Aru valley

Aru Valley

From Pahalgam, Aru valley is only 12 kilometers away. You may hike up to Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake from here. A number of rare and endangered

species live in the Overa-Aru Biosphere Reserve, which covers an area of around 511 square kilometers. Paragliding and ATV are great ways to gain a true

sense of nature.
It is a popular tourist destination in Kashmir, not only because of the beautiful scenery, but also because of the variety of activities available. As soon as it

snows, it becomes a popular location for skiing and parasailing.
Aru Valley is a virgin picturesque hamlet in the Trans-Himalaya area, overlooking the spectacular snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Range. A clear blue

canopy above the head, foggy surrounds, hints of native pines and conifer woods, and lovely meadows form a compelling tableau for visitors. Though the

village is the smallest in the state, its magnificent beauty and intriguing activities such as trekking, hiking, and horseback riding make it one of the most

popular tourist destinations in Pahalgam.

What to Do in Aru Valley in Pahalgam

  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Horse Riding
  • Enjoy Swimming
  • Trout Fishing in Aru River
  • Camping
  • Trekking
  • Snow Sledge
  • Heli skiing

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How far is Aru Valley from Pahalgam ?

There are 12 miles between Pahalgam and Aru Valley in the Kashmir Valley. Booking a Taxi is required in order to get there.

2. How do i get to Aru Valley from Pahalgam ?

Aru Valley is only 12 kilometers from Pahalgam and you can book local taxi from Pahalgam to reach there.

3. Can we Camp in Aru Valley ?

Yes you can camp in Aru Valley.

5. How far is Tarsar Lake from Chandanwadi ?

You have to trek almost 22 km from chandawadi to reach the majestic Tarsar Lake.

6. How far is Kolahai Glacier from Chandanwadi ?

It is appoximately 25 km from chandanwadi and is difficult trek to cover in a day.

7. What is the entry fee of Aru valley ?

You will have to pay Rs. 25 per head to enter the valley.