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How To Reach Betab Valley

How to Reach Betaab Valley

Nestled amidst the breathtaking Himalayas, Betaab Valley (also known as Hajan Valley) in Kashmir is a haven for nature lovers and fans of the Bollywood classic “Betaab.” This picturesque valley offers stunning meadows, a gushing river, and snow-capped peaks, making it a perfect getaway destination.

Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you reach Betaab Valley, covering all the important aspects:

Travel options to reach Betaab Valley

Betaab Valley is situated around 15 kilometers from Pahalgam, a hill station in Kashmir.  There are no direct buses or trains connecting major cities to Betaab Valley. So, you’ll need to reach Pahalgam first and then hire a taxi for the final leg of the journey.

By Reaching Pahalgam:


The nearest airport is Srinagar International Airport (SXR). From there, you can hire a taxi or take a prepaid cab to Pahalgam (approximately 3 hours drive).


Jammu Tawi Railway Station (JAT) is the closest major railhead. From Jammu, take a taxi or bus to Srinagar and then on to Pahalgam.


Pahalgam is well-connected by road to major cities in North India. You can drive your own car or take a bus to Pahalgam.


To Reach Betaab Valley from Pahalgam:

Hire Taxi: 

This is the most convenient way to reach Betaab Valley from Pahalgam. You can hire a taxi from the Pahalgam taxi stand. Since outside cabs are not allowed inside Pahalgam, hiring a local taxi is recommended. 

The ride takes approximately 30 minutes, covering a distance of 8 kilometers. Negotiate the fare beforehand, with prices typically starting from ₹1000 for a small car and going higher for larger vehicles.

Important Considerations:


Betaab Valley is open throughout the year, but the best time to visit Betaab Valley is during spring (April-May) and autumn (September-October) when the weather is pleasant. During winters, the valley might experience snowfall, making accessibility difficult.

Opening Hours: 

The valley is generally open from sunrise to sunset. Aim to start your return journey from Betaab Valley by late afternoon to avoid driving in the dark on potentially narrow mountain roads.

Entry Fee:

There’s a nominal entry fee of around ₹100 to enter Betaab Valley.

Additional Tips:

  • While in Pahalgam, consider exploring other scenic spots like Aru Valley, Chandanwari, and Baisaran.
  • Pack comfortable shoes for walking on uneven terrain.
  • Carry light woolen clothes throughout the year, as the weather can be unpredictable in the mountains.
  • Be mindful of the environment and avoid littering.

By following this guide and keeping these tips in mind, you can plan a smooth and enjoyable trip to the enchanting Betaab Valley. Enjoy the stunning scenery, capture breathtaking photos, and create memories that will last a lifetime

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