Gulmarg - The winter destination
Updated: Jan 14
Gulmarg if famous for its winters here you can enjoy cab car ride, Skiing, ATV ride.
Gulmarg is one of the most popular skiing destinations in India that has got absolutely stunning beauty along with the picturesque landscapes. The snowfall, the panoramic mountains, the valleys, and everything is just beyond perfect. It is a sure-shot summer getaway for people who like chilling winters.
Gulmarg Gondola is one of the famous places to visit in Gulmarg and is the second-highest cable car on the planet. The cable car rides are unquestionably meant to catch the excellence and quality of this place. The Gondola ride gives you the most luxurious sight of Gulmarg and Khilanmarg merged.
The first phase of the Gondola takes visitors to the height of 8,530 ft. to Kongdori Station and the second phase of the Gondola goes up to the tallness of 12293 ft. Visitors can enjoy horse riding or can visit the glorious "Strawberry Valley", Leopards Valley, and ride up to "Kongdori" to see the frozen lake of "Al-Pathar".
Best time to Visit
Between March and June is the best time to visit Gulmarg. The hill station is popular for its scenic views of the surroundings and the adventurous opportunities. Between April and June is the best time to visit Gulmarg for nature enthusiasts. Owing to the fields of blooming flowers that covers the lands of the city, Gulmarg is also known as the ‘meadow of flowers’. The months between December and March are recommended if you are looking for skiing.
History of Gulmarg
Gulmarg is a small village located in the Pir Panjal Peaks in the extreme western part of the Himalayan range of India. It was established as a Ski Resort by two British Army officers in 1927. It was considered as the favourite vacation destination for the Mughal and British rulers.