Pahalgam is a scenic hill station in Jammu and Kashmir.
You can do white water rafting in this area. Lots of trekking routes are also available. There are also many short walks and pony rides around Pahalgam.
The town has stunning views - fir clad hills giving away to snow clad mountains.
Pilgrims going on the Amarnath Yatra usually start from here. July and August is very busy with the pilgrims congregating here, but out of season it can seem like a ghost town.
Military presence can be rather overpowering.
It is about 100km from Srinagar. You can get here from Srinagar in 3 hours or from Jammu in about 8 hours.
Srinagar is the nearest airport and railhead from where Pahalgam can be easily reached by road.
Pahalgam is a popular hill station. It is the gateway to the famous Amarnath Yatra. The hill station sports many natural attractions for the tourists. It is also popular as a trekking spot.
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