9 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

9 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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9 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gulmarg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Srinagar
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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 28th (Sat), get great views at Khilanmarg, then get outside with Gulmarg Backcountry, and then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Gulmarg Alpine Guides, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ningle Nallah.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gulmarg journey planning website .

Mumbai to Gulmarg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Khilanmarg
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Gulmarg Alpine Guides ©
Gulmarg Alpine Guides
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Khilanmarg ©
Khilanmarg

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple and then take in nature's colorful creations at Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Dal Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Srinagar road trip planning site .

You can drive from Gulmarg to Srinagar in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Khir Bhawani Temple ©
Khir Bhawani Temple

3
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 discover tucked-away gems like Likir Gompa and Spituk Monastery. Step out of Leh to go to Alchi and see Alchi Monastary, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 4th (Fri) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, admire the striking features of Stakna Monastery, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

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You can fly from Srinagar to Leh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Leh

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Stakna Monastery ©
Stakna Monastery

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