Health Resort Based Tourism at Pahalgam Hill Station in Kashmir

Pahalgam Kashmir
Amarnath Yatra Camp. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pahalgam hill station is situated at Anantnag district of Jammu and Kshmir state in India.

Annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage tour to Amarrnath Cave starts from Chandanwari, some 15 kilometers from Pahalgam. It is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India for its mesmerizing natural beauty. The valley offers breathtaking view of the Himalayas.

Pahalgam in Kashmir  is situated on the banks of river Lidder. Pahalgam hill station is at 7000 feet above sea level. Health resort based  tourism is a major activity in Pahalgam. Trekking, water sports, horse riding, fishing,etc, are major tourism related activities in Pahalgam.

Kolohoi Glacier can be reached via Aru from Pahalgam. Betaab Valley, another major tourist place is at around 15 kilometers from Pahalgam. Baisaran valley is a beautiful meadow nearby with its snow clad mountains and pine tress. Lidder valley is another major attraction.

Pahalgam  is famous for woolen products.

Pahalgam  is rich in flora with conifers,Saffron etc being the major plants. Many other species of rare, endangered animals are found in Pahalgam. It is home to many species of birds, including migratory birds.

View of the Pahalgam Valley
View of the Pahalgam Valley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

How Do I Go to Pahalgam?

Pahalgam is at a distance of 45 kilometers from Anantnag town.

Jammu is the nearest major railway station at 250 kilometers away. Udhampur railway station is at 200 kilometers away.

Srinagar is the nearest airport at around 100 kilometers away.

Pahalgam is well connected by road to Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir state.

Kashmir tour packages are available with many of the leading Kashmir tourism operators, which may be ideal for those planning to visit Pahalgam .

Is There Any Good Hotels in Pahalgam?

There are a large number of hotels in Pahalgam which suits the budget of each tourist.

Kashmir Dal Lake

Kashmir Tour

Kashmir, the Paradise on Earth, is in the Jammu and Kashmir state, India. Being on the north western corner of the India. it shares its borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Visit the Paradise on Earth, Kashmir
Shikaras are a common feature in lakes and rivers across the valley.

Many Indian travel & tour operators have India tourism group travel packages, specially tailored for enthusiasts to Kashmir. Even though there are militancy problems in some parts of the state, tourists are spared and it is normally safe to visit the state. Tourism is the major industry here and the majority of the local population is dependent on tourists for their livelihood.

Kashmir is called the paradise on the earth as it is a beautiful area on the Himalayan ranges. There are many hill stations known for their adventure sports and winter sports.

Kashmir offers abundant beauty. Gulmarg in Baramulla dictrict, Pahalgam in Anatnag district, Srinagar, Jammu, etc, are some of the well known tourist places to visit in the state.

Gulmarg has the steepest and longest ski slopes in Asia. The rope way takes you to 13000 feet height at Gulmarg! world’s highest Golf Course can be seen here at Gulmarg. There are many a ski resort at Gulmarg and attractive skiing packages are available. Buy some cheap snowboards and go for ski vacations. Kashmir tourism offers adventure at its best in India.

Amarnath Pilgrimage Yathra starts at 15 kilometers away from Pahalgam. Amarnath Pilgrimage Yathra is an annual Hindu pilgrimage tour.

Dal Lake in Srinagar is famous for the house boat ride in the summer season. Dal lake freezes in winter season. There are many beautiful Mughal gardens in Srinagar which were built mainly by the Mughal  Emperors in the 16th century.

How Do I Go to The Paradise on Earth

Kashmir is well connected to the rest of India. There is a railway station at Srinagar which connects Srinagar to Baramulla. Srinagar Airport connects the state to other parts of the country. national Highways, NH 1A and NH 1D,  connects Srinagar to the other parts of India.

What About Kashmir Hotels?

There are many luxury hotels, along with a large number of low budget Kashmir hotels.