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Juxtaposed against the snow-covered Himalayan peaks, Aru Valley is an enthralling village in Kashmir. One of the most popular valleys in Kashmir, it is the base camp for visits to the huge number of lakes, meadows and peaks around it like the Kolhoi glacier and the Tarsar lake. The village of Aru lies beside the Aru river, a tributary of the Lidder river. The Aru valley is noted for its scenic meadows. Most tourists come here for areas of peace and quiet in the lap of nature. Aru is a great place for family outings because it has beautiful resorts and activities for all kinds of people. The locals truly make you feel at home with innumerable cups of Kaah'wa and by taking you sightseeing.
Located 12 km from Pahalgam, despite being a small village Aru Valley is captivating with its scenic meadows and activities like horse riding, hiking and trekking. This place is an excellent choice for people looking to spend their holidays in luxury as well as those looking for some adrenaline pumping adventure. During the winter months, Aru Valley becomes a winter wonderland covered with snow as far as the eyes can see. This makes it a perfect place for skiing. Aru is one of those places which simply leave you in awe of nature, beckoning you to visit it time and again!
Air: The closest airport is that at Srinagar which is situated at 95 kms from Pahalgam.
Rail: The Jammu Tavi railway station is situated closest to Pahalgam. Once you de board the train, there are plenty of buses and cars available to Pahalgam. This journey will take about 8 hours by car and 12-14 hours by bus.
Road: Well connected to Srinagar and Jammu by roadways, Pahalgam can be very easily accessed why buses and taxis. There are also luxury vehicles available.
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