5 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

5 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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5 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h
1
Srinagar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Pahalgam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Ghanta Ghar and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Nag Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Srinagar online route builder .

Mumbai to Srinagar is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In October, Srinagar is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

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Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal

1
night
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 11th (Fri): appreciate the views at Aru Valley, admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley, and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pahalgam road trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Srinagar to Pahalgam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Pahalgam

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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

2
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 12th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, then look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leh road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pahalgam to Leh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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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