Chandanwari, Pahalgam

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The launching point of a popular religious trek for devotees and visitors alike, Chandanwari features a range of opportunities for discovering the scenic nature of the surrounding valley. Hiking your way up to the mountain valley puts you in great position to begin the famed Amarnath Yatra trek through the rugged landscape. You'll find rocky slopes, scattered trees, and the roiling waters of the Sheeshnag River as you explore the area. Alternatively, kick back with a picnic and soak in the alpine views. Given the right season, you can even join in on a sled ride, an activity relished by many of the valley's visitors. To visit Chandanwari on your trip to Pahalgam, use our Pahalgam family vacation planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    The place is beautiful and if you have got time you can enjoy the trekking in snow, woolen clothes and shoes are available on rent and you can also avail guide services if you wish to have. The road t...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    If one is visiting after Gulmarg at a time when snow is still around, one can avoid it. In general a good scenic place.  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Famous for its Snow Bridge,this location serves as the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra that takes place every year from July to August.This place can easily reached by car or a motorcycle.  more »

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Where to stay in Pahalgam

Take a look close to the central lake for some of the main accommodations in Pahalgam. With views over the water, and in close proximity to the main transport routes and commercial area of the hill station, the hotels and guesthouses here provide a varying range of amenities, but they all represent convenient and comfortable options. Heading out of town to the north, the main road reveals a number of other retreat hotels and resorts, while the river running parallel to the west has a good set of secluded guesthouses and hotels along its banks.
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