Places to See in Gulmarg
Witness the ravishing beauty of the lush green meadows
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Places to See in Gulmarg
Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir is a popular hill station and skiing destination. The town is located in the Pirpanjal Range of the Western Himalayas and its name literally means “Road of Flowers.” Pride of the Baramulla district and of India, there are many beautiful places to visit in Gulmarg.
Among the most stunning places to visit in Gulmarg is Apharwat Peak which is well known as the skiing destination. The way to this tourist hotspot is by Gondola, which is itself among top tourist attractions in Gulmarg. The view of the entire mountain scenery is breathtaking. Gulmarg Gondola rides come in two phases – phase one, and phase two. Phase two ends in Apharwat Peak and is a beautiful experience.
Top Gulmarg tourist places include the Baba Reshi shrine built on the grave of Sufi Saint Baba Payam-ud-din Reshi. Located at an altitude of seven thousand feet above sea level, this is one of the most spiritually uplifting tourist places in Gulmarg and the annual Urs is held sacred by all. The lush green lawns of this dargah dating back to the early fourteenth century are serenity itself.
Roughly two kilometers away from the Apharwat Peak lie more beautiful places to visit in Gulmarg. Alpather Lake is definitely one of the best Gulmarg tourist places in terms of natural beauty. Alpather is a small meadow thirteen kilometers from Gulmarg at the base of the Apharwat peak. A gorgeous lake with crystal blue water during summer, and frozen skating grounds in the peak of winter, this is among the best places to visit in Gulmarg.
Places to visit in and around Gulmarg are in plenty. A list of all places to see in Gulmarg is difficult to make as the entire location is truly beautiful and sightseeing in Gulmarg is an absolute delight.
Gulmarg Gondola connects important places to see in Gulmarg. As a skiing destination, the Apharwat Peak is the best in India and is among the biggest Gulmarg tourist attractions.The peak is also quite close to Alpather Lake and in winter, ice-skating is open done by locals. A central place of tourist activity, this entire region is one of the best tourist places in Gulmarg. There is also no shortage of travel options. Besides the gondola, ponies and cabs are also available. Walking is another great option in these regions. This place is, however, located very high up and people with breathing problems may need to take some breaks along the way.
Besides the obvious natural beauty, Gulmarg also houses some very famous religious locales. St. Mary’s Church, Baba Reshi Shrine, and Rani Temple are all well-known religious locations. With more and more tourists every day, Gulmarg tourist attractions never cease to amaze. With several options for varying tastes, from being every photographer’s dream to offering adventure sports, tourist attractions in Gulmarg are meant for everyone.
Alpather Lake in Gulmarg
Sandwiched between mighty mountains and lush green meadows covered with wildflowers, the Alpather Lake located in Gulmarg is spellbinding. This lake stays frozen until most part of the year. Even if you visit in mid-June, you will get to see the frozen version of Alpather lake. Summertime lasts from May to September and thi...
Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg
Apharwat Peak is one of the main attractions of Gulmarg tourism. Ski-lovers always find their way to this summit to enjoy their hobby. This place is sure to provide you an out of the world experience while skiing. Since Kashmir is popularly known as the Switzerland of India, you would not deny this post your visit to Apharw...
Ningle Nallah in Gulmarg
Ningle Nallah is just 10kms away from the Gulmarg town. Mountains always have wild stream and rivulets flowing here and there. Ningle Nallah is one such mountain stream that has become a popular tourist attraction of Gulmarg. Either side of the stream is like a painted canvas of green meadows with wildflowers. The gurgling ...
St. Mary`s Church in Gulmarg
Every tourist destination has some religious places among the sought-after tourist spots. Religious places are mostly characterized by architectural excellence of our ancestors. This 100 years old church stands sturdy and tall even after so many years.
However, St. Mary’s Church of Gulmarg did receive some renovation and ...
- Religious Tour
- Orthodox Church
Golf Course in Gulmarg
Gulmarg golf course is also amongst the few largest 18-hole golf courses in our country. For golfers, this is a dream golfing destination in India. Tourists love to visit this place to golf, or to learn to golf. Golfing in Gulmarg started as early as the 1920s, when India was British India. Since then, the golf course has c...
- Golf Course
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Lark's 4 days trip to GulmargOur trip planner is awesome, he prepared everything for us and we really enjoyed our valuable time. It's worth to mention cab driver is really cool and honest guy. Thanks. Gulmarg (Gondola) Houseboat Shikhara
Praveen's 4 days trip to GulmargHi, The Following points I observed during the travel. 1. In my tour plan the car was etioss but I received swift dezire. First they give us Tavera then I raised the issue, after that they provide me Swift dezire. 2. When we arrived in srinagar, hotel The Victory, the room was not ready, Room service also not good, everytime we called for soap/ hot water/ bucket & other items. 3. The hotel apple tree food was not Good, Room service also not Good. Electricity service very poor, Pls do not recommend this hotel to customers. In two day entire night no electricity & no proper power back up. 4. I already shared my AIR Tickets for pre arrangement but I have seen there are some delays. 5. Sikara ride is to short, When I say why u r not doing complete round of sikara, then he replied we can provide only this ride, thenafter I will give him some amount for sikara ride. 6. Our Driver Mr. Nazir is Very Good, He help us every time. This is my worst experience with travel triangl, last time kerla trip was very good and I expect this trip give me wonderful memory, but I take bad experience with classic holiday. Only because of our driver, we take some good memory also.
Mamatharaghuraj's 6 days trip to GulmargOur trip to kashmir was well organized and executed by shoib and Our driver Imran was very polite,professional and helpful.
Devansh's 6 days trip to GulmargSo this trip was well planned and well-executed, it's just don't fall into the trap of special arrangements from the agency as they will raise your expectations and end up screwing your special days or your surprises for your honeymoon or anniversary. I recommend you not to get any arrangements in the houseboat as you will be stuck in the middle of DAL Lake and you cannot do the last-minute arrangement either on your own. I had a special request of room decoration + candlelight dinner in a room + anniversary cake. I ended up getting a cake and a candlelight dinner in the common area and which is kinda uncomfortable, at the same time room decoration was not at all done and the excuse was that sorry sir we informed the hotel but they missed out and the hotel guys said that we were not informed about the same. Rest the trip was good but they screwed my special moments and arrangements
Pradeep's 4 days trip to GulmargOver all good experience in terms of the trip. Driver was helpful for bargaining at times
Mayur's 6 days trip to GulmargWe really enjoyed our first trip to Srinagar. We are looking forward to visit again in summer as we are alredy missing being there. We got to see and learn about Srinagar because of our driver who made out trip more enjoyable. Also the agent was always available during the trip to hear our concerns. We also got 1 hour complementary Shikara ride in Dal lake as part of our tour.
Gourav's 4 days trip to GulmargI booked a trip to Srinagar.The hotels were good. Hotel manager and the cab driver were so friendly and helpful. Our agent also helped to solve all our small problems.
Tejas's 5 days trip to GulmargTrip was organised very quickly and beautiful by our travel agent, driver was very helpful and professional. Hotel was not upto the mark.
Chaitanya's 5 days trip to GulmargServices Provided by Travel Home are awesome. Our Kashmir trip was smooth. There was a legal issue for the hotel which we booked and our booking got cancelled. Farah and Raees had arranged other 4 Star hotel in last minute with least interruption in our itinery. Our Cab Driver Zulfi bhayya is Punctual, Informative and took very good care of us during the entire trip.
Elayaraja's 6 days trip to GulmargClassic Holiday Can Be Highly Recommended. Right From The Start Till The Trip Completion The Coordinator Ms. Nadiya Was In Touch. She Managed All Well. Very Polite And Helpful During The Entire Stay In Kashmir. Would Soon Reach Out You For Another Trip. The Cab Driver Mr. Jahangir Was Very Professional And Humble. Thank You.
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