New beautifully furnished guest rooms
feature comfortable beds and the most spacious floor plans. Our rooms
are well-suited to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers.
Hotel Grand Akbar - the valley of shepherds is situated at a height of
7200 ft and is about 100kms distance from Srinagar ( Nearest access to
the air port) sprawling amidst the confluence of river Lidder, Pahalgam
is Kashmir's most popular & picturesque resort.
Hotel Grand Akbar hotel and Pahalgam are synonymous, established in 1931
and spread in about 2 acres, the hotel has acquired a name for its
rejuvenating ambience, hospitality and a wholesome tasty cuisine. There
are 20 suites and 25 double bedrooms located in different blocks, with a
splendid view of the river lidder and snow clad mountains. Film goers
recognize the hotel instantly as it has been very popular with the
industry. A number of movies have been shot in the hotel itself.
Amarnath Pahalgam is also the starting point for darshan to Amarnath
cave. It is the traditional route and it takes about 2 days to complete
the journey either by foot or by pony.
All arrangements for treks and sightseeing can be made through the hotel
itself. Pahalgam Hotel ensures that your stay will be a memorable one!
Facilities and Services
At Hotel Grand Akbar, We make you feel at
Home! Hotel Grand Akbar provides all the Modern Comforts with Latest
facilities to all its customers. We make sure that your stay is one of
Located with un-interrupted view of
mountains and river Panorama
Color TV Entertainment for you leisure
Telephone (EPABX) facilities in room
Well appointed rooms with modern
Un - interrupted hot & cold water
Free car parking facility & taxi
Choice of Indian, Continental & Chinese
Packed Lunch, Group Lunch, Picnic & Trek
18 hole Golf Course nearby
Kashmiri Wazwan available on advance
Barber & Masseur service
Outdoor camp fire & folk music
In an unlikely event, Doctor on call
Amarnath Ji Yatra arrangements
Pahalgam is situated 95 kms east of
Srinagar. It is a beautiful resort at confluence of Lidder river and the
Sheshnag lake. The landscape is marked by steep hills, lush forests and
the cascading Lidder river. Extremely popular with tourists, it is an
important trekking base. One can trek or hire a pony to some of the most
exotic locations -like, the vast meadow of Baisaran, surrounded by
thickly wooded pine forests and scenic picnic spots like Hajan and
Chandanwari. Chandanwari, is also the starting point of the journey to
the Amarnath Shrine which takes place every year in the month of
July/August. 11 kms. from Chandanwari is the mountain lake of Sheshnag.
Pahalgam is located in the western part of the state of Jammu and
Kashmir, in the northern region of India. It is located at an altitude
of 2130 m above sea level amidst the great Himalayan range. It is
positioned beside the Liddar River, in the Liddar valley. Pahalgam is 95
km east of Srinagar. The weather in Pahalgam is alpine. Summers
(April–June) are mild while winters (November–February) are cold. It
experiences rains between July and September. It experiences heavy
snowfall from December to February.
Around Pahalgam, there are locations which
are about a day's trip away. Some of the popular ones are:-
Aru - (It is accessible
by road) a sleepy village 10 kms from Pahalgam, is a picturesque
meadow. One can see waterfalls on the way. It is also the first step
on the way to the world famous Kohlai glacier. From here one can
also trek to Tarsar, Marsar lakes or Sonamarg
Chandanwari - ( 16 km
away, accessible by road ) is the starting point for the annual
Amarnath Yatra. It has a snow bridge over river Sheshnag. One can
sledge over the snow bridge. One can go upto Sheshnag lake in a days
Baisaran - ( 3 kms
away, accessible by pony, also motrable ) is a lush green meadow
surrounded by thick forest. One can trek upto Tulian lake
from here (a day's trip).
Dabian & Kashmir Valley -
(accessible by Pony only) Known as mini Switzerland, it takes
you on a hill top with a breath taking view of the entire valley.
Circut road - (
accessible by road ) it is a stretch of 6 Km's. It takes you through
the hutment area. A very beautiful drive.
Shikergah, and Mahabaleshwar -
is an ancient Temple which dates back to 14th century which
can be travelled on foot or pony.
Martand Temple - ( A
days trip by car ) It is one of the three Sun temples in India. A
Kokernag, Achabal & Verinag -
(A day's trip by car) A trip to where river Jhelum originates
and beautiful gardens along the countryside.
Golf - A new 18 hole
golf course is coming up which will be one of the most scenic
courses with refreshing view of pine trees. It will be of
international standards & on the lines of Royal Spring golf course
River rafting -
Pahalgam offers white water river rafting in the river 'LIDER" during
April to August.
Trout Fishing -
Pahalgam is angler's paradise with brown & rainbow varieties of trout
for fishing. Around the vicinity in Pahalgam one can visit Pahalgam
Club which has lovely lawns, Bobby hut, Poshwan Park which means
Garden of flowers & Lavender Park.
Amarnath Pahalgam is
also the starting point for darhan to Amarnath cave. It is the
traditional route and it takes about 2 days to complete the jouney
either by foot or by pony. All arrangements for treks and
sightseeing can be made through the hotel itself. Hotel Grand Akbar
ensures that your stay will be a memorable one.
Air: The nearest
airhead is Srinagar (95kms).
Rail: The nearest
railhead is Jammu (395kms).
Road: There are State
transport buses from Srinagar. One can also hire private taxis.