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Ambrish vasudeva

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  • Ambrish vasudeva
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"Switzerland in india"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
This mountain place is the best one through the year as the peak will have snow even in the last period of summer . There is one drawback in places like Gulmarg and sonmarg. The local people who address themselves as guides and horse helpers are the culprits because of whom tourists don't think of going to Kashmir again as they overly charge the tourist and purposely them skip places if we negotiate them more . The most important thing one has to note while visiting Gulmarg is there is an option to avail the Gulmarg gandola cable car tickets with online booking at. Com/gondola_tickets. Php . . The price for horse ride to phase 1 is Rs1300/- round trip but atv bike is expensive at 4000/- per person If you don't get a online gondola ticket then you have to start your days horse ride to phase 2 by 8 am so that you reach there by 9:30. The counter opening time is at 10:30 but huge crowd will gather at that time. So better be on time to enjoy the ride .
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Ruheel khan

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  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Very nice place to enjoy especially in the winter season lots of places to go gondola ride and skiing. From 3 star to 5 star hotels are available here it's a cool place it's an enjoyable place you can talk to the Nature. Especially the Afarwat stage 2 of the gondola that is awesome place it looks like you are in the deep Sky
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Er. rahul

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  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 22, 2017
Situated at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills and valleys.
Known for its scenic beauty, Gulmarg has also been a popular destination for shooting of various Bollywood films. Among one of the top honeymoon locations, Gulmarg boasts of being a beautiful town without the crowd. Gulmarg has also been developed as an adventure hub as Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering is located here. A lot of courses on trekking, mountaineering, skiing, etc. Are offered by IISM at great prices here. However, if you are planning to do a course, it is advisable to book your course well in advance. There are a lot of other private tour operators in Gulmarg as well which provide similar courses and facilities for skiing, snowboarding and trekking. The cable car here is also one of the prime attractions here and is the 2nd highest cable car in the world.
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Abhinav Sudan

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"Best place for winter sports"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 19, 2017
1. Why to visit?
It is by far the best place in India for winter sports. It has enchanting view of meadows covered in beautiful flower beds during summers.
2. Must Visit Places.
With amazing range of hotels to stay around. Khyber hotel a 5 star property provides you with delicious range of cuisines and a warm comfortable stay too. The Rani Temple in the middle and Hari Palace and Baba Reshi shrine while coming back from Gulmarg is worth going.
3. Local food and shopping.
Local food at Khyber Hotel is good and Nedous Hotel is also nice. For shopping nothing much is of the same sort is available at Srinagar also)
4. Activities.
The cable car ride is a wonderful experience lifting you from base to a height of 13000 ft within one hours time( including break at first phase).
The snow scooter and skiing during winters and ATV during summers is a must do thing. Can go for pony ride also.
5. Advice.
(adoring Winters.
Carry 2-3 warm Jackets with one being waterproof for prevention from snow and rain. The locally available jackets are unhygienic and used repeatedly by everyone. Carry spare shoes and socks as well. Carry own medicine for common cold, mountain sickness etc. Do carry a camera. Bargain with the snow sledge and snow scooter owners.
(be) During Summers
Do carry own camera. Bargain as much as you can with the local pony riders and All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) owners.
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Tushar parekh

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"Greenery and scenic snow clad mountains"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted May 24, 2017
Gulmarg is a nice destination full of greenery and scenic snow clad mountains. Though Cable car and pony ride is expensive I would still advise at-least 1 night stay for experiencing the peace and tranquility of this place when one travels to kashmir valley.
Many tourist feel that Sonmarg and Pahalgam is better than Gulmarg thus drop out Gulmarg, in a way it is fine to do that if you have less days in hand.
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