Jammu and Kashmir is often referred to as heaven on earth. Known for its breathtaking landscapes and dreamy weather, Jammu and Kashmir draws in tourists from all over the world. It is home to stunning lakes, snow-clad peaks, lush green meadows and majestic valleys. One such valley which will take your breath away with its unparalleled charm and natural beauty is Aru. Destinations like Srinagar and Ladakh are famous all across the globe, but not many tourists have set their eye on Aru Valley yet. This makes it all the more special. Located in the Anatnag district, just 12 km from Pahalgam, Aru Valley provides landscapes of heartwarming meadows, serene lakes and mammoth mountains. If you plan to visit Kashmir, then you must not miss the Aru Valley. (ALSO SEE Breathtaking Photos of Anantnag District in Jammu and Kashmir Show Why This State is Called Heaven on Earth) Here are some marvellous photos of Aru Valley that will help us make our point.

Morning View of a town at Aru Valley near Pahalgam

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Greenery at Aru Valley near Pahalgam

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Gushing river in Aru Valley with views of Himalayan mountains

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Bright day at Aru Valley

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Winter scene in the village of Aru, in the Lidder valley of Kashmir near Pahalgam – Aru is a popular base camp for treks to the Kolahoi Glacier

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Aru Valley is a pristine scenic village situated in the region of Trans-Himalaya surrounded by pine and coniferous forests

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View of Lidder on the way to Aru Valley

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Aru Valley with snow-clad mountains in the background

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Aru Valley landscape near Pahalgam

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A town at Aru Valley near Pahalgam

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Beautiful house in Aru

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Himalayan river passing through Aru Valley near Pahalgam

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Tempted to visit Aru Valley yet?