Pehjan

The charming village of Pehjan is a hidden treasure that is just waiting to be found, tucked away amid Budgam's breathtaking scenery. In the shadow of the Himalayas, Pehjan is an alpine pasture located roughly 25 kilometers from Khag. This picturesque location has a rich history that dates back many centuries. Pehjan's tranquil atmosphere is one of its best features; it's ideal for people looking for comfort in the embrace of nature. Encircled by verdant vegetation and undulating hills, the village emanates a serene aura that enchants the spirit. A massive rock with seven Pinus trees atop it, known locally as Satte Yaeer, is seen on the route to Pehjan as the miracle of Sheikh ul Alam Sheikh Noor Din Noorani. In addition, another Pinus tree that has been placed atop one of the large stones, known locally as Palle Yaeer, is also regarded as his miracle. From here, one can see Wular Lake. For adventurers, Pehjan offers thrilling activities such as trekking, camping, and river rafting, allowing you to immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the Kashmir wilderness. Don't miss out on visiting the historic ruins scattered throughout Pehjan, each of which tells the story of a bygone era and ancient civilization. Explore the ruins of ancient temples, forts, and palaces to uncover the secrets of Kashmir's rich history. Whether you want to find solace in nature's embrace or learn about Kashmir's fascinating history, Pehjan has something for everyone. So pack your bags and set out on a journey to this hidden gem, where every corner is full of beauty, charm, and adventure.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to September
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 37 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway is in Budgam 32 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The distance between Srinagar and Khag is 39 kms. From Khag, Pehjan is less than an hour away.
  • Travel Tips: Trekking, camping and scenic walks
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