10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Gulmarg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Katra
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi


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4
nights
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Leh tour planner .

New Delhi to Leh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Gulmarg

Gulmarg ©
A popular skiing destination and a hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg features one of the highest gondolas in the world, reaching 3,979 m (13,054 ft) and offering fantastic scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): head outdoors with Gulmarg Backcountry and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Gulmarg road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Gulmarg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Gulmarg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Betaab Valley and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mamal Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pahalgam vacation app .

You can drive from Gulmarg to Pahalgam in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

1
night
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Baba Dhansar, then steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dera Baba Banda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Deva Mayi Maa Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Shivkhori and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Katra trip maker .

Drive from Pahalgam to Katra in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reasi District, Udhampur
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Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

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