Gulmarg is a popular tourist destination in Jammu and Kashmir. Gulmarg is best described as a land of beautiful flowers and tranquil scenery. As a result, it's also known as 'Flower Meadow.'
Gulmarg, at a height of 2,730 meters above sea level, is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, evergreen forested hills, lush meadows, ravines, and valleys. The Pir Panjal Ranges encircle Gulmarg, making the town a haven for adventurers. It also has the world's highest golf courses and is the country's largest ski resort in the winter. Continue reading for a quick travel guide to Gulmarg.
Gulmarg By Train
Gulmarg is in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and can be reached by road from both Jammu and Srinagar. Jammu is well connected by air, road, and rail to all major cities. Jammu Tawi railway station is approximately 290 kilometers away. All domestic railheads are connected to this railway station. To get to Gulmarg from Station, take a taxi or a bus.
Fare for different trains from Delhi to Jammu Tawi is Rs 200 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 1185 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 2410 in Executive Class (EC), Rs 2155 in First AC (1A), Rs 1295 in Second AC (2A), Rs 335 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 185 in (GN) and Rs 910 in Third AC (3A) in general quota.
Fare for different trains from Lucknow to Jammu Tawi is Rs 3185 in First AC (1A), Rs 1285 in Third AC (3A), Rs 475 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 1840 in Second AC (2A), and Rs 285 in Second Seater (2S) in general quota.
Fare for different trains from Mumbai to Jammu Tawi is Rs 1935 in Third AC (3A), Rs 445 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 2810 in Second AC (2A), and Rs 730 in Sleeper (SL) in general quota.
Best Time To Visit Gulmarg
It all boils down to your personal preferences. Every season in Gulmarg has its own charm. The stunning meadow of flowers is visible during the summer months (April to June). During the winter months (October to February), activities such as skiing and snowboarding will add to the enjoyment of your trip. Gulmarg currently has enough snow to make your own snowman, so dress appropriately.
Things To Do In Gulmarg
Gulmarg, a lovely and enthralling hill station, offers a variety of activities such as sightseeing, rides, and adventure sports. Despite its elevation, Gulmarg retains its allure with the numerous activities and experiences it has to offer every tourist who visits.
A paradise valley speckled with flowers of various colors during the spring and summer months, it is only 6 km from Gulmarg's bus station. Later in the year, when the valley is blanketed in snow, Khilanmarg transforms into a skier's paradise.
The Ningli Nallah
This stream is a great spot for a picnic. Bring your friends and family here for a delicious picnic and a fun day. This lovely spot is only 8 kilometers from Gulmarg and is easily accessible. The melting ice feeds the stream.
Cherish the Strawberry Valley's unforgettable view. A walk to this little-known part of Gulmarg is a treat in and of itself. It provides Gulmarg's freshest strawberries.
Where To Eat At?
Everything served in Gulmarg restaurants has a Kashmiri flavour to it, and the taste is authentic. Make a point of stopping by Bakshi and Nedous Dining Room for a taste of Wazwan cuisine's delectable preparations. To make the most of the food here, order the Muj Gaad (Radish Fish) and the Qabargaah (Fried Lamb Rack).
Where To Shop At?
Shopping for jewellery, pashmina, walnut furniture, handmade clothing, beautiful rugs, and shawls is a good idea. Basically, everything that Kashmir is known for. The Pheran (traditional woolen garment) from the Khan Cloth House here is the best purchase you can make while in Gulmarg.
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