9 days in Manali, Shimla & Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

9 days in Manali, Shimla & Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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9 days in Manali, Shimla & Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  3​h
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
4
Pahalgam
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planning tool .

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu 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.
For shopping fun, head to De Pashmina Emporium or Zanskar Arts. Get a sense of the local culture at Hall of Fame and Thiksey Monastery. The adventure continues: stop by Himalayan Pashmina Shawls, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa, and take a memorable drive along Tanglang La.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Leh vacation tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course and then appreciate the views at Betaab Valley.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pahalgam day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Pahalgam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Pahalgam are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Srinagar.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Golf Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pahalgam Golf Course ©
Pahalgam Golf Course
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley

1
night
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 24th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake and then explore the activities along Nigeen Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jyeshtheshvara Temple, don't miss a visit to Shankaracharya Hill, and then identify plant and animal life at Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Srinagar holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Srinagar can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

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