There's never a day neither a season when Gulmarg ceases to be beautiful. Nestled in the Pir Panjal Range in a cup-shaped valley, this surreal tourist destination in the Valley of Kashmir is indeed where the gods would also love to visit. Dubbed one of Asia's best skiing destinations, Gulmarg is a charming travel place that is adorned with lofty snow-capped mountains, lush greenery, small lakes, and a large variety of flowers. Gulmarg offers an inviting vibe and make you fall madly in love with this slice of paradise.
The serene and scenic Gulmarg is an add-on to the charm of Kashmir Valley. Translated as the 'meadow of flowers' this beautiful travel attraction is eye-candy for tourists, and a warm hug for every nature lover. Gulmarg, which sits 51 km away from bustling yet beautiful Srinagar is an obvious choice for tourists seeking a holistic experience in Jammu & Kashmir.
Encircled by the lofty Himalayan Peaks; lush undulating meadows adorned with daisies, forget-me-nots and buttercups (in spring and summer seasons); verdant forests of pine and fir; and tiny gleaming lakes, Gulmarg is everything a nature lover anticipates on his trip. The town also offers a breathtaking view of Nanga Parbat (8126 m), which is situated in Gilgit, Pakistan and Harmukh (5142 m), located in Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir. Gulmarg is primarily famed as one of the best skiing destinations in Asia and number one skiing resort in India.
Here, the travellers can savour the experience of gliding down the fine gradients covered with powdery snow which ideal for skiing and snowboarding (winter season). However, many travellers also visit Gulmarg to have an experience of golfing in the highest green golf course (2650 m) in the world. This fantastic place to visit is also home to one of the highest cable car projects at 3979 m between Kongdoori and the shoulder of Aparwahat Peak.
Nestled in the lap of nature, Gulmarg, apart from being an adventure destination, is an ideal place to just be. Yes, this little town is dotted with attractions like St.Mary’s Church, Baba Reshi Shrine, and Maharani Temple/Shiva Temple which make for some great sightseeing options, but what this tiny little magical place offers the best, is reclusion from the hullabaloo of the city life. Inarguably, Gulmarg makes for an incredible travelling destination for honeymooners, families, as well as solo adventurers, who can utilize some alone time to bond with each other and nature.
Offering unsurpassed skiing opportunities and a rendezvous with nature, Gulmarg is the best place to visit in Kashmir Valley. Visit Gulmarg to capture the best of nature in your lens, seek blessings of the almighty, rekindle the romance, and play golf at one of the highest green golf grounds.
Gulmarg and all the jewels of Jammu & Kashmir tourism promise a holiday that you will never forget. Choose from our wide array of Jammu & Kashmir tour packages that are designed keeping your interest and budget in mind and make holiday here an even more unforgettable experience.
Inviting those who want to satiate their appetite for adventure and those looking forward to reconnect with nature, Gulmarg is a tourist destination you must visit. This place to see in Kashmir also offers some incredible accommodation ranging from luxury to budget category. No matter where you stay in Gulmarg, an impressive view and unmatched hospitality is guaranteed.