Located at an elevation of 2000 feet above Gulmarg, one
of the most famous tourist destinations in India, is Khilanmarg. It is merely 6
kms away from the beautiful hill station in Jammu and Kashmir.
Khilanmarg is a small valley that is encircled by the
tallest Himalayan peaks. Each year, thousands of tourists flock to the
beautiful valley to enjoy the thrill of some of the most popular adventure
sports that the place has to offer. One downside to the place, however, is that
it cannot be reached on vehicles. One has to trek from Gulmarg or hitch a ride
on a pony to reach this nature’s marvel. This also makes it a more exciting
journey who those who seek thrill.
Despite being cold place, Khilanmarg is replete with
colorful and aromatic flowers during the spring season. During winters, it is
crowded with tourists because it becomes a great spot for skiing. The famous
Manga Parbat and the Nun and Kun are also easily visible from here, making it a
tourists destination of great significance.