Adventurous Escapades from Gulmarg

Adventure Destinations | | May 8, 2012 at 12:12 am


Gulmarg “the meadow of flowers” is one land that is a blessed paradise in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the northern part of India with lovely mountain slopes here and feel the excitement of this one land of green pleasures and lovely views. While you are here you are sure to love the sights around and would surely be enchanted by the entire landscape.

Gulmarg situated in the district of Baramulla in Jammu and  Kashmir is at a height of around 2,730 metres and certainly provides maximum pleasures to all those who come here in search of excitement. Around 57 km from the city of Srinagar a very important city here, Gulmarg is an ideal tourist locale and a perfect adventure spot.

Gulmarg skiing
This is the perfect skiing destination in India and has all the facilities for adventure tourism and gets you all the necessary reasons to visit this place. So when you come here ensure that you land with the right equipment and gear. So have your goggles, boots, woollen socks, and mufflers all ready jackets and snow boots notwithstanding the sticks and the lovely skis. Ski lessons are given here by ski instructors so all those who do not know skiing can enjoy this sport easily after the coaching is over. Then of course you can play golf here. Though not an adventure sport yet Gulmarg is a place where you have all the facilities for golfing at the Golf Club. Then you could go for a long nature trail here which is a very important adventure activity. Come here and walk through the wooed and enjoy the sight of the green hills. Then do go to Nanga Parbat and also Hadramukh.

The nearest airport is at Srinagar which is around 57kms from Gulmarg. The nearest railway station is Jammu. Come here and do not worry about where to take accommodation as there are many lodges and hotels that are available here in plenty.

Gulmarg lodges
These accommodations have vegetarian as well as non vegetarian meals and makes your travels convenient.

With the best floral surroundings this is a magical land of adventures. So any adventure enthusiast would surely love to bask in the pleasures of this natural paradise. With the slopes of Gulmarg giving ideal skiing comforts, it is no wonder that Gulmarg is the only Heli skiing resort of Asia.

Besides skiing once can also just enjoy the mountain treks that are here, and enjoy the sights of the beautifully snow clad peaks in and around the place. The British thus have discovered a hidden paradise and today it is a great adventurous hub. The Kashmir Valley is seen very well from the Gulmarg region and he Himalayan ranges from Khlmarg also provide great scenic beauty. Pony rides here are a fad and you can enjoy this unique activity. Then walking by foot till the small peaks here provides another kind of adventure altogether.

Gulmarg trek

With the most beautiful surroundings and ideal adventure sports facilities Gulmarg features in the list of adventure destinations in India. The skiing season here is from November to February and the slopes of Gulmarg at a height of around 8,700 feet to 10,500 feet make it the place with the highest ski runs in India. The chair lifts and the ski lifts provide the convenience of enjoying this ski pleasure in this part of the world.

The Alpather Lake is another adventurous activity locale here. This is a frozen lake till June. The lake lies across the Alpaharwat peak and so adventure enthusiasts normally undertake this one day trip of around 13 km to the Alpather Lake. Come back with memories of an alpine lake with the best picturesque surroundings.

Alpather Lake

With the most beautiful travel memories and ideal tourist delights Gulmarg is certainly a great adventure destination in India travels

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