Pahalgam is a quaint and serene town situated on the bank of Lidder River at an elevation of 7200 feet. Located in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir valley. Once a favorite destination for Bollywood filmmakers, this place unveils awe-inspiring views of pine forests, extensive meadows, snow capped mountains and gorgeous Lidder River. Nearby places like Baisaran, Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, Kolahoi Glacier and Sheshnag are the vibrant examples of its beautiful nature. Pahalgam is base point of many popular treks such as Kolahoi Glacier and Chandanwari, etc. Its weather remains cool even during peak summer days. This rural valley is still unspoilt by the ravages of urbanization and depicts a true picture of virgin nature.
The months of March to November are the best time to visit Pahalgam.
Katra (Vaishno Devi) can be visited in any season as it experiences pleasant weather throughout the year. Average temperature of summer season ranges from 5⁰ to 40⁰ and temperature of winter season ranges from -14⁰ to 24⁰.
March to June (summer) : Temperature ranges from 3.4 to 29.6 degree Celsius
July-August (Monsoon): Temperature ranges from 17.5 to 30.1 degree Celsius (time for annual Amarnath Yatra)
September-November (autumn) : Temperature ranges from 0.9 to 27.4 degree Celsius
Vacation Type : Adventure, Nature, Pilgrimage
Location : 95 km (59 miles) South East of Srinagar
Activities : Water Rafting, Golfing, Horse Riding, Trekking, Camping, Mount Climbing, Paragliding, Angling, Skiing
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