Basic Skiing Course in Gulmarg
Gulmarg, Jammu Kashmir, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Learn the swashbuckling adventure sport of skiing at the picturesque hill station of Gulmarg and spend an enriching vacation with your family or friends. For six days in the chilly, winter of Gulmarg, you'll train with certified skiing instructors to learn and practice various skiing techniques. By the end, you'll be zipping down the white-washed, bunny slopes of Mt. Apharwat with a fluid and smooth motion. This skiing course in Gulmarg is perfect for beginners with no experience, even kids older than 10, with an avid interest in learning to ski.

    NOTE: A minimum of 8 travellers are required to book this trip. If you're simply accompanying a course participant, Gulmarg is surrounded by dreamy landscapes with plenty of things to do.

    Destination

    Often called the heartland for winter sports in India, Gulmarg attracts skiing enthusiasts from all over the continent. The slopes of Mt. Apharwat, located just a short cable car ride from Gulmarg, create the perfect conditions for skiing, as the snow begins layering in the season of winter. The peak of the 13,800 ft mountain offers beautiful views of even taller peaks in the Pir Panjal range.

    Destination highlights

    • Learn skiing at Gulmarg in small groups with personalized attention.
    • Visit the picturesque hill station of Gulmarg.
    • Go skiing on the snow-laden slopes of Mt. Apharwat.
    • Spot mountain peaks of the Pir Panjal range.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to sign a liability and indemnity form before beginning the course.

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the skiing instructor during the basic skiing course in Gulmarg.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited during the basic skiing course in Gulmarg.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Gulmarg skiing course: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before departure of the Gulmarg skiing course: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 7-14 days before departure of the Gulmarg skiing course: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the Gulmarg skiing course: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The itinerary displayed for this basic skiing course in Gulmarg is subject to change, depending upon the day's weather conditions and logistical considerations. A specific itinerary will be decided the night before, or early morning, of the day.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the basic skiing course in Gulmarg to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Srinagar airport
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    Drop off point
    Srinagar airport
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Gulmarg
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    End point
    Gulmarg
    Time of departure
    08:00 AM
    Time of return
    02:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Average Time/Day On Slope
    5 hrs
    Ski Lift Cost
    Yes
    Sking Gear Cost
    Included
    Skiing Experience Required?
    No
    Mandatory Travel Insurance
    No
    Maximum Elevation
    13620 feet
    Average Trail Length
    650 feet
  • Day 1 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Arrive at Srinagar

    Land at Srinagar International Airport, where a private vehicle will be waiting to drive you to Gulmarg. The 2-hr drive to Gulmarg will proceed via Tanmarg, where the driver will halt to put on snow chains over the tyres. After arriving at Gulmarg, you'll meet your skiing instructor and get the equipment in order for your skiing course. Hit the slopes after a briefing session and learn the moves to take on the easier, bunny slopes. Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel rooms.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next The road to Gulmarg, with snow-covered pine forests on either side.

    Day 2 of the Gulmarg skiing course: First skiing lesson

    Begin the second day of the skiing course in Gulmarg and work with your instructor to learn and practice the basic skills and techniques of skiing. Depending on your ability and health, the skiing instructor will customize the exact activities of the day.

    The itinerary is subject to change, depending upon the day's weather conditions and logistical considerations. A specific itinerary will be decided the night before, or early morning, of the day.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next Begin by learning to manage the ski lifts.

    Day 3 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Second skiing lesson

    Begin the third day of the skiing course in Gulmarg and work with your instructor to learn and practice the basic skills and techniques of skiing. Depending on your ability and health, the skiing instructor will customize the exact activities of the day.

    The itinerary is subject to change, depending upon the day's weather conditions and logistical considerations. A specific itinerary will be decided the night before, or early morning, of the day.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next Learn to ski over the bunny slopes of Mt. Apharwat.

    Day 4 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Third skiing lesson

    Begin the fourth day of the skiing course in Gulmarg and work with your instructor to learn and practice the basic skills and techniques of skiing. Depending on your ability and health, the skiing instructor will customize the exact activities of the day.

    The itinerary is subject to change, depending upon the day's weather conditions and logistical considerations. A specific itinerary will be decided the night before, or early morning, of the day.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next Fun for the entire family, the kids usually learn faster.

    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar

    Begin the fifth day of the skiing course in Gulmarg and work with your instructor to learn and practice the basic skills and techniques of skiing. Depending on your ability and health, the skiing instructor will customize the exact activities of the day.

    The itinerary is subject to change, depending upon the day's weather conditions and logistical considerations. A specific itinerary will be decided the night before, or early morning, of the day.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next Dash down the smooth, snow powder on the slopes of Mt. Apharwat.

    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar

    Depending on your flight time, you can hit the slopes for a parting lesson and put some finishing touches on your skiing technique. Board a private vehicle back to Srinagar airport. Your trip ends here.
    /Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next Scenes from Gulmarg, after a fresh bout of snow.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Srinagar
    End point
    Gulmarg
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gulmarg
    End point
    Gulmarg
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gulmarg
    End point
    Gulmarg
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gulmarg
    End point
    Gulmarg
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gulmarg
    End point
    Srinagar
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gulmarg
    End point
    Srinagar
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Airport transfers between hotel to Srinagar Airport in private transfer vehicle
    • All equipment required for skiing: skis, poles, boots, helmets etc.
    • All apparel required for skiing: suit, jacket, pants etc.
    • Services of porters to carry all skiing equipment
    • Services of experienced skiing instructors
    • Local travel arrangements between ski slopes
    • Ski lift and Gulmarg Gondola phase 1 cost
    • Accommodation in hotel rooms for 5 nights on twin-sharing basis
    • Buffet meal package from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 6
    • Beverages like tea, coffee and hot chocolate, ordered via room service at the hotel
    • Adventure sports insurance (details on request)
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements from base city to Srinagar Airport
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Synthetic pants and track pants
    • Full-sleeve t-shirts
    • Micro-down or thin, fleece jacket
    • Woollen cap, muffler and balaclava
    • Neck gaiter
    • Sports shoes and sandals
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Sweater and thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Slippers or sandals

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private vehicle for airport transfers between hotel and Srinagar Airport
    • All equipment required for skiing: skis, poles, boots, helmets etc.
    • All apparel required for skiing: suit, jacket, pants etc.
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Dry snacks (protein/granola bars, biscuits etc.)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit
  • Day 1 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Arrive at Srinagar

    Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel.

    Land at Srinagar International Airport and transfer to your hotel in a private vehicle. You'll be accommodated at Gulmarg in the Shaw Inn hotel on twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner only, but you may visit any of the restaurants en route to Gulmarg to have breakfast at an additional cost.

    https://shaw-inn-in.book.direct/en-us

    Day 2 of the Gulmarg skiing course: First skiing lesson

    Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel.

    You'll be accommodated at the same Shaw Inn hotel in Gulmarg on twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Any beverages like tea, coffee and hot chocolate ordered via room service are included in your meal package as well.

    https://shaw-inn-in.book.direct/en-us

    Day 3 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Second skiing lesson

    Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel.

    You'll be accommodated at the same Shaw Inn hotel in Gulmarg on twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Any beverages like tea, coffee and hot chocolate ordered via room service are included in your meal package as well.

    https://shaw-inn-in.book.direct/en-us

    Day 4 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Third skiing lesson

    Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel.

    You'll be accommodated at the same Shaw Inn hotel in Gulmarg on twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Any beverages like tea, coffee and hot chocolate ordered via room service are included in your meal package as well.

    https://shaw-inn-in.book.direct/en-us

    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar

    Overnight at Gulmarg in hotel.

    You'll be accommodated at the same Shaw Inn hotel in Gulmarg on twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Any beverages like tea, coffee and hot chocolate ordered via room service are included in your meal package as well.

    https://shaw-inn-in.book.direct/en-us

    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar

    Your trip ends by late afternoon.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast only. Check-out of the hotel and travel back to the airport. Your trip ends here.

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