01 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
On arrival in Srinagar met upon and then drive to Pahalgam. A distance of
about 320 kms will be covered in about 10 hrs. On arrival in Pahalgam
transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Pahalgam - Chandanwari
Leave Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) for Chandanwari. Pahalgam is the best
base for most of the treks. Chandanwari (2896 Mts.) is a small shut off
valley at the junction of Sheshnag stream and the stream for Astanmarg. The
distance of about 16 kms will be covered in about 4-½ hrs. Dinner and
overnight stay in tents at Chandanwari.
Day 03 : Chandanwari - Sheshnag
Chandanwari to Sheshnag is about 13 kms. (3576 Mts.) The trial climbs the
Pisu Ghati and then climbs gradually to the Sheshnag Lake. Sheshnag is one
of the windiest places in this valley. The distance will be covered in about
5 hrs. Dinner and overnight stay in tents at Sheshnag.
Day 04 : Sheshnag - Panchtarni
The 13 kms trek from Sheshnag to Panchtarani (3657 Mts.) will be covered in
about 5 hrs. The walk is through Mahagunas Pass (3200 Mts.) and then a
gradual walk to Panchtarani. Dinner and overnight stay in tents at
Day 05 : Panchtarni - Amarnath - Sheshnag
Start trek early in the morning from Panchtarani to Amarnath cave. Amarnath
is only 6 kms away from Panctarani. Have a dip in the ice cold water of
Amarnath stream, which flows outside the cave. Inside the cave there is
scenery of calm tranquillity of white and glistering three massive Lingmas
stand erect symbol of Lord Shiva, Parvathi and Ganesh. Trek back towards
Sheshnag. It is a descending walk till Sheshnag.
Day 06 : Sheshnag - Pahalgam - Srinagar
Trek down to Pahalgam via Chandanwari. On arrival in Pahalgam drive to
Srinagar. Transfer to Houseboats. Dinner and overnight stay in Houseboats.
Day 07 : In Srinagar
Morning sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Nishat Bagh (Abode of
pleasure) built by Asif Khan brother in law of Jehangir in 1632 AD. And
Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) built by Jehangir for his wife Empress Noor
Jehan. All the gardens are situated on the bark of Dal Lake with the
Zabarwan Mountains in the background. Enroute visit carpet-weaving factory.
After lunch Shikara ride on Dal Lake visiting floating and vegetable gardens
etc. Dinner and overnight stay in Deluxe Houseboats.
Day 08 : In Srinagar
Free for shopping and individual activities. Dinner overnight Houseboats.
Day 09 : Srinagar - Jammu
Early morning transfer to TRC/Airport to drive back to Jammu or fly