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    Gulmarg Tour Guide

    Gulmarg, as the name suggests “Glorious Gulmarg”, Gulmarg is a small pearl within the heavenly state of Jammu and Kashmir which has turned out to be one of the most beautiful summer destinations of the Country. Gulmarg is a small village that is located at a distance of 60 kms from Jammu and in the lap of great Pir Panjal ranges of Himalayan Mountains. Gulmarg attracts millions of tourists every year who visit this mesmerizing place from all over the world. Well-known as the “Crown of Jammu and Kashmir”, Gulmarg was originally named as “Gaurimarg”, a name derived from the name of Lord Shiva’s wife. Gulmarg is popular “skiing capital of India” where tourists can visit and enjoy skiing on snow-covered peaks of Himalayan ranges.

    Gulmarg is surrounded by lush green beds, dense forest and high trees of deodar, oak and pine, several alluring meadows of flowers, rushing streams, forested valleys and numerous nature walks which provides traveler a sense of being in the place which is created by Gods so that people can come and witness the heaven while they are alive. Not only nature and its beauty, Gulmarg has a wide range of adventurous activities like trekking, skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding and several other activities like horse-riding. This small village is also a hot spot for various “Bollywood Directors” as several films have been shot here previously.

    Gulmarg,is well-known around the world for its cable car ride – Gondola Ride which is the “Second Highest Cable Car Ride” in the world and a golf course which is also known as “World’s highest golf course”. With so much to witness, Gulmarg invites you all to live for a moment in the lap of mother nature with its beautiful meadows and surrounding areas.

    Custom Tours India will arrange an excellent tour plan including Gulmarg for your upcoming tour plan to India. Below mentioned are the top sightseeing places and activities for Gulmarg which you may consider during your next tour of India.

    Top Sightseeing Places and Activities to do while in Gulmarg

    Gondola Ride

    Gondola Ride is the world’s second longest and highest cable car ride in the world which is one of the most popular activities and sightseeing places in Gulmarg. This cable ride takes you to the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. where most of the winter sports are active, Apharwat Mountain. This cable ride is divided into two parts where the first stop is at Kongdoori Station and the second phase is Apharwat Mountain. The cable ride takes you to the Height of 4,000m which offers the best-in-class view of the surrounding which makes every tourist spell bound. Along with this, from the top you can even witness the crucial LOC “Line Out of Control ”, Pir Panjal ranges and Nanda Devi.

    Strawberry Valley

    Strawberry Valley is one of the unexplored valleys situated near Gulmarg which is popular for its strawberry plantation and extremely beautiful surroundings. Being a picturesque place, you will be struck with the beauty of the lush green surroundings, long-stretched meadows filled with glittering red strawberries and the clear blue sky with clusters of white clouds. You may walk between the meadows and pick fresh strawberries on your own.

    Drung Waterfall

    Drung Waterfall is one of the hot-picnic spots situated in Tangmarg region of Gulmarg which is famous for its frozen streams and waterfall. The stream of water falling from the majestic mountains coming from glaciers makes this waterfall worth visiting.


    Khilanmarg is a small valley which is situated at 2000m above Gulmarg providing once in a lifetime view and experience with its surrounding and mesmerizing beauty of nature. The valley is blessed with majestic high peaks of Himalayan Mountain due to which the entire valley is covered with snow in winters making it another best spot for skiing. Khilanmarg can also be visited during summers and spring as this place holds some of the most beautiful flowers which spread wonderful aromas in this area attracting all the tourists visiting Gulmarg.

    Gulmarg Golf Course

    Well-known as “highest golf course” in the world and “longest golf course” in India, Gulmarg Golf Course has 18 holes and the place was earlier used by Britishers since 1911. However, later in the year 2011, the course was renovated as per international standards. The place has excellent views of the surrounding mountain peaks and lush green meadows.

    These are the major tourist spots of Gulmarg which attracts millions of tourists every year from every corner of the world. Gulmarg is a small village however, the beauty of this hill-station has no limits as it holds some of the most beautiful and alluring views of Jammu and Kashmir and the great Himalayan Mountain range. Custom Tours India would love to have you with us in order to take you to visit this wonderful and glorious hill-station of India.