Location: About eleven kilometer upstream Lidder, Aru Valley is an entrancing tourist spot in the Anantnag District of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located around 12 km away from Pahalgam town and 11km from Lidder River.
Description: Tranquil environment and scenic beauty of Aru Valley makes it very popular among tourists. Captivating meadows of this village are world famous. Rich in treasure of refreshing lakes, high rise peaks and verdant meadows, Aru Valley is an astonishing place where you can enjoy not one but many activities, like horse riding, sightseeing and photography. Tourists can also enjoy fishing of tout in Lidder River located nearby the Aru valley. During your journey you can visit beautiful Aru River, a tributary of Lidder River. You can also capture the captivating views of vast landscapes, snow capped mountains and lush green forests for lifetime in your camera shots. The restaurants, hotels and huts situated in the village have rustic charm and are perfect for boarding and lodging. You can enjoy a cup of famous tea, Kahwa, in the huts to experience the complete flavor of magical village lifestyle.
Activities: Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy camping, trekking, skiing and many more activities only in Aru valley. It is a base camp for trekkers, leading to Kohlang Glacier, Tarsar-Marsar Lake and Katrinag valley.