Apharwat Peak

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About Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg

The lofty Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg is the longest ski slope in Asia and the major tourist attraction. With an altitude of 4390 m, Apharwat is the most eye-catching peaks in Gulmarg and the second phase of Gulmarg Gondola (cable car) connects it with Kongdori Valley. It takes 12 minutes by ropeway to reach this majestic peak which not only offers great skiing, sleighing, and snowboarding opportunity to adventure lovers but also excellent views to savour.  The famous Ningle Nallah also originates from this popular place in Gulmarg and is a delight to see.

Visiting Timings

9 AM to 7 PM

Entry Fee

There is no entry fee to the peak but one has to pay for the cable ride which is INR 900.

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Best Time to Visit Apharwat Peak


If skiing, snowboarding or heli-skiing is on your mind, the best time to visit Apharwat will be winter season. In case, you just want to enjoy the Gulmarg Gondola ride to Apharwat, the ideal time would be between March and October.

How to Reach Apharwat Peak?

The cable car ride or Gulmarg Gondola is the best way to reach Apharwat Peak. The second phase of the cable car project connects the peak to Kongdori Valley by a 12-minute ride.