13 Jun, 2018
Nestled in the lap of Himalayas, Pahalgam is a small pleasing town in the Anantnag district of Kashmir. With little occurrence of modernity, the town acquires you decades back with its old world allure. Galloping horses, garrulous rivers and tall pine trees cover the city and it gaze incredible in the morning especially when you are live close to Lidder. There are small shops, cookery to minimal necessities of everyday life and one or two PC shops that charge extremely for everything. Try local things while you are staying here; start your day with a cup of Kahwa or sheer chai in the morning and eat in the local eateries to get the flavor of real Kashmir. As well as being the initial point of Amaranth Yatra, Pahalgam is a base for many small and lengthy treks. There are many campsites and no drought of hotels in the region. These hotels also manage day tours and help you get in touch with the machinists that organize escapade activities like sledding, river rafting, trekking, camping and fishing. You’ll be able to get the best of the city within two days but many are apt to scope their stay to discover the untouched areas of this mystical township.
Popped away from the hustle and bustle of city, there are many places to visit in Pahalgam and the nearby areas. Though Betaab Valley expects you with its quaint movie-like scenery, Aru Valley’s untouched and unexplored widen will enthral every bit of you. For the photographer in you, Baisaran is an ecstasy while Sheshnag Lake and Mamleshwar Temple will make curiosity in people’s mind with religious penchant. If not up for the tedious Amarnath Yatra, visit its starting point at Chandanwari and enjoy sledding here. The small town of Pahalgam has many activities under its hat. All you need to do is visit this place and follow our list.