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Gondola Lift: Gondola Lift is a scenic Gondola Lift in Gulmarg hamlet in Gulmarg, For the beautiful surroundings and pleasant ambience it is renowned. The village is located at the picturesque backdrop of majestic and lush green Himalayan peaks. One can view the eye feasting natural beauty all around the village. The village is apparently calm and unexplored.

Gondola is the Gondola lift is the major attraction in the Gondola. Gondola lift is a cable car operating between Gondola in Gulmarg to Kongdoor. The enjoyable pleasure trips in the cable car are breathtaking and offer an experience for lifelong memory. The exquisite view of the down hills and greenish valleys are really enchanting for any nature lover.

Golf Courses in Gulmarg

Golf Courses: As well as a clubhouse, Gulmarg also has one of the world's highest green golf courses, which is a historical building in its own right. For the would-be golfer, there are golf sets on hire, pros to instruct one in the game, and temporary memberships. Naturally, these facilities are available to players as well, except that serious golfers usually carry their sets along.

Skiing & Heliskiing: At Gulmarg, Kashmir, Asia's one of the most famous Heli-skiing resort. Come December, and the verdant green slopes of Gulmarg are blanketed with snow, forming some of the finest natural slopes for ski runs of all levels.

Activities

Snow skiing is the main activity for a tourist in Gulmarg. One can enjoying skiing in the long and high slopes of the snowy mountain ranges and experience a difference. On the 25th of December, the skiing season starts and runs through to March, expect to pay 500 Rs a day for ski/snowboard hire.

Ski lift ticket prices as of January 2011 for Gulmarg are as follows: 125 Rs. per first stage gondola ticket, 250 Rs. per second stage gondola ticket, 1250 Rs. for an unlimited gondola day pass. Gulmarg is the best ski resorts for good and long powder snow descents. With its gondola accessible ski area on Mt. Apharwat, 4'124m it offers many possibilities for descents of up to 1'800 vertical meters. Sound skiing skills and good health are prerequisites to enjoy ski vacations in Gulmarg. Note that only the main bowl to the skier's left of the gondola is avalanche-blasted and patrolled - all other areas are considered out-of-bounds.

It is necessary for the tourist to wear woollen clothes because the weather is cold. Horse riding, Golfing, Sledging, and are other activities (best enjoyed in the summer). Major Tourist Attractions of Gulmarg are Baba Reshi Shrine, Alpather Lake, Gondola, Cable Car to Kongdor, Gulmarg Gold Golf , Khilanmarg, Maharani Temple, Skiing ,St Marys church and more..

Must have to take care if considering hiring a guide - they tend to work on a commission basis. Initial price might be attractive but your guide may be reluctant to take you to places which don't pay commission and you'll be paying inflated prices for the duration of your trip.

Festival

In Gulmarg from February 2, the 2-day food and snow festival is starting. Different for this year, the festival will be held near the base station of world's highest Gondola, in tented accommodations, so that skiers can participate as soon as their last run off the mountain concludes.
This 2-Day festival will include night skiing, snowboarding, ice-skiing, snow-cycling and international food festival. In Europe and North America, its widely believed that the quality of snow and the slopes at Phase 2 surpasses.

The festival will give an opportunity to savour traditional Kashmiri cuisine like Wazwaan, Harissa, Masala, fish and Kashmiri snacks. Some Italian and Russian dishes, sponsored by tour operators from other countries. According to Carin Jodha Fischer, tourism consultant to J&K Tourism Department this year, compared to the last two years, everything at Gulmarg has improved in terms of infrastructure. Apparently the tarrif for the Gandola ride has been reduced, its been running on time and snow removal has been better. Advance bookings for accomodations are always better, especially to guard against unexpected arrival of domestic tourists.
Jammu and Kashmir Cycling Association is expected to organize snow cycling event on the first day of the 2-day festival.


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Glorious Gulmarg 03 Nights & 04 Days Srinagar–Gulmarg – Srinagar
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Wonders of
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07 Nights & 08 Days Srinagar–Sonmarg– Gulmarg–Pahalgam–Srinagar
Gulmarg Wonders of Kashmir

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  • Srinagar

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