Surrounded by beautiful hills and lots of greenery, Pahalgam is situated at an altitude of 2,130 m. The climate is not too harsh and the sight of the stunning Lidder River flowing through the town is beautiful.Pahalgam is situated at the junction of the Aru and Sheshnag Rivers and surrounded by tall fir-covered mountains and snow-clad peaks forming a spectacular sight. It is believed that Pahalgam was once a humble shepherd's village. It is also the starting point of the annual Amarnath Yatra when thousands of Shiva devotees gather here.The town of Pahalgam is extremely tourist friendly with lots of hotels and lodges to cater to all your needs. Pahalgam is also very popular amongst the trekking and adventure community; also amongst shoppers!
Situated at the confluence of the Lidder and Sheshnag River, it was once a humble shepherd's village. Full of exhilarating trekking routes into forests and alpine meadows on its side valleys. The town is also ideal for fishing and a perfect spot for picnics. It is the starting point for the annual Amarnath Yatra and has a 5th Century Shiva temple.
Nearest airport is Srinagar Airport 47 Km from Pahalgam
The Nearest Railway station is Jammu 255 Kms away which is connected to Phalgam by regular Buses and taxies
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Pahalgam.
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