8 days in Kashmir Itinerary

8 days in Kashmir Itinerary

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8 days in Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Varanasi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Gulmarg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Srinagar
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Varanasi

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.
On the 25th (Sun), get great views at Khilanmarg.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Gulmarg route builder website .

Varanasi to Gulmarg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August, Gulmarg is slightly colder than Varanasi - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khilanmarg
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah
Ferozepur Nallah ©
Ferozepur Nallah

4
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.
Srinagar is known for nature, parks, historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Sonamarg, admire the natural beauty at Mughal Gardens, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Srinagar trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Gulmarg to Srinagar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Sonamarg ©
Sonamarg
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, identify plant and animal life at Betaab Valley, and then make a trip to Chandanwari. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Baisaran and then play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course.

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Getting from Srinagar to Pahalgam by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trip

Baisaran
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Chandanwari ©
Chandanwari

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