BEST TIME TO VISIT
APR - OCT
Bordered by the majestic snow covered Himalayas and grassy ridges, Yousmarg is a small hilly meadow set in the heartland of mountains about 47 kilometres away from Srinagar. It is an ideal one day picnic spot for someone who loves nature and tranquility. It is the gateway to a number of potential destinations in its south, west and east including Doodhpathri, Nilnag, and Tosamaidan. It is located at a height of 8,900ft from main sea level. The natural slopes of Yousmarg offer skiing opportunities to experts. School camps and adventure lovers make a week to fortnights stay at Yousmarg for the thrilling trekking routes around. Day treks are mostly preferred by the visitors. It is suitable for honeymooners, as it is the quietest place out of all tourist destinations in Kashmir. Must do; Pony Riding: Local ponies are available for riding to nearby destinations in the meadow. Trekking: Visitors can trek to Tatta Kutti and Sang Safed from Yousmarg but one to start early in the day so that ample time can be spent at the destinations
Exploring the beautiful and eye-catching countryside on a horseback is a popular activity in Jammu & Kashmir. Horse riding is an ancient way of travelling around the gorgeous valleys and hilly places of Jammu & Kashmir. Today, a large number of tourists including the family vacationers and honeymoon couples utilize this opportunity to relish the unmatched natural beauty of the popular tourist attractions as well as some pretty lesser-known destinations as well. The Kashmir region is blessed with various gorgeous destinations like Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Yusmarg, Sonmarg, Kokernag where tourists can enjoy horse rides. In Jammu region, tourists who are visiting Patnitop, Sanasar and Kishtwar are the best tourist places for horse riding.
Surrounded by the Great Himalaya and Pir Panjal mountain range, the serene valley of Kashmir is a home to the people who are trailing in the mountains like a nomad. Being vested with colourful meadows, crisscrossed by streams and dotted with placid lakes, Kashmir enriches the concept of Indian tourism. Further, with its undulated and rocky terrain on the fringes of the lush green meadows, Kashmir is a feast for the eyes. Trekking in Kashmir is as exciting as it turns out to be challenging. Cutting through edges and passing through the rich verdure, en route the narrow rocky tracks, makes trekking tours in Kashmir tricky and dicey. But the journeys wind up framing some of the best lifetime moments scooping the trekkers' gossip.