In Photos: It’s Snowing Buckets in Kashmir, and it Looks Breathtaking

Villages, mountains, cars, and people—all blanketed in white. | By NGT Staff  
Gulmarg Kashmir Snow
Gulmarg's winter landscapes draws honeymooners and families, but also skiers who come for its fine, powder snow that acts as a cushion in case of falls. Photo: iStock.com/Maxlevoyou

The first weekend of 2017 saw parts of Kashmir resemble a giant snow globe, with snow showers blanketing the region in thick, white carpets. Our social media feeds were full of folks sledding down snowy slopes, clear icicles dangling off the roofs of remote cabins in the mountains, and kids trying to catch snowflakes on their tongues.

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Here we Reach #Gulmarg #heaven 😍😍 #funjustbegun #snowfight

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The roads i m familiar with are easy to travel #Kashmir #Street #Snow #SnowFall

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It’s good news for travellers, too—the state tourism department has just announced plans for the annual winter carnival from January 21-February 5, 2017 at Gulmarg that is open to all. Expect ice hockey, snowball fight contests, night markets , cultural shows and frosty landscapes. If these photos are anything to go by, it’ll make for a dreamy holiday.

 

Winter is back. Photo: @zaidu_11

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Today morning #Gulmarg #KASHMIR

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#kashmir #snow #car

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When the lake is frozen and the mountains are carpeted with white blanket. How can one misses the shot? This is not a home,this is a feeling and which is priceless. Strong chills from the Zabarwan heights numbs the fingers and body but warms one's heart when you see such magical scene happening in front of you. I stood there. Stared. A snow capped peak stared back. I became exceedingly captivated by the canvas of impeccable beauty. In picture Kashmiri boatman rows the boat amid partly frozen lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills at Dal Lake in Srinagar. #kashmir #srinagar #dallake #winter #landscape #landscapephotography #indiapictures #dwpfrozen #nature #mountains #ajeinpictures #bbc_travel #iamatraveler #yourshotphotographer #hippieinhills #lake #sky #snow #beautiful #beauty #himalayas #explore #kpc #kashmirpp #boat #worldcaptures #worldbestgram #kashmirscape #wanderlust @instagram @natgeocreative #jktourismsnowcarnival

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If you’re planning to visit Kashmir, pick tips from our guide to snowboarding in Gulmarg, and check out this video on the Gulmarg’s snow sport community.

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