15 days in Kashmir Itinerary

15 days in Kashmir Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kashmir holiday planner

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Pahalgam
— 4 nights
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Srinagar
— 6 nights
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Gulmarg
— 4 nights
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Pahalgam

— 4 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Baisaran and Tulian Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Pahalgam side-trips: Anantnag (Martand Sun Temple, Amarnath Temple, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sheshnag Lake, appreciate the views at Kashmir Valley, tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, and head outdoors with Just Go Kashmir.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam trip planner.

New Delhi to Pahalgam is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Pahalgam: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Srinagar

— 6 nights

Kashmiri Venice

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Srinagar, make a side trip to see Nilnag Lake in Badgam, approximately Badgam away. Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with Leo The Traveller, admire the verdant scenery at Doodhpathri, take in nature's colorful creations at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chatti Padshahi Gurudwara.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Srinagar trip itinerary app.

Drive from Pahalgam to Srinagar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Srinagar sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Tours · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulmarg

— 4 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Khyber Spa by L'Occitane and Gulmarg Golf Course. Next up on the itinerary: see the winter wonderland with Discover Gulmarg Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, do some rugged touring at Gulmarg Expedition, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baba Reshi Shrine.

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

You can drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Spas

Kashmir travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Gardens · Landmarks
Blessed with natural beauty, Kashmir offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, with trekking and skiing top of the agenda. Spectacular mountainous scenery and high-altitude ski resorts with some of the highest gondolas in the world provide unforgettable experience. Attractions in Kashmir include an abundance of religious sites known for their syncretism between Buddhism and Hindu religions, as well as a large number of Muslim religious sites. Ethnic villages, nomadic encampments, and raft rides down gorgeous river valleys are among the area's other highlights, with numerous urban gardens and wild flowering meadows providing great relaxations spots. Fascinating animals, such as ibexes, blue sheep, snow leopards, Tibetan wolves, and Eurasian lynxes all call Kashmir home.