10 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

10 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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10 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Leh
1
Srinagar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pahalgam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Leh
— 5 nights
Drive:  13​h
End: Jammu City

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden and then admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Srinagar tour planner.

Leh to Srinagar is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks
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Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden

3
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.
On the 5th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Betaab Valley and then appreciate the views at Aru Valley. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Kashmir Valley, tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, and then make a trip to Chandanwari.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pahalgam travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Pahalgam takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pahalgam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi (about 1h 35 min away). Spend the 9th (Wed) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Leh travel route website .

Getting from Pahalgam to Leh by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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