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Pahalgam

Pahalgam,Jammu Kashmir

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Attractions

Major Attractions Pahalgam and the nearby region has numerous places of interest set between the hills. A few of them are:

Aru This small village, 48 km from Pahalgam, is the starting point of the trek route to Lidderwat and the Kolahoi glacier. It lies on the left bank of the Aru river. Aru is a beautiful village inhabited by Gujars. People live in log huts with their flocks of sheep and goats. The village offers outstanding views of the hills.

Baisaran This beautiful meadow is located 5 km from Pahalgam and 150 m higher. Offering picturesque views of the snow-clad mountains, the meadow is dotted with pine forests.

Tulian Lake The 11 km long route beyond Baisaran takes you to the Tulian Lake at an altitude of 3,353m. The lake remains covered with snow most of the year and offers a number of adventure sports.

Mamaleshwara Temple Located at a walking distance from Pahalgam, Mamaleshwara Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. This small temple has a square shaped tank made of stone. The temple is believed to have been built in the 12th century or even earlier.

Hajan This is an ideal destination for family picnics. The scenic beauty of Hajan is captured many a times in several bollywood movie scenes.

Chandanwari And Passage To The Amarnath Yatra Chandanwari, lying 16 km from Pahalgam, is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra. Mostly people trek this route in the months of Sawan according to the Hindu calender (July to September). Chandanwari is the mountain lake of Sheshnag. Amarnath Cave is just 6 km from Chandanwari. The cave and holy shrine at Amarnath is devoted to Lord Shiva. Its main attraction is the natural Shivalinga formed by an ice stalagmite. This shivalinga waxes and wanes with the phases of the moon.

Sheshnag Lake This greenish blue lake remains covered with snow till June. Located at a distance of about 13 km from Chandanwari, the lake is 11,330 ft above sea level. The place has seven peaks which together look like the head of Sheshnag (the sacred snake in the Hindu mythology). The lake is known for various sports activities.


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Pahalgam,Jammu Kashmir

More info on the city

Pahalgam is located in the western part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in the northern region of India. It is located at an altitude of 2130 m above sea level amidst the great Himalayan range. It is positioned beside the Liddar River, in the Liddar valley.Popular as 'The Valley of Shepherds',


                          			  
                          
Hotels near Pahalgam

Hotel Natraj

Hotel Natraj is a Hotel located at Pahalgam which is the premier holiday destination in Kashmir.


Best Price: Rs.3300 per day

The Mansion

The Mansion is a heritage Hotel located near the Pahalgam Golf Course. The Mansion captures the essence of Pahalgam and is pretty high on old-worldly charm.


Best Price: Rs.3800 per day

The Island Resort

The Island Resort is located Pahalgam (2,130 m) which is Kashmir's premier summer destination.


Best Price: Rs.2000 per day


  
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