Best Things To Do in Gulmarg

Whether you're visiting Gulmarg for a few days or are a localite, Gulmarg is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Gulmarg. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Gulmarg. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Gulmarg. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Gulmarg keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Gulmarg listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Gulmarg which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Gulmarg will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Gulmarg recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Gulmarg

Here is the list of things to do in Gulmarg and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Gulmarg Gondola

    Tags: Adventure, Adventure Sport

    An attraction in itself, the Gulmarg Gondola is the highest Gondola in the world and is a must when you visit the city anytime of the year, although winters have a charm of their own. Witness the beautiful Himalayas and the iconic city at its best from a height of more than 4000 metres. The ride takes place in 2 Phases; 1st phase from Gulmarg to Kungdoor and 2nd phase being from Kundgdoor to Ap...Read more
  2. Alpharwat Peak

    Tags: Entertainment, Adventure, Adventure Sport, Peak

    The most famous peak for experienced skiers to dig into that tempting snow, Alpahrwat Peak is a haven for the adventure junkie.Rent skiing gear to rush down the mountains or simply enjoy the snow in any way you can. Mountains biking enthusiast love the peak for biking down the terrain while the elites love to Heli-Ski in the area.
  3. Gulmarg Golf Course

    Tags: Golf Course, Entertainment, Play

    Gulmarg Golf Course is known for inviting anyone including non-members to try their hand at golfing through the beautiful Gulmarg terrain. Even though most visited during summers, this place is sure to make you grab that Club while you are trained with one of their instructors. The prices are budget friendly and the people and place are sure to make you pick up the sport for the rest of your li...Read more
  4. Gulmarg Ski Resort

    Tags: Hotel, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Desert

    If you are an experienced Skier and would love to explore the snow of Gulmarg, head over to the Gulmarg Ski Resort. The gondola ride to the top of the resort, and the beautiful snow capped mountains with a gradient slope make for and enjoyable ski experience.
  5. Baba Reshi Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture

    Dedicated to Baba Reshi, a Muslim scholar in the court of King Zain-Ul-Abidin- the ruler of Kashmir in 15th century, the shrine was built in 1480. Baba Reshi’s legendary stories depict how he helped the people around him for their betterment. The shrine itself is an architectural piece of art- showcasing Moghul and Persian designs. Take a walk around the premises and the garden to experie...Read more
  6. Shiva Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    One of the few remnants from the Dogra Dynasty which is hard to miss from anywhere in Gulmarg, the temple was built by Maharani Mohini Bai Sisodhia, wife of Maharaja Hari Singh. The Queen was known to visit the temple everyday to pray to Lord Shiva. However, the interesting part of the temple is the Priest who even though is a Muslim by religion, quotes both the Holy Quran and the Bhagvad Geeta...Read more
  7. Khilanmarg

    Tags: Entertainment, Adventure, Adventure Sport

    The Khilanmarg is located 6 kilometres from the city of Gulmarg and is known for its flower covered meadows in spring and 600 metre of ascent apt for skiing or snowboarding in peak winters. Highlights include : Winter Sports Beautiful view of the Himalayas (Nanga Parbat) which invites tourists all year round. A must whether you wish to simply enjoy the snow in winters or unleash the adrenalin...Read more
  8. St Mary's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Built in the 1920’s, the church makes for the perfect scenery with the surrounding Alpine trees and white snow in winters. The iconic green roof is stunning while the interiors showcase roman architecture and beautiful wooden trimmings. A must as you hike around the terrain of the golf course to take a pit stop here. Don’t forget to carry your cameras.
  9. Gulmarg Backcountry Ski Lodge

    Tags: Hotel, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Play

    If you love skiing and are keen on picking up the gear to slope down the majestic peaks at Gulmarg or know your way around snow and want to explore more, then head to the Gulmarg Backcountry Ski School. Take a 6 day course or simple an hourly session with trainers who will give you an experience of a lifetime. The perfect way to spend your winters in India.
  10. Strawberry Valley

    Tags: Garden, Theme Park, Picnic Spot

    Strawberry Valley is the hidden gem of Gulmarg. Hike to the valley or simply take a Taxi from the city to explore the green meadows with the delicious strawberries and the perfect weather that summer has to offer. A must in summers, don’t forget to carry a small picnic with you and a camera to capture all the goodness.
  11. Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve

    Tags: Forest, Wildlife Park, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Gulmarg is known for its spectacular fauna and is the highlight for many tourists. If you love wildlife, walk through the reserve to see Ref Fox, endangered species like Musk Deer, Hangul, Brown Bear, Leopard along with birds like Kashmir Roller, Blue Rock Pigeon, Griffon Vulture etc. The lush greens which serve well to the fauna have a charm of its own. Take a walk along the reserve to have an...Read more
  12. Alpather Lake

    Tags: Entertainment, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot

    A natural marvel 13 kilometres away from Khilanmarg, Alpather lake is not a common sight. A spring season must see, the lake appears to be taken right out a fairytale- surrounded by beautiful flower-laden meadows, majestic peaks and fragrant air. If you want to unwind and just soak in the beauty of it all, then take a small picnic with you to lie down in its sheer brilliance. A must in spring s...Read more
  13. Ningle Nallah

    Tags: Water Body, Entertainment, Boating, Picnic Spot

    Ningle Nallah is the name of a stream located 10 kilometres away from Gulmarg. The stream receives water from the lakes in the region and surrenders itself to the Jhelum river. For those who love exploring destinations off the beaten path, the Ningle Nallah is sure to be one close to your heart. In summers the stream sings to the beautiful mountains which embrace it, while in winter it wears co...Read more
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