17 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Amritsar Itinerary

17 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Amritsar Itinerary

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17 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Sonamarg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h
6
Kargil
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Gulmarg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
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, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

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Mumbai to Leh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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.
On the 24th (Thu), play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course, identify plant and animal life at Betaab Valley, and then take in the pleasant sights at Baisaran. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Tulian Lake, and then make a trip to Chandanwari.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pahalgam travel route tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Pahalgam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. October in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sonamarg.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baisaran
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

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 26th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier, appreciate the views at Baltal Valley, and then cruise along Zojila Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Gangabal Lake.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sonamarg trip planner.

Drive from Pahalgam to Sonamarg in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sonamarg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Srinagar.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gangabal Lake ©
Gangabal Lake
Zojila Pass
Zojila Pass

1
night
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 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple, then make a trip to Ghanta Ghar, then make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, and finally explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar road trip app .

Traveling by car from Sonamarg to Srinagar takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Srinagar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 29th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): stop by India House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip site .

You can fly from Srinagar to Amritsar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Srinagar in October, with highs in Amritsar at 37°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Kargil.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

2
nights
Kargil

Kargil ©
Kargil is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), contemplate the waterfront views at Karste River, admire the striking features of Mulbekh Monastery, and get engrossed in the history at Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kargil trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amritsar to Kargil. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Kargil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa)
Highlights from your plan

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), stroll around Children's Park, stroll through Outer Circle Walk, and then tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baba Reshi Shrine, then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, and then don't miss a visit to Rani Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Gulmarg online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kargil to Gulmarg takes 6.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Gulmarg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Off-Road Tours

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