Every part of India is known for tourism creating a distinct identity with its beauty. Some parts of the country are everyone's dream location and everyone wants to visit them. One of these places is Gulmarg, which is a very beautiful hill station located in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Gulmarg is considered to be the best honeymoon place which is known for its hills and snowfall. Gulmarg is also one of the most favorite shooting locations of Bollywood. Snow-clad mountains, lush green meadows, deep ditches, evergreen forests, attractive mountains, etc. become the attractions of this place. If you are planning to travel, then you can choose the heaven on earth, Gulmarg. Today in this episode, we are going to tell you about the best places in Gulmarg which will give you a lot of fun to visit. Let us know about them...
Ningale Nalla, situated at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Gulmarg, is very much liked by tourists. After going here, you will find a thick beautiful sheet of snow on the upper layer of the hills and small particles of snow on the surrounding plants further enhance the beauty of this place. This place is the best place to see snowfall.
Khilanmarg is an attractive place included in the tourist places of Gulmarg. This place is known for traveling on foot as it is difficult to reach here by vehicle. Khilanmarg tourist spot is considered ideal for getting a panoramic glimpse of some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Khilanmarg is the perfect combination of adventure sports as well as natural beauty making it a favorite for tourists all over the world. You can reach here with the help of Pony.
If you and your wife are wildlife lovers, then Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve can prove to be the best place for you. The place has a rich diversity of flora, and fauna as well as amphibians. One animal which is the main attraction of this place is the musk deer. Apart from these, you can also see Red Fox, Hangul, Leopard, etc. here. The biosphere reserve is 48 km southwest of Srinagar.
Alapather Lake is one of the most attractive places to visit in Gulmarg. This lake is situated amidst the hills. It is quite famous for its peaceful environment. This lake is surrounded by rocky mountains and lush green grasslands. This place is a great place for nature lovers. The water in this lake comes from the melting of snow on the hills above. This is one of the major lakes of Jammu and Kashmir, activities like photography are also done here. Pony rides through the snow-covered trails of Gulmarg are also enjoyed at this place.
Kongdori in Gulmarg is no less than a paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Kongdori is a bowl-shaped area situated in the middle part of the Gulmarg and Apharvat mountains. Apart from skiing, Kongdori is the world's second-highest cable car and Asia's highest cable car project which is also known as Gondola. After reaching the second station of the Gondola cable car, you can easily reach the peak of Apharvat mountain for skiing or any other winter sports. From Apharvat Peak you get spectacular views of the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas and Nanda Devi Peak.
Strawberry Valley is a beautiful place in Gulmarg. Any tourist visiting Gulmarg who knows about this Stobri Valley, definitely goes to visit here. Here you will find many different species of strawberries and their plants. This valley looks very beautiful and green.
The Maharani Temple of Gulmarg is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is situated on a small hill that is visible from all corners of the city. Situated in the green meadows, this red-colored temple looks very beautiful. This temple is also known as Rani Temple or Mohineshwar Shivalaya. The famous Bollywood song "Jai Jai Shiv Shankar" was also shot here.
St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church is one of the major tourist attractions in Gulmarg. This church is one of the major attractions of Gulmarg. The church was built in early 20th-century mansions and is built in the Victorian style of architecture. The brownstone wall in this church has a green roof with wooden trimmings. The lush green meadows, tall alpine trees, tall snow-capped mountains, rustic views of the wild landscape, vast stretches of forests, ancient churches and hotels, and huts surrounding this church serve as a wonderful and beautiful backdrop.
During the Mughal period, Tangmarg was known as the gateway to Gulmarg. There are vast grasslands at this place and pear trees are also found in large numbers. In the local language, the path is called meadow and the pear is called the tang. For this reason, this place has come to be called Tangmarg because of the huge grasslands and pear trees found here. Apart from this, this place is also very famous for handicraft artifacts, hence you can buy something from here as a souvenir related to Gulmarg.
The golf course is also one of the most popular and famous places in Gulmarg. This golf course located in Gulmarg is known as the longest golf course in India. This place is situated at an altitude of about 8700 feet above sea level. One of the largest and highest 18-hole golf courses in India. This place is very famous for the name of the golf course, but apart from this, many attractive views can be seen at this place. This place is surrounded by high mountains and lush green plains. The beauty of this place is worth seeing.