Due to its geographical location, Pahalgam form a cool resort for may
travellers who want to be away from the dust and din of the city.
Summers (April-June) are mild while winters (November-February) are
cold. It experiences rains between July and September. It experiences
heavy snowfall from December to February
Places of Interests
Just a kilometer away from Pahalgam, Mamaleshwara is located on
the opposite side of the Liider river. This is a small Shiva temple with
its square and stone tank.
Tulian Lake -
This lake is 11 kms beyond Baisaran.
The lake is covered with ice most of the time and is surrounded by peaks
which are above 300 meters above shoreline. Tulin lake is easily
accessed by a pony trek.
Overa Wildlife Sanctuary -
Situated 76 kms from
Sringar, Overa wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of about 32. 27 sq kms.
The area houses number of rare, endangered and protected species of
birds and mammals.
Things to Do
Those who are interested in fishing, then
Pahalgam gives you an exciting opportunity to try out the fascinating
fishing experience. The only difficulty you might get is in getting the
fishing licence .
Srinagar is the nearest airport which is 95 km
from Pahalgam. This Airport is connected with all the major cities of
The nearest Rail head is at Jammu and from
there National Highway NH1A connects the Kashmir valley with India.
It is well connected by road with Srinagar.
The travel time between the two is 2½ hours. Travelers can either
use bus or taxi from Pahalgam to reach Srinagar. Tourists can hire
guided ponies and horses to explore Pahalgam and the areas around it.