Located about 4,200 meters above Mean Sea Level (MSL), Apharwat Peak is the best location for winter activities in Kashmir. With snow covering the peak most of the year, it makes a perfect location for skiers and snowboarders every month. From beginner skiers to advanced ones, all of them are fond of this place during winters. However, in summer, lush greenery blooms, creating conditions for perfect horseback rides through the mountains. Another interesting fact about the Apharwat Peak is that the Line of Control which divides the Indian and Pakistan Controlled parts of Kashmir, is barely a few kilometers from the peak.
Known for: Snow activities and horseback rides.
How to reach: Situated near Alpather Lake in Khilanmarg.
Approximate Cost: Free
Precautions: There is extreme weather during the winters so all activities may not be available. Also, reaching this place depends on weather conditions as well; it may not always be possible.