Gulmarg is a huge meadow, located in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir at an altitude of 2730 meters. Initially, Gulmarg of Kashmir used to known by the name of "Gaurimarg" but in 16th century Sultan Yusuf Shah Chak gave the name of "Gulmarg" to this beautiful hill station. The word "Gul" means flowers, and hence the name Gulmarg stands for "a meadow of flowers". Flowers that bloom here include bluebells daisies, forget-me-nots and buttercups. The snow-capped peaks add to the grandeur of the land. Gulmarg looks like a fantasy at dawn and dusk.
Skiing In winter, snowcapped Gulmarg turns to a very different mood with a different look. It is the country's premier beginner's skiing resort. The longest ski run in Gulmarg is provided by the Gondola cable car, which allows a ski run of 2,213m.
Winter Sports Gulmarg: +91.1954.254417
Kashmir Snow Festival:Adventure sports, cultural events along with culinary delights marks theKashmir Snow Festival. Adventure sports like skiing, ice skating, snow-boarding and snow sledging marks the occasion. Christmas is a special delight here.
Nearest airport is in Srinagar.RAIL
Nearest railhead is at Udhampur, 281 km and Jammu, 345 km.ROAD
56 kilometers from Srinagar and 138 km from Pahelgaon.
Buses and taxis and cars are available.