6 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

6 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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6 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Srinagar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Pahalgam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill and then admire the natural beauty at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid Mosque, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Srinagar trip planner .

Mumbai to Srinagar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Srinagar reach 19°C and lows reach 13°C. 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
Jama Masjid Mosque ©
Jama Masjid Mosque
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chandanwari, appreciate the views at Aru Valley, and then admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam trip planner.

Drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Pahalgam

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

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Stakna Monastery. Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Hemis Monastery in Hemis, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pahalgam to Leh in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

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Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Stakna Monastery ©
Stakna Monastery
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

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