16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: Katra
1
Katra
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
3
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Gulmarg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Pulwama District
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Katra

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katra: Naag Mandir (in Patnitop), Mansar Lake (in Mansar) and Jammu City (Raghunath Bazaar, Leh-Manali Highway, & more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple, steep yourself in history at Shivkhori, don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar, and see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

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Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jammu City, Reasi District, Naag Mandir, Mansar Lake, Bahu Fort
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Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple
Helicopter Tours
Ranbireshwar Temple ©
Ranbireshwar Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, then tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, and then make a trip to Chandanwari. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Betaab Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Martand Sun Temple, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baisaran.

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You can drive from Katra to Pahalgam in 8.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pahalgam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Srinagar.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Martand Sun Temple, Baisaran
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the activities along Nigeen Lake. On your second day here, make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Pahalgam to Srinagar takes 1.5 hours. In March in Srinagar, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

3
nights
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 11th (Mon): get great views at Khilanmarg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, then trek along Outer Circle Walk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gulmarg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Gulmarg takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Gulmarg are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You will leave for Pulwama District on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Khilanmarg
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk

1
night
Pulwama District

Pulwama District ©
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avantiswami Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pulwama District trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Gulmarg to Pulwama District by car takes about 2.5 hours. March in Pulwama District sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pulwama District

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Aharbal Waterfall ©
Aharbal Waterfall

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