About Yusmarg !
Yusmarg, is situated in the district Budgam which lies in the Western part of Kashmir
province it is 47 kms away from Srinagar and stands at a height of about 2396 mts
above sea level. Also known as the "Meadow of Jesus" as it is believed
that when Jesus came to Kashmir it was Yusmarg where Jesus stayed.
Must visit destinations:
- Yusmarg : Yusmarg is incredibly perfect destination for trek lovers;
a 4 km trek to Nilnag could prove an adventurous and unforgettable experience to
its visitors. Besides that a trek to lake "sang e safed" which is 10 kms
from Yusmarg is pretty amazing as most of its portion is covered under the thick
ice layer throughout the year.
- Tsrar-e-Shareef : is just another place which has a huge contribution
in making Yusmarg a famous destination among tourists. It's a shrine which is dedicated
to "HAZRAT SHIEKH NOOR-U-DIN NOORANI", also known as Nund Reshi, was a sufi saint
who preached Islam in Kashmir valley, he is revered by the people of all faiths,
people from all over the world pay a visit to this shrine to seek his blessings.
Offered Sports :
- Trekking as mentioned above is one of the amazing sports that Yusmarg
thrills it's visitors with, a quiet huge meadow filled with grassing cattles, Tosa
maidan is pretty famous place for trekking that makes it's visitors leave with adventures
and new amazing experiences.
- Skiing is yet another sport offered by Yusmarg to tourists, professional
skiers, and students who visit Yusmarg for training purposes, as its glorious slopes
are perfect for skiing and can be an ideal place for amateurs who want to learn
- Horse Riding in Yusmarg especially can be amazing experience for
one because of the natural and soft slopes, and reasonable rates that they offer
as compared to other tourist attractions in valley.