Day-1 Arrive at Jammu - Patnitop Transfer to Patnitop (120 - 4 hours). Patnitop enjoys excellent views and is a good stopover enroute to Kashmir.
Day-2 Patnitop - Pahalgam Transfer to Pahalgam (180 kms - 6 hours - 7000+ ft asl). Enroute visit Matrand Sun Temple. On arrival time permitting walk around the area to local markets.
Day-3 Pahalgam Sightseeing / Walking / Rafting Enjoy white water rafting (possible in Summer) OR walk around the riverside OR undertake sightseeing around Pahalgam to spots like Baisaran, Tulian Lake, Chandanwari (16 kms - 8000+ ft asl - close range views) where you can find snow even in summer, Betaab Valley and Aru Valley etc.
Day-4 Pahalgam - Gulmarg Proceed to Gulmarg (150 kms - 5 hrs - 8000 ft asl). Possible evening visit to Khilanmarg (View point), time permitting.
Day-5 Gulmarg Gondola Visit. Possible excursion to Khilanmarg. Go for famous Gondola Ride (Cable Car. Online booking in advance is recommended), Asia's highest and longest cable car. Its a two-stage ropeway. The first stage transfers from Gulmarg to Kongdoori Station. The second stage takes skiers to a height of 3,747 m (12,293 ft). The timing of the gondola is 10 AM to 5 PM (It's highly dependent upon the weather at both stages). Return in the afternoon to enjoy Pony ride and walking around the area OR visit Khilanmarg (a picnic spot nearby) a fragrant valley, full of color and charm).
Day-6 Gulmarg - Srinagar. Possible excursions to Avantipur or Manasbal Lake. Gulmarg to Srinagar (50 kms - 1.5 hours). Visit Avantipur ruins (29 kms) or Mahasbal Lake (30 kms) or Visit Dal Lake and enjoy the Shikara ride in the evening. Time permitting visit local markets.
Day-7 Sightseeing in Srinagar Day sightseeing in Srinagar visiting Mughal Gardens (Chesmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar), Jama Masjid, Shankaracharya Temple, Hari Parbat etc.
Day-8 Excursion around Srinagar Full day excursion to Sonmarg (85 kms - 3.5 hours - 8500+ ft asl) and Baltal valley. Alternatively guests have an option to visit Manasbal lake (30 kms) where there are watersports on offer. Back to Srinagar in evening.
Day-9 Departure Depart for the onward journey.
Jammu - Jammu is a point of access for visiting Vaishnodevi Temple, which is 13 km walk from Katra (50 km from Jammu) and home to Raghunath Temple.
Patnitop - Patnitop (112 km from Jammu) is a stopover on the Jammu/Katra - Pahalgam Route in summer (Apr-Oct) and visited by locals in winter (Jan-Mar) for a snow experience
Pahalgam - Pahalgam (100 km from Srinagar) is originally a Shephards Village and is now a premier holiday destination and a Hill Station at 7200 ft above sea level.
Gulmarg - Gulmarg is a ski resort and summer holiday destination situated 46 km southwest of Srinagar and is about 8000 ft asl.
Srinagar - Srinagar is the summer capital city of Kashmir. Srinagar is a city famous for its lake experience. Houseboats, Shikaras and Mughal gardens, Handicraft shops all combine to give a unique holiday experience.