Kashmir is fixed like a jewel in the crown ornament on India’s map. Kashmir is like many-faceted glittering diamond, though changing its natural character with the changing seasons through out the year extravagantly to be visited as many times as possible.
It is also called as mini Switzerland in Pahalgam
Pahengam is a Gateway road to Ladakh, Pahalgam is at an altitude of 2250 meters above sea level with dazzling forests of sycamore trees, silver birch, fir and pine, alpine flowers. It is a part of The Great Himalayan Range.
Pahalgam is in India. A Small city of around 2-3 km diameter a place with full of sightseeing and peaceful atmosphere with adventure activities like trekking, rafting , camping, hiking, leisure tours hanging around etc. Pahalgam tour itinerary can be had by +91 9848 220 745.
How to reach Pahemgam
Pahalgam is direct link to annual Amarnath Yatra.
By road form Srinagar Airport to Pahalgam is about 90kms. The road view is filled with saffron fields near Pampore and also apple gardens on either sides of the road.
It takes approximately 8 hours from Jammu to go to Pahalgam. The rates vary according to season and tourist arrivals.
Places to see in Pahalgam
Three main place to see in Pahalgam. They are :
- Betaab Valley and
- Aru valley.
Aru-Main market, Laripora, Kolohoi Glaciers, etc. It’s advisable to travel with boots doe to the region is covered with snow. Aru is a great place to stay for a night only.
The film of Betaab was shoot here. In Pahengam Pony ride and White water rafting a must to do.
During June and July sunscreen lotions is required to carry, the skin may be prone to sunburns.
Amarnath Yatra from Pahalgam
June and July where the holy Shivalinga forms. The exact dates may vary every year.
The taxi’s drops up to Chandiwari from Pilgrims, later you have to walk or hire a pony to reach the holy cave and return the total time will be for 2 days including night stay in either Shishnag or Panchtarni.
This trip requires energy and good health condition as it is quite tough though but the the faithful in their devotion to Lord Shiva makes it a successful tour irrespective of painful trail.
In Kashmir Valley better to go for a pony ride, can also have picnic for Dabian and Baisaran. Carry food and water during the tour to avoid dehydration.
Adventure activities in Pahalgam
Shooting the rapids Pahalgam offers white water rafting trips down the Lidder River. It is a beautiful trip winding down the Lidder River through the natural forests and down the exhilarating rapids.
What Buy in Pahalgam
Pahalgam has many souvenir shops for all the things from Kashmir which sells shawls, carpets, clothing /garments with handcrafted and unique chain-stitch embroidery work also firens (long woolen ponchos usually worn in Kashmir).
There are three Western Himalayan ranges which touches Pahalgam. They are :
- Zanskar and
- Pir Panjal
These are always snow-capped, majestic mountains around, its like a framed landscape portrait from northwest to northeast.
Origins to many great rivers which flows down from the valley to the Indian plain land, lily lay down lakes forested with phenomenal natural gifts of dry fruits and medicinal plants along with wild orchards.
The road towards Ladakh is now open later in winter seasons so jeep safari and camping tour packages to Laddak are very impressive.
Distance from important cities to Pahalgam
Jammu to Pahalgam is 255kms
Srinagar to Pahalgam is 90kms
Katra to Pahalgam is 227kms
Sonmarg to Pahalgam is 182kms
Shimla to Pahalgam is 624kms
Leh to Pahalgam is 521kms
Gulmarg to Pahalgam is 138kms
Jammu to Pahalgam is 254kms
The Best time to visit Pahalgam is between March to November wheer teh temperature will be 24°C maximum and minimum of 10°C.
For Pahalgam tour is a of Kashmir tours. How many days are sufficient for Pahalgam Tour?
Maximum 3 days are sufficient to visits Pahalgam. for a quick visit Pahalgam day trip is also sufficient from Srinagar along with kashmir group tour packages.