16 days in Sonamarg, Srinagar & Leh Itinerary

16 days in Sonamarg, Srinagar & Leh Itinerary

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16 days in Sonamarg, Srinagar & Leh Itinerary

Start: Srinagar
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Sonamarg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Srinagar
— 10 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
End: Srinagar

2
nights
Sonamarg

Sonamarg ©
Glacial peaks of the Himalayas are accessible via Sonamarg, a hill station with stunning views.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier, get great views at Nichinai Pass, and then take a memorable drive along Zojila Pass. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Gangabal Lake and then explore the activities along Vishansar Lake.

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Srinagar to Sonamarg is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In July in Sonamarg, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gangabal Lake ©
Gangabal Lake
Zojila Pass
Zojila Pass
Vishansar Lake ©
Vishansar Lake

10
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Srinagar: Avantishwar Temple (in Pulwama) and Ningle Nallah (in Gulmarg). On the 13th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, admire the natural beauty at Chashme Shahi Gardens, explore the striking landscape at Sonamarg, and make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

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Traveling by car from Sonamarg to Srinagar takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Srinagar are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doodhpathri, Ningle Nallah, Avantishwar Temple
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Sonamarg ©
Sonamarg

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Leh Royal Palace, then make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa.

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You can fly from Srinagar to Leh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

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

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