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trip to srinagar, katra from 19th july 2013 to 25th july2013

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trip to srinagar, katra from 19th july 2013 to 25th july2013

We are planning to go to kashmir and katra from july 19-25th ;After seeing Uttarkand

floods do you recommend us to perform our journey; how is the route to srinagar and katra.

we had booked all our tickets -flight and train tickets;

do you suggest us to cancel the tickets ? I am very much worried about our journey;

kindly suggest us the best thing.

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1. Re: trip to srinagar, katra from 19th july 2013 to 25th july2013

Hi,

Jammu & Kashmir is not affected by the present floods & landslides in Uttarakhand.

The drive from Jammu to Srinagar by road is around 300 kms & will take around 8-10 hours with requisite breaks & stops.

You can go ahead with your proposed plan.

Best of Luck !!

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3. Re: trip to srinagar, katra from 19th july 2013 to 25th july2013

Day 01:Jammu – Katra

Arrive Jammu airport or railway station. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and drive to Katra. The distance is about 50 kms, will be covered in about 2 hours, upon arrival in Katra you will be transferred to the hotel. Katra is the starting point for the Vaishno Devi pilgrimage. Overnight in hotel.

Day 02: Katra – Vaishno Devi Katra

Early in the morning we proceed further to visit the Holy temple of Vaishno Devi. This temple is situated on the top of the hill. To visit this temple one has to hire pony or travel by foot. From Katra the Vaishno Devi pilgrimage is about 12 kms. After visiting the temple we return back to Katra the same day. Overnight in hotel.

Day 03: Katra – Pahalgam

Check-out from hotel and drive to Pahalgam (Valley of Shepherds) The total distance of about 250 kms, will be covered in about 7 to 8 hrs. Pahalgam is situated at the union of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder River in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Pahalgam is now Kashmir's premier resort; cool even during the height of summer when the maximum temperature does not exceed 25 degrees Celsius, upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day 04: Pahalgam – Srinagar:

Morning free to explore Pahalgam. Late afternoon drive to Srinagar. Overnight stay in houseboat.

Day 05: Srinagar

Morning sightseeing of the Mughal Gardens, visiting Nishat Bagh built by Asaf Khan, the brother -in- law of Jehangir in 1632 AD, and Shalimar Bagh built by Jehangir for his wife empress Nur Jahan. All the gardens are situated on the banks of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan hills in the background. Afternoon will be at your leisure for individual activities. Dinner and overnight in houseboat.

Day 06: Srinagar – Gulmarg - Srinagar

Morning leave for Gulmarg (Meadow of Flowers) 2730 mts. above the sea level. The distance of 60 kms will be covered in about 2 hours. Gulmarg has one of the best ski slopes in the world and highest golf course with 18 holes. If weather permits one can also have the view of Nanga Parbat, the naked mountain that is over 26,000 feets and dominates the entire region, also enjoy cable car (Gondola) for mountain ride upto khilangmarg. In the evening drive back to Srinagar. Overnight in hotel.

Day 07: Srinagar To Jammu

Jammu Railway Station/Airport Drop.

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