51 days in Kashmir & Ladakh Itinerary

51 days in Kashmir & Ladakh Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
1
Gulmarg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Srinagar
— 10 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Pahalgam
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Anantnag
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Sonamarg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Kargil
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Lamayuru
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Alchi
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
9
Turtuk
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Hunder
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
11
Leh
— 14 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Mumbai


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5
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.
Gulmarg is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Alpather Lake, see Off-Road Tours, and head outdoors with Gulmarg Backcountry.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gulmarg driving holiday app.

Mumbai to Gulmarg is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in February; daily highs in Gulmarg reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Srinagar.

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Khilanmarg
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Gulmarg Backcountry ©
Gulmarg Backcountry
Off-Road Tours

10
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Avantishwar Temple in Pulwama (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Dal Lake, admire the natural beauty at Nishat Garden, admire the verdant scenery at Doodhpathri, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Srinagar trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Gulmarg to Srinagar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Avantishwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill

4
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.
When in Pahalgam, make a side trip to see Tarsar Lake in Pulwama, approximately Pulwama away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley, appreciate the views at Kashmir Valley, take in the pleasant sights at Baisaran, and explore the activities along Sheshnag Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam holiday builder site.

Getting from Srinagar to Pahalgam by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daytime highs in Pahalgam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Anantnag.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Baisaran, Tarsar Lake
Highlights from your plan
Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Tarsar Lake ©
Tarsar Lake
Sheshnag Lake ©
Sheshnag Lake

3
nights
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). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anantnag: Jama Masjid Shopian (in Pulwama), Mughal Garden (in Verinag) and Avantiswami Temple (in Awantipora). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Martand Sun Temple and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kokernag.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Anantnag day trip planner.

Getting from Pahalgam to Anantnag by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Anantnag can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Sonamarg.

Things to do in Anantnag

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pulwama District, Mughal Garden
Highlights from your plan
Martand Sun Temple ©
Martand Sun Temple
Mughal Garden ©
Mughal Garden
Botanical Garden Kokernag ©
Botanical Garden Kokernag

3
nights
Sonamarg

Sonamarg ©
Glacial peaks of the Himalayas are accessible via Sonamarg, a hill station with stunning views.
Sonamarg is known for nature and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Gangabal Lake, take some stellar pictures from Nichinai Pass, get outside with Zojila Pass, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thajiwas Glacier.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sonamarg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Anantnag to Sonamarg takes 4 hours. March in Sonamarg sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Kargil.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gangabal Lake ©
Gangabal Lake
Gadsar Lake ©
Gadsar Lake
Krishnasar Lake ©
Krishnasar Lake

4
nights
Kargil

Kargil ©
Kargil is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Karste River, examine the collection at Rangdum Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Cave Monastery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Phuktal Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kargil online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sonamarg to Kargil in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lamayuru.

Things to do in Kargil

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rangdum Monastery ©
Rangdum Monastery
Sani Monastery
Sani Monastery
Dras War Memorial ©
Dras War Memorial

1
night
Lamayuru

Lamayuru ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lamayuru Gompa as well as Indus River. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Indus River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lamayuru Gompa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lamayuru driving holiday tool.

Drive from Kargil to Lamayuru in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alchi.

Things to do in Lamayuru

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Indus River
Highlights from your plan
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa) ©
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa)

1
night
Alchi

Alchi ©
Alchi is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. You've now added Rizong Monastery and Jelichun Nunnery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alchi Monastary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rizong Monastery and Jelichun Nunnery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Alchi online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lamayuru to Alchi takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turtuk.

Things to do in Alchi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rizong Monastery and Jelichun Nunnery
Highlights from your plan
Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary

1
night
Turtuk

Turtuk ©
Turtuk Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Balti Heritage House and Museum and then admire the sheer force of Turtuk Waterfall.

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

Drive from Alchi to Turtuk in 7 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hunder.

Things to do in Turtuk

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balti Heritage House and Museum ©
Balti Heritage House and Museum

3
nights
Hunder

Hunder ©
Hunder is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hundur Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Yarab Tso Lake, and take a memorable drive along Wari La Pass.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hunder route builder.

Traveling by car from Turtuk to Hunder takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Leh on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Hunder

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Diskit, Yarab Tso Lake, Nubra Valley, Hundur Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Hundur Monastery
Hundur Monastery

14
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.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Stok Kangri, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Leh online travel planner.

Getting from Hunder to Leh by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Leh Royal Palace ©
Leh Royal Palace
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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