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Things to Do in Gulmarg

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Tourism in Gulmarg

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Things to Do in Gulmarg

Visiting a hill station is an amazing idea. However, you need to pick the best destination for having an exciting trip. Are you bored with the usual vacation spots? You must visit Gulmarg in Kashmir for having the most memorable trip of your life. Things to do in Gulmarg can range from skiing to playing golf. When a person visits Gulmarg, their list includes sleeping all day and soaking in the spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains. A tourist should not miss the top things to do in Gulmarg. It is an ideal destination for families, honeymoon couples or a group of friends. Speaking of top things to do, you must learn skiing in Gulmarg. You do not have to be a professional or an athlete to learn the basics. The trainers will start with baby slopes and as you get better, you can ski without any support. You can hire a ski instructor for a day or even for a week. Who says India does not have skiing options? It is the most popular activity in Gulmarg. <readmore>

A Gondola ride is one of the top things to do in Gulmarg. Visit the Apharwat Peak and take this exciting ride. You will get to see one of the best views! You will be able to see the gorgeous Nanga Parbat while you are taking the thrilling ride. You cannot come back from Gulmarg without enjoying this highly rewarding activity.

Try your hands at Golfing and become a professional in few days. It is one of the most exciting activities to do in Gulmarg. Just so you know, Gulmarg has the world’s second highest golf course. There is a learning academy where you can learn the sport and become a professional. Many tourists enrol and learn the sport. Novices can learn some unique tips and tricks. The surroundings will baffle you and make you want to give up the sport and concentrate on the sceneries.

The Alpather Lake cannot be missed because it is a stunning water body where you can spend the entire day. You will find ice chunks floating on the water body. It is the most beautiful place to visit in Gulmarg. A pony ride or a trek will be a good idea.  

If you are looking for the best things to do in Gulmarg, you must try all the activities mentioned above. Do not forget to have a satisfying meal because Kashmiri cuisine is delectable. Wazwan and Kahwa at Gulmarg are something you cannot miss. You can mingle with the locals as they are warm and helpful. Kahwa is a special tea which improves digestion and Wazwan is a platter which serves over thirty two dishes. Our suggestion would be to go with a large appetite. You will have the most fulfilling trip of your life! Do not miss the activities that are mentioned above. Gulmarg is waiting for you with open arms.


Gondola Ride in Gulmarg

Background history says that the work on the Gulmarg Gondola Project was started by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir in 1987. The whole Gondola ride has two phases: Phases I and II namely from Gulmarg to Kongdoori and Kongdoori to Apharwat Peak respectively. The time taken to complete the first phase is around 10 minutes...

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Fishing in Gulmarg

Many people love fishing and fishing in a hill station is something else. The serenity, view and weather that hill stations have to offer, make the whole fishing activity even more interesting. Fishing is more of a summer activity in Gulmarg.

Since the summer sees extra crowd populating the ski resorts, it is recommended ...

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Skiing at a Ski Resort in Gulmarg

Gulmarg is considered as the best skiing destination of India. This place is characterized by steep skiing slopes that are set amongst breathtaking and picturesque views. Due to these qualities, Gulmarg draws ski enthusiasts in large numbers every year.  The skiing area of Gulmarg is known as the Gulmarg ski resort. The Alp...

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  • Nature
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Tea Plucking in Gulmarg

When talking about “things to do” in Gulmarg, you can indulge in tea plucking. Of course, there`s no skipping the mountainous adventure sports like skiing and snowboarding but you must also get to experience the local non-adventurous activities like tea plucking.

For those who like the slow side of life instead of the ris...

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  • Sightseeing
  • Nature

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    Gulmarg is now counted amongst the safe destinations to visit in India. With a low crime rate at its credit, here people can enjoy an excursion with a little precaution.

    Located in the Baramulla district of the state, Jammu and Kashmir, this small town has a population of around 600.

    The best place to fish near Gulmarg would be the confluence of the streams from Ferozepur Nallah and River Bahan.

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