5 days in Kashmir Itinerary

5 days in Kashmir Itinerary

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5 days in Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Kullu
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Gulmarg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Srinagar
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Pahalgam
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Kullu

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get outside with Gulmarg Backcountry and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gulmarg travel itinerary planner.

Kullu to Gulmarg is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In October, daytime highs in Gulmarg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak

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 (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Sri Pratap Singh Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Chashme Shahi Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar tour builder .

Getting from Gulmarg to Srinagar by car takes about an hour. October in Srinagar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

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.
On the 17th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Pahalgam trip builder tool .

Drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam in 1.5 hours. In October in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley

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