Gulmarg - heartland of winter sports
Situated in Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful hill station and a skiing destination called Gulmarg. It lies in a cup-shaped valley in Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas at an altitude of 2730 metres, 56 kilometers away from the summer capital, Srinagar.
Every year, tourists from different parts of the world visit Gulmarg to feel its breathtaking beauty. The best time to visit Gulmarg is between November to March each year, as there's moderate to heavy snowfall during these months adding to the charm of the place.
One of the most special things about Gulmarg is the beautiful snow-capped mountains. Gulmarg is known more for the winter sport skiing, in which participants use skis to glide on snow. Non-professionals also enjoy skiing under the guidance of trained instructors.