The valley of Aru is a tourist spot. This valley is more peaceful and less commercial hence the best place to visit if you are in search of peace.
Almost at a distance of 12 km from Pahalgam, this beautiful place is surrounded by the mountains of the Himalayas and the hilltops of Zanskar. The valley is popular among the tourists, as hundreds of tourists visit here every year and enjoy the best moments of life here.
The valley is surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks and hilltops. The green lush meadows, the lakes, and the gushing water streams add more beauty to this place. The valley lies on the banks of the
Aru River hence is named the
The valley is a base camp for the trekkers to
. The road of Aru Valley
leads to the lakes of Tarsar-Marsar and the Katrinag Village. The Kolohoi Glacier is the largest in the valley.
Visiting Aru Valley should be on your list if you are planning your
trip to Kashmir. The best time to visit here is in the months of summer as the weather remains moderate. There are numerous hotels, lodges, and huts built near the Aru Valley that you can get for the night stay under the
package booked from Duke Kashmir Travels so that you can enjoy your best time here.
There are numerous tourist activities that one could enjoy here in the Aru Valley. Fishing of the best trout fishes from the Lidder River, hiking through the hilltops of Aru Valley, trekking, horse riding, and photography are some of the activities that one could experience here. In winters, skiing and ski-skiing are also performed here, for this area receives huge snowfall during winters.
Another attraction to this place is Overa-Aru Biosphere Reserve. It is a wildlife sanctuary that holds the level of the home to many rare and endangered species.
How to reach:-
Traveling from Srinagar will take you almost 2 hours and 50 minutes that covers a distance of almost 100 km.
From Jammu to Aru Valley the distance is almost 266 km and will take you almost 8 hours and 15 minutes.
From Pahalgam, it will take you only 26 minutes that is almost a distance 13 km.