Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Homestay offers cosy Double Bed accommodation with all guest-friendly amenities. The decor with sooth your taste. One can experience near luxury living yet in a Homely atmosphere.The surrounding area would make our guests sit sit back and relax amidst the beautiful valley during their relaxing weekend. The Homestay offers 8 Deluxe Double Bed rooms which can accommodate 16 guests. The Homestay provides pick and drop facility, in-house food, sight seeing arrangements with friendly tour guides all at very nominal reasonable charges with free car parking, doctor on call and 24 hrs hot water.
1 night minimum stay
No parties or events Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon) This is a home given out to our guests. All I ask is to treat the home like you would do your own.
Value for Money
Pahalgam is a place of scenic beauty with a flowing river Lidder.Our homestay offers well furnished double delux room where guests can relax and enjoy.
Pahalgam is a tourist town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination and hill station. Its lush green meadows and pristine waters attract thousands of tourists from all over the world each year.Lidder river originates from Kolhoi Glacier near Sonamarg and gives rise to LidderValley. It runs southwards through the alpine meadows of Lidderwat in region of Aru, from which it got its name. It covers 30 kilometres before reaching Pahalgam where it the major tributary of East Lidder from Sheshnag Lake.Pahalgam is famous for its scenic beauty and is the jewel of the picturesque Liddar valley located in the high Himalayas. It provides an ideal setting for activities like hiking, trekking, and fishing. It is also the starting point of the annual pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath.
The area holds a rich cover of vegetation, the dominant forest consisting of conifers which account for over 90%. The principal species are Cedrus deodara, Pinus griffithii, Abies pindrow, Aesculus indica etc. The major shrubs are Indigofera heterantha, Viburnum spp., Sorbaria tomentosa etc. the ground cover is very rich and dicotyledonus herbs dominate: Rumex patientia, Primula spp., anemone spp., etc.
There are many species of rare, endangered and protected species. The main species are hangul, musk deer, serow, brown bear, Leopard, rhesus macaque, grey langur, Himalayan mouse hare, etc. Wild bears still roam much of the area, and local villagers are on constant alert for their presence. Due to the constant threat of illegal border crossings, the Indian army is always patrolling the area and is on constant high alert. As the local population cannot carry firearms, this has saved the bears from being hunted to extinction. With the abundance of fresh trout in the rivers and local farm animals, they have plenty to eat. Monkeys also populate the area. The area houses a good population of pheasants and upland birds apart from other species, both resident and migratory. The common birds are griffon vulture, monal, snow cock, koklas, blue rock pigeon, Kashmir roller, European hoopoe, jungle crow etc.
Kolohoi Glacier, situated up the Lidder Valley, just below Kolhoi Peak is currently a hanging glacier. It is accessible from Pahalgam via Aru and is known to have extended for at least 35 kilometres (22 mi). According to the mountaineers from Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering, in 2008, the glacier receded by half since 1985 and it is not safe to study because it is hollow and has 200-foot-deep (61 m) crevices.
Betaab Valley is a valley located 15 kilometres from Pahalgam. The valley got its name from a Bollywood movie Betaab that was shot here.
Sheikhpora is a small hill village located on Apple valley Road (from Bijbehara to Pahalgam). The village is famous picnic spot, because of its breathtaking scenic beauty and surrounding panoramic view, where one can have an eye on the Holy Shrine of Aishmuqam.
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