A valley that serves as the base camp of Amarnath Yatra located at a height of 7200 ft. And views are so mesmerising that many Bollywood movies have been shot there. As well stay as comfy as you are at your home. This is the best tour guide to Pahalgam 2022.
PAHALGAM- VALLEY OF SHEPHERDS
Located just 95 km away from Srinagar Pahalgam is one of the best places to visit if you want to explore lush green forests and the way to Pahalgam from Srinagar holds sights of mother nature which will make your jaw drop. Valleys and lakes will stutter you to think that you are even in India. Pahalgam is in the laps of thick pine forests, jaw dropping views from vistas , himalayan mountains covered with snow. If this isn’t enough for you. Lads can book hotels and after giving yourselves proper rest can head to trek in the deepest pine forest but don’t forget to get a guide who knows all about local terrains.
SHOPPING AT PAHALGAM
As Pahalgam is rich and flourished in its culture, Lil souvenirs won’t hurt and buyers beware that there are only three ATM machines (SBI, HDFC and J&K ) and hawkers can ask for two to five times the price of products, so don’t forget to bargain. But products like carpets, clothing , kashmiri shawls are so alluring and recommended as must buy.
BEST TIME TO VISIT PAHALGAM
The best time to visit Pahalgam is mid of the year as the temperature remains moderate nearly all over the years but in winters temperature also falls to (-)one the best time to visit Pahalgam and temperatures are mentioned below in the provided table.
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BEST PLACES TO STAY IN PAHALGAM
There are various luxurious hotels in Pahalgam but if you are on a budget dont worry Pahalgam consists of various budget , mid range hotels. But if you are the one who craves for views from the windows of your room then JKTDC throws best views of the realms of Pahalgam via their huts which are both budget friendly and comfy too. As well as pony services are also provided to these huts, though they are not allowed to enter the premises but they wait at the gate.
But during the months of April to November most of the hotels are booked because of the pleasant weather and during the time of Amarnath yatra almost all the budget friendly hotels are booked.
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN PAHALGAM
During the period of Amarnath yatra most of the hotels serve vegan food due to spiritual beliefs, but the market is full with delicious Mughlai cuisine which is served by the restaurants for the rest of the year. Every Hotel in Pahalgam has in-house restaurants that serve Indian , Continental cuisine but Fast Food joints on the streets can make them run for their money.
PLACES TO VISIT IN PAHALGAM
- TULIAN LAKE
- PAHALGAM GOLF CLUB
- BETAAB VALLEY
Tulian lake is situated on the altitude of (11,000 ft) above the sea level. This mesmerising takes a quick trek from Pahalgam and is very famous among tourists. If you are lucky enough you can find pieces of ice floating in the lake and this lake is also surrounded by Ice covered mountains ranges of Pir Panjal and Zanskar from three sides.
The name of Betaab valley is derived from the movie of famous actors Sunny deol-Amrita singh “Betaab”, the Betaab valley is located 15 km away from Pahalgam in the northwestern district of Jammu and Kashmir known as Ananatnag district. It falls in the middle of Pahalgam and Chandanwadi. The valley is surrounded by lush grasslands, snowy mountains and various vegetation. Betaab valley also serves as the base camp for various mountain explorations. It’s also located so close to Pahalgan that it can be covered by walking. The water flowing down from snow clad mountains is bubbly and is used by the villages as a resource of drinking water..
5 THINGS TO CARRY WITH YOU.
- Caring cash is advised to the lads visiting as there are less no of ATMs located in certain locations.
- Woollen Clothes and Windcheaters as the temperature may drop.
- Postpaid sim card as the networks in kashmir for Prepaid sims are low
- Corona test reports as you will enter Kashmir and Jammu border you ll be asked for you -ve corona test reports via the authorities the facilities of instant corona test is available but a lot of people are there and that can kill your valuable time so get yourselves tested before leaving for kashmir
- Guides will play a great role in your journey all over kashmir whether its Pahalgam or srinagar as they are familiar with locals and can speak their native language and can help you in any situations. So hiring a guide is recommended.
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