Gulmarg is a popular tourist station in the valleys of Kashmir, surrounded by mountains, nature, beauty, and water bodies. This destination is loved by travelers who love to enjoy nature with a little bit of adventure.
A popular skiing destination in Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg welcomes thousands of tourists around the year. Visiting Gulmarg in Summer is not only limited to regular sightseeing views, just like other destinations, but it’s authentic Kashmiri cuisine, cozy hotels, and adventure activities make Gulmarg a perfect place to visit. Want to know about the best places to visit in Gulmarg in Summer, along with the timings? Discover it here.
Gulmarg in Summer: The Real Heaven on Earth
If you want to enjoy these summer holidays with nature and mountains, then Gulmarg is the perfect destination for your trip. Wondering why you should visit Gulmarg Kashmir in summer?
1. Low Temperature
Based on its high altitude and is surrounded by mountains and water bodies, the temperature of Gulmarg remains low, between 12 Degree to 24 Degree Celsius, from March to June, making it the right time to visit Gulmarg. So, if you are getting tortured by heat waves or high temperatures, then Gulmarg can give you a refreshing escape.
2. The Best Time for Adventure
If you want to enjoy outdoor activities in Gulmarg, such as hiking, golfing, trekking, and horseback riding, along with other adventure sports such as ATV ride around Gulmarg then, no doubt, summer is the best time to visit Gulmarg
3. Nature View
Gulmarg is popular for its beautiful landscapes and mountains. The natural view shines more pleasant and brighter when the Lupine flowers are in full bloom and covered with greenery.
4. Cultural Activities
In the summer, a lot of cultural events and festivals take place in Gulmarg, such as flower festivals, summer festivals, etc. These events spread knowledge about their local culture and traditions with authentic Kashmiri food.
Where to Stay in Gulmarg
Gulmarg in Kashmir is a breathtaking town to be visited once by everyone in their lifetime. It’s the real heaven on earth, situated in the western Himalayas. Covered with beautiful mountains, fresh-chilling air, and eye-pleasing landscapes, you are surely going to leave your heart in the hills of Gulmarg.
If you want to make your Gulmarg trip experience remarkable, then you can stay at Khyber Hotels. Surrounded by nature, The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa provides all the amenities visitors need. Being known for providing the best summer resort in Gulmarg, we provide world-class hospitality and the authentic taste of Kashmiri and international cuisines. Book your room now and get ready to emerge into a real-life heaven experience!
Must-Visit Tourist Places in Gulmarg
The reason why tourists can never forget their Gulmarg trip is because of the beautiful places that the town offers.
And yes, that’s why Gulmarg stands at number one on the list of the best hill stations to visit in the summer.
So, here are some of the best places to visit in Gulmarg in Summer:
1. Gulmarg Gondola Ride
Gulmarg Gondola is Asia’s highest and largest cable car project. In fact, a Gulmarg trip is incomplete without a Gondola ride. It’s a must to do activity in both winter and summer in Gulmarg Kashmir. The cable car ride takes the visitor to 13,780 feet altitude, which provides an unforgettable experience of breathtaking views of landscape and lush-green meadows.
The Gondola base station is just 400 meters away from the Khyber Hotels, which makes it more convenient and easily accessible by tourists and guests.
2. Alpather Lake
Alpather Lake provides a peaceful and relaxing environment for spending quality time with friends and family. Covered with meadows, Alpather Lake is one of the most popular destinations loved by visitors. You can’t miss the mesmerizing views of this lake.
Along with nature’s beauty, you can also indulge yourself in various outdoor activities like horseback riding, trekking, etc. With a distance of 1 hour from Khyber Hotel, you can easily avail cabs or public transport facilities to reach the location.
3. Biosphere Reserve
Spread over an area of 180+ sq km, the Biosphere Reserve is known for endangered species and other rare species of flora and fauna. Here, you can easily spot snow leopards, musk deer, and other beautiful exotic birds and animals in the reserve and it is just around 7 km away from the Khyber Hotel.
4. Maharani Temple
Maharani Temple, also known as Rani Temple, is situated on top of a knoll in Gulmarg. This Temple is cherished with the idols of the Hindu God of destruction, Shiva, and the goddess Parvati. This maharani temple is one of the royal temples of Dogra Dynasty, which ruled the former princely territory of Kashmir.
Situated on a small hillock and just 2 km away from the Khyber Hotel, this temple is visible from all corners of the town.
Apart from these four destinations, there are a lot of other beautiful destinations that attract a lot of visitors. We at The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa invite you to visit Gulmarg and enjoy the foreseeing nature.
From outdoor activities to nature views, water bodies, and meadows, Gulmarg has something special for you. Don’t forget to check out our different types of premier rooms and luxury cottages, along with the open-space dining area. Book your room now and make your Gulmarg trip a special and remarkable journey!