Pahalgam“The Valley of Shepherds” is located in Anantnag district in the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir. This famous hill station is located at a distance of 45 kilometres from the district headquarters at Anantnag and located on the banks of Lidder River. It attracts a lot of tourists every year. Pahalgam is not a mere hill-station but it’s a recreation resort. It’s also a famous place for shooting of Bollywood films. It is associated with the famous Amarnath yatra from Pahalgam every year and during the months of July and August; an ice stalagmite forms a natural Shivling (Lord Shiva) in Amaranth cave. Pahalgam has some wonderful valleys to visit like Aru Valley, Betaab valley. It’s a heaven on earth.
Essential travel information and Pahalgam tips for your visit
- Carry warm clothes.
- Carry medicines for altitude sickness.