Gulmarg Located at an elevation of 2690 meters, Gulmarg is one of the most popular and scenic hill stations in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. A mere 52 km from Srinagar, Gulmarg is frequented by visitors from all across due to its pleasant summer weather and snowy winters.
Summer in Gulmarg is short and continues from the month of May to August. During this time the weather is pleasant and the temperature remains within a comfortable 13? Celsius to 29? Celsius. Many visitors from the northern states of the country as well as other parts visit Golmarg during this season to enjoy the refreshing weather and an escape from the summer heat.
Winter in Gulmarg starts around November and continues till March. The average temperature during this season ranges between 2? Celsius to 9? Celsius. The temperature dips as low as -14? Celsius during the peak winter season, and around this time the place experiences severe snowfall. During the months from January to mid-March, Gulmarg experiences consistent snowfall. This time is ideal for snowboarding and long-run skiing and winter sport enthusiast throng the place.
Gulmarg is an ideal tourist destination for all seasons of the year. Best time to visit is during the spring time (March to May) during which time the weather is comfortable and the place looks beautiful covered in spring blooms. During this time Gulmarg experiences rainfall which brings down the temperature. Even the autumn months of October and November are popular among tourists. At this time the temperature is not too cold for visitors to go on a trek around the place and enjoy a leisurely walk across the terrain. However, for a lover of winter sports, the winter season is perfect since the place remains covered in snow offering its visitors a range if winter sport activities.
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