5 days in Pahalgam & Gulmarg Itinerary

5 days in Pahalgam & Gulmarg Itinerary

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5 days in Pahalgam & Gulmarg Itinerary

Start: Srinagar
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gulmarg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Srinagar

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.
On the 16th (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Betaab Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Martand Sun Temple, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baisaran.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pahalgam trip builder .

Srinagar to Pahalgam is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Martand Sun Temple, Baisaran
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Baisaran ©
Baisaran

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Ningle Nallah. Keep things going the next day: hike along Outer Circle Walk, make a trip to Rani Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gulmarg travel planner.

Drive from Pahalgam to Gulmarg in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Outer Circle Walk ©
Outer Circle Walk
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah

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