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Pahalgam

Valley of Shepherds

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  • General Information

    District: Srinagar, State: Jammu & Kashmir, India
    Area: 0
    Languages Spoken: Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri, English
    Long Distance Code: +91-1936
    Importance: Valley of shepherds and nearest place to Amrnath Shrine.
    Best Time to Visit: April to November
  • Description

    Pahalgam is a small village near Srinagar. Fr from maddening crowd where modernity has not encroached upon the naive villagers and the natural beauty has not been commercialized as yet. The beauty of Pahalgam lies in its proximity to true nature. Here Nature springs up with beautiful surprises with open arms. Pahalgam also enjoys the most pleasant weather throughout the year though it is very cold in winter. <br />It is nestled among the soaring mountains and huge glaciers and on the confluence of Rivers, Lidder and Sheshnaag. After a vast meadow and invariable gushing ice water stream is seen with tribal people and shepherds walking lazily. <br />Pahalgam is gaining popularity as a premium hill resort offering beautiful treks, camping sites and adventure sports. It is famous as the base camp for many treks, the most important being the <b>Amarnath yatra</b>. The Amarnath cave is nearly 50 kms from Pahalgam. A most devout place for the Hindus, who throng to have a glimpse and worship the ice stalagmite which forms a natural Shiva lingam in the Amarnath cave waxing and waning with the moon and appearing only once a year in the month of July- August. <br />Pahalgam is also famous for its oldest Shiva shrine in one of its villages, the <b>Mamal</b>. The temple is believed to be nearly 1,500 years old.<br />The beautiful camping sites and the pleasant leisure activities like fishing and golfing easily make this as the best resort of Kashmir. The beautiful Sheshnaag lake is another sight to watch. Its greenish blue water is frozen till the month of June.<br />Pahalgam being the valley of shepherds, the woolens of this place are world famous. The <b>Gabbas</b> and the <b>Namdas</b> are the typical woolen products of the people of this area and can be bought locally.
  • Location

    Pahalgam, an originally shepherd village, is 96 km east of Srinagar. Situated at an altitude of 2130 meters above the sea level, it is located in the valley surrounded by the 12 snow capped peaks and pine forests. It is located at the meeting point of two rivers, Liddar and Sheshnaag.
Paradise on Earth with Fort & Palaces

Paradise on Earth with Fort & Palaces
(22 Days / 21 Nights)

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Paradise on Earth with Fort & Palaces / PI-0305 (22 Days / 21 Nights)
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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Srinagar
Day 3 : Srinagar
Day 4 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
Day 5 : Pahalgam
Day 6 : Pahalgam - Gulmarg
Day 7 : Gulmarg
Day 8 : Gulmarg - Srinagar - Delhi
Day 9 : Delhi - Mandawa
Day 10 : Mandawa - Bikaner
Day 11 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Day 12 : Jaisalmer
Day 13 : Jaisalmer - Rohet
Day 14 : Rohet - Kumbhalgarh
Day 15 : Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur
Day 16 : Udaipur
Day 17 : Udaipur - Pushkar
Day 18 : Pushkar - Jaipur
Day 19 : Jaipur
Day 20 : Jaipur - Agra
Day 21 : Agra
Day 22 : Mumbai
Paradise on Earth

Paradise on Earth
(12 Days / 11 Nights)

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Paradise on Earth / PI-0307 (12 Days / 11 Nights)
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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Srinagar
Day 3 : Srinagar
Day 4 : Srinagar
Day 5 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
Day 6 : Pahalgam
Day 7 : Pahalgam
Day 8 : Pahalgam - Gulmarg
Day 9 : Gulmarg
Day 10 : Gulmarg - Srinagar
Day 11 : Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar
Day 12 : Srinagar - Delhi
Mysteries of Himalayas

Mysteries of Himalayas
(10 Days / 9 Nights)

On Request
Mysteries of Himalayas / PI-0194 (10 Days / 9 Nights)
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The cave of Amarnath, lying at an height of 3952 Mtrs. is a famous holy place of pilgrimage for the Hindus and is held in the same veneration as Mount Kailash in Tibet. The sacred cave contains a Shiva Lingam formed of ice, the size of which increases or decreases according to the position of the Moon. This tour is a combination of driving and trekking through this rugged terrain and test of ones skill and endurance. We drive from Srinagar to Chandanwari from where we start our 32-kms trek through the mountains to reach the cave. This is a tour not just to off reaching the Amarnath cave but the journey itself as taken by many Indian pilgrims

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi
Day 3 : Delhi - Srinagar
Day 4 : Srinagar
Day 5 : Srinagar - Pahalgam
Day 6 : Pahalgam - Chandanwari - Sheshnagh
Day 7 : Sheshnagh-Panchtarni
Day 8 : Panchtarni - Amarnath - Baltal
Day 9 : Baltal - Sonmarg - Srinagar
Day 10 : Srinagar - Delhi

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