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General Info & Hours of Operation - Gulmarg Gondola

Gulmarg Ski Resort – General Information

Gulmarg Ski Resort's claim to fame is the Gulmarg Gondola, the highest ski lift in the world, ascending to an elevation of 3,980 meters.

Installed by a French company, M/S Pomagalski, Phase 1 of the Gulmarg Gondola was completed in May 1998. That same year, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir established the J&K State Cable Car Corporation to administer the Gulmarg Cable Car Project.

J&K, in conjunction with Pomagalski, completed Phase II of the Gulmarg Gondola in 2005. Phase II opened access to above tree line skiing and 18 bowls.

Gulmarg's expanded terrain offers limitless lines for powder hounds and expert skiers – a unique experience to Ski India that has helped to increase tourism considerably.

For a complete Ski Himalaya experience, a chairlift was inaugurated in September 2011, giving skiers and riders additional lines of untouched powder and challenging runs.

Gulmarg Ski Resort – Hours of Operation

The Gulmarg Gondola is open all year round and operates on the following schedule.

Winter Operation - Gulmarg Gondola
Opening Day Closing Day
Gulmarg Gondola & Chairlift End of December March 31st
Surface lifts on Golf Course End of December March 15th
Hours Open Close
Phase 1 9:00 am 4:00 pm
Phase 2 10:00 am 3:00 pm
Chairlift 9:00 am 3:00 pm
Surface Lifts 9:00 am 3:00 pm

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