succor to the soul. If you don’t have much time we offer you a fast weekend Kashmir tour.
Your flight lands at the Srinagar airport, here you will meet S.A.M Tours representative who will greet you. After the exchange of pleasantries you will be straight taken to your house boat. House boats are exclusive and indigenous to Kashmir, these are large floating boats parked on the side of the Dal Lake, these boats offer all creature comforts. The boats have lovely chandeliers, the carpets exhibit the art of Kashmir. The in house kitchen serves the Kashmiri delicacies. You will be greeted with cup of Kashmiri Kaahwa.
After check in your tour of Srinagar starts with a visit to the famous tulip gardens. The multiple colors of the tulips will sure entice you. The Mughal gardens based on the Char Bagh patterns. The terraced Nishat Bagh gardens on the banks of Dal Lake. The Chasme shahi which means the royal springs and the most famous Shalimar gardens of Srinagar will amaze you and you will love the fountains, water channels coupled with floral beds.
In the evening from your house boat you will ride the Shikara a human rown sleek boat which will take you to the interiors of Dal lake be amazed to see the world of dal. The shikaras also house the moving shops selling various things ranging from household items to Kashmir handicrafts and pashmina shawls. Riding the shikara enjoy the sun setting across the high peaks of Himalayas overnight at the houseboat in Srinagar.
After a sumptuous breakfast our driver will leave you at the airport for a smooth flight back home. Our Tour ends.