Flowing through the valleys of Gulmarg is another mountain stream, Ferozepur Nallah, also known as Shinmahinyu. The stream flows between Chinamarg and Nurpur Pass providing a scenic mountain view.
The stream originates from the Ferozepur Peak. It is situated 5 km from Gulmarg. The stream is surrounded by alluring meadows and sky high conifers. In the background, you can admire the snow-capped Himalayan mountain peaks. The sound of the flowing stream mixed with the surrounding nature alike is a fresh break away from the bustle of the cities. Ferozepur Nallah can be your go-to picnic spot, if you’re looking for a place that is serene and beautiful. Mix up your vacation and make it a romantic weekend getaway or just a leisure break. The freshwater is clean enough to drink straight out of the stream. It is also a popular spot for trout fishing. The Nallah provides as the base for the Tosamaidan Trek along with a divine view of the mountain ranges and never-ending lush green valleys. This place is heaven for photography buffs and environmentalists.
Activities to do at Ferozepur Nallah
- Carry a fishing hook and net to catch some trout at Ferozepur Nallah. The place is famous for its fishing spots that make up for fun activities with families and friends.
- Read your favourite book under the canopy of conifers and embask in the blissful environment by the stream.
- Picnic with your family and friends. Get a picnic basket filled with delicious food and enjoy.
- Fuel your photography with the magnificent views in the area. Bring out your best cameras and capture heaven.
Best Time to Visit Ferozepur Nallah
Gulmarg is the most pleasant during summer – March to October – and that is the perfect time to visit Ferozepur Nallah too. Winter is harsh and stone cold with heavy snowfall. Avoid visiting then.
How to Reach Ferozepur Nallah
Located 5km from Gulmarg, you can reach Ferozepur Nallah from Tanmarg or Circular Walk. opt for your own car or taxis that are readily available.