9 days in North India Itinerary

9 days in North India Itinerary

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Manali
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pahalgam
— 1 night
Drive
3
Srinagar
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gulmarg
— 1 night
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Shimla
— 2 nights
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Manali — 2 nights

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Solang Valley and Beas River. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manali online attractions planner.

Pune to Manali is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Pahalgam.
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Pahalgam — 1 night

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.
On the 16th (Thu), tee off at Pahalgam Golf Course.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pahalgam trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Manali to Pahalgam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Srinagar.
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Srinagar — 2 nights

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 17th (Fri): look for gifts at Hazara Arts and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Thang and then make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Srinagar trip planner.

You can drive from Pahalgam to Srinagar in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Srinagar are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gulmarg.
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Gulmarg — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tee off at Gulmarg Golf Course and then take in the awesome beauty at Apharwat Peak.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gulmarg trip planner.

You can drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Gulmarg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Shimla.
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Shimla — 2 nights

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gulmarg to Shimla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to home.
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