Gulmarg is usually famous for winter destination and Gulmarg union plays important role is providing the taxis inside Gulmarg. The Gulmarg union taxi stand rates varies from season to season. In Peak winter season the Gulmarg union taxi rates are higher then the rates in summer season. As the Gulmarg is covered by snow chained taxis are must for safe travel for slippery roads. If you wants to know the Gulmarg union taxi stand rates then you are at the right place. we have created detailed blog on all the rates for travelling inside Gulmarg.

Understanding Gulmarg union taxi stand rates

Gulmarg internal Sightseeing Rates

For Exploring Gulmarg, you need to take taxi from Gulmarg union taxi stand. The rates for Gulmarg internal siteseeing varies from season to season and is usually negotiable sometimes. It is recommended to take advise from your cab driver who is with you from Srinagar. Gulmarg internal siteseeing usually cost around 3500 but as said earlier it depends on the flow of tourist and season. In off seasons you can bargain and lower down rates for siteseeing in Gulmarg.

Types of Taxis Available in Gulmarg Taxi Stand

At the Union Taxi Stand, travelers can choose from a variety of vehicles ranging from compact cars to SUVs. Each type is tailored to suit different group sizes and preferences, providing options for both solo adventurers and larger families. Usually Gulmarg taxi stand have cabs like Sedan Etios, Innova, Tavera, Eco, Innova Crysta, Mini Vans, Sumos.

Chained Gear Cabs in Gulmarg and Tangmarg

chained cabs in gulamrg

In winters when roads are covered with snow, it is difficult for normal taxi to move on ice clayed road. In this case you need chained gear cabs. When you will start your journey towards Gulmarg from Srinagar, normal cabs go till Tangmarg only. Tangmarg is the place 12kms before Gulmarg after that mountains inclination starts.

In Tangmarg you need to change you vehicle from normal taxi to chained gear cabs. There is union stand in Tangmarg which provides chained cabs facility. Tangmarg chained vehicles varies depends on the flow of tourists but it usually cost 1500 one way or both way 2500-3000.

If you want to visit Drung Waterfall, then you also need a chained cab to reach there. In Tangmarg you will find the chained cab that will take you to Drung water fall and the cost is approx. 2000-2500. You can also go by snow bikes with same cost. The distance from tangmarg to Drung waterfall is upto 4kms . Young boys can walk and reach there without taking any convenience.

Rates for Nearby Places in Gulmarg

If you want to explore nearby places in Gulmarg then must which places are accessible by cabs. You can explore Bota pathri, Baba Reshi Shrine, Shrunzfall, Drung Waterfall, and Gulmarg internal which includes siteseeing of Rani temple, strawberry valley, Flower valley, church, Muesum. we will list all the rates of Gulmarg union taxi stand in below table so that you will get and idea of how much Gulmarg internal siteseeing will cost.

*Note: Please note that the rates I am listing below are Gulmarg union taxi stand rates for the taxi service in Gulmarg only. These are not the taxi rates for Srinagar or any other town in Kashmir. If you wanted to get the rate list for Srinagar, please refer to the Taxi Rates in Srinagar guide.

Gulmarg union taxi stand rates


Destination Price Car Type
Gulmarg Internal Siteseeing ₹3500/day Sumo/tavera
Gulmarg to Botapathri ₹2500/day Sumo/tavera
Gulmarg to Drung waterfall ₹4000/day Sumo/tavera
Gulmarg to Baba Reshi shrine ₹3000/day Sumo/tavera
Gulmarg to Shrunzfall ₹4000/day Sumo/tavera

*Note: Gulmarg union taxi stand rates may vary depending on the season and tourist flow.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Why do Srinagar and Gulmarg have separate taxi rates?
    • The distinction arises from the presence of distinct taxi unions in both regions, each with its pricing structure. Gulmarg union is the mean of earning for local people of Gulmarg. Gulamrg taxi union is also responsible for chained taxis in Tangmang.
  2. Can I book a Gulmarg Union Taxi in advance?
    • Yes, it’s possible to arrange for a Union Taxi in advance before travelling. You can contact your tour operator or call us to arrange Gulmarg taxi.
  3. How to book Gulmarg union taxi for internal siteseeing?
    • You cab book Gulmarg union taxi from your tour operated. You can ask your tour operated to included all siteseeing at locations or you can call you to arrange it for you.
  4. How much Gulmarg internal siteseeing costs?
    • Gulmarg internal siteseeing usually cost 3500-4000 depends on the season on travelling.
  5. What are Chained Gear Taxis in Tangmarg Gulmarg ?
    • Chained gear taxis are usually used in winters when normal taxis will not run on snow. They are used in hilly and snowy terrains From Tangmarg to Gulmarg
  6. How much Chained gear taxis in tangmarg costs?
    • Chained gear taxis from Tangmarg to gulmarg costs from 1500- 2500 depends on whether you will take one way or both ways. Shared chained taxi is also available in Tangmarg.
  7. What is the cost of taxi to drung waterfall?
    • You can go to Drung waterfall from tangmarg and it usually cost 1500-2000 but you can also bargain.
  8. What is the cost of taxi from Srinagar to Gulmarg?
    • From Srinagar to Gulmarg taxi cost is around 3500 for sedan and 4000 for suvs. For details you can visit kashmir cab service
  9. Why are tire chains necessary for taxis in Tangmarg?
    • Tangmarg experiences heavy snowfall during winter, which makes regular tires less effective on snow-covered roads. Chained gear taxis have specially designed chains that provide better traction and control in such conditions.