This morning, after breakfast drive to Srinagar, en route visit the Mughal Gardens - Shalimar Garden, Chasmashahi and Nishant Gardens. Nishat Garden - is situated on the banks of the picturesque Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains forming its backdrop. Also known as ‘The garden of bliss’, it was laid out in 1633. Designed in Persian style, this is a
terrace garden interspersed with fountains, colorful flowerbeds and lush green lawns. Shalimar Garden - is one of the most popular Mughal gardens in the city. Covering an area of about 30 acres, it was commissioned in 1616 by Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan. Another garden named Faiz Baksh was added later during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658). Chashma Shahi – is an ancient garden established in 1632 by Emperor Shah Jahan, is considered to be one of the smallest Mughal gardens in Srinagar. Divided into three different sections with an aqueduct, waterfalls and fountains, it provides magnificent views of the Himalayas and the Dal Lake.On arrival check in to the hotel. Later in the afternoon, visit the Shankaracharya Temple. Shankaracharya Temple - is situated at a height of about 1,100 ft. on a hilltop on the southeast of the city, offer splendid views of the valley and the snow-capped mountains of the Pir Panjal range. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is believed that this Hindu temple was built in 371 BC, making it one of the oldest in the valley of Kashmir. Post sightseeing, transfer back to the hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure to explore the city of Srinagar. Overnight stay in Srinagar.