8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Gulmarg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Badgam
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Srinagar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Sonmarg
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) online journey planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In March, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off toSrinagar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Badamwari Garden, Hazratbal, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Badamwari Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, admire the natural beauty at Chashme Shahi Gardens, explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal, then admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Shalimar Bagh, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mughal Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Srinagar trip planner .

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Srinagar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, expect Srinagar to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

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Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden ©
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake

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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.
You've now added Khilanmarg to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, then get great views at Khilanmarg, then play a few rounds at Gulmarg Golf Course, and finally hike along Outer Circle Walk.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gulmarg online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Gulmarg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Gulmarg

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Side Trip

Khilanmarg
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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
Khilanmarg ©
Khilanmarg

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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 1st (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, then play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course, and then go for a walk through Baisaran.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pahalgam trip planning tool .

Getting from Gulmarg to Pahalgam by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Badgam.

Things to do in Pahalgam

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Side Trip

Baisaran
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Baisaran ©
Baisaran

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Badgam

Badgam
You've now added Doodhpathri to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Doodhpathri.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Badgam travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Pahalgam to Badgam by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Badgam are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Badgam

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Doodhpathri

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Srinagar

Srinagar
To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Srinagar trip planner .

Drive from Badgam to Srinagar in an hour. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Sonmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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Sonmarg

Sonmarg
On the 4th (Sat), hit the slopes at Zero point.

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Drive from Srinagar to Sonmarg in 2.5 hours. April in Sonmarg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Sonmarg

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

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Srinagar

Srinagar ©
You've now added Shankaracharya Hill to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

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Traveling by car from Sonmarg to Srinagar takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

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