Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir, India

"Located at an elevation of 8,500 feet (2,600 m), Gulmarg (meaning “meadow of flowers”) displays a breathtaking panoramic view of the whole Vale of Kashmir and of Nanga Parbat, one of the highest peaks (26,660 feet [8,126 m]) of the Himalayas. The valley and mountains may be viewed from various lookout points on Gulmarg's Circular Path. The resort is reputed to contain the world's highest golf course." [Source: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2016]

Road to Gulmarg

Wildflowers everywhere

Gondola in the distance

Gondola (cable car)

Going up to Kongdori

View from Kongdori,
the first stop (more)

High mountains across
(faintly visible)

Gulmarg from above

View from 10K ft (more)

Golf course (more)

View from ~14K ft (more)

Snow on ski run (more)

Going up to the
Line of Control (more)

View from Apharwat (more)

Gathering clouds (more)

Ski slope in summer






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