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Lidder River is famously known as Lidder River in Urdu. It is 73km in length and flows through Kashmir region of India. The water of river lidder is majorly used for irrigation purpose with the help of various canals. The most famous canal amongst them is shah kol. The water of the river is also used for drinking purpose after going through numbers of water treatment plants. There are various kinds of fishes present in the water of river. In fact certain fisheries plants have also been built at the side of the river. Some of the most commonly found fishes in the water of river lidder are rainbow trout, brown trout, anyour and shuddgurn.
River lidder gives rise to lidder glaciers. It mainly originates from kolhoi glacier where it meets gurnar khanbal village situated at the height of 1615km. The river flows via lush green peaks of fir and runs south wards via lidderwat (an alpine medow).
Sindh River and Neelam River are the major tributaries of river lidder.
How to Reach (Air, Rail and Road)
In order to reach river lidder one needs to first reach Jammu and Kashmir via airways.
There are number of trains which follow direct routes to Jammu and Kashmir.
After reaching Jammu and Kashmir, one can opt for roadways for reaching Kashmir. After reaching Kashmir, one can hire a bus to pahalgam or directly to river lidder. The river is located at a distance of 73km from pahalgam. There are number of direct buses which travel from Kashmir to river lidder.