Doodhpathri -
Posted 24 Aug 2020 03:58 PM

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Doodhpathri is a tourist destination and hill station in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in Budgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 2,730 metres (8,960 ft) from sea level, and located at a distance of 42 km from state summer capital Srinagar and 35 km from district headquarter Budgam.

Doodhpathri lies in a bowl shaped valley in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, at an altitude of 2,730 m above sea level. It is an alpine valley covered with snow clad mountains and the meadows of Pine Fir and Deodar. The natural meadows, which are covered with snow in winter, allow the growth of wild flowers such as daisies, forget-me-nots and butter cups during spring and summer.

Doodhpathri has no permanent settlement and is inaccessible during winter due to heavy snowfall. In summer shepherds from the plains of district budgam bring cattle for grazing and remain at doodhpathri seasonally for about six months.

Main attraction of Doodhpathri is Tangnar, Mujpather, Dophkhal, Sochilpather, Palmaidan and Parihas.

Tangnar: This place comes on the way 2 km before doodpathri,it is a beautiful place of small valleys with deaodar and pine trees on small hills.

Mujpathri :Mujpathri is a small hamlet 3 km from doodpathri,it is situated on the bank of river shaliganga.

Palmaidan: Palmaidan the name of this place is after the "Big Stones" because there are huge stones all around the ground.It situated at a distance of about 5 km from doodpathri and is the favorite spot of shepherds and cowboys where shepherds and cowboys gather in large numbers in summer and graze their cattle and livestock.It is beautiful place with a small stream running on one side of the ground.The place is rich in deodar and pine trees.

Diskhal: It is a beautiful meadow on the top of the mountain and overlooks the Ashtaar glacier. It is around 10 km trek from Shaliganga Nallah in Dodhpathri.

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