Day-1 Arrive Jammu - Katra Arrival at Jammu and transfer to Katra (50 kms - 1.5 hrs).
Day-2 Vaishnodevi Darshan Early morning start for Vaishnodevi climb (Total 13 kms walk to the temple that takes about 4-5 hours). Enroute stops at Adhkwari Temple and darshan at Baba Bhaironath Temple is recommended). During Summer and peak travel season it may be advisable to start the climb previous evening. Once queue tickets are purchased the wait period could be half an hour to 3 hours depending on the rush. During season Yatra Parchi (entry tickets required to beging the uphill walk), it is recommended to purchase in advance to avoid delays. Guests looking for Helidarshan (Helicopter ride, darshan and back), morning flights are recommeded for best weather and least uncertainity. Return by late evening.
Day-3 Katra - Pahalgam Proceed to Pahalgam (254 kms - 9 hrs). Enroute visit Martrand Sun Temple.
Day-4 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-5 Pahalgam - Gulmarg Proceed to Gulmarg (150 kms - 5 hrs - 8000 ft asl). Possible evening visit to Khilanmarg (View point), time permitting.
Day-6 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-7 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-8 Sightseeing in Srinagar "Day sightseeing in Srinagar visiting Mughal Gardens (Chesmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar), Jama Masjid, Shankaracharya Temple, Hari Parbat etc.
Day-9 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-10 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.
Katra - Katra, is base town to visit Vaishno Devi temple which is 13 kms walk (or a helicopter ride) away from here.
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.