The Aru Valley
The majestic valley looks spectacular with the snow-capped mountain peaks and several base camps organized here. It is a village which is full of things to discover and if you love trekking then is the right stop to make in your trip to Pahalgam. The view of Kolahoi Glacier along with facilities available for horse riding, trekking, hiking and much more with surrounded lush greenery surely provides n unique experience overall. During the winter season the place looks more awe-striking with completely coverage of white snow in the entire village.
The Kolahoi glacier
This unique hanging glacier is located over the Liddar river and is highly cherished for its scenic view and picturesque landscapes found here. The glacier indeed serves as a great way to know about the true beauty of Pahalgam in depth and you can reach this destination spot via trekking. There are also other facilities available like horse riding for you to easily reach here. If you opt for trekking to this majestic place then it is highly advisable to go with an experienced trekker as the route to the Kolahoi glacier can really be very challenging much challenging to go through.
The Amarnath yatra
It is one of the main reasons for many tourists especially worshippers flooding the beautiful region of Pahalgam. The Shravani Mela which gets organised here during the month of July is highly visited by many devotees and from July to August is the only time when you can visit the Amarnath caves. The Hindu shrine is believed to be one of the most sacred ones found and inside the cave is an ice stalagmite which is formed due to the water drops from the roof and it is considered as a Shiva Linga. The cave is around 130 ft high.
The Mamleshwara Temple
The renowned Hindu shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the famous pilgrimage sites ion the region. The temple is made of stones and was built by King Jayasima. Thousands of devotees of Lord Shiva visit this unique temple and it’s awe-striking intricate carvings and architecture gets highly appreciated by many. As per the belief the temple is constructed at the exact space where Lord Ganesh sat near the door for guiding it for Goddess Parvati. The holy shrine inside the temple complex is totally covered with gold and is known for its uniqueness.