Alpather Lake

Open Time : 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Alpather Frozen Lake

Why to visit Alpather Lake

The lake is a must-see for everyone who like hiking, and getting there requires a one-day trip from Gulmarg to Alpather Lake. The fairly challenging journey will require you to take the Gulmarg, Khilanmarg, Apharwat Ridge, and Alpather Lake routes.

The lake is a wonderful sight in the winter with a clear frozen glassy top and ducks walking on them rather than wading. If you visit during the summer, though, you will be greeted by an entirely different scene, with lovely mountain flowers and trees filling the surrounding areas.

After a day-long journey from Gulmarg, visitors can arrive at Alpather Lake. Visitors can get there by riding ponies as well. Beginning early in the morning, those who are keen in horseback riding can make the trip in one day. Thrill seekers can hike the straight-up ridge of Apharwat Peak and then walk to the opposite side

FAQ on Alpather Lake

What lodging options are there near Alpather Lake?

Hotel Heevan Retreat, Grand Mumtaz Resorts Gulmarg, and Welcome Hotel Gulmarg are among the locations to stay.

What restaurants are located close to Alpather Lake?

Northwind Cafe (0.5 km), Tarboosh Foods (0.1 km), and White Mountain Cafe (51 m) are some of the eateries in the area.

What places of interest are close to Alpather Lake?

Gulmarg Gondola (2.2 km), Outer Circle Walk (1.5 km), and Apharwat Peak (4.8 km) are some of the neighbouring attractions.

Special Tip

The best season to visit this location is between August and September if you prefer to see the lake as a lake rather than a frozen surface. Here, the weather might change quickly, so you'll need to replace your attire as well.

By Shobhna J.

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