8 days in Kashmir Itinerary

8 days in Kashmir Itinerary

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Pahalgam
— 1 night
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Srinagar
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gulmarg
— 2 nights
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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 6th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley, and then go for a walk through Baisaran.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam itinerary planning app.

Mumbai to Pahalgam is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Pahalgam reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Srinagar

Kashmiri Venice

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dal Lake, explore the ancient world of Pari Mahal, don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill, and take in nature's colorful creations at Chashme Shahi Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Srinagar driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Pahalgam to Srinagar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites

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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 12th (Sat): play a few rounds at Gulmarg Golf Course, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak, and then explore the activities along Ningle Nallah. On your second day here, tour along fresh powder with Discover Gulmarg Adventures.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gulmarg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Gulmarg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Kashmir travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Gardens · Landmarks
Blessed with natural beauty, Kashmir offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, with trekking and skiing top of the agenda. Spectacular mountainous scenery and high-altitude ski resorts with some of the highest gondolas in the world provide unforgettable experience. Attractions in Kashmir include an abundance of religious sites known for their syncretism between Buddhism and Hindu religions, as well as a large number of Muslim religious sites. Ethnic villages, nomadic encampments, and raft rides down gorgeous river valleys are among the area's other highlights, with numerous urban gardens and wild flowering meadows providing great relaxations spots. Fascinating animals, such as ibexes, blue sheep, snow leopards, Tibetan wolves, and Eurasian lynxes all call Kashmir home.