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

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h
Pahalgam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi

1
day
Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
On the 22nd (Fri), make a trip to Chandanwari and then appreciate the views at Betaab Valley.

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New Delhi to Pahalgam is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Pahalgam, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Srinagar.

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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

2
days
Srinagar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Badshah Tomb, then make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Nag Temple.

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Traveling by car from Pahalgam to Srinagar takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden

5
days
Leh

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.
Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 28th (Thu) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

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Traveling by flight from Srinagar to Leh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
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