9 reasons why Gulmarg is a great destination for skiers

Updated: Dec 24, 2020

Gulmarg is one of the best-kept secrets in India with regards to natural beauty, adventure, and skiing. It is a small ski town nestled in the western Himalayas in the Pir Panjal range, falling in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Every winter, Gulmarg turns into a white wonderland for skiers and snowboarders. And every year it is frequented by skiers and boarders from all over the world including France, Canada, Japan, and Australia.


Among Indians, it is still not well known. But those who know it, have to make a trip there every single year.


What is it about Gulmarg that makes it a must on every Indian skier’s annual calendar? What is it about Gulmarg that draws skiers from even countries like France, who have access to ski resorts in the Alps!

Here is our assessment of why Gulmarg is a clear winner in India for skiing. Also, see how Gulmarg compares with some of the best ski resorts in the world.