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Places to visit in Gulmarg.

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Places to visit in Gulmarg

Gulmarg, positioned at an altitude of 2690ft is a well renowned hill station that is situated in Baramula district of the beautiful state of Jammu & Kashmir. This eye catching and picturesque hill station is also renowned as “Meadow of Flowers” for its inclusive natural beauty.  It is placed at a distance of 55km from Srinagar, and serves as a heaven for snow sports. Gulmarg is also blessed with lots of natural gifts such as beautiful landscapes, rich flower gardens, calm & relaxing lakes, which makes it an ideal place for people who seek nature. This place also takes honors for owning Asia’s largest car project. Here are some of the best things that this place offers:

Arrow_right Hiking/Trekking

Places to visit in Gulmarg Cable car ride to Khilanmarg

Places to visit in Gulmarg Skiing on white shiny ice

Places to visit in Gulmarg Golf playing on lush green golf fields

Places to visit in Gulmarg Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is also ideal for Bird watching.

Places to visit in Gulmarg:

Places to visit in Gulmarg

Gulmarg Gondola: Gulmarg Gondola is the largest cable car project; it is divided into segments starting from Gulmarg to Kongdori to Apherwat. This place is best known for exclusive snow sports like & snowboarding. As a popular location for skiing, Kongdori has earned its name as one of the best tourist places to visit. The mountain that connects Apharwat peak, Kongdori can rightly be considered as skier’s heaven.

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Shark Fin: Shark Fin is considered as the one of finest adventure point. It is placed on the rear side of Mount Apharwat.  Shark Fin gives skiers a perfect opportunity to rip through the snow and swing through the clean steep slope. This place is an absolute paradise for Powder skiing, so if you love snow sports then this place is exclusively for you.

Places to visit in Gulmarg

Baba Reshi Shrine: Baba Reshi Shrine was constructed in 1480. This holy mosque is located in the beautiful valley of Gulmarg, it is dedicated to the Muslim scholar and saint Baba Reshi. The Shrine was build with Persian & Mughal style of architecture alongside the beautiful enormous green lawn. This place attracts thousands of devotees each year which makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Gulmarg,

Apharwat Peak: Apharwat Peak is one of the most popular tourist locations of India. This Peak is quiet renowned among the skiers and other adventure lovers, the perfect slanting peaks gives the skiers the best and thrilling experience of twist and turns.  If you are not into skiing then you can also enjoy its scenic view. If you are visiting this place during summer you will be astonished by its lush green surrounding.

Places to visit in Gulmarg

St. Mary Church: The sacred St. Mary church was build 150 years ago by the British. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Gulmarg which is perfectly located in the heart of the town. It is enclosed by a number of old fashioned houses and hotels. St. Mary church is covered with lots of alpine trees which gives the church a cool atmosphere to enjoy. It is close to Gulmarg Golf club.

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Gulmarg Golf Club: Golf is popular game in Gulmarg. It was established by the British during the year of 1911. This golf club also takes honors in being the highest green golf course in India and is administered and maintained by Jammu & Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC). Gulmarg Golf club also offers an 18 hole golf course facility for its exclusive guests. The club also provides temporary membership for golf enthusiast.

Honorable Mention: Maharani Temple, Kongdori, Khilanmarg, Apparwath, Frozen Lake, Bota Pathri, Rani temple, Ningle Nallah, Alpather Lake, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve etc.


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