DEC TO MID MARCH
original name of Gulmarg was Gaurimarg.
Its name has been changed by Yusuf
Shah Chak in 18th century after
collecting 21 kinds of flowers.
During summer months Gulmarg is
famous for its highest Green Golf course
in the world at an altitude of 2732
Mtrs. it has been proved by the
famous Australian Golfer Mr. Peter
Thomson who played Golf at Gulmarg
is having the best Ski resort in
the country. The place maintains
the standards naturally friendly
service for which Kashmir is famed.
It has been identified European
Skiing resort in the past. It holds
a position as one of the highest
lift served Ski resorts in the world.
Kashmir is also one of worlds
best Heli Skiing regions with thousands
of possible 2200 meter descents.
In the past Gulmarg hosts several
National Winter Games Championships
and recently in 1997. The slopes
provide excellent opportunities
to cross country and downhill skiing
events. The resort has snow beaters
which beat the snow to keep the
slopes fit for skiing at all times.
GENTLE SLOPES, HAVING RUNS OF UPTO
200 METERS, ARE THE BEST FOR BEGINNERS
WHILE THE STEEPER RUNS OF 500 METERS
FOR INTERMEDIATE LEVEL SKIERS, AND
STRETCHES OF OVER 2500 METERS, PRECIPITOUSLY
STEEP, FOR TOP LEVEL SKIERS. T-BARS
AND CHAIR LIFTS, ON FIVE RUNS FOR
BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES, ARE
OPERATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
ALSO OFFERS HELI-SKIING, BEING THE FIRST DESTINATION IN ASIA
TO DO SO. A HELICOPTER TAKES YOU
UPTO THE APHERWAT PEAK FROM WHERE
YOU CHOOSE YOUR OWN DESCENT ROUTE.
ALSO IN GULMARG DURING WINTER ARE
TOBOGGANS, SLEDGES AND SNOW CYCLES.
REQUIRING LITTLE, IF ANY SKILLS
THEY ARE PERFECT WAY TO ENTER THE
SPIRIT OF FUN AND EXCITEMENT THAT
The distance from
Srinagar to Gulmarg is 55 Kms two
heated hotel accommodation, budgeted,
tourist bungalows & private
cottages with complete facilities.
- Gondola Lift
3.5 Kms (recently started), Chair
Lift 1Km & 6 lifts ,Toboggans,
Sledges and Snow Cycles.
- Two imported
- Ski equipments
- Ski instructors
- Easy accessibility
of medical assistance
Travels Pvt.Ltd. provides modern
Ski equipments. Participants
are requested to bring
their heavy woolen clothing like
caps, socks, gloves, mufflers, pullovers,
trousers, long johns, wind proof
jackets, dark glasses and walking
day tourists and organize Ski courses
for 4 days, 7 days, 14 days &
21 days. The rates for the courses
shall be provided on request.