Gulmarg - Meadow of Flowers

Gulmarg Travel Guide

Gulmarg, that actual stands for “meadows of flowers” is one of the most beautiful place in the valley of Kashmir witnessing a huge glory of Kashmir tourism. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that it is the crown of the Srinagar that is adding more spice in Kashmir tourism. The beautiful place is a home to wonderful sight of grassy slopes filled with flowers. Colourful Bluebells and butter cups draw the attention of tourists from all parts of the world.

In fact during the winter season the place also witness a huge growth in adventure tour lovers who come here for skating, trekking, skiing and a number of other snow adventure sports. This most beautiful place is located in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir that is an amazing height of 2730 meters higher than sea level the quest destination has lightly slanting scenery. Every year, thousands of tourists from all parts of the world come to explore the scenic beauty of the place in their own way. The place is without any doubt known for it scenic beauty that persuade travelers to come and enjoy every piece of the real beauty of the Mother Nature. The most beautiful tourist attraction is only 57 kilometers from capital city Srinagar in the southwest Kashmir that is also very close to Indo-Pak border.

Gulmarg is wonderland for exciting activity sports lovers and nature tour enthusiasts. The northern Pir Panjal Range is measured a wonderful position for trekking. For the period of your trip to Gulmarg, you have the opportunity to appointment the uppermost golf course in the world that was started by the British in 1904. With the exception of this, it is also calculated among the best skiing resorts in India. In addition to this, Khilanmarg is a breathtaking gorge that endows with a panoramic observation of the imposing Himalayas. The air is sweet-smelling for the reason that of myriad multicolored flowers. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that you will feel revitalized in the impression of Khilanmarg valley.

Near the Apharwat peaks, the flow of the Alpather Lake keep travelers mesmerized for a long time. Moreover, alpine lake remains frozen till mid-June; while Alpather Lake crafts an exhilarating day's pleasure trip for horse riding fans.
It is also known for its religious significance as thousands of devotees come to pay homage to Baba Reshi, the Muslim shrine, built over the slopes below Gulmarg, witnesses thousands of devotees every year. The place is full of tourist throughout the year and therefore, there are also a number of accommodation options here to spend more time.



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