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Khilanmarg Tourism

Khilanmarg is miniature valley set at a 6 km walk and 2000 feet above one of the most sought after tourist destinations in J&K - Gulmarg.

One of the most delightful place to be in, Khilanmarg is surrounded by panoramic glimpses of some of the tallest Himalayan peaks. This place is the perfect incorporation of natural beauty couple with adventure sports, making it a favored destination for thousands of visitors. Khilanmarg is a great place for offbeat travel enthusiasts as the place is not directly reachable on vehicles. One has to either walk from Gulmarg or take a pony to reach this place.
Khilanmarg is covered with blossoming and aromatic flowers in spring and is a hot shot destination for skiing enthusiasts in winter. To add to that, the extravagant Nanga Parbat peak and the twin peaks of Nun and Kun are also visible from Khilanmarg.

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What is famous about Khilanmarg?

A great destination for skiing. Mesmerising view of the Himalayas.

What is not so good about Khilanmarg?

A little isolated. No residential building or hotels around. Not well linked to other towns and cities. There is also a risk of terrorism.

Who should visit Khilanmarg?

Khilanmarg is a perfect place for people who love adventure as it is not directly reachable by road and has to be traversed by either walking or taking a pony. It a photographer's delight, surrounded by panoramic Himalayan peaks. It can be visited by family, friends and couples. People who love to ski should visit this place. 

What is the best time to visit Khilanmarg?

During summers, the place is filled with sheer splendour, all thanks to the blossoming flowers and verdant locales. For all the lazy bums, who do not wish to indulge in adventure sports and want to experience the beautiful sights that the place has to offer, summer would be preferable. For all the adventure freaks, skiing opens up in the winter season. During the months of November-February would be the best bet for them.
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What is the local food in Khilanmarg?

There are no restaurants in Khilanmarg because it is not inhabited by people, it is just a picnicking spot and thus all the restaurants can be found in the town of Gulmarg which is 6 kms away from there.
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What is the best way to reach Khilanmarg?

Khilanmarg does have its own bus station, railway station or airport. The nearest airport and railway station are located in Jammu and Srinagar. There is no direct road connectivity from any of the towns. You need to cover the distance from the highest reachable point to Khilanmarg on foot or take a pony. 
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What are the things to do in Khilanmarg?

The top things to do in Khilanmarg are Alpather Lake, Gondola Cable Car, Gulmarg, Gulmarg, Skiing, Gulmarg, Golf Courses, Gulmarg, Ferozpur Nallah. You can see all the places to visit in Khilanmarg here

What are the places near Khilanmarg?

The top places near to Khilanmarg are Srinagar which is 40 km from Khilanmarg, Gulmarg which is located 3 km from Khilanmarg, Dachigam national park which is located 63 km from Khilanmarg, Mcleodganj which is located 269 km from Khilanmarg, Dalhousie which is located 226 km from Khilanmarg

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Shashwat Kant

3 years ago
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, being at a high altitude there are no food joints in Khilanmarg.
- Winters are extremely cold, proper clothing would be a no-brainer.
- Have a guide wi (Read More)th you or make a well researched plan for yourself and only then embark on to your trip.
- Check out the prices of pony rides online first or ask your friends who might have been here earlier. You do not want to be fooled.
- If you have breathing problems, you must take proper precautions before hand.
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