Khilanmarg

Khilanmarg, situated in the breathtaking landscapes of Gulmarg, is a pristine meadow that captivates visitors with its natural beauty and tranquility. Situated at an altitude of around 2,730 meters above sea level, Khilanmarg offers panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, verdant valleys, and dense pine forests, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Historically, Khilanmarg has been cherished for its significance as a grazing ground for livestock during the summer months. The name "Khilanmarg" itself translates to "meadow of flowers," hinting at the vibrant flora that adorns its gentle slopes during the warmer seasons. This lush meadow has long been a favorite retreat for travelers seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life, drawing inspiration from its serene ambiance and awe-inspiring vistas. Today, Khilanmarg beckons visitors year-round with a variety of recreational activities. In the winter months, it transforms into a winter wonderland, offering opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and sledding amidst pristine snowscapes. During the summer, the meadow comes alive with colorful wildflowers, inviting leisurely hikes, picnics, and photography sessions.

  • Best Time to Visit: March to September
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours for casual visit and 1 day for an immersive experience.
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 57 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Mazhom which is 33 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The distance between Srinagar and Khilanmarg is 51 kms.
  • Travel Tips: Trekking, skiing, golfing, horse riding and shopping
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