Himalayan Mountain & Tropical Beach Experience

Kashmir & Kerala

Combine two of India’s most fascinating and evocative regions on a journey from the enchanting mountain valleys of the Vale of Kashmir to the unspoilt palm-fringed beaches and mellow backwaters of Northern Kerala.

After three days of exploring the hills, lakes, rivers, cuisine and historic sites of the Himalayan foothills while staying in the nostalgic elegance of Sukoon Houseboat on Dal lake take a flight to the sub-tropical coast of Northern Kerala for a relaxing three night stay at the finest Beach Retreat Neeleshwar Hermitage to indulge in Ayurveda massage, long beach walks and taking it easy by the infinity pool overlooking the Arabian Sea before  2 nights living on board the Lotus houseboat cruising among the sleepy lagoons of the Keralan 

Duration: 09 Days

Best Time: April/May & September/October.

Programme:

Day 1/2/3: Arrive Srinagar and transfer to Sukoon Houseboat for 3 nights, with a walking exploration of the historic old town of Srinagar, a backwater ride by Shikara on Dal Lake, a trek in the hills with a meal in the home of a local family, and a trip to Dachigam for an alfresco lunch experience by the river.

Day 4: Fly from Srinagar to Mangalore via Delhi and transfer to Neeleshwar Hermitage.

Day 5/6: Relax on the beach, enjoy Ayurveda treatment, yoga, and local exploration.

Day 7/8: Set sail on Lotus Houseboat cruise through the backwaters.

Day 9: After breakfast one hour transfer to Kannur Airport for Flight to Bangalore, Mumbai or Hyderabad.

* Those traveling during May and September can explore Kashmir further and camp in style for two night in Sonmarg valley for superb walking and liberating views of the Kashmir Himalaya, this would make the programme 12 days.

For further details get in touch with us at marketing@abchapriretreats.in or call us at +91-9599286042

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"On the unexplored northern part of the Malabar coast and flanked by a freshwater lagoon is this near-perfect heaven of peace and pampering. The cottages are designed and built along the traditional fisherman's thatched huts but each on with enough comforts to keep a five-star groupie enthralled."
Country & Town House Magazine (UK)