Pahalgam is a city in India. Heaven on Earth. A Small place of 2-3 km but you can spend a week without getting bored.
Arguably one of the most beautiful places on earth, the town of Pahalgam (Village of Shepherds) offers breathtaking views. One can just relax in one of the many hotels in Pahalgam, or trek on some of the many mountains. One can trek to Lidderwat, Kolohoi Glacier or to Sonmarg. Snow skiing is an attraction during the winter months (from December to late February).
Pahalgam is also the entry point for the famous Amarnath Cave, a holy site for Hindus. There was a conflict recently involving the temple.
Pahalgam has many shops offering all things from Kashmir like, shawls, carpets, clothing with the unique chain-stitch embroidery and farens (long woollen ponchos unique to Kashmir). There are also two banks with atm machines for withdrawing cash.