Gulmarg's unbelievable excellence, prime area and closeness to Srinagar make it one of the head hill resorts in the nation. Initially called 'Gaurimarg' by shepherds, its present name was given in the sixteenth century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was enlivened by seeing its verdant inclines embellished with wild blossoms. Gulmarg was a most loved frequent of Emperor Jehangir who once gathered 21 distinct assortments of flowers from here.
Pari Mahal was at first a garden established by Dara Shiko, Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan's eldest child for his Sufi educator, Mulla Shah. Once dabbed with various springs, which have gone away now, the Pari Mahal gardens are presently the fortune ownership of the state. Pari Mahal is overwhelming with brilliant lights during the evening and however situated on the goad of a slope, would be seen from most places in Srinagar.