The best recreational facilities in Kashmir are available at Gulamarg. Its unbelievable excellence makes it one of the prime tourist destination which includes Ningle Nallah, Alpather lake, the highest golf course in the world, exactly at 8873 Ft.
Earlier this township was known as “ Gaurimarg” named after the lord Shiva’s wife, but later in 1581 Sultan Yusuf Shah renamed it as Gulmarg because of the Verdant slants and slopes decorated with wild blossoms and wonderful green meadows. Gulmarg tourism packages contains paradise for adventurers.
Skiing, trekking, pony ride and tobogganing can also be enjoyed here. Khilanmarg, which is very near to Gulmarg is a bright flower meadow valley and this valley is a blaze of colours and fragrances in the spring time and gives stunning views over the peaks, Wular lake over the Kashmir Valley.
The circular road which runs via pretty pine forest of Gulmarg offers stunning views right down into Srinagar and upto Nanga Parbat which is the ninth highest mountain in the world. The most beautiful meadow on Earth can also be viewed at Tosa Maidan of Gulmarg.