Gulmarg Gearing To Host Slew Of Winter Sports Activities

BARAMULLA- With Kashmir Valley bracing up for snowfall, Kashmir’s ski resort Gulmarg is gearing up to welcome tourists from different parts of the world.

Gulmarg is not only the best tourist destination, but it has become the epicentre of winter sports as well, with thousands of people participating in winter games every year.

The government is also organising National Winter Games including Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Snow Rugby, Ice Stock, Snow Baseball, Mountaineering, Snowshoe Running, Figure Skating, etc., besides, events like Christmas celebrations, New Year and winter carnivals.

Assistant Director Tourism, Gulmarg Javeed Ahmed told news agency KNO that about 6,000 tourists visit Gulmarg per day, but this winter season they are expecting to see 10, 000 tourists mark per day.

“We are trying our best to attract the tourists for the upcoming winter season. The Ski resort is ready and in coming days, many more events will be organized,” the official said, adding that “Kashmir should not be an optional address, but a must visit winter destination.”

From December 15, he said that they are expecting a huge flow of tourists. “Besides, outside tourists, we have been witnessing local arrivals as well, as people of Jammu and Kashmir are also taking active part in the winter games activities,” official said. (KNO)

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