This is a famous place for fishing which is about 50 Km from Srinagar. It is a place that is less known to the tourists. It is a beautiful little area which is worth a visit. It is located in Budgam district and is very popular among people who like fishing. It is said that the cattle grazing in the meadows of Doode e Pather, produces rich milk in large quantity , this is the reason for naming this valley as "valley of milk" Doodh e Pather. The shepherds from different areas travel to this place along with their cattle's and stay there for days together. This area also connected to Gurez valley on its north. A flowing river surrounding this area with soft wind passing through the pine trees of the enclosures of the valley. This place if often referred as "VALLEY OF MILK" due to its high produces of milk. A State of Art Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) is coming up at a cost of Rs. 3.27 crore at Virgin Tangnar, Doodh Pathri tourist destination would be commissioned within next few months. This basic tourist infrastructural facility shall give a major boost to tourist influx to Doodhpathri, known for its virgin natural beauty. It is said that the cattle grazing in the meadows of Doode e Pather, produces rich milk in large quantity , this reason it is called the ‘valley of milk’ Doodh e Pather. The shepherds from different areas travel to this place along with their cattle’s and stay there for days together. This area also connected to Gurez valley on its north. A cup of tea with snack at tea stalls run by local people during the season at the main meadows could become your most pleasurable drink. A full day tour to Doodh e Pather with some packed lunch will definitely be a bonus of your visit to Kashmir. Famous Places Muje e Pather A picturesque sparsely populated village, which also serves as base camp to the main destination ‘Doodh e Pather’.The farms and streams make this spot worth stopping at, for while. Khan Saheb The shrine of Hazrat Syed Saleh Khan RA who was born in 11th century, migrated his family from a place presently in Pakistan over to Kashmir valley and became the disciple of Baba Naseer-ud-Din a prominent seer of the times. Khan Saheb meditated in the cave where the shrine has been built today. Few kilometers from Budgam town ,the shrine falls on the way to Doodh e Pather. Shrine of Shamas Faqir RA A noted saint and poet of Kashmir, born in 1832 Chinkra Mahal, Srinagar.Shamas Faqirs has given valuable collection of poems that depicts purity of soal and closeness to Almighty. Though he was an illiterate but his poiems have become a part of rich Kashmiri literature. One of his famous couplets is; “Makko Madinas bar chi wathiya,neer e latea ruaf karan” The doors of Meccas and Madina are wide open, oh my, friend came out and Sing.Shamas Faqir gave up domestic life and used to live and meditate in mountains and far off villages, he died in 1901 near a village in Budgam. Getting There The daily local bus service is available only upto Khan Sahib, tourists are advised to hire taxi from Srinagar. From Khan Sahib to Doodh e Pather road remains closed during the winters.Travel Agents assistance is recommended for all inclusive tours. Where to Stay There rented accommodation available in Doodh e Pather, for a night stay one has to get sufficient tented accommodation. The villages near gogjipather 5km before Doodh e Pather could be used as guest houses with prior arrangements with the local. Travel Agents assistance for organized all inclusive tours is recommended.
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