Holiday Trip in Pahalgam

Memorable tour with Pahalgam Holiday Packages

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.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Pahalgam

Before going for Pahalgam travel, you should be familiar with the places you must visit during the trip.

Lidder River:
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.
Kolahoi Glacier:
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.

Best Time for Holidaying in Pahalgam

The best time to visit Pahalgam is from "mid April to mid November" as the weather during these months is ideal for travel. During this time, you can indulge in sightseeing and variety of outdoor activities. 'July to August' is also the best time to go on board for a pilgrimage to the holy Amarnath Shrine, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The summer months spans from March to June. During this time the temperature is pleasant (at 25oC) best for exploring outdoors.

Must Buy Things from Pahalgam

Mainly being a shepherd's village, Pahalgam is the best place to buy woolens and beautiful handicrafts of Kashmir. Along with woolens, you can shop for Gabbas and namdas along with carpets, wall hangings, shawls and tea cosies in charming Kashmiri embroideries. From the Kashmiri emporium you can shop for Jamawar Shawls, home furnishings such as mats & wall hangings, exquisitely woven handmade carpets with detailed work, colorful jackets, Namaz prayer rugs, flowing Kaftans and beautifully dyed stoles. You can also buy the Phirans (woolen apparel) and sculptures made out of Apple tree wood. So, enjoy your Pahalgam trip by doing some valuable shopping at the local markets.

Explore Options to Reach Pahalgam

Before booking your Pahalgam holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Pahalgam is easily accessible from Srinagar or Srinagar Airport (95 KM away by car or bus.
By Train
The closest railway station is located at Jammu (Jammu Tawi Railway station). You can make use of shared taxis, known as 'service gaadis', take buses or hire private car from the railway station.
By Road
Well connected to Srinagar and Jammu by roadways, Pahalgam can be easily reached by buses and taxis that can be seen plying on these roads. You can also take luxurious coaches for traveling. So, select any of the traveling modes and come for a memorable Pahalgam tour.
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