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About Gulmarg

Gulmarg is located in Pir Panjal range at an altitude of 2650 metres. The place is a large meadow over an area of 3 square km. During the colonial period three golf courses were settled here for the British officials and diplomats. Nowadays one of those three still exists here and is regarded as highest golf course in the world. Gulmarg is crowned as seventh best skiing destination in the Asia and ‘the heartland of winter sports in India’. Sportsmen can enjoy winter sports like snowboarding, skiing, tobogganing and heli-skiing and rejuvenate in the cool and pleasant climate of the region. The slopes of Mount Apharwat are best chosen for organising these sports. Gulmarg Gondola is among the highest ropeway in the world which connects Gulmarg to Mount Apharwat. The ropeway has two stages and carries about 600 tourists per hour. Gulmarg is also emerging as shooting location for Bollywood film industry. Several films like Bobby, Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani, Haider, and many more were shot here. The winter festival is held every year at Gulmarg in the month of March. The festival continues for three days and provides the opportunity to the beginners in the fields of dance, music, photography and films to showcase their talent.

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  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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