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Gulmarg - Known as the 'Meadow of Flowers'

Perfect destination for nature lovers

Gulmarg is a beautiful hill station located in the Baramulla District of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. Also called as the “Meadow of Flowers”, Gulmarg is situated at an altitude of 2,690 m above the sea level.

This beautiful hill station was discovered by the British in 1927 during their colonial rule in India. Gulmarg is a popular tourist destination of India and is flocked by the visitors all around the year. During summers, the natural beauty of Gulmarg is at its peak with beautiful flowers and greenery all around. It is a perfect destination for nature lovers during summers.

Gulmarg is also a perfect destination for adventure lovers, as during snow in winters, one can enjoy various adventurous sports like skiing, trekking, hiking, etc. Gulmarg is one of the most prominent and most popular skiing destinations in India. Gulmarg is also famous for holding the world’s highest 18 hole green Golf Course; therefore one can also enjoy playing golf. Gulmarg also holds the Asia’s largest Cable car.

Places of Interest

Below are the main places of attraction:

  • Alpathar Lake

  • A beautiful triangular laks and a picnic spot.

  • Baba Reshi Shrine

  • A sacred mosque in the valley of Gulmarg.

  • Gulmarg Golf Club

  • The Highest Golf Course.

  • Gondola

  • Asia’s Largest Cable Car Ride.

  • Khilanmarg

  • It offers an amazing view of the great Himalayas.

  • St. Mary’s Church

  • The 150 yeras old church in Gulmarg.

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Best Time to visit Gulmarg

The best season to visit Gulmarg is from April to June; but if you want to enjoy the snow and the adventurous sports, then the ideal time to visit is from December to February.

How to reach Gulmarg

The nearest airport is in Srinagar, which is about 57 km away from Gulmarg; and the nearest railway station is in Jammu, around 300 km away from Gulmarg.

To see other famous tourist places in Kashmir, check out: Tourist Places in Kashmir.

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