Holiday Trip in Yusmarg

Explore the Nature with Exciting Yusmarg Holiday Packages

Yusmarg or Yousmarg is a beautiful hill station, located in the western part of Kashmir Valley of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This place is situated 47 KM south of Srinagar, the summer capital of the state. In Kashmiri language, Yusmarg literally means "The Meadow of Jesus". It is believed by the natives that Jesus came to Kashmir and stayed at Yusmarg for a while. Yusmarg is laced at the bank of Doodganga River, which is a stream of Jhelum River. It is a popular tourist destination, cuddled within the magnificent Pir Panjal peaks, a sub range of Himalaya. This place is situated at an altitude of 2396 metres above sea level. The great green meadows offer a great scope for adventure tourism with varies activities such as fishing, horse riding, skiing (during winter) and nature photography. Whatever may be the reason of your Yusmarg travel, choose any Yusmarg holiday package offered on
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Best Sightseeing Places in Yusmarg

Planning a Yusmarg vacation and wondering which places you must see, just read on:

Pakharpora Shrine:
It is district pilgrimage in Yusmarg and reckoned as the holy mausoleum of Syed Balkhi. During the Urs celebrations, this place is flocked by thousands of devotees. Pakharpora represents a unique picture with rare trees in the premises, which are not found anywhere else in whole of Kashmir..
Constructed to commemorate Sheikh Noor-ud-din (Patron saint of Kashmiris), Charar- i-Sharief is the oldest sacred shrine in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is a 600 years old wooden shrine that tells an array of historic saga. This shrine is revered by both Hindus and Muslims of Kashmir.
Dudh Ganga:
The white foam formed by the unbridled gushing of water, gives Dudh Ganga its name. Flowing through high altitude peaks, the river provides a picturesque view to be savored. This place is a perfect place for angling and trout fishing. Also, Dudh Ganga is the haven for adventure and leisure seekers alike. Trekkers set out for popular treks in Sang-e-Safed Valley, Romesh Thong, Tatakoti and Sunset Peak after camping at Dudh Ganga.
Nilnag Lake:

It is a high altitude lake nestled amidst dense pine forest. The sparkling blue water of this lake and pictorial surrounding with soaring pine trees as well as snow-capped mountains magnify the natural beauty of the region.

Other Adventure Activities:

Yusmarg offers a great scope for adventure tourism. Therefore, you can enjoy various adventure activities such as horse riding, skiing during winter and photography.

Best Time for Holidaying in Yusmarg

The Yusmarg region experiences a sub tropical climate. This place enjoys mild summers and chilly winters accompanied by little snowfall. Therefore, the best time to visit Yusmarg is between May and August (during the summer season) and October to March (during the winter season). Thus, as per your choice make Yusmarg tour.

Must Buy Things from Yusmarg

Yusmarg is more of an adventurous and major hill resort, thus it doesn't offer much scope for shopping. If shopping is what you're looking for, then you can for shopping in Srinagar, as there are plenty of shops to buy exciting stuff there and just 47 KM from Yusmarg. Some of the famous shopping areas are, Lal Chowk, Polo View and Badshah Chowk best places to buy great items. So, don't forget to get some unique souvenir of your Yusmarg trip back home.

Explore Options to Reach Yusmarg

Before booking your Yusmarg holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Srinagar airport is the closest airport to Yusmarg. You can hire local taxis or cabs from airport to reach this hill station.
By Train
In order to reach Srinagar by train, you can reach either Jammu Tawi or Udhampur railway station. The stations are well connected with different parts of India. From here, taxis, private and the state government buses to reach this magnificent destination.
By Road
To reach Yusmarg, you can utilize the state bus service of Jammu and Kashmir, which is very well-connected from all major cities and towns. There are regular and direct bus services from Srinagar to Yusmarg (1 or 2 hr drive). You can also hire private taxi from Srinagar.
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