Chandanwari is located 15 km from Pahalgam. It will take 35 minutes to reach Chandanwari. The road passes through old Pahalgam town with traditional Kashmiri houses. At your right side Lidder river will be flowing and you will be passing through hills and bend roads. Many waterfalls will be there at both sides of the road. These falls are created by melting ice from the snow peaks. Lidder river will be flowing from Chandanwari towards Pahalgam. There is a small market where all essential items including medicines are available. You can get some few camera accessories and batteries for your gadgets in this market. Usually this market became more active before Amarnat Yatra which starts from end of June or July and continues till end of August.
At the end of the market there is a big Ice glacier here with a thick layer of ice . Water flows below the glacier. This is the ideal spot for tourist to enjoy snow even in end summer. Local made sledge is available here for skating over the ice.