Lidder river is a glacial river in the stunningly
beautiful valley of Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir. The river originates from
the Kolahoi glacier. The picturesque landscapes around and from the river have
made it a popular tourist destination. People are known to travel all the way
to the valley just to catch a glimpse of the lush green scenes around Lidder
river. Many species of fish can also be found in the pristine blue water of the
river. The water from the river is also used for irrigation in the area. You
can also spend time picnicking near the river, sitting amidst the ultimate
beauty of nature.
The Lidder river is your absolute getaway
destination from the chaotic concrete jungle of a world. This is the place
where you can sit back, relax and take in the fresh natural air and slowly
forget about all materialistic issues of your daily life. Take walks along the
banks of the river and focus on the gushing waters for meditative mindfulness.
The importance of the river goes beyond just its
lush greenery. It is also one of the major tributaries of Indus river. Hence,
making it one of the major sources of water in the region of Anantnag. Trekking
is the only way to access Anantnag. The place is also popular for all its
adventure sports like white water rafting, angling, horse riding and fishing.