Pahalgam - The Valley of Shepherds

Pahalgam - The Valley of shepherds

Posted by Marine2Alpine on Friday, 17th November 2023.

Pahalgam (The Real Beauty of Kashmir)

Pahalgam is indeed a beautiful place in Kashmir. It is a hill station that offers stunning views of the Himalayas, lush green meadows, pine and deodar forests, and the Lidder River. Pahalgam is also known as the Valley of Shepherds, as it was originally inhabited by nomadic shepherds. Pahalgam is a popular destination for tourists who want to enjoy nature, adventure, and tranquility. Some of the best places to visit in Pahalgam are:

1. Betaab Valley: This valley is named after the Bollywood movie Betaab, which was shoot here. It is a scenic spot with a river, mountains, and trees. You can go house riding, have a picnic, or just relax here.

2. Aru Valley: This valley is about 12km from Pahalgam and is a base for trekking to Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake. It is also a place where you can see snow leopards, musk deer, and brown bears.

3. Chandanwari: This place is about 16km away from Pahalgam and is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, a pilgrimage to the holy cave of Lord Shiva. It is also known for its glaciers, waterfalls, and meadows.

4. Baisaran: This place is about 5km from Pahalgam and is also called Mini Switzerland because of its resemblance to the European country. It has green grasslands, pine trees, and snow-capped mountains. You can enjoy pony rides, camping, or skiing here.

Pahalgam is a place that will make you fall in love with Kashmir. It has something for everyone, whether you are looking for adventure, culture, or peace. This is a must visit place for everyone at least once in a lifetime.

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