9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Gulmarg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Srinagar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Anantnag
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Patnitop
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Sonmarg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

few
hours
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 10th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apharwat Peak.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gulmarg online journey planner .

New Delhi to Gulmarg is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Gulmarg hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak

3
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazratbal, take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, and explore the activities along Nigeen Lake.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Srinagar travel planner .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Anantnag.

Things to do in Srinagar

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

1
night
Anantnag

Anantnag ©
Anantnag /ə'nʌntna:g/ or /-nɑːg/ ; ''; "Countless springs") is a city and a municipality, capital of the Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.EtymologyThe name Anantnag is derived from the Sanskrit term NH 44 (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways)(India)|NH 44renumbering]] (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways). Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Amarnath Cave.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Anantnag visit planner.

Traveling by car from Srinagar to Anantnag takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Patnitop.

Things to do in Anantnag

Nature Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amarnath Cave ©
Amarnath Cave

1
night
Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Sanasar Lake and then take some stellar pictures from Patni Top.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Patnitop sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Anantnag to Patnitop takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sonmarg.

Things to do in Patnitop

Parks Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Nathatop ©
Nathatop
Sanasar Lake ©
Sanasar Lake

1
night
Sonmarg

Sonmarg
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hit the slopes at Zero point.

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Traveling by car from Patnitop to Sonmarg takes 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Sonmarg

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

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.
On the 17th (Sat), play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course and then appreciate the views at Betaab Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Baisaran, then admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pahalgam holiday planning site .

You can drive from Sonmarg to Pahalgam in 5 hours. August in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

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

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