Aharbal Waterfall is a beautiful falls in Kulgam district, in Jammu & Kashmir, India.
The fall is known as the ‘Niagara of Kashmir’. Aharbal falls lies on Veshu river, a tributary of River Jhelum. The falls is in an Alpine valley famous for its pine & fir trees and the area is part of the “Pir Panjal mountains”.
Aharbal town is famous for Adventure tourism. Veshu river is rich in Trouts and fishing permit needs to be taken for the tourists to go for fishing here. The area is famous for trekking also. Other activities includes Horseback riding, skiing and photography.
How Do I Go to Aharbal Waterfalls?
The falls is situated at around 65 kilometers south of Srinagar. Its at a distance of 8 kilometers from the Mughal Road, which connects Srinagar with Poonch. Srinagar is connected to other parts of India and rail, road and flights. Awantipora railway station is the nearest railway station at around 25 kilometers away. Srinagar is the nearest major railway station. There is an International airport at Srinagar; Sheikh ul Alam Airport.
The falls is at around 18 kilometers south of Shopian, the nearest town. Kulgam town is at around 28 kilometers away.
Lack of Food Stalls Near the Waterfalls
There are no food stalls or hotels near the falls. You need to get the food packed and then go to Aharbal Waterfalls.