Pahalgam is in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, in the western part of the state. It is situated in the great Himalayan range at a height of 2130 meters above sea level. It is located in the Liddar Valley, alongside the Liddar River. Pahalgam is located 95 kilometers east of Srinagar.

Pahalgam, the jewel of the wonderful Liddar valley in the high Himalayas, is known for its scenic beauty. Hiking, trekking, and fishing are all popular activities in the area. It also serves as the starting point for the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath’s holy cave.

Pahalgam is also known as a spiritual destination since it is the beginning point of the Amarnath Yatra, which is conducted by Hindu pilgrims during the months of June and August and begins in the nearby village of Chandanwadi.

Pahalgam is home to a number of hiking and trekking trails. These places can even be explored on horseback. The Liddar River is a popular angling destination for visitors. There are stretches of this river where you can catch trout. Travelers who want to go fishing must first obtain a fishing license from Srinagar’s Directorate of Fisheries.

A family vacation to Pahalgam is thrilling, and there are many things you can do to make your vacation memorable. Camping near Tarsar Lake, Lidderwat Glacier, Kolahoi Glacier and Panchtarni makes Pahalgam a sanctuary for adventurers.The summer months in Pahalgam are cool but not cold, with a pleasant breeze. During this time of year, the hill resort is ideal for holidays. It is suitable for all tourist, adventure, and pilgrimage activities associated to the Amarnath Yatra. Pahalgam’s winters bring snowfall and a subzero temperature. It is not suitable for sightseeing but is ideal for a honeymoon or winter sports.

Top 10 hotels in Pahalagam

1. Hotel Baisaran
2. Eden Resorts & Spa
3. Royal Hillton
4. Hotel Heevan
5. Pahalgam Resorts
6. Grand Mumtaz Resorts
7. Welcomhotel By ITC Hotels, Pine N Peak
8. The Villagio
9. The Chinar Resort And Spa
10.The Paristan Resorts

Places to Stay in Pahalgam

There are lots of places where you can stay in pahalgam. You can Book 3 star hotels in pahalgam, 5 star hotels in pahalgam, hotels in pahalgam near river, Home stay is also available. But my recommendation will be to stay in Srinagar Tourism huts because they are mostly in forest area and you will enjoy bonfire at night there. If you want to Camp in Pahalgam, you will also find diffrent places where you can Camp and enjoy by side of lidder river. If you have forgot to pickup tents with you, no worries tents on rent are available there will all neccessary items that you might need during camping.

Best Time to Visit Pahalgam

  1. Pahalgam in summer season(March-July)
    Summertime in Pahalgam is ideal, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 30°C. The Amarnath Yatra, which is undertaken by Hindu pilgrims, also begins in the summer, in June.
  2.  Pahalgam in moonsoon season(July-September)
    Pahalgam is also a fantastic time to come during the moonsoon, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C. The monsoon season begins in July and lasts through September, though it receives relatively little rain. Because of the Amarnath Yatra, it receives a huge number of tourists during this period as well.
  3.  Pahalgam in Winters(October-Febuary)
    Winter begins in October and lasts until February. The scenery is breathtaking at this time of year, making touring and other activities so much more enjoyable.This winter, temperatures range from -2°C to -12°C.

How to Spend three days in Pahalgam

Day 1: You may explore Pahalgam’s local sights such as Gardens, National Park, and Rafting Point.
Day 2: Spend half a day at Betaab Valley and the other half in Baisaran.
Day 3: Explore Aru Valley and participate in activities like as paragliding and horseback riding. After that, you can return to your accommodation till 4 p.m. and then depart for Srinagar.

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To Do List Of Pahalgam

1. Photography
2. Siteseeing
3. Horse Riding
4. Swimming
5. Trout Fishing in Lidder River
6. Camping
8. Bonfire
9. Shopping Handicrafts of Kashmir
10. Rafting
11. helicopter Ride

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Reach Pahalgam?
There are 96 kilometers between Srinagar and Pahalgam. we will help you organize your vacation to Pahalgam from Srinagar with car rental Srinagar . If you want to go to Pahalgam, you can also rent a car from us. Helicopter service is available from Srinagar to Pahalgam if you like to fly to the destination. Tourists who wants to visit Amarnath sacred cave typically employ helicopter services.
Is Pahalgam safe for tourists ?
Yes, Pahalgam is a safe tourist location; in fact, all of Kashmir is secure for visitors. There is nothing to be concerned about.
Is there snow in pahalgam in May?
No you can't see snow in may. If you want to see snow in Pahalgam valley then you need to visit in winters. But you can see snow in Pahalgam mountains & glaciers, for that you need to go for trekking.
Which district is pahalgam?
Pahalgam is in Anantnag District of Kashmir.
How many days do i need in Pahalgam?
2-3 days will be good to see the sights of Pahalgam and rest in the serenity of Pahalgam. But If you want Explore whole Pahalgam with all Treks then you need 10-15 days.
Is one day enough for Pahalgam?
A single day will not adequate to explore all of the important sites in Pahalgam. You'll be exhausted the day you arrive at Pahalgam, so you won't be able to see everything in a single day.
What is the taxi fare from srinagar to pahalgam?
In order to check all the taxi rates of pahalgam you can visit home page.
Pahalgam to Srinagar Airport Distance?
The Distance Between Pahalgam to Srinagar Airport is 90 km. It will take around 2hr 30min to reach there.
Pahalgam to Gulmarg Distance?
The Distance Between Pahalgam to Gulmarg is 137 km. It will take around 3hr 32min to reach there.
Pahalgam to Sonamarg Distance?
The Distance Between Pahalgam to Sonamarg is 165km. It will take around 4hr 40min to reach there.

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