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Pahalgam

Pahalgam is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from the Lidder river and Sheshnag lake. Pahalgam was once a humble shepherd’s village with breathtaking views. Now, Pahalgam is the famous hill resort in Kashmir valley and cool even during the summer when the maximum temperature does not exceed 25 degree Celsius.

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Pahalgam

This hill resort is set between fairly steep hills. Its natural splendor is described by snow clad mountain peeks on all sides, a white water river that traverses the bottoms of the narrow Pahalgam, Pahalgam Kashmir valley, and the wonderful weather. While Gulmarg was the favourite summer resort of the British during the Raj, rich Indians patronized Pahalgam. Climatic conditions favour tent life and visitors prefer to spend their holidays under the rivers. The flora and fauna is good and the scenery is also captivating. Pahalgam is also the base point for undertaking the annual Amarnath Yatra. Foreign visitors like Pahalgam because they can relax in a surrounding that compares favourably with the Swiss Alps or they can undertake adventure treks into the high altitude meadows. The best time to visit Pahalgam is during the summers, between mid of April to mid of November.

GETTING HERE

International Travellers need to book flight to New Delhi first from New Delhi they can either Fly to Srinagar or take a Land Route.

By AIR / SRINAGAR

from New Delhi, there are about 14 daily flights to Srinagar, with on flight time of 90 minutes.You can reach Pahalgam by car or bus from Srinagar (Capital of Jammu & Kashmir) in about 2 hour(80km).

By LAND / SRINAGAR

You can take a Train till Jammu and then on you have to take a Jeap or Bus till Srinagar.
Journey from Delhi to Srinagar takes 24 Hrs

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Gulmarg

Gulmarg is one of the beautiful place that can be visited in Kashmir valley. Gulmarg literally means the meadow of flowers. Originally, Gulmarg was called Gaurimarg, named after Shiva’s coasts.

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Gulmarg

Gulmarg’s legendary beauty, Gulmarg in Winters prime location and proximity to Srinagar make it one of the premier hill resort in the country. Gulmarg, the hill resort is located only 52 km. to the south west of Srinagar in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Gulmarg is situated at an altitude of 2730 meters above sea level and has a gently sloping topography. Its present name ‘Gulmarg’ was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes filled with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favourite haunt of Emperor Jehangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers from here. During the colonial rule over India, the British discovered the hill resort of Gulmarg in 1927. Gulmarg also hosted the British Resident and his fellow Europeans. Gulmarg attracts various tourists due to its natural beauty. The snow-clad peaks and the lovely landscapes of Gulmarg have provided background for several Bollywood ventures. Today Gulmarg is not merely a hill resort – but it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m and also the Asia’s only heli-skiing resort in the winter. There is immense beauty and various adventure activities that make Gulmarg more than a cool hill resort. It is a convenient base for trek to the Himalayas and also offers various winter sports facilities to the tourists. Gulmarg can be visited throughout the year. The winter months from November to February are ideal for skiing. The months from May to September are pleasant to visit the place.

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GETTING HERE

International Travellers need to book flight to New Delhi first from New Delhi they can either Fly to Srinagar or take a Land Route.

By AIR / SRINAGAR

from New Delhi, there are about 14 daily flights to Srinagar, with on flight time of 90 minutes.You can reach Gulmarg by car or bus from Srinagar (Capital of Jammu & Kashmir) in about 1 hour(50km).

By LAND / SRINAGAR

You can take a Train till Jammu and then on you have to take a Jeap or Bus till Srinagar.
Journey from Delhi to Srinagar takes 24 Hrs

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