Top Tourist Attractions in Doda
Doda is a town and notified area committee in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir‘s Doda district. Doda has an average elevation of 1,107 metres and is located at 33.13°N 75.57°E. With a huge forest area, snow-capped peaks, pristine hiking trails, and the magnificent Chenab river running through it, Doda region is rich in picturesque locations. Despite its great potential, the area provides a range of tourism attractions, health resorts, and exciting hiking trails. Despite the commuting/transportation issues, the neighbourhood has drawn a sizable number of domestic and international visitors.
Doda’s tourism potential is enormous. The beautiful, green meadows of Lal Draman and Dal Draman, with their fir and deodar woods, the pristine Jasmia Masjids and Ziyarats, Vasukinag Temple, the Kailash Yatra, and the Gupt Ganga all draw pilgrims in droves. Doda, on the other hand, is a true delight for adventurers, with its various Hiking, Camping, and Trekking zones of breathtaking natural beauty.
Best Places to Visit in Doda
- Dessa Valley
- Telli Garh
- Jai Valley
Best Time to Visit in Doda
How to Reach Doda
The Srinagar International Airport (also known as Sheikh ul Alam Airport) is the nearest international airport to Doda, at about 230 kilometres. Doda is around 170 kilometres from Jammu Airport (via NH 44, NH 244). One must go by road after arriving in Jammu or Srinagar. From Srinagar, it takes around five and a half hours to go to Doda. Doda is 4 hours distant from Jammu Airport.
Pawan Hans has just established a helicopter service between Jammu and Doda. For bookings from Doda to Jammu, contact the Tehsildar Doda’s office, and for bookings from Jammu to Doda, contact the Divisional Commissioner Jammu/ TRC Jammu’s office.