Situated in the Badgam district, the captivating town of Yusmarg is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is close to the thriving city of Srinagar and is known for its idyllic scenery and picture perfect locales-- that never fail to attract nature lovers, vacationers and photographers alike. The lush green environs of Yusmarg are marked by grassy pastures and dense forests. This scenic location is often used as a popular picnic spot by local families and tourists. Adventure mongers from all parts of the world travel to Yusmarg and make it their base camp for their treks and other activities. One of the oft trodden trekking trails takes enthusiasts to Nilnag, a beautiful town located 4 km away from Yusmarg.
A small lake in the region attracts tourists with as much zest as the frozen lake present in the Sang- E-Safed valley; ten kilometers from Yusmarg. Nestled in the lap of nature, this frozen lake is a popular camping spot and presents a treasure trove of natural beauty to one and all. Horse riding is a popular activity in Yusmarg and enjoyed by tourists of all ages and from all walks of life.