Kashmir is known as the crown jewel of Indian tourism because of its platter full of natural beauty. This land is compared as the heaven on the earth which is drawing a large chunk of domestic and international tourists for years. One of the popular hill stations is Pahalgam which lies within 45km distance in the district of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir. This hilly hamlet lies at an elevation of 7200 feet on the banks of Lidder River.
Engulfed with lush greens, pristine land, deep green valleys and the famous Himalayan range, Pahalgam is a perfect retreat to your vacation.
Chandanwari, a place near to Pahalgam, is the starting point of famous Amarnath shrine yatra for which the path opens only for a selected time. The hilly town is covered by coniferous type of forests which has some of the rich vegetation in the area. Some of the species found in this region are hangul, musk deer, serow, brown bear, leopard, rhesus macaque, grey langur, Himalayan mouse hare, etc. Some of the migratory birds along with domestic bird species like griffon vulture, monal, snow cock, koklas, blue rock pigeon, Kashmir roller, European hoopoe, jungle crow etc are available aplenty.