Asia’s largest and highest and world’s second-largest and second highest cable car project,
Gulmarg Gondola is the top attraction in Gulmarg. In fact, a Gulmarg tour without a ride on
the popular cable car is considered incomplete. The scenic views of mountains and
valley during the cable car ride are also unforgettable and unmatched. The gondola can
ferry 6 people at a time and 600 people per hour.
Gondola Cable Car Riding Levels
The cable car ride takes place in two levels/stages.
Phase I: from the Gulmarg resort to Kongdori Station (2600 m) in the bowl-shaped
Kongdori Valley which takes 9 minutes to reach.
Phase II: from Kongdori Station to Kongdori Mountain (3747 m), the shoulder of
Apharwat Peak which takes 12 minutes.
In the third phase of Gulmarg Gondola project, 90 chairlifts were installed in 2011. The
chairlift connects Kongdori to Mary Shoulder where many skiing events take place. It
takes 11 minutes for the chairlift to go from one point to the other.
This must-do activity in Gulmarg is perfect for family vacationers, romantic couples as well as adventurers seeking to get to the top the mountain for the best skiing experience (in winter).