Gulmarg with its mesmerizing beauty, lush green slopes and peaceful environment creates a lasting impression on anyone who visits this fairyland. A premier summer resort to the southwest of Srinagar, Gulmarg gives many reasons to be visited. One prime reason that draws a lot of tourists to this region is Skiing. As Gulmarg receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the Himalayas, skiing here is nothing less than being done in the snowy white Swiss Alps. Serious adventure lovers do not return home disappointed as Gulmarg is also a popular trekking base. Limitless adventures in Gulmarg begin from the three trekking trails- Alpather Lake, Khilanmarg and Apharwat. Besides trekking in the undulated terrains, Golfing is also one of the things to do in Gulmarg.
Gulmarg has one of the highest golf courses in the world which opens primarily in summers. Apart from featuring the highest golfing ground, the region is acknowledged for its biosphere reserve as well. Best suited for bird watching, the Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve is amongst the top tourist places to visit in Gulmarg. Other prominent places to visit in Gulmarg are Baba Reshi shrine, Sonamarg and Koutar Nag. Along with that, one can explore the amazing serene of Gulmarg on the Gondola cable car rides, which are a huge hit.