Gulmarg in Jammu & Kashmir is mostly preferred for film shootings and as a honeymoon location due to its naturally beautiful landscapes. Some of the popular tourist destinations of Gulmarg are Ningle Nallah, Drung, Alpathar Lake, Khilanmarg and so on. The popular foods to try in Gulmarg are Rogan Josh, Dum Aloo, Yakhni, Qabargaah, Modur Pulaav, Muj Gaad, Raazma-Gogji, Sheer Chai, Kehwah and Sheekh Kabab.
Below are the information on how to reach Gulmarg from Chennai by the different modes of transport:
Chennai to Gulmarg by Air:
Chennai International Airport (MAA) is the main airport that serves the city of Chennai which is the fourth busiest airport in India by passenger traffic. Srinagar International Airport (SXR) is the closest airport to Gulmarg which is 56 KMs from Gulmarg. Both nonstop flights and indirect flights are available between Chennai and Srinagar. Top airlines operating between them are Air India, Spice Jet, Indigo, Jet Airways and Alliance Air. Some of the stopovers for indirect flights are Mumbai, Dehradun, New Delhi, Pune and Leh.
Chennai to Gulmarg by Train: The closest railway station to Gulmarg is Jammu Tawi railway station at a distance of 290 KMs from Gulmarg. All trains from Chennai to Gulmarg leaves from Chennai Central. It takes approximately forty four hours and fifty minutes to reach Jammu from Chennai. Andaman Express is the most popular direct train between Chennai and Jammu. There are also many other connecting trains available for this route in which you need to switch to another train to complete this journey.
Chennai to Gulmarg by Road: The time taken to reach Gulmarg from Chennai is approximately fifty hours via NH44. You can also make the ticket booking for buses between Chennai and Gulmarg in any online portals. APR Travels, TNSTC, AVK Travels are the major bus operators from Chennai to Gulmarg.