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Pahalgam Kashmir

George Thiruvilakalayil George

Travel Related Blog Writer at touristinindia.com
George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.
Pahalgam Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra Camp. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pahalgam Kashmir is in 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.

Srinagar The Paradise on Earth

George Thiruvilakalayil George

Travel Related Blog Writer at touristinindia.com
George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

Srinagar, the Paradise on Earth, is in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Srinagar, the Paradise on Earth
Dal Lake – Image Source Wikipedia

Srinagar, the Paradise on Earth, is one of the leading Tourist destinations in India and has much to offer to the tourists. The valley is surrounded by Himalayas on all sides. Climate is mild cold in summer and near zero degrees in winter months, with occasional moderate to heavy snowfall. The avalanches in winter may block the road connecting Srinagar with the rest of India.

Srinagar is believed to have a long history, dating back to the third century B.C. The city was part of the Maurya empire around 2000 years back. Buddhism was introduced to the Kashmir valley of Srinagar by none other than Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

Shalimar Bagh Gardens, considered to be the finest example of Mughal horticulture, the second century garden, rebuilt by Mughal  Emperor Jahangir in the 16th century, is the most attractive tourist spot. There are many other gardens also in Srinagar.

The Dal Lake is famous for its house boats, and is another major tourist spot in Srinagar. Nagin Lake is another lake nearby.

How Do I Go to Srinagar, The Paradise on Earth?

Srinagar, The Paradise on Earth, is well connected by roads to other parts of the country. National Highway 1A and NH 1D connects Srinagar to the rest of India.

Srinagar has its own Railway station which connects Srinagar to Baramulla. (Gulmarg in Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir is famous for its Skiing Resorts and Snowboarding Resorts.)

Srinagar Airport connects the valley with some of the other major airports in the country. There is also an international terminal, which connects Srinagar with Middle Eastern city of Dubai in United Arab Emirates.

There is cable car facility to those interested in visiting the holy shrine of Sufi saint Makhdum Sahib on Hari Parbat.

Is There any Good Hotels in Srinagr?

There are many good hotels in Srinagr. Kashmir tour packages from any good Kashmir tour operator normally includes the best hotels in Srinagar.