If you are planning a trip to Jammu & Kashmir, then you should go for the beauty of Pahalgam. It is situated at a distance of 95 km away from Srinagar. It is popularly known as “The Valley of Shepherds” as it is purely surrounded by mountains and hills only. The tourists, who go for Amarnath Yatra, halt here for one day and then carry forward their journey. As Lidder River passes by Pahalgam, the water rafting and skiing activities are also popular here. Well, there are some places to visit in Pahalgam. Below here some popular destinations in Pahalgam are keenly discussed.
- Sun Temple –
If you have a keen interest in history and culture, then you need to visit this place. It is said that this sun temple has been built since the era of Pandavas. You can witness the iconic carvings on the walls, which signifies the importance of history. You can easily get a majestic view of Mattan Village, as this temple is situated at a high level.
- Betaab Valley –
This valley falls on the route of Amarnath temple yatra, and this valley is named after the movie “Betaab.” The water stream running through the valley helps the trekkers to set up their base camp on the banks. You should have a stay in the camps in order to experience the beauty of valleys.
- Chandanwari –
If you want to play with the snows, then Chandanwari assures you the best snow bridges in winter. You will love the scenes of pine trees filled with snow, so it’s recommended to go for a walk around the place. Don’t forget to grab your long boots and coats, or else the winter shivering will disrupt your mood.
- Mamaleshwar temple –
This temple is built on the banks of Lidder River, so the view of this temple is very pleasant. Lord Shiva is being worshipped in this temple since the origin. Thus you can ensure an atmosphere of serenity all around the temple. You can simply walk up to this temple as it is only 1 km from Pahalgam.
- Pahalgam Golf course –
This golf course is one of the beautiful and well-maintained golf courses in India. The majestic beauty of this golf course will make you feel rejoice and energetic. The picturesque view from the top is damn beautiful, so don’t forget to click pictures on your camera.
- Aru Valley –
The local culture of Aru valley treats you with the traditional style of living and local market souvenir shopping. It is for sure that, you will feel like, you have entered a different world, as the houses are uniquely designed. Apart from tasting the local culture, you can also experience the snowy meadows in the surrounding.
When you are availing the Pahalgam Holiday packages, make sure that sight-seeing for above destinations are included in the package.