Pahalgam is a very small city of kashmir valley. But you can surely spend a week there without getting bored. River Lidder runs along this small town, and adds more beauty to city. Pahalgam is your place away from the grind of daily life along the silver lining glaciers, snow capped mountains & lung full of fresh air.
Pahalgam is place to try adventure sports like hiking & trekking. It is also the ideal place for fishing enthusiast, or at least you can give a try! The beauty of the place surely catches your heart.
Lidder river is one of the favorite spots for trout fishing in the country. It also offers Rafting & other adventure sports options.
There are lot of parks in Pahalgam to explore, also there is this place called " Mini-Switzerland" above the hill where there are lot of games & activities to have fun. You can even dress up in Kashmiri attire & click pictures worth posting.
In pahalgam always opt for a Pony Ride, rather than taxi. It is fun to explore the city & areas around on the back of your own personal horse.
A famous Bollywood Movie Betaab was shot in a valley in Pahalgam, hence the name "Betaab Valley". Rather than the bollywood factor, it is really a very fascinating view through the valley.
Pahalgam has various shopping options like shawls, carpets, woolens & clothings with the famous " Kashida Work"- chain stitch from kashmir. You can also buy the famous Pashmina Shawl. Its too heavy on the pocket, but original Pashmina is worth it!
Pahalgam provides a scenic view of the mighty Himalayan range with its lush green pine forests and snow-capped peaks.