13 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

13 days in Jammu and Kashmir Itinerary

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Gulmarg
— 2 nights
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Srinagar
— 2 nights
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Katra
— 2 nights
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Jammu City
— 1 night
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Patnitop
— 1 night
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Anantnag
— 1 night
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Pahalgam
— 2 nights

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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 24th (Thu), tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course and then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Alpather Lake, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Khyber Spa by L'Occitane, then take some stellar pictures from Khilanmarg, and finally do some rugged touring at Gulmarg Expedition.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gulmarg online visit planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gulmarg is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, expect Gulmarg to be much colder, temps between 8°C and -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

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Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Golf Course ©
Gulmarg Golf Course
The Khyber Spa by L'Occitane ©
The Khyber Spa by L'Occitane

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Srinagar

Srinagar ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e-Hamdan, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, then make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, and finally shake up your sightseeing with Leo The Traveller.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Srinagar trip tool.

Traveling by car from Gulmarg to Srinagar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Srinagar sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Walking tours

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Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Bhimgarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhairo Baba Temple, then push the limits with Earn My Travel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then steep yourself in history at Shivkhori.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Katra journey planning app.

You can drive from Srinagar to Katra in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jammu City.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites · Tours · Transportation · Adventure

Side Trips

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Shivkhori ©
Shivkhori
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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Jammu City

Jammu City ©

City of Temples

Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
On the 31st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peer Kho Cave Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mantalai Temple, then indulge your senses at Maasharda Holidays Private Limited, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranbireshwar Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunath Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Raghunath Bazaar, admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e-Bahu, then steep yourself in history at Bahu Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bawey Wali Mata Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Maya Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jammu City trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Katra to Jammu City in 1.5 hours. In December in Jammu City, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Patnitop.

Things to do in Jammu City

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Ranbireshwar Temple ©
Ranbireshwar Temple
Bagh-e-Bahu ©
Bagh-e-Bahu
Mantalai Temple ©
Mantalai Temple

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Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Sanasar Lake, then take a memorable drive along PatniTop Circular Road, and then make a trip to Chenani-Nashri Tunnel.

Discover how to plan a Patnitop trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Jammu City to Patnitop in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anantnag.

Things to do in Patnitop

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Sanasar Lake ©
Sanasar Lake
PatniTop Circular Road ©
PatniTop Circular Road

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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). Your day by day itinerary now includes Amarnath Temple. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Amarnath Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Martand Sun Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattan Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Anantnag trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Patnitop to Anantnag in 5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Anantnag

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mattan Temple ©
Mattan Temple
Amarnath Temple ©
Amarnath Temple
Martand Sun Temple ©
Martand Sun Temple

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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 4th (Mon): tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course, then look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sheshnag Lake, and finally go for a walk through Baisaran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): fly like a bird with Kashmir Travel Express, then explore the activities along Tulian Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Chandanwari.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pahalgam planner.

You can drive from Anantnag to Pahalgam in 1.5 hours. In January in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

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Sheshnag Lake ©
Sheshnag Lake
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Baisaran ©
Baisaran

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