Also known as the “Valley of Shepherds”, Pahalgam is a picturesque hill-station located at a height of 7200 feet above sea level. Situated at the intersection of Lidder River and the Sheshnag Lake, Pahalgam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Anang Nag Valley in Kashmir. The hill station is surrounded by tall and imperious pinewood trees, stunning vistas of knolls and the snow-clad Himalayan peaks.

Be it a camping adventure in the picturesque meadow of Baisaran Hills, exploring the ancient ruins of a forgotten time at Sun Temple, or hiking up to 3300 metres above sea level in the middle of Zanskar and Pir Panjal mountain ranges to the Tulian Lake- Pahalgam has enough in its arsenal to fascinate any traveler looking for a new adventure.

Apart from its obvious abundance of natural beauty, another reason why tourists get attracted to this place is because of the amount of legendary Bollywood movies been shot here near Pahalgam in the Betaab Valley.

Places to visit in Pahalgam: Betaab Valley, Sheshnag Lake, and Tulian Lake

Current Weather: -2 degrees

Famous for: Sightseeing, White water rafting, Nature treks, Temples, and Lakes

Experience Type: Village

Best time to visit: March to June

Travel Tip: If you are travelling during the summer months of June and July, don't forget to carry a sunscreen lotion because the sun’s radiations will make you prone to sunburns.