Seshnag, famous for a gorgeous lake that resembles a mythical snake with seven heads, is a popular nearby Pahalgam. Scenic beauty of this place is beyond words.
Besides this, you can head to Panchtarini, where five streams meet. This place is about 40 km from Pahalgam.
Sonamarg, about 42 km from Pahalgam, is other interesting place nearby Pahalgam. It’s surrounded by splendid glaciers and serene lakes, and offer enchanting scenic vistas.