The word Kashmir was derived from the ancient Sanskrit language and was referred to as káśmīra. The Nilamata Purana describes the valley's origin from the waters, a lake called Sati-saras. A popular local etymology of Kashmira is that it is land desiccated from water.
Day 01: ARRIVE SRINAGAR
Day 02: SRINAGAR - SONMARG 02 HRS DRIVE (98 KMS) FROM SRINAGAR
DAY 03: SRINAGAR TO PAHALGAM (APPROX 100 KM / 02 TO 03 HRS DRIVE)
DAY 04: PAHALGAM SIGHTSEEING
DAY 05: PAHALGAM TO GULMARG (APPROX 137 KM / 02 TO 03 HRS DRIVE)
DAY 06: GULMARG TO SRINAGAR SIGHTSEEING (50 KM / 01 HRS 30 DRIVE)
DAY 07: SRINAGAR AIRPORT DEPARTURE