Hill Station


2690 m

STD Code


Best Season

Mar - Oct




Kashmiri, Urdu & Hindi


Gulmarg Travel Guide

This amazing place is one of the most popularly searched tourist locations and the place is located around 2730 m above the sea level. A destination spot made for tourism and it is notably covered with Himalayas and white snow.

Gulmarg is highly blessed with forested valleys and flower lands and now has the world's second-highest Gondola ride which just makes it much more shine brighter. Many adventurers visit the place as trekking and mountaineering is one of the primary advantages found here. Here are some best places to visit in the region of Gulmarg.

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best tourists places in Gulmarg

  • The strawberry valley
  • Gulmarg Gondola
  • The Alpather Lake
  • The Gulmarg Golf Course

The strawberry valley

The beautiful valley shines with red emeralds like strawberry and greenery spread across the region. The best place to visit during the summers and the place also serve as a perfect picnic spot. During the summers, all the strawberries here are supposedly ready to be harvested and thus making it an amazing spot at that period of time. The region is beloved by many tourists and the atmosphere here is absolutely splendid and pleasant. A clear sunny day and a long walk in this valley will surely make your tip memorable and you will have a great thrilling experience here.

Gulmarg Gondola

The huge cable car found here is very much famous around the globe as it is the second longest and highest cable car found. Gulmarg is blessed with abundant nature’s beauty and the region is filled with Apharwat Mountain which gets organised with many winter sports. The region also is famous for the ferry ride and around 600 people travel here at once. With the glorious view of Nanda Devi and Himalayan ranges, you can also enjoy the horse riding. In the winters when it especially gets covered with snow, its indeed majestic to visit the place and have a ferry ride here. The region is divided in to two phases where phase 1 has ferry rides from Gulmarg Resort to Kongdoori Station and the phase 2 has ferry rides Kongdoori Mountain to Apharwat Peak.

The Alpather Lake

The beautiful lake is set between the massive ranges of the twin peaks of Apharwat. The lake is mostly frozen and is also named as the Frozen Lake because of the low temperature of the region. If you love trekking then this is the right stop to make as the region is filled with mountainous region and has different routes to reach this awesome destination spot.

The Gulmarg Golf Course

The golf course is again a must to visit spot in the majestic place of Gulmarg. The region is the highest 18-hole golf course in the entire globe and is the longest golf course in the entire country. Located at an altitude of 8700 feet above sea level the golf course was constructed by the Britishers and was used only by then since 1911. Now the place gets highly flooded with many golf lovers out there and the region is covered with spectacular landscape too.