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Ideal duration: 1-2 days
Nearest Airport: Srinagar Check Flights
Situated in the Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir Valley, Pahalgam is a beautiful hill station and a popular tourist attraction. With untouched and gorgeous natural beauty, Pahalgam is a feast to the eyes and senses. Submerged in lush greenery and alluring Himalayan ranges, Pahalgam is situated on the banks of the Liddar River and is popular for adventure activities like hiking, trekking, fishing.
Pahalgam serves as the base of one of the most important pilgrimages in India - the Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari located 16.6 km. away from Pahalgam, is the actual base camp of the Amarnath. Pahalgam offers a lot of recreational outdoor activities among which the most popular is the adventurous trekking activities. One can embark on trekking journeys to Kolhoi Glaciers via a beautiful village named Aru. The local people also offer sledging on the frozen glaciers. The long stretches of rivers in Pahalgam are the perfect site for people who enjoy trout fishing.
Not many know that Pahalgam is the place where the famous Bollywood movie Betaab, starring Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh was shot. The valley was consequently named Betaab Valley after that. Sheshnag Lake situated near Pahalgam is another bliss altogether. When in Pahalgam, buy authentic Kashmiri saffron from Pampore.
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