River Lidder is a snow-fed river which originates from the glaciers in the high mountains of Pahalgam
, a town of Jammu and Kashmir
. This river is the main source of water supply for the town of Anantnag
and to its nearby areas. Some of tributaries of the River Lidder are the streams of Aroo and Chandanwari. The area situated on its bank is called the
, which includes the town, Pahalgam. This valley is surrounded by mountains and glaciers and is enriched by many streams.