Gulmarg Outer Circle Walk

Embark on a scenic stroll along the Outer Circle Walk in Gulmarg, Kashmir. This tranquil path winds through lush green refreshing meadows against the backdrop of the mighty Himalayas. Starting from Gulmarg Golf Course, the walk stretches along 11 kms. It takes around 2-3 hours to finish the walk at a leisure pace. The walk covers Gulmarg’s top attractions like Children’s Park, Shiva Temple, main market and more. During the walk, one can enjoy the majestic beauty of Nanga Parbat and Apharwat Peak. Originally crafted centuries ago, it served as a retreat for Mughal emperors and local nobility seeking solace in nature. Today, it remains a beloved spot for both locals and tourists alike. As you meander along the trail, breathe in the crisp mountain air and take in the serene beauty surrounding you. Keep an eye out for shepherds guiding their flocks and perhaps catch a glimpse of the diverse wildlife that calls this region home. With each step, you'll be immersed in the rich history and natural splendour of Kashmir. Whether you are a nature enthusiast or simply seeking a peaceful escape, the Outer Circle Walk promises a delightful journey through one of India's most picturesque landscapes.

  • Best Time to Visit: May to October
  • Ideal Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 56 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Mazhom which is 30 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The distance between Srinagar and Outer circle walk is 47 kms.
  • Travel Tips: Trekking, bird watching, picnicking and local interactions.
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