India - Gulmarg Travel Information

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Gulmarg 

Gulmarg meaning "a meadow of flowers" is hillstation that takes to the beautiful world of flowers.  

Flowers that bloom include bluebells, daisies, forget-me-nots and buttercups. Gulmarg is located in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir at an altitude of 2730 meters above sea level.  

Gulmarg has green golf courses and its gondola lift is very popular. The beautiful and panoramic 18-hole golf course offers tourists a temporary membership.  There are enjoyable rides on pony available in Khilamarg and Kongdori.  

To Reach 

  • By Air: The nearest Airport is situated in Badgam District, which is well connected with all the major cities of the country.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Jammu.
  • By Road: All sorts of transport are available to Gulmarg from Srinagar bus stand at Batmallo and from private transport operators.

 

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