Doodhpatri: A new travel destination in Kashmir

A new travel desired destination Doodhpathri in Budgam district has been introduced in the Kashmir valley from efforts by the tourism division of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. Doodhpathri is positioned in the central Budgam district at an altitude of 8,957 feet earlier mentioned sea level. It is located at a length of 42 km from Srinagar and 22 km from the district headquarters, Budgam.

A lot of great areas have not been explored in the Kashmir valley as a end result of which Doodhpathri (valley of milk) has been launched as a travel location. In accordance to a local, Manzoor Ahmed, the renowned Kashmiri sage Sheikh Alam Sheikh Nooruddin Noorani prayed in this article and when when he was seeking for water in the fields to pray, he hit his adhere on the ground and milk came out. It was reported that the milk turned into drinking water that commenced flowing in this extensive industry of grass and for this reason the title of the put was go through as Doodhpathhri. The h2o flowing in the Doodhpathri plains is nonetheless flowing there and seems to be milky from a length. This drinking water is extremely chilly all over the calendar year.

The green grass on the large plains and the silver streams flowing around the substantial boulders incorporate to its beauty. The full region is a landscape of grassy slopes with a range of vibrant bouquets. The famed Tusamidan is located to the west of Doodhpathri.

Dudhpathri is geographically situated in the PirPanjal vary of the Himalayas, protected with snow-capped mountains and grasslands of pine and deodar. Normal grasslands, which are lined with snow in winter, let for the expansion of wildflowers this sort of as daisies and buttercups all through the spring and summer time. Doodhpathri has no long-lasting settlement and is inaccessible in winter because of to weighty snowfall. In summer season, shepherds from the plains of Budgam district bring cattle for grazing and keep seasonally at Doodhpathri for about 6 months.

Not too long ago a pageant was organized here by the govt throughout which hundreds of travelers frequented this vacationer place. The people dwelling in the bordering regions expressed their gratitude for the introduction of this spot on the map and mentioned that it has now presented them with work possibilities. A overseas vacationer named Manoj Kumar described Dudhpathri as ‘Mini Kashmir’ and stated, “there are numerous vacationer places in Kashmir which require to be introduced on the vacationer map and was happy to see Dudhpathri getting formulated as 1.” (ANI)

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