Tourism in Shopian
A charming and enchanting meadow, which is 8KMs from Aharbal. Though there is no motorable road to meadow however ponices can be hired to reach to the lap of nature.
A great deal of significance lies in the form of MUGHAL ROAD, a highway of great historical importance across the Peer Panchal ranges. The Mughal Emperors after whom the road is named, used to visit the Valley via this route through the apple town of SHOPIAN. A sarai( resting place) at SHADIMARAG is still witness to the grandeur of Mughal carvans passing through this road.
About 12 kms from Shopian, commands a beautiful scenic view. The place is situated on the historical Mughal road and is accessible by car or a bus.
The Konsarnag Lake is situated in the Pir Panjal range at a height of 4000 meters above sea level to the south of Shopian. It is about 5 Kms. long and 3 Kms. wide and is the source of the river Vishav. It is at a distance of 34 Kms. from Shopian. In circumference, is shaped like a human foot and is believed by the Hindus to be the foot of Vishnu and is so called Vishnu Pad also. Its blue, rippling water reflects the lofty snowy peaks surrounding the spring.