Established in 1979, Budgam district was earlier an important part of the district of Srinagar. This picturesque region shares its borders with Srinagar and Baramullah in north, Poonch in the south west and Pulwama in the south. Budgam offers a host of scenic locales and boasts of a high percentage of untapped potential in tourism. While in Budgam, tourists like to savor the attractions of Yousmarg, Tosmaidan, Khag, Doodpather and Nilnag.
Boasting of the only airport across the Kashmir valley, Budgam is also known for its many bounties at Mt Tatakuti, and Pehjan. Showcasing the many natural attractions of the region in a treasure trove of lush valleys, meandering mountain rivers, green meadows and snow capped peaks—this district is definitely worth a visit by one and all. Its many festivals, regional cuisines and traditional art forms warrant a closer look too!