Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: A new tour vacation spot Doodhpathri in Budgam district, has been introduced inside the Kashmir valley from efforts with the aid of the tourism department of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory.
Doodhpathri is placed inside the critical Budgam district at an altitude of eight,957 feet above sea level. It is placed at a distance of forty-two km from Srinagar and 22 km from the district headquarters, Budgam. Many precise places haven’t been explored inside the Kashmir valley, due to which Doodhpathri (valley of milk) has been delivered as a travel destination.
According to a local, Manzoor Ahmed, the well-known Kashmiri sage Sheikh Alam Sheikh Nooruddin Noorani prayed here, and as soon as he became attempting to find water inside the fields to pray, he hit his stick on the floor, and milk came out. It turned into said that the milk became a water that began flowing on this massive discipline of grass, and subsequently, the call of the place was read as Doodhpathhri. The water flowing inside the Doodhpathri plains continues to be flowing there and appears milky from a distance. This water could be very cold at some stage in the year.
The green grass on the tremendous plains and the silver streams flowing over the large boulders add to its beauty.
The whole location is a landscape of grassy slopes with a range of colourful flora. The famous Tusamidan is situated to the west of Doodhpathri.
Dudhpathri is geographically placed within the PirPanjal range of the Himalayas, including snow-capped mountains and grasslands of pine and deodar. Natural grasslands, which are included with snow in winter, allow for the growth of wildflowers consisting of daisies and buttercups for the duration of the spring and summer seasons.
Doodhpathri has no everlasting agreement and is inaccessible in wintry weather because of a heavy snowstorm. In the summertime, shepherds from the plains of Budgam district deliver farm animals for grazing and stay seasonally at Doodhpathri for about six months.
Recently a competition was organized here with the aid of the government for the duration of which loads of tourists visited this traveller spot. The human beings residing in the surrounding regions expressed their gratitude for the creation of this area on the map and said that it has now provided them with employment opportunities.
A foreign visitor named Manoj Kumar defined Dudhpathri as ‘Mini Kashmir’ and said, “there are numerous tourist spots in Kashmir which need to be introduced at the vacationer map and was glad to look Dudhpathri being evolved as one.”