8 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

8 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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8 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Mumbai (Bombay)

2
days
Srinagar

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e-Hamdan. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, and finally make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

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Mumbai (Bombay) to Srinagar is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

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Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill
Nishat Garden

6
days
Leh

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Spend the 7th (Thu) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pangong Tso, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa.

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Traveling by flight from Srinagar to Leh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Pangong Tso
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame

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