The paradise on earth and the favorite destination for the yester year Bollywood movies Pahalgam is located about 95 Km from the capital city of Srinagar. Pahalgam is situated at an altitude of about 2200 m in the Lidder Valley. Pahalgam has enchanting natural beauty with exquisite panoramic view. The cool climate is absolutely fascinating in Pahalgam therefore it is also known as a calm health resort and is famous worldwide for its beauty. Pahalgam is surrounded by high peaks of mountains. You can either track or go riding in a horse to enjoy the natural beauty of pahalgam. You can also enjoy fishing at Lidder nalah after taking permission. There are many hotels in and around pahalgam to meet your requirements. You can also book Kashmir tourism huts situated amidst lush green deodar and pine trees.
Dal Lake is the most beautiful lake in Srinagar. The length of the famous Dal Lake is 6 kms and breath of 3 kms. It is only 2 kms from the main city of Srinagar. There are number of small islands, floating gardens, house boats, Shikaras and hotels inside the Dal Lake. The water of the lake is very clean, cold in summers and warm in winters. The Dal Lake is surrounded by beautiful, Deodars, Chinars, mountains from all the sides. Nehru Park is the fun center of the Dal Lake on the north side of the Gagriwal at the foot of the Shankaracharya Hills. The Park was built in remembrance of Jawahar Lal Nehru and is an ideal place for an evening stroll under the illuminating lights.
The beautiful Gulmarg is also known as Valley of Flowers. Gulmarg is a lovely Alpine Treat for the visitors situated about 50 kms from Srinagar at an altitude of 2750 meters. The natural beauty of Gulmarg is amazing and the lush green fields with different types of gorgeous flowers, Deodars in the surroundings are truly hypnotic. You will find the world’s best golf course here in Gulmarg. Winter sports are also organized here in Gulmarg. The green Gulmarg in summers and white Gulmarg in winters are treat to watch. Gulmarg Gondola the rope way in Gulmarg is the highest gondola in the world. The Gulmarg Gondola takes you to the peak of the snow clad mountain. Make sure that you purchase your Gondola tickets in Srinagar itself at the tourism office because the queue for the Gondola tickets is too long in Gulmarg.