thrill of slicing through the snow, purging through the billowy wind, is
something only skiers will know best. Indian tourism industry has recognized
skiing as one of its thriving tourist-pullers. From Jammu and Kashmir to the
hills of the Noth Eastern India - skiing territories here can be the best
you have known.
The Major Hideouts
The Himalayas lay open an endless expanse of snow to be veined with your
skis. The height, the expanse, the snow, the man, the skis - the confluence
is electrifying. The most visited skiing joints in the Indian subcontinent
are located in Jammu and Kashmir, the hills of Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh and
the North Eastern states of India. Our travel team has best itinerary deals
for those who are planning to pack their bags already.
Jammu and Kashmir
Gulmarg becomes a tumultuous sea of skier tourists during winters. Expert
skiers to beginners all crisscross the snow covered plains with their skis.
You need not even exert yourself climbing slopes. Ski lifts and cable cars
carry you to desirable heights. Besides, for all the equipments, you can
safely depend on us (this goes for your entire tour). The Indian Institute
of Skiing and Mountaineering, where skiing courses are offered is also
located over here.
Creator took time and a lot of it, when He was conjuring the stretches of
Himalayan foothills. It is in one word - beautiful! Garhwal at 2,750 m is
full of skiing hubs. A stretch of 10 - 20 km of thrilling snowed tracks
await you at Auli. The backdrop of the Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and many
other snow capped citadels, form an enchanting panorama. Dayara Bugyal, with
splendid ski slopes of 28 sq km and Mundali are another options.
Here, Munsyari play the base camp for treks to Milam, Namik and Ralam
glaciers. From the high altitudes of Khalia top and Betulidhar, you can
slide down beating the wind.
Be it honeymooning couples or professionals, Himachal Pradesh is thronged
with tourists seeking moments of rare adventure. The snow bathed hills of
Manali, Kufri and Narkada are dotted with skiers and the fine rippling lines
they draw with thier skis. Manali has skiers even in summers.
Skiing Through The News Desk
- Skiing began as a means of transportation and speedy travelling in
the snow lands.
- Sondre Norheim is held the 'father of modern skiing'. So do not
forget to hail his name together with your God's before you take off.
- People with disabilities can also adopt skiing as one of their
adventure pastimes. This became popular after the world War II