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26th May to 29th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Jammu and Kashmir, India in May

Day 1 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Arrival at Jammu Tawi Railway Station. Check into hotel and freshen up.

afternoon -

Visit Bahu Fort for panoramic views of the Tawi River and the city of Jammu.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Kashmiri dinner at Pahalwan Di Hatti, known for its delectable kebabs and tikka.

Day 2 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Take a Shikara ride on Dal Lake and visit the floating vegetable market.

afternoon -

Explore the Mughal Gardens - Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh.

evening -

Enjoy a local Kashmiri meal at Mughal Darbar, known for its authentic Wazwan cuisine.

Day 3 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Take the Gulmarg Gondola to enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped peaks.

afternoon -

Experience a pony ride or a round of golf at the Gulmarg Golf Course.

evening -

Indulge in some street food at the local stalls near Gulmarg Market, known for its Maggi noodles and pakoras.

Day 4 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Visit Betaab Valley, known for its lush greenery and the crystal-clear Lidder River.

afternoon -

Explore Aru Valley for picturesque landscapes and local flora and fauna.

evening -

Savor the local Kashmiri bread called 'Sheermal' at a local bakery in Pahalgam.

Day 5 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Visit the Raghunath Market for some last-minute shopping and souvenirs.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Wazwan meal at The Imperial Grill, known for its authentic Kashmiri cuisine.

evening -

Departure from Jammu Tawi Railway Station.

Weather in Jammu and Kashmir, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp15°C to 28°C
Chance of Rain30%
SeasonSpring

May in Jammu and Kashmir is generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights. You can expect clear skies and occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Jammu and Kashmir, India

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable t-shirts -

Choose breathable fabrics like cotton or moisture-wicking materials.

Lightweight pants or shorts -

Consider quick-drying materials for easy washing and drying.

Light jacket or sweater -

May evenings can be chilly, so pack a light jacket or sweater for warmth.

Accessories

Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun.

Sun hat -

Shield your face and neck from the sun.

Scarf -

Can be used for warmth or as a fashion accessory.

Essentials & Must Haves

First-aid kit -

Pack basic first-aid supplies for minor emergencies.

Toiletries -

Bring essential toiletries like toothpaste, shampoo, and deodorant.

Important documents -

Carry copies of your passport or ID card, and any necessary travel documents.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated with a reusable water bottle to reduce plastic waste.

Good to have

Travel umbrella -

In case of unexpected rain.

Camera -

Capture the beautiful scenery and memories.

Guidebook or travel app -

For information about local attractions and activities.

Electronics

Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and entertainment.

Portable charger -

Keep your devices powered up on the go.

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts during the journey.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and cards are commonly accepted in Jammu and Kashmir. However, it's always a good idea to have some local currency on hand for smaller purchases and transportation.

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