Hike to the peak of Apharwat Mountain and enjoy the dramatic views of the surrounding countryside. Afterwards, embark on a moderate uphill climb to Alpather Lake, an alpine lake that remains frozen well into each June.
Enjoy a ride on the Gulmarg Gondola, the second highest in the world and a stunning achievement in engineering. The Gondola's way station sits atop the summit of Apharwat Mountain, 13,780 feet (4,200 meters) above sea level.
Another worthwhile Hike is a 7-mile (11 kilometer) circuit through the pine forests around Gulmarg; this route offers stirring views of Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain on Earth at a height of 26,660 feet (8,126 meters).
Other activities around Gulmarg include trekking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, and long-distance skiing. In summer months, horseback riding, water-skiing, and fishing are popular activities, as well as golfing; Gulmarg features one of the highest altitude golf courses in the world.
Not only is Gulmarg is home to excellent, world-class ski terrain, but it is also not as visited as other skiing areas in Asia. As a result, skiers and snowboarders can pack in many runs per day on the slopes' pristine powder.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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