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Lovely walking area with beautiful view all around

Nice place to have walk and explore the area. This may take 1 hr to 1.5hrs. it is small play area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Where Journey is the Destination

Aru is located 12 km from Pahalgam upstream of river Lidder. This is base camp for trekking to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolkata, India
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Aru Road, Pahalgam, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aru Valley is quite popular among the tourists for its scenic beauty and pleasant environment. Also it’s noted for its scenic meadows. . In Aru Valley there are a number of hotels, restaurants and huts are available for boarding and lodging and it’s quite pocket...More

Thank AmaanArmaanVivek
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road leading to the valley is more beautiful than the valley itself. The road was lined up with beautiful fall foliage. But the destination is awesome and I liked it the most among the three popular valleys that are a part of Pahalgam sightseeing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to have walk and explore the area. This may take 1 hr to 1.5hrs. it is small play area apart from natural beauty.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this to be the most beautiful among 3 local sight seeing points. But we liked Betab valley more. This is also a very good point. the day we went was cloudy -ma be that a reason that we couldn't experience the beauty...More

Thank SonaliS498
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aru is located 12 km from Pahalgam upstream of river Lidder. This is base camp for trekking to Kolhoi glacier and Tarsar Lake. It is advisable to combine Aru Valley with Betaab Valley and Chandanwari. Taxi for all three costs between Rs. 1500 to Rs....More

2  Thank prabirg59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend more time in the Aru valley rather than Betaab valley and Chandanwadi. The beautiful green meadows will leave you under a spell. Cost: Eco will take 1600rs for Aru valey, Chandanwadi and Betaab valley half day tour starting from Pahalgam. You can bargain and...More

Thank iniesta14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to aru valley on 11th oct2018. I already knew we wasted our money as we were talking to driver and getting to know about location. once there we took a 30mins horse ride to aru valley location and yes we were right there...More

Thank karan b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From pahalgam taxi stand one need to book eceo/xylo etc as outside ars not allowed in betaab,aru valley. Eceo charges around Rs 1600/- other car arnd 1800/- for 3 points(half day tour)

Thank Sucheta04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If u r visiting pahalgam, then this has to be a must visit place. when we visited the place the weather was over cast with clouds and a little drizzle. It made it even more beautiful. The only drawback was that the shoes got wet,...More

Thank Shoeb M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Aru does total justice of its name as "The valley of shepherds". An amazing meadow walk till cave and kootpathari takes you to a different world. The valley is pretty serene and you can spend a good amount of time by the river.

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27 July 2018|
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Response from SnowKashmirH | Reviewed this property |
Spend atleast one night in pahalgam : visit Aru valley, betaab vaadi, 1 Night in Gulmarg : Major attraction is Gondola cable car. Sonmarg Srinagar Dal lake , Mughal Gardens, Pari Mahal. Old city down town
22 May 2018|
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Response from Shabbir K | Reviewed this property |
You will be stopped at a place where it is mandatory to take a pony ride All The Way To The Hills. where your car will stopped, there is nothing to see. this thing is done to safeguard the interest of the local people who... More
23 April 2018|
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Response from SnowKashmirH | Reviewed this property |
One car hire sharing taxi from Lal chowk to Anantnag & from Anantnag to Pahalgam any time.