Half day trip to the celebrated Mughal Gardens -Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Nishat Bagh (Abode of pleasure) was built by Asif Khan, brother of Empress Noorjehan in 1632 AD. Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) was built by Jehangir for his wife Noor Jehan. Situated on the bank of Dal Lake, these gardens are overlooked by picturesque Zabarwan Mountains.
After breakfast, Drive to Gulmarg and spend the day by individual activities. Gulmarg is a place of exceptional beauty and has the world’s highest green golf course. Pony riding is a popular activity in Gulmarg; you can ride to the upland meadow of Khilanmarg and back. The Gondola Cable Car offers rides to the upland meadow of Kongdori for viewing the Himalayan peaks in the summer and for downhill skiing in winter. Drive back from Gulmarg and you’ll be escorted to hotel in Srinagar.
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam (the Valley of Shepherds). Drive through Saffron fields; visit Awantipura ruins, an 1100 years old temple of Lord Vishnu built by King Awantiwareman. Spend the day in Pahalgam and explore the place. Pahalgam offers many options for walks, pony trekking, fishing and camping. Drive back to Srinagar from Pahalgam. Stay overnight in Srinagar.
After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport or the Coach/Bus stand.