India, a rapidly growing nation that is making its mark in all domains inducing, education, business, world economy, world harmony, and arms and ballistics. Besides being a powerful nation in the world, the country is also among the handful of those, which are very well blessed by nature. It is a big country, seventh largest country in the world, and has a huge geographical variation in its constituent states. Well known for its natural resources the country is home to the great Himalayas, colossal Thar desert, endless Deccan plateau, countless beautiful valleys, lush green forestry, and marvellous wild life.
With significant difference in the geography of states, there is also a huge difference in lifestyle, art, literature, and culture of every single state in the country. This very fact is also the reason the country being a culturally and literature rich. There are simply infinite places to visit in the country; they, in turn, themselves encompass several other interesting locations to see. Such is the case with Pahalgam.
Pahalgam is one of the most celebrated tourist destinations of the country. Located at the northern region of the country, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, this little town is picturesque location and the perfect place to spend your holidays. Given the entitle of Heaven on Earth, this town certainly an attraction grabber. It is quite a small town, just 2-3 km in terms of area of expansion. However, it still is capable enough to offer you at least a week full of enjoyment and adventure.
Many people head to this town specifically for viewing the incredible beauty of this region.There are certain beautiful places to visit in Pahalgam, all hand crafted by nature itself. A few include – Laripora, Chandanwari, Betaab valley, and Aru valley. Simply put, each single of these are amazingly beautiful and unique in their own sense.
Pahalgam is a major gem in the country’s treasury of tourist destinations. Reaching here is not that difficult, as there are good motorable roads to the town from Shrinagar and Jammu. Taxis from Shrinagar Airport to Pahalgam will charge around Rs 2,200 and is ideally 3 hours one way journey.
The Betaab valley in Pahalgam, is one interesting place that worth mentioning. The reason for its unusual name is that a popular Bollywood movie called Betaab was shot here, which later became the name of the place. It is situated 15 km from the town, and lies on the route between Pahalgam and Chandanwadi. Two Himalayan Ranges – Zanskar and Pir Panjal, are on the adjacent sides of the location. It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the country covered with heavy vegetation, snow-clad mountains, and lush-green meadows. A walk on the grassy pathways here, in the midst of beautiful hills, pleasant sun, and refreshing breeze, certainly will make your day. There are several public buses and taxis heading to this valley. Furthermore one can also hire tour cabs to reach the destination.
Talking about the accommodations in Pahalgam, then there are plenty of good options for the visitors. Although it is a small town but there are decent guest houses, resorts, and mid-range hotels in the town, that will offer you all the necessary comforts that you look for.
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