8 days in Leh & Srinagar Itinerary

8 days in Leh & Srinagar Itinerary

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8 days in Leh & Srinagar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

5
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 find plenty of places to visit near Leh: Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Alchi Monastary (in Alchi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and admire the striking features of Leh Royal Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Leh day trip planner.

Mumbai to Leh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Srinagar trip planner .

Getting from Leh to Srinagar by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Srinagar can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Nature Parks Tours
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake

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