Glimpse of Activities

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    Horse Riding

    From AlpineInn you can take Hourse Ride to Aru, Chandanwari, Pahalgam, Betaab Valley and other adjacent places of interest.

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    Pahalgam besides its beauty is also known for the world famous golf course. The membership of the golf course can be obtained by golf club at Pahalgam which is very near to AlpineInn

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    Besides Golf this place is heaven for rafting/canoeing lovers PDA hold rafting tournaments every year on the banks of lidder river just opposite AlpineInn

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    Pahalgam is heaven for trekers and mountainers accross the globe people come here for Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, treking etc.

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    Both Alpine Inn and Pine Valley Resorts are ideal locations for site Camping

Local Entertainment at Alpine Inn Pahalgam

Horse Riding

Ponies can be hired directly or through the Tourist Office. Tariff boards are displayed at all important locations.


The Lidder River has excellent fishing beats for brown trout. The fishing season stretches from April to September. Permits are issued, for a maximum of three days at a time, on a first-come - first-served basis and are charged on a per day per rod basis. Fishing equipment can be hired in Srinagar. Live baits and spinning is not allowed. For permits contact the Directorate of Fisheries, Tourist Reception Centre, at Srinagar. and  at Fishries office at Phalgalagm or through your tour operator.


Pahalgam Golf coursePahalgam has now one of the most  modern Golf courses of international standard which was upgraded recentlya nd with  faculties for international standard golf. It is located at walking distance form town and is surrounded by lush green forsts and commands an open view of Phalgam valley and mountains near and distant.  Golf sets and other facilities can be availed on spot .


Pahalgam is renowned as a tourist destination in which one can enjoy the sports Golf. It has a nine hole golf course located at the top of the Pahalgam valley perched at a height of about 2400 meters above the sea level. The golf course is in the vast expanse of large plain region. This plateau region is ideal for working out best golf play.

The golf club is well equipped with all necessary facilities for interesting golf plays. Equipments and golf caddies are available on rent. Golf can be played in this Golf course on an hourly basis after paying necessary fees. The golf among the natural setting of snow capped Pahalgam is really a worthy experience to remember for long time.

Pahalgam Club, located just outside town on bank of Shesnag stream of Lidder river was probably one o fthe best spot of tourist interest.Unfortunately the whole  building complex burnt down few years back and now work is in full swing on the construction of new Club building complex with all modern facilities.The site is wast area of lush green land in terraces bedecked with flowers and one of the stream water flowing right in middle of the garden of the Club making it an ideal picnic spot or even for relaxing while sitting on the river bank with views of mountains forests and snow peaks .

Pahalgam, originally a shepherds' village, is naturally known for products made of wool. Rugs like Gabbas and Namdas can be purchased from local shops and even from hawkers.

There are shops including government Khadhi Shop selling various items of kashmiri handicrafts form wood carvings to exquisite shawls and rugs etc. Hawkers hanging around parks, hotels, lodges and guest houses also sell handicraft items including mainly shawls

For such purchases it is better to have some knowledge about what is being offered, so as to buy a quality product and seeks a proper guarantee form the seller.


Besides Golf this place is heaven for rafting/canoeing lovers PDA hold rafting tournaments every year on the banks of lidder river just opposite AlpineInn - (Note: Now Rafting takes place now at Yaner below 15Kms)

rafting at pahalgam

Activities at PineValley Resort

Why Stay at Pine Valley Resort?

Here are some of the reasons

Short Walks/Hikes From Pine Valley Resort

Guests staying here can specifically enjoy the short walks/hikes up to nearby old Mandlan and Satmargh meadows.

Old Mandlan is where people of present Mandlan (on Phalarm Aru road) used to live some 50 years back. There are still ruines of old houses, lush green terraces, walnut trees and a nearby stream gushing down through the forest form top of snow peaks. From here the view of Pahalgam Valley, Lidder River and distant snow peaks is simply awesome.

The walk to Satmargh  is an easy walk through forest, leading to the beautiful meadows of  overlooking Aru Valley. Here nomads (Gojrs) live in mud huts during summer on the bank of  stream flowing down the snow covered mountain nearby .

For longer walk- there is Dod pathri meadow and there from  one can cross to Chandanwari  and  come back to Pahalgam.

Aru (5 kms from here) is a mini valley with open views and meadows on all sides, inhabited by a village. There are facilities for eating as well as some huts, lodges and few hotels .Guests can visit Aru and be back in afternoon /evening by car or make it a day walk.

From Aru (5 kms ahead) one can visit the spring of Qatar nag which is done in one day  using horses.

Chandanwari and Baisaran  at distances of 21 and 11 kms respectively,can also be visited in a day using a vehicle right from here to these places.

Long Treks

The  trekking routes to Kolie Glacier, Tarsar and Marsar lakes start from Aru-hence Pine Valley Resort can be an ideal staring place for such treks as well as other treks to Amernath , Baltal as well as to palces like  Padam and Zanskar.

Pahalgam offers exciting trekking opportunities, the best known being: Pahalgam - Chandanwari- Sheshnag- Panchtarni-Amarnath Cave-Kolohoi Glacier-Tarsar, Marsar.

We provide ample guidance for short and long tours including treks to major trekking places around Pahalgam like Kholie Glacier, Tarsar, Marsar Lake & famous Amarnath trek.

List of some of the  activities:

  • Trekking / Hiking / Mountaineering
  • Rafting / Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Camping
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing
  • Skiing / Snowboarding

Descriptions of places and sites:

Six Day Tour:

  • Day 1 Pahalgam to Aru 12 km
  • Day 2 Aru to Lidderwat 12 km
  • Day 3 Lidderwat/Kolohoi Glacier 13 km
  • Day 4 Lidderwat to Pahalgam 24 km
  • Day 5 Sekiwas to Khemsar 10 km
  • Day 6 Khemsar to Kulan 10 km

Prior arrangements can be had from JKTDC at Srinagar or various tour operators in the valley. Trekking can also be undertaken to Kolohoi Glacier which is very beautiful via Aru village.


  • Alpine Inn is an amazing place. Beautiful Ambience. The staff Tariq, Fayaz and Mushtaq are very friendly they took proper care when one of us was hurt. They cook amazingly, their hospitality is fantastic and excelent food! Overall they where "Fabulous". The hotel was like a home away from home. All of us have fallen in love with the hotel and the place. Keep it up.

  • Beautiful Ambience on the bank of river. comfortable huts a warm and friendly experience both Tariq and Fayaz took care as family members and served us delicious food and other facilities. we will visit here next year with other members Fallen in Love with Pahalgam which is realy heaven on earth and Alpine Inn. All the best InshaALLAH you progress a lot in life :-)

  • Rooms were clean and warm. Staff is Excelent and service was superb. Food was mind blowing. The whole experience was very good. Happy to stay in Future as well. Excelent Place.

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