Placed 7th in the coveted list, Gulmarg has been recommended by CNN International as one of the best ski destinations for downhill thrills, which attracts visitors from across the globle.
CNN International writes that in the 19th Century, Gulmarg was a hill station for British colonies to escape the summer heat. ‘These days, it is a world class ski resort blanketed with fresh light powder from the Himalayas, attracting ski bums tired of Alpine lift queues and fondues,” writes the CNN report.
CNN International further reports that the resort’s claim to fame is the Gulmarg Gandola, the highest ski lift in the world, at a dizzying 3,979 metres. At the top station, skiers can take on challenging runs with
Reacting to the inclusion of Gulmarg among the premier ski destinations in
Minister of State for Tourism, Nasir Aslwam Wani, in his statement, has welcomed the inclusion of Gulmarg among top 10 ski destinations in
Gulmarg will soon have Wi Fi network to facilitate overseas travelers with high speed internet connectivity. The resort will further be augmented with an 18-hole state-of-the art golf course, which will be one of the highest in the world. Well known as Meadow of Flowers, Gulmarg is also being promoted as heli-skiing destination which has attracted skiing aficionadas from across the world.