Literally means “Meadow of Flowers” is a town, a hill station and a notified area committee in Baramula district in Jammu and Kashmir. It is located 52 km from Srinagar. It has an average elevation of 2,690 m (8,825 ft). Its legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in India. Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty but it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m. Gulmarg is India’s premier ski resort in the winter. After Tangmarg, the climb to Gulmarg begins through fir-covered hillsides. At one point, known as View Point, travelers generally stop their vehicles for a few minutes and look out a spectacle of snow-covered mountains, almost within touching distance.