Gulmarg skiing

Major Tourist Attractions of Gulmarg

Gulmarg popularly known as the 'meadow of flower' is a beautiful hill station in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This is a cup shaped landscape sprawled over an area of 3 sq km at an altitude of 2,730 metres above sea level. The speckled charm of natural wonder in the form of snow clad mountains, lush green slopes dotted with wild flowers and scenic pastoral make a soul stimulating destination which enthrall tourists who come here from across the globe.

During spring season this place becomes the most romantic destination because the blossoming of rows upon rows of colorful flowers. A tourist gets an amazing view of rows upon rows of blossoming flowers like buttercups, roses, bluebells, tulips and forget-me-nots. Gulmarg skiing destination of the world famous for skiing and snowboarding. This is also Asia's only heli-skiing resort. Some of the well known attractions of Gulmarg Tour are

Khilanmarg:

It is a small valley known across the globe for its mind blowing scenic vistas. This place is bedecked with dense forests and varieties of colorful flowers in the spring. During winter season this place becomes mainly sought after destination for skiing because of several feet of snow. This highland meadow is situated 4 km away and about 600 meter ascent from Gulmarg. The scenic splendor and speckled natural charm make this place a hot-spot for tourists during their Gulmarg Tour.

Cable Car to Kongdoor:

This cable car popularly known as Gondola lift is among the most fascinating magnetism of Gulmarg. The lift begins at 2680 meters and reaches Kongdoor at an altitude of 3080 meters. During the ride tourist gets a bird's eye view of picturesque surroundings of green hilly terrains laden with pine forests. The wonderful experience of this ride enthralls tourists most during their visit to this place.

Alpather Lake:

This beautiful lake located 13 km from Gulmarg on an altitude of 4, 511 metres above sea level at the foot of Apharwat peaks. It is a triangular shaped lake renowned for its scenic beauty which seizes tourist attention during their visit to this place. The well-maintained lake side garden heightens the serene beauty of this place. This lake remains frozen until June and after that one can see ice mass floating over the lake surface.

The beauty of nature's splendour makes Gulmarg a most sought after tourist attractions of Jammu Kashmir Tours. Apart from the scenic spell of nature this place is also famous for its adventure sports activities like skiing. Some of the other well-known attractions of Gulmarg are Maharani Temple, St Mary's Church, Baba Reshi Shrine, Ningle Nallah, Ferozepur Nallah and Lienmarg.