Gulmarg – The Meadow of Flowers

Golmarg is a municipality, a hill station and a skiing spot, situated at Baramula district in Jammu and Kashmir. Gulmarg literally meaning “The Meadow of Flowers”. The Gulmarg is the most famous for its natural slopes for Skiing in the World. The place gives many breathtaking scenic, calm environments where Gulmarg looks like a fantasy set in a film and without hesitation I can say that it has been the venue of Many Wollywood Movies.

All around in Gulmarg you will be found snow capped Himalayan Mountains, and on the clear day anyone can view Nanga Parbat is one direction and Srinagar is opposite direction. Gulmarg has few wonderful tracks in worldwide which accessible in the summer season. December to earlier march, the skiing season starts there.

From Tangmarg, there are two way to reach Gulmarg. One is steep footpath and a winding sealed road is another. You can use Pony track from Gulmarg.

Gulmarg

Main Attractions of Gulmarg

Khilamarg is smaller valley 6 km away from Gulmarg bus stand and car parking. The Meadow, carpeted with colorful flowers in the spring season and is offered to view an eye-catching scenic of surrounding peaks of the Kashmir valley.

Alpather Lake is situated 13 km away from Gulmarg. The Lake is frozen until end of June and sometime later in the year.

Skiing of Gulmarg is so famous in the world due to natural slops for skiing. The best time for skiing is December to April months.

How to Reach

By Air: Srinagar is the nearest airport at the distance of 55 km.
By Bus: From Srinagar, one can get bus and Taxi to reach Gulmarg.

 

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