Tosamaidan | The King of Meadows

By | March 18, 2021

Tosa Maidan

Tosa Maidan is meadow in khag tehsil of Budgam district of Jammu and geographic region.Tosa Maidan isn’t only known as a pasture but also for its historical background. finite by dense forests, it’s located about ten kms from Khag within the mountains of the Himalayan range of mountains chain mountain chain chain of mountains range. after crossing the higher mountain reaches of Drang, Zakhora and different tiny villages, one reaches the pasture of Tosa Maidan.

It’s said that Tosa Maidan is one in every of those pastures which the shepherds of different neighbour countries also used to visit in earlier period. The Mughals used to visit Poonch using this route. it’s said that that they had made a seven-storeyed building – Dam-Dam – here.

The Basmai Gali(13,000 ft) is the pass which leads into Tosa Maidan. Another pass – Poonch Gali – on its right facet leads to the valley of Poonch. This pass was deemed to be the safest, easiest, and nearest to reach Punjab in earlier period. From here, a path also leads to Nilnag.

Tosa Maidan is the largest pasture in its surrounding areas, three miles in length and 1.5 miles broad. Sky-touching deodars fence this pasture presenting a read of a green carpet in summer. during the summer, the camps of the Gujjar community and shepherds with their grazing sheep in the pastures gift a interesting image. Also, the fragrance of wild flowers refreshes the full surroundings.

How to Reach :

The nearest airport is the Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport (Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir). Tosamaidan is at a distance of 70 Kms From this Airport and it takes about 2.5 hour by Car or Taxi. Tosamaidan is easily accessible from Budgam in under 2.5 Hours by car or Taxi via budgam.

  • Budgam to Beerwah or Budgam to Arizal
  • Beerwah to Arizal
  • Arizal to Drang
  • Drang to Sitharan
  • Sitharan to Tosamaidan.

Tosamaidan is easily accessible from Srinagar in under 2.5 Hours by car or Taxi via budgam. Another route is from Srinagar Gulmarg road,the route starts from

  • Srinagar to Magam.
  • Magam to Khag via Aripanthan total distance about 50 km.
  • Khag to Sitharan
  • Sitharan to Tosamaidan.

The second way to reach tosamaidan is:

  • Magam to Arizal 
  • Arizal to Drang 
  • Drang to Sitharan
  • Sitharan to Tosamaidan.

Places to visit in Tosamaidan

Tosamaidan Starts after Sitharan. In Tosamaidan there are unlimited places to see here is a list of some places:

  • Dam-Dam

Tosamaidan starts from Dam-Dam. It’s name is Dam-Dam because of The Mughals had made a seven-storeyed building – Dam-Dam – here. 

  • Sheikh-Ul-Alam. The shrine of Sheikh Ul Alam (RA).
  • Tile-Khal
  • Kabad Koout
  • Gujjar  Bakhi
  • Gat-Marg
  • Drang Dam-Dam
  • Dung River (Gouh Aar in Kashmiri)
  • Old City of Kashmir
  • Lal Shah Alam
  • Kadli-Bal
  • Nagi Bal
  • Haffas
  • Barghah
  • River
  • Ship Nag (Spring)
  • Shifa Nag

There are many other places to visit but these places are beyond the mountains some of them are as:

  • Chine Marg
  • Red Ways
  • Gade Taar
  • Damam Sar 
  • Bandry Sar
  • Hokhe Sar

Many more we will update them as soon as possible. 

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Questions and Answers

Tosa Maidan distance from Srinagar?

Tosa Maidan falls in district Budgam of Central Kashmir its 45 km from Srinagar to Drung (tehsil Khag). This distance can be traversed by vehicle.

Srinagar to Tosa Maidan?

  1. Tosamaidan is easily accessible from Srinagar in under 2.5 Hours by car or Taxi via budgam. Another route is from Srinagar Gulmarg road,the route starts from
  2. Srinagar to Magam.
  3. Magam to Khag via Aripanthan total distance about 50 km.
  4. Khag to Sitharan
  5. Sitharan to Tosamaidan.

Tosa maidan dam-dam building?

Tosamaidan starts from Dam-Dam. It’s name is Dam-Dam because of The Mughals had made a seven-storeyed building – Dam-Dam – here.

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