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These Are The Top Things To Do In Gulmarg, Kashmir

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Gulmarg is a beautiful hill station in Kashmir that will steal your soul with its icy mountains, green sceneries, and peaceful lakes. It’s also known as ‘meadow of flowers’. Its unique appeal fills romance in the hearts of the couples who adore snow. Praised as one of the most beloved adventurous destinations in India, Gulmarg has numerous choices of adventure activities to turn your tour to an interesting one.

Here we have mentioned 5 magnificent things that you can try with your beloved one in Gulmarg.

 

1. Go For Gondola Ride

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The gondola is the most famous place in Gulmarg and a trip to Gulmarg won’t be completed without a marvelous Gondola ride. At Gondola, you can find numerous small dhabas where you can have a snack or tea and relax in the romantic atmosphere of the region. In the wintertime, the region is snow-covered and gives a vast parkway for snow hiking and snap shooting.

You can stroll around and capture gorgeous picturesque views of the hills and rejoice in the snowfall while you’re at it. Travelers can hike for about 30 minutes and arrive at the top from where the scenes are fabulous.

 

2. Go Skiing 

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 If you’re thinking to visit Kashmir during the winter period, you should add a few nights tour packages in Gulmarg to experience winter sports. This small village is an excellent spot for skiing and snowboarding fans. There are three central hills for newcomers to master this interesting sport. These hills are known as the slope 85, baby slope, and Highland Park slope. All the three hills are followed by a net lift which draws you up the hill after you’ve completed your downhill skiing activity.

You will receive expert skiing lessons and training in Gulmarg to relish the best moments of winter sports activities

 

3. Take A Relaxing Spa

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Don’t forget to get a spa treatment in Gulmarg. It’s a thrilling experience to relax on a holiday in flawless comfort with soothing fragrances and gorgeous views of snow-covered mountains with a gentle spa therapy. Just head over to Khyber Resort or Vintage Hotel in Gulmarg to have a delicate spa treatment. Both spas in Gulmarg are luxurious and comfortable ones, which provides various five-star amenities for the tourists. The special homely treatments which the spa concentrates on. Amid the beautiful pictures of snow-covered hills, you will surely have an excellent spa experience. In the summer times you’ll notice peaceful glimpses of the rich green grasses while in the winter period, you’ll notice the snow-covered territories while being indulged in the tender vicinities of the resort.

 

4. Trekking

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Trekking is also one of the greatest things to do in Gulmarg. You would be falling in love with the enchanting appeal of this perfectly chilled lake in Gulmarg. The breathtaking spectacle of the Alpather Lake appears as the perk of a trekking adventure. It is placed at the base of the double Apharwat Peak at an estimated height of 4400 meters. Interestingly, the pool persists chilled also in May and June. Huge ice pieces drifting in the pool appends sparkle-effect to the picture. Encircled by rugged mountains and grasses, this is a fabulous place to unwind after the tiring activities such as skiing and trekking.

 

5. Bird Watching At Biosphere Reserve

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Biosphere Reserve at Gulmarg is known for its luxurious and unique Himalayan fauna and flora. The drive through its magnificent views scattered across 180 sq km to traverse the miracles of nature. This place is a house for different imperiled kinds of flying creatures. A birdwatching journey in the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve furnishes you with locating some of the unique and lesser-known birds. For example, Snow Cock, Blue Rock Pigeon, Kashmir Roller, European Hoopoes, Koklas, Jungle Crow and so on. Along with birds, you can also view here many kinds of animals. The important thing you need to do is follow some safety instructions or travel such places with a responsible tour guide.

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Anushka Jain
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