Sightseeing in Gulmarg

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Sightseeing in Gulmarg

If someone wants to create a list of the top most visited Destinations in the country, Gulmarg will be sure in that list. Gulmarg is such a place where travelers can enjoy their trip without any safety concerns. This small village is so beautiful that people travel from all locations of the nation to experience it.

Gulmarg is most familiar as “Meadow of Flowers”, and it justifies the name. It indeed is a magnificent place to dive in. Gulmarg is more than a scenic beauty that you should include in your Kashmir packages. It also portrays the regional culture in the best aspects.

How do you plan your Gulmarg tour, must check our Gulmarg tour packages. If you have any queries after reading this article, please feel free to reach out to Cliffhangers India regarding anything about sightseeing in Gulmarg.

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Best Places for Sightseeing in Gulmarg

If you are ready to plan a trip to Gulmarg but worried about places to spend time, then here is a list. Let’s move ahead to explore the Gulmarg Sightseeing places. Just read it and go explore!

Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve: Home to many varieties of species of flora and fauna, the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is one of the best destinations for wildlife lovers. Biodiversity is depicted here in its best form. Endangered species like musk deer, and Hangul are the top attraction of the reserve. Other species like leopards, brown bears, Red foxes, and Black bears are eye-feast for nature and wildlife lovers.

Strawberry Field- Try Fresh Strawberries: It is known as the favorite destination of Bollywood movies; the majestic strawberry valley is among the most beautiful places to visit in Gulmarg during your sightseeing itinerary. Travelers can walk to this park or you can also take a pony ride. During the hot summers, the strawberries are ripe to be savored and plucked.

Apharwat Peak: Located at an altitude of approx. 4,200 meters from the sea level, the Apharwat Peak is the most beautiful place one should see in Gulmarg. It lies at the end of the Gondola second Phase. You can reach the peak depending on the weather conditions.

The beautiful peak remains under snow for almost throughout the year and the snow slides among making it best for snowboarding and skiing in Gulmarg. Another spectacular view is of Line of Control which is located at a small distance from this peak. It is definitely among every Gulmarg itinerary.

Ningle Nallah: The pair of Ningle Nallah and Ferozpur Nallah are twin water streams flowing down the mountains through lush green valleys. The grassy algae on the sides of the streams make this attraction the best among the sights in Gulmarg, especially for family and children, camping, and picnics. Ferozpur Nallah is also famous for its trout fishing. Both of these places are worthy options for nature lovers as tourists can experience majestic views of the landscape and lush green meadows.

Gulmarg Golf Course: One of the largest Golf Courses with 18-hole golf courses situated in the world is near the lower ranges of Gulmarg’s foothill. You can enjoy golfing and beauty here if you plan to visit during the dry months of the year.

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Gulmarg Sightseeing Cost

The cost of Gulmarg depends upon the number of people traveling, and the type of accommodation, and the number of days you spend. For a one-week vacation, the travel costs around Rs. 27,300 for one person, while for two people. It is around Rs. 60,000. For a three-night and four-day trip, the average spending will be around 12,000, while if you plan a long trip of around 7-8 days, it may cost you around 27,000.

The Gulmarg Gondola operates in two main phases, with the estimated round trip on the first phase being INR 600 while around phase 2 is a little higher, around 800-1000 per person

The average packages to Gulmarg at Cliffhangers India vary from INR 10,000 to INR 30,000 depending on the type of package and the number of days you plan for sightseeing.

We also offer you premium tour packages with a smaller number of people and more comfort. Which contains all premium facilities for your travel, from head to toe.

There are different skiing courses offered by Cliffhangers India. Skiing for a day with us costs around 3,500 and a snowboarding course of a week costs around 35,000. Skiing courses depend on the number of days we provide 5 days and 7 days skiing tour packages, for quality experience for adventure travelers.

If you want to enjoy Sightseeing in Gulmarg along with Srinagar and Pahalgam it may cost you less cost and important locations, in the same way, this costs you depending upon the number of destinations included and number of days included. These Packages can also be customized according to your needs.

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Gulmarg Tourism

Gulmarg is a well-known ski resort, situated in the Pir Panjal Range of the Territory of Jammu and Kashmir at a height of 2730 meters above sea level. In addition to having the second-highest Gondola ride in the world, Gulmarg offers picturesque views of the snow-covered Himalayas. Flowers, deep ravines, and lush meadows.

One of the most popular Honeymoon spots in India, Gulmarg is well known for its winter activities, Due to the location of the Indian Institute of Skiing and mountaineering, Gulmarg has also become a center for adventure tourism.

There are many things you should know about Gulmarg tourism.

It is important to get a Union taxi even known as Chain Taxis. If you visit in winter The chain taxis are available at Tangmarg

Essential things such as snow jackets and boots can be rented for a required time from Tangmarg for an affordable price.

One must consider weather conditions before planning a trip for a Gondola ride.

If you plan during crowded times, it is advisable to book all you need in advance including accommodation according to your budget.

The IISM provides travelers with a ton of courses on hiking, skiing, and snowboarding. There are numerous programs and equipment available for skiing and snowboarding.

Gulmarg tourism is completely safe. It remains crowded with adventure seekers throughout the year from all the locations of India.

It rarely gets affected by the problems in the Kashmiri region. But still, we strongly advise you to watch on news before planning your trip.

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Gulmarg Travel

Traveling to Gulmarg in a normal season is as easy as other places but when it comes to Winter Gulmarg travel is a challenge. We advise you to use your vehicle only when you are confident about your driving skills. To know more about Gulmarg travel please refer to other articles where we have provided details for every month.


Gulmarg Sightseeing itinerary

We recommend a minimum of two days to completely experience Gulmarg sightseeing and enjoy other activities that you are interested in. It takes you around 3 hours to reach Gulmarg from Srinagar.

Gulmarg 2 Nights Itinerary

If you were planning for a two-night stay in Gulmarg, your itinerary can be adjusted as follows.

On Day 1, wake up and start early from Srinagar and reach Gulmarg at 9-10 AM.

Check in your suitable hotel and spend some time enjoying the cultural monasteries and churches including Gulmarg Golf Course etc.

On day 2, take a Gondola ride and reach Apharwat Peak. Enjoy trekking to the peak and arrive back to Gulmarg, this will take around a full day.

At Last, come back to Srinagar on Day 3.

One-day Trip to Gulmarg

• If you only wish to stay one night, the itinerary for a day trip from Srinagar to Gulmarg can be found below.

• Depart early from Srinagar on the first day, and get at Gulmarg by 9 or 10 AM.

• After checking into a hotel, visit surrounding attractions such the Maharani Temple, golf course,  St. Mary’s Church, and Maharaja Palace.

On Day 2, travel a gondola to the top of Apharwat Peak.

• return by 12 o’clock, eat lunch, check out of the hotel, and return to Srinagar by dusk.

Shortest itinerary

However, if you were pressed for time, you could also go in a single day. By departing early from Srinagar, you can arrive in Gulmarg by 9 or 10 Amby Stroll around the golf course and visit places like the Maharani Temple and St. Mary’s Church.

If there is a little rush, you may also take the Gondola trip. You may easily finish all of this in a single day and return to your accommodation in Srinagar by late in the day.

FAQ's

Gulmarg is a stunning hill station located in Jammu and Kashmir, It is famous for the Gulmarg Gondola, a famous ski resort established in 1927, and the highest golf course in the world. Gulmarg is an ideal destination for all kinds of travelers. Irrespective of their interests Gulmarg has something to offer for everyone. The winter season brings out the true beauty of this winter wonderland. The valley and the Line of Control at Apharwat peak are the must-visit locations. Gulmarg is famous for its Bollywood shooting locations.
One of the most famous and iconic rides that are a must-visit is the Gulmarg Gondola, often known as the Gondola cable ride. It’s not just a cable ride, it can be considered the biggest chance to view the picturesque landscapes. It is a two-stage cable car facility that carries around 600 people per hour. This cable car ride is a must-do for every traveler who is visiting Gulmarg at any time of the year. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It is advisable to check its availability and safety guidelines before planning your visit.
The cost of Gulmarg depends upon the type of accommodation, the number of people traveling, and the number of days you spend. For a one-week long vacation, it will cost around Rs. 26,000 for one person, It is around Rs. 60,000 for two people. For a three-night and four-day trip, the average spending will be around 12,000, while if you plan a long trip of around 7-8 days, it may cost you around 27,000. The average packages to Gulmarg at Cliffhangers India vary from INR 10,000 to INR 30,000 depending on the type of package and the number of days you plan for sightseeing.

Around 250 rupees will be the entire fee for a shared taxi from Srinagar to Gulmarg. You will spend roughly Rs. 100 traveling from Srinagar to Tangmarg, then another Rs. 50 to Rs. 70 for each person traveling from Gulmarg. It’s vital to keep in mind that the shared taxis in this country are referred to as “service gaadis.” Anyone who you inquired about shared cabs might simply shrug their shoulders and respond, “I don’t know.” Ask about service gaadi if it occurs, and they will understand what you mean.

At Gulmarg you can rent your vehicle or even explore it on a taxi it may cost you around 600 a day.

Everything is dependent upon your goals. Two days and one night are enough if you wish to ski, sled, and snowmobile. If you’re a sightseeing traveler, you’ll probably ride the gondola for 3 hours back and forth in the first phase only. If you want to cover all the major places it doesn’t take you more than two days.
But if time was of the essence, you could also go in a single day. By departing early from Srinagar, you can arrive in Gulmarg by 9 or 10 a.m. Stroll around the golf course and visit places like the Maharani Temple and St. Mary’s Church. You could also ride the gondola if there was little rush. You may easily do everything in a single day and go back to your Srinagar lodging by the end of the day.

Depending on the kind of package you choose and how many days you want to spend sightseeing, the typical Gulmarg packages at Cliffhangers India range from INR 10,000 to INR 30,000.

The company Cliffhangers India offers a variety of skiing classes. A day of skiing with us costs about INR3,500, while a week of snowboarding lessons costs about INR35,000. To give adventure tourists a top-notch skiing experience, we offer 5-day and 7-day skiing tour packages.

We also provide you with deluxe tour packages that are more luxurious and have fewer travelers. which provide top-of-the-line amenities throughout your whole trip.

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