Aru is located at a distance of 11 km from Pahalgam. Situated at an altitude of 2408 m, this place offers a magnificent view of the valley. Adventurous tourists can undertake a trek across Lidderwat extending up to the Kolahoi Glaciers. The placement of the site amid lush green grasslands makes it ideal for camping. Tourists can easily reach this place by walking down the valley. Further, adventure lovers can also take up a 3 day trek to Sonamarg with Aru as their base. Hiring a pony is also a suitable option.