About Yusmarg Destination in Kashmir

Amidst the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, Yusmarg or the ‘Meadows of Jesus’ is believed to be the place where Jesus once lived. Sitting by the scintillating River Doodhganga overlooking the mighty Sunset and Tatakooti Peaks, Yusmarg offers itself as a perfect tourist destination for all those looking for relaxing and rejuvenating vacation amidst nature.

The Ahmadiya Muslim Community believes, Jesus once walked on the lush meadows of Yusmarg, and thus the name. Yus stands for Jesus and marg means meadow. The locals go on to say, Jesus died at this very place, and his tomb is also situated here, but then it is a much-debated topic. Whatever may be the truth, the fact remains, Yusmarg is a picturesque place and makes an unparalleled travel destination for nature lovers in Kashmir.

Yusmarg has a handful of attractions for sightseeing such as the 600 years old Muslim pilgrimage destination of Charar-e-Shareef, the alpine Nilnag Lake, the picturesque valley and meadow of Sang-e-Safed. There are two more scenic meadows, namely, Lidder Mad and Haigan, en route Sang-e-Safed that make for important attractions in Yusmarg.

While trekking is one option to reach Nilnag, Sang-e-Safed and the two other meadows, a pony ride is another option to these major tourist places in Yusmarg. For the adventure enthusiasts, there are also Doodhpathri and Tosa Maidan treks, which are quite rewarding.

We have for you the best Yusmarg travel guide that lets you plan your trip in the hassle-free way. Get all the necessary information on Yusmarg like where to go, what to see, what to do, how to reach, and when to visit, right here in this travel guide. We also chalk out the finest Yusmarg tour packages for your best holiday experience.

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