Aru Valley

  • imagePahalgam
  • Jammu & Kashmir

About Aru Valley in Pahalgam, Kashmir

Aru Valley is a famous tourist place in Jammu & Kashmir located in the Anantnag district around 12 kilometers from Pahalgam. Tourists are attracted towards it because of its lush meadows, pristine lakes & mountains, and it also serves as a base camp for trekking to the Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake.

It is an attractive tourist place to visit during your holidays in Kashmir not just for the gorgeous views, but for the various activities which you can enjoy here. During winters, when it’s covered with snow, it becomes a famous destination for skiing & heli skiing.

Top Things to Do in Aru Valley

Some of the top things to do in Aru Valley are:

  • Horse rides
  • Enjoy a picnic
  • Skiing & Heli skiing
  • Photography
  • Fishing in the Aru River
  • Sightseeing

Best Time to Visit Aru Valley

July to September is the best time to visit Aru Valley, since it’s great for sightseeing at this time. To enjoy skiing however, plan a trip to Aru Valley during the winter.

How to Reach Aru Valley?

Aru Valley is located almost 12 kilometers from Pahalgam, and it takes 30 minutes approx. to reach it. You can hire a taxi or any other private vehicle from Pahalgam to reach Aru Valley.

Entrance Fee

You will have to pay Rs. 25 per head to enter the valley.

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