21 days in Kashmir, Doda & Jammu Itinerary

21 days in Kashmir, Doda & Jammu Itinerary

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21 days in Kashmir, Doda & Jammu Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Srinagar
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Sonmarg
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Gulmarg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Anantnag
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
6
Doda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Patnitop
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Udhampur
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Jammu City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Katra
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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4
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.
Srinagar is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, explore the activities along Dal Lake, explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal, and don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Srinagar online trip itinerary maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Srinagar is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, expect Srinagar to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Sonmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

1
night
Sonmarg

Sonmarg
On the 6th (Mon), cruise along Zojila Pass, then admire the verdant scenery at Baltal Valley, and then hit the slopes at Zero point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier and then get great views at Nichinai Pass.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sonmarg planning app.

Getting from Srinagar to Sonmarg by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sonmarg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Sonmarg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sonamarg
Highlights from your plan
Zojila Pass
Zojila Pass

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.
Gulmarg is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Gulmarg Backcountry, tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ferozepur Nallah.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gulmarg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sonmarg to Gulmarg in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Pulwama District.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
Gulmarg Backcountry ©
Gulmarg Backcountry
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah

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.
Pahalgam is known for nature, golf, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Betaab Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mamal Temple, make a trip to Chandanwari, and explore the activities along Tulian Lake.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pahalgam trip builder tool.

You can drive from Gulmarg to Pahalgam in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Anantnag on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Anantnag

Anantnag ©
Anantnag /ə'nʌntna:g/ or /-nɑːg/ ; ''; "Countless springs") is a city and a municipality, capital of the Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.EtymologyThe name Anantnag is derived from the Sanskrit term NH 44 (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways)(India)|NH 44renumbering]] (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways). Step out of Anantnag with an excursion to Mughal Garden in Verinag--about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kherbawani Asthapan and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Kokernag.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anantnag road trip planning tool.

Getting from Pahalgam to Anantnag by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Doda.

Things to do in Anantnag

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mughal Garden
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Garden Kokernag ©
Botanical Garden Kokernag
Mughal Garden ©
Mughal Garden

2
nights
Doda

Doda ©
Doda is a town and a notified area committee in Doda district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Gupt Ganga Temple has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Chinta Valley and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vasukinag Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Doda trip site.

Traveling by car from Anantnag to Doda takes 5.5 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Patnitop.

Things to do in Doda

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gupt Ganga Temple ©
Gupt Ganga Temple

1
night
Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Patnitop is known for winter sports, nature, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Nathatop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shiva Garh, and don't miss a visit to Naag Mandir.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Patnitop online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Doda to Patnitop takes 2 hours. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Udhampur.

Things to do in Patnitop

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nathatop ©
Nathatop
Naag Mandir ©
Naag Mandir

few
hours
Udhampur

Udhampur ©
Udhampur is a city and a municipal council in Udhampur District in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Udhampur is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babore Temples.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Udhampur holiday planner.

Drive from Patnitop to Udhampur in 2 hours. In April in Udhampur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Jammu City.

Things to do in Udhampur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Krimchi Temples ©
Krimchi Temples

2
nights
Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Amar Mahal Museum and Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadadhar Ji Temple, then contemplate the long history of Mubarak Mandi Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, and finally hunt for treasures at Raghunath Bazaar.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jammu City trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Udhampur to Jammu City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Jammu City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Katra.

Things to do in Jammu City

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bahu Fort
Highlights from your plan
Bahu Fort ©
Bahu Fort
Bagh-e-Bahu ©
Bagh-e-Bahu
Balidaan Stambh - War Memorial ©
Balidaan Stambh - War Memorial

4
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.
Katra is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi and make a trip to Bhairo Baba Temple.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Katra trip maker.

You can drive from Jammu City to Katra in 1.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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