Gulmarg Gondola

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    Location: District Baramulla, Alambal Road, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 193403

    Estimated Visiting Time: winter season is the best time for travel.

    Asia‘s largest and highest and World’s second-largest and second-highest cable car project, the Gulmarg gondola is the top attraction of Gulmarg. In fact, a Gulmarg tour without a ride on a popular cable car is considered incomplete. This activity in Gulmarg is perfect for families, vacationers, and romantic couples As well As adventures seeking to get to the top of the mountain for the best-seeking experience (in winter). The scenic views of the mountains and Valley during the cable car ride are also unforgettable. The gondola can ferry 6 people at a time and 600 people per hour.


    offering adventure and nature lovers and an ideal place, Gulmarg is a one-holiday destination that reminds etched in my memory for a very long time.

    Gulmarg is an important part of Jammu and Kashmir tourism and trusts us it is not just any hill station in India. The beautiful Town renders the opportunity to reconnect with nature, find peace of mind and see the new face of Indian culture

    If you’re planning a trip to Kashmir and Gulmarg is on your itinerary, Then this list here can help you pick the best things to do in Gulmarg.

    1. Learn skiing
    2. Take a ride on the Gulmarg gondola.
    3. Try your hands at golfing.
    4. Seek the Blessing of Baba Reshi Shrine.
    5. Find peace at st. Mary’s church
    6. spend a day at Alpather Lake.
    7. Explore Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
    8. Visit Ningli Nallah.
    9. visit Maharani Temple.
    10. Try Wazwan and Kahwa.
    11. Explore Ferozepur Nallah.
    12. Visit Khailanmarg.


    Gulmarg Gondola, GulmargThe cable car project is a joint venture of the Jammu Kashmir government and French firm Domagalski. The first phase of the ropeway was completed in 1998 and the second phase with 36 cabins and 18 towers was completed in a record time of 2 years it opened for the public on 28 May 2005.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Kongdoori station at Gulmarg Gondola, Gulmarg The two-stage gondola lift ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain,  a shoulder of nearby  Apharwat peak (4,200 m (13,780 ft)).  The ropeway project is a joint venture of the Jammu and Kashmir government and French firm Pomagalksi. The first stage transfer from the Gulmarg resort at 2,600 m (8,530ft) to Kongdoori Station in the bowl-shaped Khongdori Valley. 

    The second stage of the ropeway, which has 36 cabins and 18 Towers, takes skiers to a height of 3,747m (12,293 ft) on Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat peak 4,200m(13.780ft).

    Opening Hours

    The timing of Gulmarg gondola is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.
    (Republic Day) – Hours might differ.
    However, the timing is dependent on the weather  condition

    Entry & Others Fees

    The price is INR 700 for the first stage. INR 900 for the second stage. The chairlift price is INR 300

    How to Reach

    The starting point of Gulmarg Gondola is situated 20 minutes away from Gulmarg. Taxis are readily available, however, you can reach them by walking

    Tips for Travellers

    1. The Winter season is the best time to enjoy the ride on Gulmarg Gondola.
    2. Book tickets for the Gulmarg gondola online to avoid the hassle of standing in a queue and the unavailability of slots.
    3. The boarding pass for the Gulmarg gondola is valid for 3 hours from the time it is handed over to you.
    4. However, if you are given the pass at 3 PM, it will be valid for 2 hours, since the cable car ride closes at 5 PM.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Absolutely safe😊.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Muchalinda Lake?

    Ans: yes.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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