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Yusmarg - Trek The Beaten Track


Yusmarg, situated at a distance of around 50 km from Srinagar in the district of Budgam, is a town known for its beauty. The place is located at an altitude of 7500 ft above sea level in the Pir Panjal Mountain Range. A perfect destination for nature lovers, Yusmarg, gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy panoramic views of valleys, peaks, and grassy meadows. Visitors here can also indulge in activities like trekking, skiing, and pony riding. Nilnag, located at a distance of around 4 km from the destination, is a starting point for treks here.

Tourist Places In And Around Yusmarg

Nilnag Lake, Mount Tatakuti, and Sang-e-Safed are some of the popular tourist attractions of Yusmarg. Known for its beautiful blue-water, Nilnag Lake is also considered as a fantastic picnic spot. Mount Tatakuti located at a height of 15,500 ft above sea level can be reached on foot or pony rides from Yusmarg. Sang-e-Safed is an oval-shaped meadow that is ideal for picnics. Travellers can also spot the beautiful meadows of Haigin and Liddermar, while on the way to the site.

How To Reach Yusmarg

Yusmarg is easily accessible via airways, railways and roadways. The closest airbase to Yusmarg is the Srinagar Airport, which is well connected with major cities of India like Shimla, Chandigarh, Mumbai, and Delhi. The nearest international airport to the destination is located in Delhi. The Jammu Tawi Railway Station is the nearest rail link to Yusmarg. Regular and direct buses for Yusmarg are easily available from Srinagar.

Yusmarg Weather

The region of Yusmarg has a sub-tropical climate. The place experiences mild summers and chilly winters accompanied by little snowfall. The best time to visit the place is between May and August, during the summer season, and October to March, during the winter season.

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How to Reach Yusmarg

  • By Road
    Buses for Yusmarg are easily available from Srinagar, located at a distance of 47 km. Tourists can also take buses for Srinagar from Delhi, Jammu, Chandigarh, Leh, and Pahalgam. The J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&KSRTC) bus services from Jammu which are reasonably cheap and comfortable can also be availed for Srinagar.
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  • By Train
    The railway station nearest to Yusmarg is the Jammu Tawi Railway Station located at Jammu. It is well connected with cities major cities such as Bangalore, Delhi, and Chennai, among others. Travellers can directly hire taxis or take buses to Yusmarg from the railway station.
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  • By Air
    The Shiekh ul Alam Airport popularly known as Srinagar Airport is the closest air base to Yusmarg. The airport is well connected with important cities of the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, and Shimla, among others. The nearest international airport is to Yusmarg is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. It is located at a distance of around 876 km from Srinagar. Taxis and buses for Yusmarg can be hired from the airport.
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