8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Katra
— 2 nights
2
Pahalgam
— 1 night
3
Sonmarg
— 1 night
4
Gulmarg
— 1 night
5
Amritsar
— 2 nights


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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 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bhairo Baba Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi, thencontemplate the long history of Bhimgarh Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Katra attractions planning tool.

Mumbai to Katra is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bhimgarh Fort
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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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 17th (Fri): appreciate the views at Betaab Valley, appreciate the views at Aru Valley, and then make a trip to Chandanwari.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pahalgam trip site.

Getting from Katra to Pahalgam by car takes about 7 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sonmarg.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

1
night
Sonmarg

Sonmarg
On the 18th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Nichinai Pass, explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier, and then stroll through Zero point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sonmarg visit planning tool.

Getting from Pahalgam to Sonmarg by car takes about 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Sonmarg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Sonmarg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sonamarg

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, thenexplore the activities along Ningle Nallah, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gulmarg journey maker tool.

You can drive from Sonmarg to Gulmarg in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the striking features of Akal Takht, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, thenstroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Gobindgarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar day trip planner.

You can fly from Gulmarg to Amritsar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Gulmarg, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Amritsar, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Food Tours
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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