Gulmarg is one of the most popular hill stations in Jammu and Kashmir. It stands for the paddock of flora. Gulmarg treasures loads of enchanting mountain ranges and peaks that makes one captivated. Beautiful and serene landscapes and pristine lakes accompanied with lavish greenery are other alluring things about this region. This is an idyllic Himalayan escape to experience the heritage of the Northern part of the country. One can escape the mundane life completely and forget oneself in the all encompassing beauty of the region. The unspoilt natural beauty fills the heart and soul of the individuals and initiates them to grow akin to the nature. The famous tourist places like Alpathar Lake, Baba Reshi Shrine, St Mary's Church, Maharani Temple and other alluring destination inside and near to Gulmarg are worth visiting.
The options of accommodation in Gulmarg are more than one can hope for in a dream vacation. They offer an ideal haven from the vagaries of weather outside. The option varies from luxury hotels, heritage hotels, house boats to ski resorts. There are a couple of heritage hotels that provide modern amenities and nice accommodation in Gulmarg. All the rooms have ensuit bathroom, running hot and cold water, color TV, telephone, channel-music, kitchen appliances, safety lockers, and 24-hour room service. The restaurants serve Kashmiri, Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines. Other amenities embody conference hall, laundry service, dance hall, barber service, beauty parlor, currency exchange, generator facility, parking, and doctor-on-call.
Gulmarg is described as the 'heartland of winter sports in India', and plays host to a number of activities as part of the 'Snow Festival' much to the delight of holiday-makers. Among the main attractions are snow cycling, ice skating, snow-sculptor activity, sledge-race, snow rugby, and torch-skiing in the night. Some other activities are like snow-trekking, snowboarding, and snow-marathon. The Gulmarg ski resort is placed amidst snow clad hills and thick pine forests, and provides fine service and accommodation to its guests. The resort gears up for a heavy influx of New Year revelers with fully booked hotels amidst snow-capped mountains, and white-carpet meadows.
The rooms in the Gulmarg ski resort are well equipped with all amenities to make a pleasant ambience for the guests. All the rooms are centrally heated and have electrical blankets. There are amenities that embody hooked up baths, hot and cold running water, storage tank, safety locker, cable TV, intercom, study table, drinking water, and round the clock room service. The restaurants serve multi-cuisine dishes, delicious snacks, and an array of drinks. Come and make your vacation in this picturesque Himalayan hill station unique, and memorable in all respects.