Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Place : Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Best time for skiing : Mid December- mid April
Facilities : Gondola Lift, Ski Lift, Chair Lift, Toboggans, Sledges and Snow Cycles, imported snow beaters, ski equipment’s available, ski instructors, etc
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How to reach

Air : Gulmarg is in Baramula District which is approximately 2 hours from the nearest airport of Srinagar (57km). There are regular flights from Srinagar to all the major cities in the country.

Rail : The nearest railway station is at Jammu which is well served by trains from many parts of India including Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta.

Road : All sorts of transport are available to Gulmarg from Srinagar bus stand at Batmallo and from private transport operators. J&K SRTC operates regular deluxe and ordinary bus services from Srinagar. In winter, the buses operate up to Tangmarg (11 kms from Gulmarg), the remaining distance being covered with smaller vehicles. Tourist taxis also operate between Srinagar and Gulmarg. During winter, traveling by road to Gulmarg is not recommended as the roads can get blocked due to bad weather conditions.