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Gulmarg Vacation, India

GulmargOften treated as a day trip way from Srinagar, Gulmarg, the huge grassy, cup shaped meadow, ringed by for fir trees and snowy peaks merits much more. Gulmarg has been a most favored resort since the Raj. The best feature about Gulmarg is that from any point here you can see the whole undulations and breathe fresh mountain-fresh air.

Watch Out ...
Ring Roads
Gulmarg has plenty and nothing to watch at the same time. There is a 7 km walk called as Inner Ring Road that you can stroll on foot.

Skiing
If Gulmarg deserves its place in the sun, it is because of skiing. Besides it gentler slopes it has a option for slaloming down from the Gondola car at Kongdor. There is a great wealth of Ski gear on hire.

Golf
The golf course here, said to be the highest in the world, was the venue of prestigious state championship until 1990. You can have a game of golf at the golf club.

Treks
Gulmarg's highest peak, the Affarwat to the west, used to be popular for trek. High up in the massifs lies a seldom visited mountains, lakes half dozens called Alpathar. You might come across the frenetic rush of Cable Cars from Gulmarg to Kongdor.

Temples
One distinctive rooftop in Gulmarg is the Maharani Temple,seen peeping out of the Hindi Film Songs of the sixties. Next to that there is a hugely popular shrine called as Baba Reshi where you can catch out the daily sights of people of Kashmir.

Changing Doors !!!
Pahalgam- 153 kms
A humble shepherd's Village at the confluence of two streams at 8,975 ft. Pahalgam grew to be one of the most popular tourist resort through seventies and eighties. Every year Pahalgam plays host to thousands of pilgrims to the natural ice lingam in the Amarnath Cave.

Srinagar- 57 kms
Mughals emperors called it paradise and no songs in Hindi films of the sixties and seventies were considered incomplete without a prance through Srinagar's gardens and lakes. Some of the famous gardens of Srinagar is Chasmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar Garden.

Essential Facts
  • Nearest Airport is located at Srinagar, 57 kms from Gulmarg. The closest railhead is located at Jammu and if you wish to travel by road then keep fetching NH 1 connects Jammu City with Srinagar, through Banihal Tunnel.
  • You can travel to Gulmarg throughout the year.
  • Tourist Office J&K Reception Centre, Srinagar.
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