Things to do in Pahalgam
Go for the Adventure of River Rafting River Rafting is usually done on the gushing water of the Lidder River from April to September. Depending on the levels, sports lovers have three options to choose from:
  • Lidder joy ride - a 2.5 km ride.
  • Lidder long ride - a 5 km ride.
  • An extra-long ride - up to 8 km.
Each course consists of grade II to III and IV rapids, respectively.

The rafting starts at the Langanbal Bridge and finishes at Ganeshpura for 8 km, which takes about 45 minutes to complete. The further trip takes you all furthermore downstream. Many agencies conduct rafting. But the most challenging rafting experience is found at Zanskar River, which has a spectacular course through gorges between the Zanskar Mountains and between Padum and Nimu.
Ski the Pahalgam's powder Skiing in the snowy terrain of Pahalgam is a delightful experience. After Gulmarg, this place is one of the best options to ski the slopes in a chilly winter season.

Aru, located near Pahalgam center, is a privileged ski area. The magical scenery and peaceful environment make skiing an absolute enjoyment.

Every year, a grand snow festival is organized in January and February. Many adventure activities like horse riding, skiing, and sledding are part of this event.
Nigeen Lake
Trek the Himalayas Pahalgam has numerous trekking trails and is the base camp for countless trekkers. Lush green and high mountain ranges, lakes, and pristine meadows make the Pahalgam region suitable for all types of trekking.

The best time to go trekking in Pahalgam is from April to June.
Consider trekking:
  • Tarsar Marsar Lakes - 4 to 7 days
  • Kolahoi Glacier Trek - 8 to 9 days
  • Pahalgam to Sonmarg - 6 to 7 days
  • Opt for short and day treks as well
Tulip garden Srinagar
Take up sports - Golfing One of the favorite golf destinations in Kashmir, Pahalgam, is an 18 hole golf course that lies amidst snow-capped mountains and lush green forests of Pahalgam.

When established in 1915, it was a nine-hole golf course, later developed to 18, with a newly established zoo in the background, which adds to the charm of this place.

This golf course has different levels of elevation to create a challenging game, and it offers challenges that test the skill and patience of the players. So while you try your hand at golfing, trust your swing.