Top Travel Attractions in Pahalgam

Ideal for nature lovers, Pahalgam is the top tourist destination in Kashmir Valley. Pahalgam’s major attractions include the sacred shrine of Amarnath, beautiful Aru Valley, Betaab Valley, Tulian Lake. It is also an ideal trekking destination to alpine lakes like Tarsar and Marsar.

About Best Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in Pahalgam

Pahalgam with scenic landscape comprising Himalayan mountains, lush meadows, a gurgling river, and apple orchards make for a nature lover’s paradise. The number of good hotels and resorts amidst scenic beauty also add to the attractions of the destination. The top places to see in Pahalgam are Aru Valley, Baisaran and Betaab Valley.


Aru Valley

Aru Valley is a scenic village overlooked by snow-capped peaks of Himalaya Range.


Betaab Valley

Encircled by mountains featuring deodar and pine forests, Betaab Valley is a perfect gateway to enjoy the heavenly pleasure of Mother Nature.



Chandanwari, situated around 16 km from main Pahalgam, is an ideal stopover to unwind in the lap of nature.



Often dubbed as 'Mini Switzerland' of India, Baisaran is an eye-catching meadow, located just 5 km away from Pahalgam.


Tulian Lake

It is famous for its tranquil environs, blueish green waters and the wonderful sightseeing opportunities it provides.


Sheshnag Lake

Nestled at an altitude of 3590 meters above sea level, Sheshnag Lake is an oligotrophic lake that is home to a variety of fish...


Marsar Lake

An alpine lake situated at a height of 4000 m in Aru Valley, Marsar Lake along with Tarsar Lake, is popular amongst trekkers and adventurers.


Tarsar Lake

An almond-shaped lake in Aru Valley, Tarsar Lake is known for its beauty, and has gained popularity as a trekking destination near Pahalgam.