‘Nature truly unfolds in Pahalgam’
Beautiful lakes, crystal-clear streams, meadows of flowers, awe-inspiring view of pine forest, snow capped mountains and the land of captivating Lidder River; nature truly unfolds in Pahalgam.
Pahalgam is the point of convergence of the river Aru and Sheshnag,
one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir valley and reflects a true picture of virgin nature. The rich culture of Pahalgam is showcased in the food, attire, and lifestyle of the locals. Located in the Anantnag district of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Pahalgam is also the base point of plenty of popular treks. Weather in Pahalgam remains cool and pleasant even in summers.
Must Visit Places: Mattan, Tarsar Lake, Shikargah, Sun Temple, Aishmuqam, Lidderwat, and Mamaleshwar Temple are prominent tourist spots of Pahalgam.
Trekking: Pahalgam is base point of plenty of popular treks like Kolahoi Glacier Chandanwari, Aru Valley and others.
Shopping: Shop for woolens, carpets, kaftans, wooden handicrafts and tea cozies and apparels with Kashmiri embroidery with the best use of your ability to bargain.
Food: Try world famous Kashmiri Kebabs along with Tabak Maz, Gushtaba, Rista (meat balls), Yakhni, Seekh Kababs, Roganjosh, Chaman and Kashmiri Dum-aloo. Do also try authentic green tea and Kawah with Tsot (local bread).
How to Reach?
No Airport in Pahalgam. Nearest airport is Srinagar Airport which is 47 kilometers away from Pahalgam.
Pahalgam doesn’t have railway station. Nearby railway station is in Srinagar which is 47 kilometers far. Whereas, Banihal railway station is 64 kilometers away from Pahalgam.
Good connectivity by road. Have regular buses from major nearby cities.