Nagmarg: Bandipora's celestial picturesque destination
Post by Shafat Malik on Sunday, October 23, 2022
Lush green meadows, beautiful pastures, emerald green forests and mist-clad mountains are just a few details that make Nagmarg one of the most charming and enchanting places in North Kashmir's Bandipora district.
It is a beautiful place where people can spend some 'me' time in the lap of nature. A beautiful and charming unexplored tourist destination, Nagmarg is the perfect place to spend some time close to nature.
Situated 30 kilometres from district headquarters, Nagmarg is a much-deserved escape from the hustle and bustle of the city where one can enjoy the upswing of fresh air, and bring a lot of peace, solace, and healing to the soul.
Although it enjoys a peaceful and serene ambiance but experiences harsh weather conditions as in winters, temperatures fall to as low as -8°C however summer season is ideally suited for travellers who love exploring the area, capture magnificent sights in-camera lens, and are perfect for engaging in diverse thrilling and adventure-based activities.
Nagmarg is one among seventy five tourist destinations recently identified by the J&K government because of it's historical, picturesque beauty, and cultural significance.
Soon after it's inclusion in tourist destinations, J&K tourism sought applications from residents of the area for homestay registration thus creating employment opportunities in one of the most far flung area of the district.
The place has been witnessing good number of tourists after getting figured on tourism map with locals thronging the area for trekking, horse riding, sports and many other activities.
The district administration has scheduled a festival in Nagmarg in the upcoming days to showcase adventure potential and the true essence of Nagmarg.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora said officials have been stressed on proper promotion of the festival to achieve the ultimate objective of making Nagmarg one of the most beautiful tourist destination.
He said govt intends to develop Nagmarg at par with other tourist destinations in valley as it has huge potential to attract tourists which needs to be fully explored.