The Gulmarg Gondola
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The Gulmarg Gondola
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Gulmarg boasts Asia's highest and longest cable car project, the Gulmarg Gondola. The two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200 m (13,780 ft)). The ropeway project is a joint venture of the Jammu and Kashmir government and French firm Pomagalski. The first stage transfers from the Gulmarg resort at 2,600 m (8,530 ft) to Kongdoori Station in the bowl-shaped Kongdori valley. The second stage of the ropeway, which has 36 cabins and 18 towers, takes skiers to a height of 3,950 m (12,959 ft) on Kongdoori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200 m (13,780 ft)). The second stage was completed in a record time of about two years at a cost of Rs 11 crore and opened on May 28, 2005.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulmarg#Tourism

Exposure: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
Date/Time Clicked: 2009-09-05 14:40:21
Focal Length: 119 mm
Camera: Canon, Canon EOS 1000D

Photo Tags: Cable, Car, Gondola, Gulmarg, India, Kashmir,

  • Great work man...
    sunil juturu @ 2010-06-19 01:14:03