Indian Railways offers a special 6 day pass for travelers. Check details
Bombay: Here is good news for travelers to Mumbai. If you are one of those people who has always wanted to explore Kashmir, the paradise on Earth, then here is your chance!Also Read – Latest Indian Railways News Today: Several Trains Passing Through Uttar Pradesh Canceled | Complete list here
IRCTC Tourism, the tourism wing of Indian Railways, offers a special five-night, six-day tour package to Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam from Mumbai. The cost of the tour has been kept at a starting price of Rs 27,300. Sounds fun, doesn’t it? Scroll down for more details. Read also – Disaster warning lights, pushbuttons: new Vande Bharat trains will have these characteristics for emergency situations | Details here
The dream tour
The fun trip will start from Mumbai on September 25 and 26 respectively. The tour is provided by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), and travelers will be transported to Srinagar from Mumbai on an Indigo flight. Also Read – Latest IRCTC News: Indian Railways Announces Special Cash Back Offer For Women Traveling On Tejas Express
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The trip organized by IRCTC is all inclusive
Your plane tickets, hotel accommodation, breakfast and dinner, the journey between home and work, the IRCTC escort service during the trip, travel insurance, paid parking and taxes are all part of the special package. However, you have to pay for lunch and entrance tickets to tourist attractions.
Bombay to Kashmir route
Bombay -> Srinagar -> Gulmarg -> Sonmarg -> Pahalgam -> Bombay
Day 1: From Bombay to Srinagar
Once you arrive in Srinagar, you can check in at the houseboat. You can spend your afternoon admiring the breathtaking beauty of the mighty mountains that adorn the lake or enjoy a ride in a Shikara at your own expense. This is an overnight stay in Srinagar where a sumptuous dinner will be served on your houseboat.
Day 2: Srinagar to Pahalgam
On the second day, after breakfast, you will drive to Pahalgam which has beautiful places of Betaab Valley, Awantipura Ruins, Chandanwadi and Aru Valley. Once you arrive in Pahalgam, you must hire a local vehicle at your own expense. Pony rides are also excluded from the package.
Day 3: Pahalgam to Gulmarg to Srinagar
Then on the route you will discover the stunning snow-capped valleys of Gulmarg. It is without a doubt heaven on Earth! If you want to take a gondola ride, you will have to bear the cost. After a day of sightseeing, you will return to Srinagar, have dinner and rest in a hotel in Srinagar.
Day 4: Srinagar to Sonmarg to Srinagar
The next morning you will leave for Sonmarg. If you want to hire ponies for a trip to the Thajiwas Glacier, you will have to pay the costs yourself. At the end of the day, you will return to Srinagar.
Day 5: Srinagar
The last day of the trip is spent exploring popular tourist attractions in Srinagar including Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Gardens, Hazratbal Shrine, and many more. You can also go shopping in the evening.
Day 6: Return to Bombay
On the last day of your dream trip, your flight will be scheduled for 5.30pm and you will be returned to Mumbai.
What are you waiting for then? Come on, plan your trip. Also, don’t forget to check the rules and restrictions related to Covid before heading to your preferred destination.