Neighbourhood Travel Desk: Gulmarg Gondola is situated in Gulmarg Region of Jammu and Kashmir. This destination is known for the second highest active cable car in the world after the closing of the Merida cable car located in Venezuela.
It consists of a two-stage ropeway that has the capacity of carrying approximately 600 people every hour from Kongdori Mountain. There are two divisions of the ride, one is from Gulmarg to Kongdoori and the second is from Kongdoori to Apherwat.
The Kangdori is a bowl-shaped area, it is known for its abundant opportunities for enjoyable sessions of powder skiing and snowboarding. Jammu & Kashmir tourism department credit Kongdori for catching the eyes of travel enthusiasts. Rendering a perfect blend of adventure and recreation, Kongdori is a little paradise in its own right.
This cable car project is the result of the combined scheme of the Jammu and Kashmir Government along with a French firm.
The Cable Car ride, popularly known as the Gondola Lift or Ride is the special attraction of Gulmarg. The tourists enjoying the cable car ride get thoroughly enthralled by experiencing the magnificent sight of the greenery of the hilly terrains and the picaresque setting all around. The cable ride also overtakes the marvelous meadow of colorful flowers called Khilanmarg during its journey. It gives a bird’s eye view of lovely Kashmir Valley.