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    Best time to Visit Gulmarg: Whole Year

    Category : Adventure: Skiing

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Address : Gulmarg

    Description

    Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination.
    The name Gulmarg, means the Meadow of Flowers; and this beautiful place lives up to its name.

    Gulmarg is a popular destination both in summers and winters.
    In summers, tourists flock the city for its beautiful flowers and splendid natural beauty. And during winters skiing enthusiasts rush to Gulmarg, as it is considered to be one of the prime skiing destination of India.

    Cable car ride, Pony rides, Trek to Khilanmarg, Ski at 4390 meters Height are some of popular things to do in Gulmarg
    The Gondola in Gulmarg, is the world's second highest operating cable car.

    Gulmarg is situated in the Pirpanjal range in the western Himalayas.


    Gulmarg Snow Festival:
    Gulmarg Snow Festival is a two-day long celebration organized every year by the J&K tourism ministry. The aim is to attract tourists from all around the world and showcase the enchanting valleys through various sports and snow activities. The snow sporting activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snow - sledding, ice skating are the popular ones.


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    Gondola Cable car ride / Gulmarg Gondola

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    Gondola in Gulmarg is the world's second highest operating cable car. The Gondola ride gives you the most extravagant views of Gulmarg and Khilanmarg combined.
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      Skiing

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      During winters skiing enthusiasts rush to Gulmarg, as it is considered to be one of the prime skiing destination of India. Skiing at 4390 meters height is definitely an memorable experience to be felt in Gulmarg.
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        Golf course

        Entry Fees :₹ 800 Time To Visit :08:30 am – 10:00 pm

        The Golf course of Gulmarg is considered to be the highest in the world and longest in India. Situated at an altitude of 8700 feet above sea level, it offers beautiful views of the surrounding peaks.
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          Khilanmarg

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          Khilanmarg is a beautiful paradise that is located at 6 kms distance from Gulmarg. The place gets filled with colouful flowers in summers and turns into skiing destination during winters. Trekking to Khilanmarg is among the famous activity.
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            Kongdoori / Kongdori Maidaan

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            Kongdori is known as the skier’s paradise.
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              Afarwat / Apharwat Peak

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              Apharwat Peak is a summit, situated at a height of 4,390 metres above the sea level, in Gulmarg. It receives heavy snowfall and remains covered with snow for much of the year, and offers as one of the best snowboarding and skiing spots in India. It lies in the second phase of the Gondola cable car ride from Gulmarg and reaching the peak is dependent on the weather conditions. Another notable feature of this peak is that, the LOC (Line of Control) is barely a few kilometers away from here.
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                Alpather Frozen Lake / Alpathar Lake

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                Alpather Lake is situated admist magically surrounding. It lies surrounding mountains, meadows and on the bottom of Apharwat Peak. It is considered as one of the best place for photography. You can opt for a pony ride from Gulmarg to reach this place, through the snow tracks. It is among the popular one day trek from Gulmarg (13km).
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                  Babareshi / Baba Reshi

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                  The sacred shrine of Babareshi near Bandi Bala is another attraction in Gulmarg. It is the mausoleum of Baba Payamuddin (Pam Din) also known ad Baba Reshi.
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                    St Mary Church

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                    St. Mary Church is towards Gulmarg Golf course. This ancient church has a splendid architecture and offers beautiful views of the surroundings.
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                      Pony rides

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                      There are dedicated pony tracks near the Gulmarg road.
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                        Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary / Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve

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                        It is the home to many exotic and rare species of the world including musk deer, snow leopard, etc.
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                          Ningli Nalla / Ningle Nallah and Ferozepur Nallah

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                          The duo of Ningle Nallah and Ferozepur Nallah are two mountain streams flowing through the lush green valleys. It is considered as one of the best place for trekking, camping or picnic in Gulmarg. The Ferozepur Nallah is also a famous for trout fishing.
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                            Strawberry Valley, Gulmarg

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                            Strawberry Valley at Gulmarg is a place where many Bollywood movies were shot. You can taste the fresh strawberries during summers.
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                              Shiv Mandir / Maharani Temple

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                              The Maharani Temple at Gulmarg is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This red-rooftop temple, along being a sacred place, is also famous for being shot in many Bollywood movies. The temple was built by Queen Mohini Bai Sisodhia, the wife of the erstwhile ruler Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir; hence it gets its name as Maharani Temple or the Rani Temple.
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                                By Air
                                The nearest Airport for Gulmarg is Srinagar Airport (56 kms)

                                By Train
                                The nearest rail head is Jammu Tawi Railway Station (290 kms)

                                By Road
                                Gulmarg is well-connected with the major cities of the state - Jammu and Kashmir.
                                There are some direct buses are run from Delhi to Gulmarg.

                                You can book a Gulmarg sightseeing tour from Navigers, and have your private vehicle for your entire Kashmir holiday.