Gulmarg, Heartland of Winter Sports

Gulmarg's legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to gulmarg naturally make it one of Asia's premier hill resorts. Originally called 'Gaurimarg' by shepherds, Gulmarg was discovered in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. It was also a favourite resort of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Today, Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty but also the country's premier ski resort in winter when it is covered in snow and takes on the appearance...

Places To Visit In Gulmarg

Important Communications In Gulmarg

Gulmarg is a popular tourist destination. Every year thousands of tourists from all over the world come to this stunning city. Therefore, the communication with other areas of Jammu and Kashmir as well as other parts of India is pretty good. Here's a highlight on transportation, food and accommodation in Srinagar.

Gulmarg is well connected with all major cities of India. Regular trains are available from all parts of Jammu and Kashmir as well as from other cities.

  • Baramulla
  • Pattan
  • Hamre
  • Mazhom

There are regular bus services available to Gulmarg from almost all areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Apart the State Govt run buses, one can avail private cars, private buses etc.

  • Old Bus Adda
  • Tangmarg Bus Stand
  • New Bus Stand Babareshi
  • Tourist Vehicle Stop

Gulmarg has a number of great restaurants that offer delicacies of various types. While you can treat yourself with the cuisine of your choice, indulging in authentic local delicacies is a must.

  • Cloves Restaurant
  • Yemberzal Hotel & Restaurant
  • Big Chillies Restaurant
  • Down Hill Restaurant
  • Bakshi Restaurant
  • Tourist Dhaba

Thanks to the natural beauty of Gulmarg, there are quite a few hotels in the area. You can find luxurious hotels as well as budget ones with excellent hospitality and warmth.

  • Hotel Hilltop
  • Hotel Pine Spring
  • Gulmarg Resorts
  • Hotel Heevan Retreat
  • Grand Mumtaz Resorts

Hotels and Restaurants

Kishtwar is well connected to other parts of Jammu and Kashmir by road. While the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Transportation (JKSRTC) runs buses that connects this dreamy town to the rest of the state, there are private buses, luxury buses and private transportation available too!