LIDDER RIVERLidder River is an important river in Kashmir valley of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a 73 km long river that originates from the Kolahoi Glacier at an elevation of 4653 meters and runs through an alpine meadow Lidderwat. It is the second major tributary of Jhelum River, Sind River being the first one. Lidder meets Jhelum in Gurnar Khanabal village at a height of 1615 meters from sea level. The important tourist destination Pahalgam forms the central Lidder Valley as the river cover 30 km area in this tourist place. The color of the water of the river is crystal blue and looks extremely gorgeous. It adds to the beauty of Pahalgam and Aru Valley. This is the river which is best suited for river rafting and trout fishing activities. Adventurous tourists visit the place not only to indulge in these activities but also to feast their eyes with the unparalleled beauty of the Lidder Valley.