Amarnath is the holy shrine of Hinduism mentioned in early Hindu Scriptures like Mahabharata and Purana. Amarnath is located in desolate Himalayan Mountains yet it has picturesque beauty of Himalayan Peaks, Glaciers, Lakes and Pastures which grown only in summer.
Amarnath Cave is a natural cave in which Amarnath Shiva Lingam forms every year during summer. It is believed that Sage Bhrigu discovered the Amarnath Cave. Pilgrimage to Holy Amarnath Cave is 5000 years old .
Amarnath Jyotirlingam also called Shivalinga is one of the 12 most revered Jyotirlinga in India . Amarnath Jyotirlinga forms naturally every year in Amarnath Cave when the glacier melts.
Shesh Naag Lake
Shesh Naag is the mythological Lake where Shesh Naag ancient mythological serpent in Hindu Mythology who is considered mightiest among all snakes and believed to hold earth on its broad hood. Sheshnaag Lake is the freshwater lake with high quality of water. It is one of the Best Tourist Attractions of Kashmir.
Lidder River appears blue in color due to its pure water. It joins the Jhelum River. It is a soothing experience to travel in line with blowing River Water. The Lidder River flows through the entire valley passing several natural landmarks and tourist spots, including Aru, Pahalgam, Betab Valley, and Akad.
The Lidder Valley formed over millions of years by erosion and deposition of Lidder River. Lidder Valley is formed by the Lidder River. Pahalgam is the important destination in the Lidder Valley.