Nestled in the himalayan range in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, is the beautiful valley of Pahalgam. My visit to Pahalgam was a part of my whole Kashmir itinerary and this happened in the month of May,2016. This is one of the perfect times to visit the serene valleys of Kashmir. I along with my parents reached Pahalgam from Srinagar a day earlier. The journey took around 5 hours with lunch stop in apple valley. At this time of the year, only apple trees can be seen, but no apples–alas!! 😦 . By late afternoon, we checked in to our hotel booked by our travel agent. The beautiful Lidder river can be seen flowing by the side of our hotel. It was so peaceful to hear the gushing sound of water all throughout 🙂 . We had our dinner and went for a good night’s sleep to be fresh next morning for our tour.
“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks”~~~John Muir
Through this post, I am going to take you on a journey up in the hills in the state of Uttarakhand, to a place less explored, to a place which is truly divine, to a place which radiates peace. This is Deoria Tal, a lake located in the upper crest of Rudraprayag, in the lap of nature. Continue reading