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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.

    Activity Details

    5 hrs

    Yes

    Included

    No

    No

    13620 feet

    650 feet

    Trip details
  • 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.

    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 1 Milestone

    Srinagar

    Gulmarg

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Gulmarg skiing course: First skiing lesson
    Day 3 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Second skiing lesson
    Day 4 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Third skiing lesson
    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar
    Day 5 of the Gulmarg skiing course: Depart from Srinagar
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  • 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.

    Rules on 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.

    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.
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    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Skiing Course Gulmarg Jammu Kashmir Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • 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
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Slippers or sandals

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    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