For air travel, the closest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport (30 kms) in Dehradun. Train or bus travel to Haridwar is highly recommended, as there are multiple options from Delhi.
Spend six blissful days in the Garhwal Himalayas, enjoying the snowy slopes of Auli on skis, and ending with a thrilling rafting session on the Alaknanda. You’ll stay in a cosy ski lodge in Auli, where every morning, you'll bundle up and hit the slopes to learn the basics of skiing. In the evenings, you can read, go for short hikes, admire the views, or discuss the more technical aspects of skiing with your instructors.
Your lodge in Auli is equipped with deluxe rooms, attached washrooms, running hot water, comfortable queen-sized beds, and a balcony with a spectacular view. On the last night, you’ll move to a Jayalgarh campsite beside the river. You’ll stay in a Swiss tent with a permanent roof, attached washrooms, large soft queen-sized beds, running hot water, and a private sitout with a riverside view.
Auli lies in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, and is considered one of the best destinations for skiing. Avid skiiers from around the world visit during the winter to take advantage of the fine powder snow that falls here, and to ski in the presence of the mighty Himalayas. Auli is a large meadow, or bugyal, which means that it is blanketed with thick snow during the snow months. From Auli, you can see peaks like Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat, and more.
Learn the basics of skiing in one of the world's most beautiful ski sites | Return to a cosy lodge every evening for hot tea and soups and a comfortable night | Wake up to views of the mountains every morning | End your trip with a rafting session on the legendary rapids of the Ganges
1 to 6
14 years and above
Today you have an early start from Haridwar because you have a long drive ahead of you. The route from Haridwar to Auli is a beautiful one, especially as you leave the city behind and head to the mountains. You’ll drive along the Ganges, and pass Rudraprayag and Devprayag en route. In the evening, you’ll have time to settle in to your rooms, freshen up, and then attend the briefing session. After this, enjoy a hearty dinner with your team-mates, and then head to bed.
Overnight at ski lodge in Auli
Your lodge in Auli is equipped with deluxe rooms, attached washrooms, running hot water, comfortable queen-sized beds, and a balcony with a spectacular view. You'll get a non-alcoholic welcome drink when you arrive, to start off your stay with a sweet touch. Breakfast is a la carte, while lunch and dinenr will be served buffet-style. You'll also have a merry fire to warm yourself in the evenings.
Snacks | Dinner
If you cancel 45 days before departure: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
If you cancel 30-45 days before departure: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
If you cancel 15-30 days before departure: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
If you cancel 15 days or less before departure: No refund
The operator has a set of guidelines that all participants must adhere to based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ and ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and prioritise travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.