Tourist Places in Gulmarg

Places to Visit in Gulmarg

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Gulmarg Average Rating - 6/7 1 based on 1244 Ratings

Gulmarg is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Gulmarg is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Gulmarg are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 29 tourist places in Gulmarg, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Gulmarg can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Gulmarg for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Gulmarg Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Gulmarg, browse through photos & pictures, explore Gulmarg using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Gulmarg, which are great places to visit, are Tangmarg, Pattan, Magam, Khilanmarg, Baba Reshi Shrine. Gulmarg can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Gondola Lift, Gulmarg
  • Type: Cable car
  • Entry: Paid
Gondola Lift, Gulmarg
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6.1/ 7 1
23 Ratings & 19 Reviews
Gondola Lift is considered as one of the major attractions of Gulmarg. Designed in technical collaboration with a French Company PUMA, and managed by the Jammu and Kashmir Cable Car Corporation, it is the only cable car system in Asia that travels up an elevation of 13,500 ft... Read More »
  • Type: Sport
Gulmarg Ski Area, Gulmarg
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6.3/ 7 1
13 Ratings & 9 Reviews
About 35 kilometres away from Srinagar, is the Gulmarg hill resort, which is a part of the Pir Panjals Himalayan range. Heavy snowfall in this region has made it a favourite ski area for foreign as well as inland residents. Anyone coming here is spellbound at the spectacular... Read More »
Cable Car to Kongdoor, Gulmarg
  • Type: Cable car
  • Entry: Paid
Cable Car to Kongdoor, Gulmarg
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6.6/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 7 Reviews
The most fascinating aspect of Gulmarg is the amazing Cable Car to Kongdoor. It is also popularly known as the Gondola Lift and is an amazing experience especially as you go over pine forests. The lift starts at 2690 mts and reaches Kongdoor at an altitude of 3090 mt. The... Read More »
  • Type: Mountain
Apharwat Peak, Gulmarg
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6.6/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Apharwat Peak, 13500 feet high, is a famous tourist destination located at thirteen km away from Gulmarg. This snow covered mountain lies close to the Line of Control (LOC) with Pakistan. Apharwat slopes are the longest and the highest ski slopes of Asia and is a destination... Read More »
"Simply magnificent"2 months ago "Best part of our trip!"Dec 5, 2013
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Avantiswami Temple, Gulmarg
  • Type: Temple
Avantiswami Temple, Gulmarg
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6/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
There are two adjoining temples in Avantipur and the larger of the two is the famed Avantiswami temple. The other Shiva temple was renovated and is used for daily prayers but the older and larger Avantiswami Temple is completely in ruins. It has been dated to be built in the... Read More »
"Back to History"2 months ago "Peaceful religious destination!"Mar 11, 2014
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Golf Course, Gulmarg
  • Type: Sport
  • Entry: Paid
Golf Course, Gulmarg
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5.5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Golf Course in Gulmarg, situated at a height of 2,650 mabove sea level, is the highest green golf course in the world. This 18-hole golf course is completely managed by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation. Temporary membership, even for one day, is available... Read More »
Baba Reshi Shrine, Gulmarg
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5.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Baba Reshi Shrine, dedicated to the saint, Baba Reshi, is a mosque dating from 1480. Saint Baba Reshi was a Muslim scholar, who served as a major courtier during the reign of King Zain-ul-Abidin, King of Kashmir. This religious building displays a mix of Persian and... Read More »
"Peaceful Place."Mar 1, 2014 "Peaceful"Dec 5, 2013
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Magam, Gulmarg
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2/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Magam is located in the Budgam District at an elevation of about 1,569 m. Located 18 km away from Gulmarg, this famous town has about 60% Shia Muslim population. Situated on Srinagar Gulmarg Road, the town has the largest market place of Budgam District. In the town... Read More »
Pattan, Gulmarg
  • Type: Village
Pattan, Gulmarg
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2/ 7 1
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Pattan is located about 40 km away from Gulmarg, at an elevation of 1,553 m. This historical town is considered to have been established by the famous Hindu Raja Shankarvarman in the 9th century. In ancient times, the town was named Shankerpur, after Raja Awantiwarman, father... Read More »
Tangmarg, Gulmarg
  • Type: Village
Tangmarg, Gulmarg
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5/ 7 1
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Tangmarg, situated in Baramulla District, is about 13 km way from Gulmarg. It is amongst the 8 taluks of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Tangmarg is famous throughout the region for its handicraft works. Situated on the foothills of the Pir Panjal Range,... Read More »
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Khilanmarg, Gulmarg
  • Type: Mountain
Khilanmarg, Gulmarg
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6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Khilanmarg is a small valley, which is the site for Gulmarg’s winter ski runs. Carpeted with flowers in the spring season, the meadow offers beautiful views the surrounding peaks and the Kashmir Valley. It can be reached by a 600-m ascent from the destination. From the... Read More »
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Verinag, Gulmarg
  • Type: Garden
Verinag, Gulmarg
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Ranked 12 of 29
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Verinag is a spring that is situated at the foot of the Banibal Pass in the Pir Panjal Range. This spring is believed to be the source of Jhelum River. At the spring, Emperor Jehangir built an octagonal stone basin in 1612. Shah Jahan laid a garden around it in 1620. Water of... Read More »
  • Type: Village
Palhalan, Gulmarg
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Palhalan is situated at a distance of about 42 km from Gulmarg in the district of Baramulla. This village has witnessed many sacrifices in the freedom movement of Kashmir.     Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Alpather Lake, Gulmarg
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Alpather Lake, located beyond Khilanmarg, remains completely frozen until mid-June. Triangular in shape, the lake lies at the foot of the twin 4, 511 m Apharwat peaks. Located 13 km away from Gulmarg, the lake has a backdrop of scenic hilly snow-capped terrains. In... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Drung, Gulmarg
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Drung is famed for a beautiful stream that flows towards the city of Gulmarg. Popularly known for trout fishing and rock climbing, this place constitutes one of the major picnic spots around Gulmarg. This developing resort is the site where the downhill road from Tangmarg... Read More »
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Gulmarg Biosphere Reserves, Gulmarg
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Ranked 16 of 29
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6.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is known for providing shelter to the endangered wildlife species like leopards, red foxes, serow, musk deer and many more. Furthermore, the reserve also houses various species of flora like cedrus deodara, pinus griffithii, aesculus indica, and abies... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Maharani Temple, Gulmarg
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5.5/ 7 1
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Maharani Temple, located on a small hillock in the middle of Gulmarg hill station, previously served as the royal temple of Dogra Kings. Often known as Mohineshwar Shivalalaya, it houses idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is also referred to as Rani Temple,... Read More »
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Ningle Nallah, Gulmarg
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Ningle Nallah is a beautiful stream, flowing down the mountains near Gulmarg. Melting snow and ice that flows from Apharwat Peak to Alpather Lake in the summer season gives rise to this stream. The stream continues to flow down into the valley and meets the Jhelum River near... Read More »
Ferozpore Nallah, Gulmarg
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Ferozpore Nallah, Gulmarg
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Outer Circle Walk, Gulmarg
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Outer Circular Walk offers a beautiful view of the whole Kashmir Valley. Visitors can opt for this 11 km long walk amidst the grassland, while visiting Gulmarg. Surrounded by landscapes and lush green pine forests, the walk provides  view of Nanga Parbat, the fourth... Read More »
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