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Gulmarg receives fresh snowfall

Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

JAMMU & KASHMIR, DEC 9,(UITV): Gulmarg sits high on Mt. Apharwat, a ski and snowboard resort with over 1,330 vertical meters of skiable terrain. The resort's claim to fame is that the Gulmarg Gondola – the very best conveyance within the world, ascending to an elevation of three,980 meters.

Gulmarg may be a little village within the Pir Panjal peaks of Asian nation, settled at the intense western fringe of one of the half dozen mountain ranges that type the Himalayan Mountains. Gulmarg was established as a resort in 1927 by 2 British Army officers however was originally a hill station for rich tourists trying to beat the summer heat. it had been a favorite country for Mughal kings and later for land elite throughout their Indian occupancy.

Phase II of the Gulmarg gondola was added in 2005, which stops just below Mt. Apharwat's summit (4,124 meters), offering additional challenging runs and beautiful views of the Kashmir landscape.

Gulmarg is situated in India, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir - not far from India. Gulmarg's geography creates it an ideal location to ski Himalaya. It's 52 km from Srinagar, Kashmir's state capital. And at an elevation of 2,650 meters, Gulmarg receives some of the heaviest snowfall in the Himalayas.

Gulmarg is translated as "Meadow of Flowers" and is also home to the highest golf course in the world! Gulmarg has a population of 730 people – 99% of them are male! The state's official language is Urdu, but the main languages spoken are Kashmiri and Dogri. Hindu is spoken as a second language. English is widely spoken in tourist areas, making it easy for English-speaking tourists to ski in India.