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Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

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Holiday to kashmir in the end of december


We are a group of 5 to 6 Adults planning to visit Srinagar and Gulmarg from 29th to 2nd Jan.

Kindly suggest an itinerary during that time considering it will snow.We are looking at staying for 2 nites in Srinagar and 2 nites in Gulmarg. Should gulmarg be done before or Srinagar.

Does it snow heavily during that period.

Good budget hotels in Gulmarg - Kindly reccomend especially the hotel which would have central heating and hot water.

Is it safe during that time

We are looking at doing Skiing, Gandola ride.



Chandigarh, India
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1. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

Yes In Dec its good to visit there

you can enjoy a lot on snow point....

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2. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

There will be snowfall during that time. It is perfectly safe to visit during that time and Skiing is best enjoyed during the winter months. You Itinery is below -

Day 1 - Reach Srinagar - visit the famous attractions.

Day 2 - After breakfast, drive to Gulmarg. Arrive and check into the hotel. Go for a Gondola ride from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 - Enjoy Skiing and local sightseeing in Gulmarg

Day 4 - Return to After breakfast, drive to Srinagar. Check in to your Deluxe Houseboat on the famous Dal Lake waters. This afternoon will be enjoyed on the placid waters of the Dal Lake where you will see fusion of God’s nature – Zaberwan Hills – reflected in the beautiful waters of the 25 square kilometer lake. The evening should end with a stay in the houseboat. Leave next morning

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3. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

Day 1st Srinagar Airport - Gulmarg

Day 2nd Gulmarg Tour

Day 3rd Back to srinagar and Local tour in srinagar

Day 4th Srinagar - Phalagam - Srinagar

Day 5th Early shikara Ride and Transfer to Airport

Its best to stay in gulmarg around 3 Star hotel because the budget hotels are not worth to stay not proper heating arrangement or try Green Heights/ poshwan the cost rs 2300 to 3000

And in srinagar Try a prefect home stay Lonely guest , good heating arrangement and hot water round the clock available

guesthouse_info@yahoo.com and 100% home made food available and they also arrange the cab

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4. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

Hello Radz2801

Month of janauary is the best for kashmir and around it places like gulmarg,sonmarg,pahalgam etc.who wants to enjoy snow fall,and want to see snow capped mountains in kashmir valley.and at that time gulmarg,sonmarg pahalgam dal lake is the main tourist attractions in kashmir.

On this time lot of skiing lovers,and gandola riders come to kashmir valley to enjoy thislovelymoment.Beacause during dec to jan temperature of kashmir valley could be almost -2 Degree calcius to 7 degree calcius.

But if bychance heavy snowfall happend in kashmir you dont need to be worry because snowfall remover machines working 24*7 removing snow from roads.so you can plan your tour without so much think about Temperature,snowfall etc.

and You can plan your tour itinerary Like:-

Day first:-Arrive at sri nagar Airport / Check in at hotel stay overnight at hotel

Day Second -After breakfast,Go to enjoy Houseboat in dal lake than visit most beautiful garden Mughal Gardens,Nishat garden,shalimar bagh etc.after enjoying all this return to hotel and stay overnight at hotel.

Day Third - after breakfast drive to gulmarg via tangmarg ,almost 48 km away from sri nagar,after arrivel gulmarg check in at hotel.and enjoy There gandola ride and skiing.after enjoying gondola and other activities return to hotel and stay overnight at hotel.

Day Fourth - after breakfast plan your tour to Alpathar Lake. this beautiful lake is the main attraction of gulmarg,this lake in triangular shape is placed in the backdrop of scenic hilly snow capped terrains of gulmarg.you can also try Khilanmarg,Lienmarg,Maharani Temple etc.you have multiple option to enjoy your fourth day in gulmarg.

Day fifth-After Breakfast Drive to srinagar airport to continue your journey to nest destination.

and your can find there many hotels in gulmarg and kashmir valley also .who provide you hot water and other facilities.but i recommend you to travel by air. beacause by train or by car can delay your tour plan.

Thank You

vishal chauhan

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5. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

The itinerary by ramesh s is good.

It can snow heavily.

It can snow heavily.There are often road blocks.

Hotels should be selected according to your budget.

Terrorist activities comes to a stand still in winters.The only thing to worry about is weather.

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6. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

Thank you for the useful information...

Kindly suggest some good hotels in Gulmarg....

Also should we think of Doing Pahalgam also...

7. Re: Holiday to kashmir in the end of december

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