Gandhak Nag

Gandhak Nag, also known as the "Sulphur Spring," is a quaint town nestled amidst Budgam's serene valleys. It is steeped in history and natural beauty. This charming town, with its picturesque landscapes and peaceful atmosphere, has a story to tell at every turn. This enchanting location is known for its unique geological formations and therapeutic properties, making it a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Gandhak Nag is nestled in the lap of the Shivalik Range, providing visitors with a serene environment. The spring gets its name from the abundance of sulphur in its waters, which gives it a distinct odor and healing properties. The flowing sulfur-rich water creates small pools and cascades. The warm, soothing water is thought to have medicinal properties that can help with a variety of skin and respiratory ailments. Many visitors come here to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of bathing in the natural pools or immersing themselves in the gentle streams. The area around Gandhak Nag is adorned with vibrant flora, including colorful wildflowers and a variety of plant species. The melodious chirping of birds and the occasional sighting of wildlife promote a sense of harmony with nature. Visitors can take leisurely walks along the well-kept pathways to explore the peaceful surroundings and soak up the tranquil atmosphere.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to September
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 41 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway is in Budgam 42 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The distance between Srinagar and Gundhak Nag is 35 kms.
  • Travel Tips: Enjoy the spring, picnicking and photography
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