Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 6 (Srinagar to Kargil via Zojila)

View from Jojila Pass 1

Since we had completed our visits to the locations at Kashmir, we decided to move to Leh. The route to Leh can be covered in two days, the first day – one reaches Kargil via Drass and then from Kargil one can move to Leh the next day after a night stay at Kargil. Drass […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 5 (Thajiwas Glacier, Sonmarg)

Sonmarg - Our trek, Thajiwas Glacier 2

The last place remaining to visit at Kashmir was Sonmarg, which is famous for its Thajiwas glacier. Sonmarg is 87 km Northeast of Srinagar and can be reached within 3 hours. Sonmarg, which means ‘ meadow of gold ‘ has snowy mountains as a backdrop. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 2 (Dal Lake & Mughal Gardens)

Srinagar Shalimar Garden 2

In the morning, we had our breakfast at the houseboat and decided to shift to a nearby guesthouse which we had visited the previous day. We then shifted our belongings from the houseboat to Stars Queen guesthouse near Dal Lake Gate no 1, a nice and homely place to stay (Rs. 400 per night). We […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 1 (Srinagar)

Houseboat view from Shikara

We were thrilled and excited when we boarded the 11:00 a.m. flight to Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir. We landed at 1:40 p.m. at Srinagar Military Airport and it was really hot at 37 Degree C. We took JKSRTC (Jammu Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation-01942455107, 01942475360) bus from Airport ( Rs. 50/- per […]