Arrive Srinagar by morning flight. Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir state on the banks of river Jehlum. Lakes and gardens are the charm of Srinagar city with the back drop of Hariparbat , Shankaracharya hill & Zabarvan ranges. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later in the after noon enjoy a Shikara ride (A boat well decorated to the mood) on Dallake visiting. Stay over night.
Full day excursion to Gulmarg the Meadow of Flowers. One of the most silent vallies in Kashmir. Very popular for its snow fall in the winter and a popular skiing destination. It is a smooth drive till Tangmarg 15 km short of Gulmarg when the Zig Zag route starts through the forest of pine tress. One of the most spectacular and pollution free drives. Gulmarg has one of the finest high altitude Golf courses of the world. Gulmarg is incomplete without a horse ride an newly introduced Gandola lift which takes you 5 km to Kong Dori & Affarvat hills. After a days excursion around Gulmarg drive back to Srinagar. Stay over night.
After breakfast visit Pahalgam. One of the most panoramic meadows of Kashmir blessed with the Pahalgamenchanting Lidder River crossing through the meadow. It is a 3 hours spectacular drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam crossing though the Saffron fields at Pampore. Pampore is the only place blessed with the cultivation of Saffron in whole India. Also famous for the romantic episode of most popular king Baadshah & Habakhatoon a local farmers daughter. Further, ahead are Avantipura ruins the former capital of Kashmir under king Avantipuram. It is a beautiful drive through villages & farm land and will pass along the river Jehlum at certain points till you reach Martand natural springs. The crystal clear water of these springs has medicinal properties and home to only Sun temple on the top of hill in the valley. Stay overnight.
After breakfast visit the famous Mughal gardens which are along the semi circular road along the Dallake with a spectacular view of the lake and Zabarvan hills at the back drop. These gardens are developed by Mughal emperor Jahangir when they fall in love with the valley and said "If there is heaven on earth. It is here, it is here, and it is here "and later transfer to Airport for your flight back home.