Poshwan Hotel

Main Gulmarg, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir, 193403, India
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Golf course at Gulmarg during winter, KashmirGolf course at Gulmarg during winter, Kashmir

Scenery on the way from Srinagar to GulmargScenery on the way from Srinagar to Gulmarg

Scenery at Gulmarg, KashmirScenery at Gulmarg, Kashmir

Viewpoint along the way up to Gulmarg, KashmirViewpoint along the way up to Gulmarg, Kashmir

Travel Tips for Gulmarg

Trekking/hiking during summer

by victorwkf

During the summer months, Gulmarg is turned into a green area with lots of beautiful wild flowers in full bloom. During this season, the best activities are trekking/hiking in the Afarwat Mountains. There are also horse or donkey riding to explore the beautiful natural scenery.

There is also a huge golf course in Gulmarg town itself, which claims to be the highest golf course in the world :)

Kashmir, a paradise

by johnbradshawlayfield

"Gulmarg"

Gulmarg, or meadow of flowers, is an apt term indeed for this idyllic flower-laden meadow at an altitude of 2,730 metres, in Baramulla district. Situated at a distance of 51 km from Srinagar, it is a saucer-shaped bowl overhanging the main valley of Kashmir. The towering peaks above the meadow are covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees, all vying with each other to touch the azure skies. An equally popular destination in winter, it is coated with a blanket of thick, soft snow, turning its gentle slopes into some of the finest ski slopes. Surrounded by crests of white, the air seems to sparkle against the ice as skiers flash past in the hush of the snow. The beginner's slope makes learning easy, with perfect snow conditions and a gentle gradient. Trained instructors are available and equipment can be hired. Skating, curling, and ski bobbing are some of the activities offered.

Gulmarg's international lush green golf course is the highest in the world. Equipment is available on hire for the visitor allured by the golf greens here. Gulmarg was once an important trekking base and the Gulmarg-Khilanmarg-Apharwat-Alpather is still a great trek.

Accommodation
Gulmarg's hotels offer accommodation and meals to suit all budgets. A luxurious chalet-type hotel is available. JKTDC has huts on offer at Gulmarg. All these properties require advance booking from Srinagar.

How to Get There
Air : The nearest airport to Gulmarg is in Badgam district.
Rail : The Jammu railway station is the closest in the vicinity.
Road : Gulmarg is a two-hour bus journey from Srinagar. Various modes of transport including chartered conveyance are available from Srinagar bus stand at Batmallo. The journey from Tangmarg can also be undertaken on ponies.

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