Nestled around 95kms away from Srinagar, Pahalgam is located in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. The valley of Shepherds,Pahalgam is beautifully surrounded by gorgeous Himalayan mountains and serves as a base camp for the famous Amarnath Yatra. This place is not only known for its scenic vistas but also known for holding the snow festivals where the winter sports are showcased. The perfect time to explore this astounding destination is between March to November. For a top-notch experience add some amazing places to explore on your next vacation- Betaab Valley – is renowned for its picturesque nature. This place is also famous as a trekking base and camping site for the tourists who wish to explore the nearby regions or set out for the Amarnath yatra, Chandanwari– is the starting point for the famous Amarnath Yatra and is visited for hiking, and sledging, Aru Valley -it serves as a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. Visit this place and indulge in horse rides, picnics, skiing and heli-skiing, Photography, and enjoy fishing in the Aru river, Baisaran-is renowned for its serene nature. Head towards this place to enjoy horse rides, pony rides, ziplining, and zorbing, Tulian Lake- is a sparkling blue lake and is renowned for its serene environs, Sheshnag Lake- is known for nature, photography and adventure, this pristine lake is beautifully surrounded by the snow-capped mountains, Marsar Lake- is renowned for its charismatic beauty. Kolahoi Glacier-Head towards this place to witness the natural beauty, Mamleshwar temple- is one of the ancient temples in Pahalgam, devoted to Lord Shiva, Lidderwat-Head towards this place and capture the serene views here, andSinthan Top- a place that is renowned for its impeccable beauty. Enjoy some adventures here- mountaineering, trekking, and skiing.
Pahalgam is not only famous for its alluring places but is known for a plethora of things to enjoy on your vacation. Filled with lush meadows, pine and cedar forests, the astonishing Pahalgam is a paradise for nature lovers. Here are some astounding things to indulge in your next vacation- Golfing- enjoy golfing at the famous Pahalgam golf course located at a good height, Camping-Head towards Aru Valley to enjoy camping, Trekking-enjoy this amazing activity and go for famous treks namely- Chandanwari trek, the Sheshnag lake trek, and Kolahoi Glacier trek, River Rafting- one of the thrilling activities river rafting is one of the most loved adventures among the adventure seekers. Go rafting in the Lidder river for a marvellous experience. The fantastic part is that it can be tried by beginners too. Rafting in Pahalgam especially in Zanskar is one of the most challenging. So the rafters seeking an adrenaline rush can head towards the Zanskar river which offers a bubbly stretch that gives a goosebump rafting experience, Trout fishing- there are a lot of tributaries and streams fed by the LidderRiver which gives one an option for fishing. One can find several tour operators that are assigned to provide the equipment for fishing along with some guidelines for the safety of the tourists, Skiing- The perfect location for skiing at Pahalgam is the Aru valley. The scenic slopes, of the Aru valley, are perfect for skiers, Shopping- another amazing and interesting thing to do is shopping. On your Pahalgam tour go for the items- shawls, nuts, artificial jewellery and much more items for an absolute experience. New Kashmir Arts Emporium, Paul clothes, and Dagga readymade are some famous shops to purchase from.