51 days in Kashmir & Ladakh Itinerary

51 days in Kashmir & Ladakh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gulmarg
— 5 nights
2
Srinagar
— 10 nights
3
Pahalgam
— 4 nights
4
Anantnag
— 3 nights
5
Sonamarg
— 3 nights
6
Kargil
— 4 nights
7
Lamayuru
— 1 night
8
Alchi
— 1 night
9
Turtuk
— 1 night
10
Hunder
— 3 nights
11
Leh
— 14 nights


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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, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak, explore the activities along Alpather Lake, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Baba Reshi Shrine.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gulmarg trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Gulmarg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Khilanmarg
Highlights from your plan
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Off-Road Tours
Ningle Nallah ©
Ningle Nallah

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). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazratbal.

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

Drive from Gulmarg to Srinagar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Srinagar are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Avantishwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Walking tours
Nishat Garden ©
Nishat Garden

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. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Betaab Valley, appreciate the views at Kashmir Valley, don't miss a visit to Chandanwari, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sheshnag Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pahalgam road trip planning website.

Drive from Srinagar to Pahalgam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Pahalgam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anantnag.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Martand Sun Temple and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Kokernag.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Anantnag journey website.

Traveling by car from Pahalgam to Anantnag takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to 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
Mattan Temple ©
Mattan Temple
Mughal Garden ©
Mughal Garden

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, cruise along Zojila Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sonamarg trip planner.

You can drive from Anantnag to Sonamarg in 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sonamarg can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Kargil.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Nature · Parks · 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: appreciate the history behind Dras War Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phuktal Monastery, explore the activities along Karste River, and get engrossed in the history at Unlock Hundurman - Museum of Memories.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kargil sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sonamarg to Kargil takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lamayuru.

Things to do in Kargil

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rangdum Monastery ©
Rangdum Monastery
Dras War Memorial ©
Dras War Memorial
Hunderman village
Hunderman village

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 where to stay, more things to do, reviews, 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 · Nature · Parks

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.

For where to stay, reviews, 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

Nature · Parks · 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: appreciate the views at Nubra Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), cruise along Wari La Pass, and take in the awesome beauty at Yarab Tso Lake.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hunder online trip maker.

You can drive from Turtuk to Hunder in 2.5 hours. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Leh.

Things to do in Hunder

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Diskit, Hundur Monastery, Nubra Valley, Yarab Tso Lake
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, appreciate the views at Zanskar the Virgin Valley, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Leh holiday maker site.

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

Things to do in Leh

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

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