"The Valley Of Sheperds"

A Town in Jammu & Kashmir, India
2392 meters

Interest Measure for Pahalgam

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Pahalgam from sea level:  7848 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  34.0174079°N, 75.3063111°E
Ecosystem:  Valley , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Pahalgam

Food Availability:  Indian, Tibetan 
Regional Language:  English
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Pahalgam?

It is a popular tourist destination, and every year, many tourists visit Pahalgam. This world famous hill station is 45 km away from the District Headquarters at Anantnag and located on the banks of Lidder River.
It was once a tourist attraction and a favourite place for shooting of Bollywood films and is still a health resort. Besides tourist huts, several hotels in the private sector have come up here and these hotels provide modern facilities to their guests.
A number of treks in this region also begin from Pahalgam, as the 35 km trail traverses through pinewoods to the spectacular Kolahoi Glacier.
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5 Places to visit and Things to do in Pahalgam

Tulian Lake at Pahalgam

Tulian Lake

Tulyan Lake, located above Pahalgam at 11,000ft is a fairly tough day hike, but the scenery and the lake itself make it worth the effort. The lake is very much beautiful and is in 8 shape. Tulian Lake expedition is an ideal way to experience the charm of Kashmir valley.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours
Betaab Valley at Pahalgam

Betaab Valley

#Sight Seeing
The valley owes its name to the film stars Sunny Deol-Amrita Singh hit debut film ‘Betaab’. The valley lies to the northeast of Pahalgam, in the middle of Pahalgam and Chandanwadi, and is characterised by lush green meadows and snow clad mountains. Betaab Valley is an immensely popular tourist destination, besides being a favourite stop for camp travellers and those looking to trek and explore the mountains further.
Expenses - ₹100
Time needed - 4 hours
Aru Valley at Pahalgam

Aru Valley

#Sight Seeing
Aru Valley is a pristine scenic village situated in the region of Trans-Himalaya. Clear blue canopy over the head, misty surroundings, whispers of the native pines and conifer forests and beautiful meadows create a captivating diorama for travellers thronging the place.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours
Trek to Tulian Lake at Pahalgam

Trek to Tulian Lake

It is a 15km trek from Pahalgam. Tulian Lake expedition is an ideal way to experience the charm of Kashmir valley. First few kilometers will be really easy to hike but then it will get little difficult especially last 1 km but the scenic beauty and peace you will get after reaching is worth for your efforts. You will enjoy the blue water lake with white snow on mountains behind it. We would suggest hiring a guide before starting the expedition as the trail goes through dense forests.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 6 hours
Chandanwari at Pahalgam


#Sight Seeing
Chandanwari is one of the most beautiful places in Pahalgam. The snow-filled area with a slow running Sheshnag river and the tall pine trees make the place look straight out of a fairy tale in December.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016