19 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Mount Abu Itinerary

19 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Mount Abu Itinerary

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19 days in Jammu and Kashmir & Mount Abu Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Leh
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Diskit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Lamayuru
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kargil
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Srinagar
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
6
Mount Abu
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

6
nights
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.
Visit Hemis Monastery and Alchi Monastary for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hall of Fame and Stok Palace Museum. Go for a jaunt from Leh to Sakti to see Monastero Tak Thok about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 1st (Mon) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Leh day trip planner.

New Delhi to Leh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Diskit.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary, Monastero Tak Thok
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

1
night
Diskit

Diskit ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Wari La Pass, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hundur Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery).

Before you visit Diskit, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Leh to Diskit by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Lamayuru.

Things to do in Diskit

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Hundur Monastery
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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Hundur Monastery
Hundur Monastery

1
night
Lamayuru

Lamayuru ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamayuru Gompa.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lamayuru trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Diskit to Lamayuru in 6 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Kargil.

Things to do in Lamayuru

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lamayuru Gompa ©
Lamayuru Gompa

2
nights
Kargil

Kargil ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Shargole Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts, and then admire the verdant scenery at Nakpochu Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Sani Monastery, make a trip to Hunderman village, explore the activities along Karste River, then appreciate the views at Suru Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Phuktal Monastery.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kargil trip planner.

Getting from Lamayuru to Kargil by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Kargil

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Suru Valley ©
Suru Valley

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jama Masjid Mosque and Walking tours. Khir Bhawani Temple and Durga Nag Temple will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chatti Padshahi Gurudwara, and explore the striking landscape at Sonamarg.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kargil to Srinagar takes 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Abu.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Jama Masjid Mosque ©
Jama Masjid Mosque
Khir Bhawani Temple ©
Khir Bhawani Temple

3
nights
Mount Abu

Mount Abu ©
A favorite place among locals to cool off and see some greenery, Mount Abu represents Rajasthan's only hill station.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dilwara Jain Temples and Adhar Devi Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan and Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Abu side-trips: Sirohi (Shree Pavapuri Tirtvh Jiv Metri Dham Temple, Pavapuri Jain Temple, & more) and Shri Koteshwar Mahadev Temple (in Ambaji). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Nakki Lake, trek along Rajasthan Adventure & Nature Academy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Achal Garh Temple, and get outside with Mountabu-Stargazing-Eyesonthesky.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Abu road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Srinagar to Mount Abu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Abu

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sirohi, Ambaji
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Dilwara Jain Temples ©
Dilwara Jain Temples
Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan ©
Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan
Adhar Devi Temple ©
Adhar Devi Temple

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