Located at the Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir Gulmarg hill station is known by the name, “The meadow of flowers”. This place is considered as the heaven of the earth. This place being one among the hills stations is rightly called so as this place offers a scenic beauty with its beautiful land scapes, snow capped mountains, dark green and dense forests and hilly terrains with beautiful valleys and meadows full of exotic flowering plants.
The adventures offered by this beautiful hill station is exciting and fun filled ones such as long run skiing, snowboarding, off piste activities that takes place in the slopes of Gulmarg as it is the only heli-skiing resort of Asia.
One might be amazed at the places of visit while undertaking gulmarg tourism such as Khilanmarg a skiing spot with the backdrop of Kashmir valley and Himalayan range, Alpathar Lake that remains frozen until the mid year time. The must see place in hill tours in Gulmarg is the Kilanmarg that is most popular among skiers.
One can also enjoy pony ride here. Another popular feature of tourist attraction at Hill Station Gulmarg is the lush green and neat golf courses that itself receives a lot of golfers who flock here every year to enjoy the game of golf.
Famous Places in Gulmarg
Located at the base of the Alpather Mountain, the Alpather Lake is 13 kms away from Gulmarg hill station. This serene lake is located at a high altitude of around 4,511 meters.
Visitors can also trek from Ferozpore Nullah to Danwar, Tejjan and so on, but with the help of a porter. In order to reach this Gulmarg tourist places, visitors has to come first to Gulmarg.
It is known for its wonderful golf course everywhere. The golf course Gulmarg is the highest green golf course that one might have not witnessed anywhere in the world..
One of the leading attractions on this hill station is the Gulmarg Gondola ride. This attraction to international as well as domestic tourists has been deemed as the world’s highest and one of the longest.
Ningli nallah,1km from Gulgmarh, originates from the famous mountain stream(Allapatri Nag). The history of Ningli Nallah states that it is formed out of the melting snow and ice from Apharwat peak and Alpather Lake.
The Baba Reshi Shrine is dedicated to Baba Reshi which dates back to the year 1480.He was a Muslim scholar who gave up all his worldly belongings and longings to give.
|Facts About Gulmarg|
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Best Time to Visit||Best all round the year, winter is the great time to ski|
|Nearest Railway Station||Jammu Tawi Railway Station|
|Nearest Airport||Srinagar Airport|
|Famous||Alpathar Lake, Khilanmarg, Shiva Temple, St. Mary’s Church, Ferozpore Nallah, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve|