Gulmarg: Travel Guide - How to Reach Gulmarg, Things To Do etc.

by Vishal Sharma. 16 April 2022

Gulmarg, How to Reach Gulmarg

About Gulmarg

Gulmarg is a popular ski resort in Jammu and Kashmir’s Union Territory’s Pir Panjal Range. This breathtaking tourist attraction in Kashmir’s valley is perfect for families, honeymooners, and winter adventure sports fans. With majestic snow-capped mountains, lush foliage, little lakes, and a great variety of flowers, Gulmarg is renowned as one of India’s top skiing destinations.

A trip to Gulmarg is guaranteed to be fun, with many sightseeing opportunities in tourist destinations such as Khilanmarg, Tangmarg, and Ferozepur Nallah. A spiritual tour of Gulmarg’s most important religious sites, such as St. Mary’s Church, Baba Rezi Shrine, and Maharani Temple, is also available. Gulmarg also offers a decent amount of thrills and adventure to visitors. In Gulmarg, skiing is the most popular adventure sport. Aside from that, travellers can go sledge skiing, trout fishing, or take a gondola cable car ride.

However, many visitors to Kashmir wonder how to reach Gulmarg. So, in this blog, we will provide you with the information so that it can help you reach Gulmarg. 

How To Reach Gulmarg

Travelling by Road

Many tourists while visiting Kashmir had a question about how to reach Gulmarg in the best way.

So, if you are travelling by road, then you can reach Gulmarg in approx. 2 hours if you are starting your journey from Srinagar. The distance from Srinagar to Gulmarg is around 50 km. You can also take a taxi or bus at your convenience. And if you are looking for a taxi, it is best to take a shared one, as it will cost you less. The average taxi charge from Srinagar to Gulmarg is between Rs. 2500 and Rs. 3000.

As a result, driving from Srinagar to Gulmarg is the best alternative to reach Gulmarg. You can also get a shared taxi.

In addition, if you are hungry and looking for a good spot to eat, Tanmarg (the beginning point of Gulmarg) is a fantastic option.

Things To Do in Gulmarg

Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers, has a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. Trekking, skiing, and ice skating are all options for adventure seekers. Some of the top activities to do in Gulmarg, Kashmir, that make it an ideal holiday destination are listed below.

  • Gondola Ride
  • Skiing at Apharwat Peak
  • Trekking at Alpather Lake
  • Golfing at Gulmarg Golf Course
  • Bird Watching at Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
  • Pony Ride
  • Sledge Ride

Places to Visit in Gulmarg

After you have reached Gulmarg, you can visit a lot of places near it. Some of the places are listed below:

  • Gulmarg Gondola
  • Apharwat Peak
  • Alpather Lake
  • Ningle Nallah
  • Gulmarg Golf Course
  • Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
  • Drung Waterfall
  • Strawberry Field
  • Children’s Park
  • Baba Reshi Shrine
  • Rani Temple
  • St Mary’s Church
  • Khilanmarg
  • Seven Springs
  • Tanmarg
  • Outer Circle Walk
  • Nagin Valley
  • Lien Marg
  • Ferozpur Nallah
  • Gulmarg Winter Festival

Best Time To Visit Gulmarg

The best time to visit Gulmarg is between March and June in the summer, July to September in the monsoon season and November to February in the winter season.

So, we’ve done our best to assist you in planning your vacation to Kashmir, and if you appreciated the article, please leave a remark below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

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