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Gulmarg Holiday Packages - Important Tourist Attraction

Author : Dr Easton Patrick

Gulmarg is a best known tourist destination located in Baramula district of Jammu and Kashmir. Word 'Gulmarg' literally means 'the meadow of flowers'. Beautiful landscape of Gulmarg with exotic sight scenes presents a wonderful view for tourists. It is one among the favourite destinations of adventure seekers. This enchanting destination is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. Adventure sports like skiing, trekking and golf attract lots of visitors to this destination. Cup shaped green meadow located inside Gulmarg presents a real feast for visitor's eyes. During spring season, this region will be adorned with colorful bluebells, daisies and buttercups. Amazing flora and fauna of Gulmarg, makes the land a real paradise on earth. Following is the itinerary of a Gulmarg holiday package taking five days duration.

Day 01: Upon arrival at airport, representatives from Gulmarg holiday package will transfer you to hotel in Gulmarg. After reaching Gulmarg, check into hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: After breakfast from hotel, Gulmarg holiday package will start its journey by exploring Khilanmarg. This tourist place is located at a distance 6 km from Khilanmarg. It presents tourists breathtaking views of snow capped peaks and Wular lakes. Exotic views of Himalayan ranges provided from Khilanmarg captivate all eyes. After enjoying sight scenes of Khilanmarg, trip will move on to Alpather Lake. It is located nearly 13 kms away from Gulmarg city. This beautiful lake is situated at the foot of the twin Apharwat peaks ranging 4511 m in altitude. Alpather Lake in triangular shape presents a wonderful view for tourists. Usually, this lake is frozen until mid-June period. In the late evening, tour trip will return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03: Post breakfast, tour trip will move on to Shrine of Baba Reshi. It is a sacred mosque dedicated to Muslim scholar and saint Baba Reshi. Baba Reshi was an important courtier during the period of Zain-ul-Abidin, who was the king of Kashmir. Great structure of Shrine of Baba Reshi is a blend of Persian and Mughal architecture. Well manicured lawns and vast accommodation facility widens the interests of tourists. Next, tour trip of Gulmarg holiday package will move on to Ningli Nallah. You can reach this destination by traveling 8km from Gulmarg city. This arresting mountain stream is formed during summer season when the ice at the Alpather Lake melts. Lake flows down into the valley and joins the Jhelum River near Sopur. After viewing Ningli Nallah, tour trip will return to hotel. Have dinner and enjoy a good sleep at hotel.

Day 04: Fourth day of Gulmarg holiday package is dedicated for Outer Circular Walk. This road encircling Gulmarg is about 11 km length in total. It dedicates fabulous views of Harmukh to the east, Nanga Parbhat to the north, Apharwat Ridge and Sunset Peaks to the south. After viewing Outer Circular Walk, tour trip will return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05: Post breakfast, representatives from tourism department will assist you to airport for your journey back to home. Here comes to end for your interesting Gulmarg holiday package with evergreen memories.

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Read more about Gulmarg Holiday Packages. Also know attractive Himachal Holiday Packages. Read about Kashmir Holiday Packages.

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