There is no doubt about the fact that Kashmir is called heaven on earth. Because of its incredible beauty and scenic nature you surely will have the best time in Kashmir. The earthy mead blending well with the mountains that have snow blankets all over make the valley’s look more exotic.
It surely is the best destination that has always been grabbing the attention of tourists from long. Talking about some of the beautiful places, probably you all are aware of Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg and Ladakh to name some.
Of course, these are the most beautiful places that you surely would explore when you will go. But there is some untouched beauty too and Yusmarg is one such destination.
Yusmarg is not a resembling of heavenly setting but has the most divine atmosphere which is why; you can have the most amazing time. It lies on the south side of Srinagar at a distance of 47 km from the city. This pristine hill station is known to be a pretty chill in winter and gives the most rejuvenating experience if you visit in summer.
But other than relaxation, it is also an adventurous destination. It is located above the 7500 feet above the rise of sea level and within the range of Pir Panjal Mountains which is why; you will have the most incredible time.
Yusmarg is will never be out of options when it comes to attractions. Now be that the exotic places or the holy shrines, there are so many things you can do here. Dudh Ganga, Nilnag Lake, Sang-e-Safed, Pakharpora Shrine, Tosa Maidan, and Charari Sharief are the more known attractions that are located in and around this place.
How to Reach Yusmarg ?
There is never a hassle to reach Yusmarg because of the convenience of the destination from the main city Srinagar. There are cabs facilities available. Once you get landed on the Srinagar airport, you will find major cabs reaching to Yusmarg directly and that too at an affordable price. But be prepared for the long journey as the trip will take you to the hills and corners of the mountains that might be amazing but can give ride sickness too.
Places To Visit in Yusmarg
As said earlier, there are many popular attractions that you might want to visit. If you want to explore these places you must plan for the trip between May to June when there is no rain and chill breeze but only a pleasant environment. Lusted are some of the places that you might want to add up in your itinerary.
There is a trail of this place which is why tourists usually come here for trekking. This is a deep forest that gives you the most amazing end view of the Neel Naag lake. The pristine blue water with a reflection of a mirror like-sounding is simply marvelous.
If you head to the west side of Yusmarg, in a couple of meters, you will come across Doodhganga. This is a rough river that has some bubbling froth noticeable. The trail is quite simple and convenient for you to walk. You can take a pony ride if you are tired already.
Here the shrine of saint Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din is located. It is said to be an ancient shrine of the valley which is 13 km far from Yusmarg. It is said to be more than 800 years heritage site which is worth having a glance at.
Planning For A Pleasant Stay In Yusmarg
When you plan to visit Yusmarg in Srinagar, you may not see much of the tourist's feet. Well, this is one such place where people only plan to visit on weekends. It is rather a day trip and not more than that. But most people come here for the trekking and camping experience too.
There are different complexes for the stay, cottages and even the hotels in the area that are built within the lush meadows to let the tourists enjoy the lake view with deep pin forest too. Do not worry about the price as the tariff is quite reusable and the rooms are spacious too.
They are well equipped with the extra banners, warmer and heat too which would promise you with the most pleasant experience stay. So let your little soul finds its place in the amazing environment of Yusmarg while having the most incredible stay here.
Well, there are least of the food options here but some stalls that will only serve you the delicious local food. So if you want to enjoy the taste of warmth and love served by the people then surely you can experience one at the stalls where they serve the food in stunning crockery.
Period To Plan For The Trip
Yusmarg is the most amazing offbeat destination which gives the most unadulterated beauty. But here you can have the best of your time for not more than 2 days. Surely far from hustle and bustle f the city, Yusmarg is an incredible place but only for those who come here specifically to meditate and do yoga or want to bust off their stress with ease.
It can be a part of the ideal holiday destination but not the only destination as most of the places of Yusmarg can get covered just in one day itself. When in Yusmarg, you will not have to look for the timing when there will be less crowd as this might be popular but not at the commercial level. That is why the tranquil corners and peaceful spots of Yusmarg belong to you only.
Yusmarg is one of the most photogenic places that you can plan to visit. But it is always better to get the details of the climate before you plan for the trip.
With a serene environment and living people, you will have the most gala time but make sure you don’t forget to carry your camera to capture the snow-clad mountains with towering hills of Yusmarg. It is time to pack all your warm clothes and head for the booking of the next cheap flight.