15 days in Kashmir Itinerary

15 days in Kashmir Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kashmir travel planner

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Srinagar
— 4 nights
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Gulmarg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sonamarg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pahalgam
— 4 nights
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Srinagar

— 4 nights

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal, and make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Srinagar travel planner.

Ahmedabad to Srinagar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in September, with highs in Srinagar at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gulmarg.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Gulmarg

— 3 nights
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.
Gulmarg is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, trek along Outer Circle Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Alpather Lake, and play a few rounds at Gulmarg Golf Course.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gulmarg trip planner.

Getting from Srinagar to Gulmarg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sonamarg.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Golf
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Sonamarg

— 3 nights
Glacial peaks of the Himalayas are accessible via Sonamarg, a hill station with stunning views.
Go for a jaunt from Sonamarg to Anantnag to see Amarnath Cave about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Gadsar Lake, and take a memorable drive along Zojila Pass.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sonamarg trip planner.

Drive from Gulmarg to Sonamarg in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Pahalgam

— 4 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pahalgam: Anantnag (Mattan Temple & Martand Sun Temple), Mughal Garden (in Verinag) and Tarsar Lake (in Pulwama). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley, tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, make a trip to Chandanwari, and look for gifts at Khadi Bhandar.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sonamarg to Pahalgam by car takes about 5 hours. September in Pahalgam sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

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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.