22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Katra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Jammu City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Anantnag
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pahalgam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Leh
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
7
Gulmarg
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Patnitop
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Ahmedabad

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 15th (Thu): make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Pakhtoon Arts and Craft, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Srinagar travel route planner.

Ahmedabad to Srinagar is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in August: high temperatures in Srinagar hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Katra.

Things to do in Srinagar

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal
Hazratbal ©
Hazratbal

2
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.
On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Shiv Khori Shrine and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Katra online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Katra takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jammu City.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Udhampur, Sri Shiv Khori Shrine
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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple
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.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Amar Mahal Museum and Library, steep yourself in history at Bahu Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bawey Wali Mata Temple, then hunt for treasures at Raghunath Bazaar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranbireshwar Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peer Kho Cave Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Maya Temple, and finally appreciate the views at Suru Valley.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jammu City online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Katra to Jammu City in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Anantnag.

Things to do in Jammu City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bahu Fort, Suru Valley
Highlights from your plan
Ranbireshwar Temple ©
Ranbireshwar Temple
Maha Maya Temple ©
Maha Maya Temple
Amar Mahal Museum and Library ©
Amar Mahal Museum and Library

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). Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): Head underground at Amarnath Cave.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anantnag travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jammu City to Anantnag takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Jammu City in August, things will get little chillier in Anantnag: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Anantnag

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amarnath Cave ©
Amarnath Cave

3
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 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Chandanwari, then appreciate the views at Aru Valley, and then tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mamal Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Anantnag to Pahalgam in 1.5 hours. In August in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Pashmina House and The Little Paradise. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hall of Fame and Thiksey Monastery. Change things up with a short trip to Alchi Monastary in Alchi (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and hunt for treasures at Library Road Vegetable Market.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Leh attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pahalgam to Leh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib

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 30th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak, make a trip to Rani Temple, and then play a few rounds at Gulmarg Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baba Reshi Shrine, then admire the landmark architecture of Imambara Goom, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ningle Nallah, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Outer Circle Walk.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gulmarg online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Gulmarg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gulmarg can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah

3
nights
Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the activities along Sanasar Lake, then fly down the slopes at Patni Top, and then take a memorable drive along PatniTop Circular Road. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Naag Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vasukinag Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shool Panishwar Sudh Mahadev Temple.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Patnitop sightseeing planner.

Drive from Gulmarg to Patnitop in 8 hours. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patnitop

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Vasukinag Temple
Highlights from your plan
Nathatop ©
Nathatop
Sanasar Lake ©
Sanasar Lake
Shool Panishwar Sudh Mahadev Temple ©

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