Aru Valley Pahalgam Trekking and camping
Aru valley is about distance of 115 km from Srinagar Kashmir 15 km from famous Pahalgam valley,the aru valley has about ninety inhabitants, houses mosly
horse men,the valley is very beautiful with surronding mountains once side jungle and is a protected kashmir wild life sanctuary,kashmir black bear and kashmir brown bear can be seen easy in late season kashmir snow leopards and himalayan wolf localy called tronaz has been seen by the villagers.aru valley famous for trout fishing
The Aru valley is noted for its scenic meadows. It is popular among the tourists for its peaceful environment and scenic beauty. Aru valley is famous for camping ,you can camp around aru valley or take two hours short hike up to kotpather very peaceful place for camping ,another famous place for camping is lidderwat valley five hours hike and take night break in lidderwat valley,some nice place for camping in aru valley are gashran,gerivar along with others trout fishing in lidder rive is beauty in nature, Aru valley has some alpine lakes around for day hikes katrinag lake ,along with others.
The village is a base camp for trekkers to the Kolahoi Glacier, the Tarsar-Marsar lakes and the Katrinag valley. It is also a base for the treks to Lidderwat, Kangan. The Kolahoi is the largest glacier in the Kashmir Valley, and is located near Mt. Kolahoi (5425m), the highest peak in the Valley. A number of hotels, restaurants and huts are available for boarding and lodging.
Aru Valley In winters
when Aru receives heavy snowfall, skiing and heliskiing are practiced. Other popular tourist activities include fishing of trout in the Lidder river, trekking, hiking, horse riding, sightseeing and photography.
Overa-Aru Biosphere Reserve.
The aru valley -Kolahoi Glacier treks -aru valley kolahoi glacier trek takes about 7 days and covers about 70 km. on the Kolahoi glacier the hikers can see the Kolahoi Peak and see the birth of Lidder River. trekkers need two days more for tarsir and marsar lakes trek. other short trek from aru valley is Kashmir Harbhagwan lakes trek ,for reviews read more Contact.
Season: May to October.
Best Treks in Aru valley Pahalgam
Aru valley trekking, Aru valley kolhai glacier trekking, Aru valley sumbal trekking, Aru valley tarsir lakes and marsir lake trek, Aru valley sarbal trekking.