pahalgam

Pahalgam, the village of shepherds, is located where the Lidder River and Sheshnag Lake converge. Snow clad mountains peek from all sides and crystal clear waters flow through the plains of this narrow valley. Perched at 8200 feet above sea level, this lavish emerald green valley is a paradise of recreation and leisure.

Imagine an old-world village at the union of rivers, lofty mountains and verdant valleys covered with pine forests, which, for centuries, shepherds have called their home. Prepare to be astounded by the mesmerizing beauty of the village of nomads, far away from the damage of urban development in Pahalgam.

Pahalgam

 is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of  Jammu & Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination and hill station. It is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Anantnag on the banks of Lidder River at an altitude of 7,200 feet (2,200 m).

Pahalgam

is the headquarters of one of the five tehsils of Anantnag district.

Pahalgam

is associated with the annual < Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari, located 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from

Pahalgam

is the starting point of the yatra that takes place every year in the months of July–August.

Pahalgam

Kashmir, the village of shepherds, is located where the Lidder River and Sheshnag Lake converge. Snow clad mountains peek from all sides and crystal clear waters flow through the plains of this narrow valley. Perched at 8200 feet above sea level, this lavish emerald green valley is a paradise of recreation and leisure.

Adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers or the devout,

Pahalgam

has something for everyone! You can go trekking, trout fishing and white water rafting against the backdrop of the Himalayan ranges. If relaxing your body and senses is your priority, a stay in a cottage beside the river will exhilarate you from life’s conundrums.

Pahalgam

is home to a fantastic 9-hole golf course perched atop the valley at 7,800 feet. Playing golf here is a picturesque sporting experience.

From

Pahalgam

, you can visit the temple ruins in Avantipur or go on a family picnic on the banks of the Lidder River. Visit the apple orchards spread across the north eastern part of

Pahalgam

not only for a flavour of the delicious fruit as well as true Kashmiri hospitality. The owners of these orchards typically don’t accept any money and let you eat as much as you like!

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