Located at the convergence of the Lidder Lake and the Sheshnag Lake, Pahalgam is a beautiful hill station for spectacular sightseeing and adventurous activities. Perched at a height of 2, 130 m above the sea level, it was once serve as the village of shepherds. Today, a famous tourist destination in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Pahalgam can be described with floating clouds over the snow covered mountains, gushing river and thick belt of forest cover of pine and fir trees, a true retreat for tourists. This beautiful hill station dates back to the medieval period during which, it was ruled by the Mughals and the local Hindu kings as a part of the kingdom of Kashmir. For pilgrims going towards Amarnath, Pahalgam acts as a base camp. Being a rich natural escape, it is an ideal adventurous tourist place. Plan a Pahalgam vacation to enjoy variety of activities like, trekking, horse riding, white water rafting and fishing etc. So, book a Pahalgam holiday package now and get ready to explore the beautiful place.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
It is a snow fed river originating from glaciers in the mountains of Pahalgam and amongst the most beautiful picnic spot for tourists. It is also a best place to enjoy white water rafting.
Mamal Shiva Temple:
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this ancient temple is reckoned to be the oldest existing temple in Kashmir. Although the major part of this temple is in ruins, but the devotees still visit here in large numbers to pay homage to Shivlinga installed inside the sanctum.
Located just below Mount Kolahoi is the popular 'Kolahoi Glacier'. Hollowed out because of global warming, it is presently a hanging glacier and an appealing sight. You can trek up to the Lidder Valley to take glimpse of this glacier.
Activities to Enjoy in Pahalgam:
Trekking, horse riding, white water rafting, fishing and golf are some of the popular activities to be enjoyed in Pahalgam.