become very popular during the pre-independence years and
Gulmarg used to host two main events, one each during
Christmas and Easter. In 1938-39 about 500 skiers are
reported to have participated in the Christmas and Easter
ski races. Gulmarg's atmosphere can generally be
identified with 1940's and 50's European skiing—‘the Alps
of good old days’. It has good sunshine as well as good
The skiing season in Gulmarg usually commences
before Christmas (around middle of December) and continues
till middle of April. In January-February, 1998 the first
National Winter Games of India were held at Gulmarg, for
which the facilities were enormously improved and
upgraded. The resort acquired two Kasse Bohrer snow
beating machines used for preparing skiing slopes, and
five snowmobiles, which can be made available for going up
the mountain. Good quality equipment, including skis,
boots, sticks, gloves and goggles are available on hire on
the spot from the Government-run ski shop. There are also
trained instructors available for guiding the tourists.
Gulmarg is ideally suited for learning skiing, as it is
probably the cheapest ski resort in the world.
enjoyable aspect of a winter sojourn in Gulmarg is the
friendly atmosphere. It is like being in a family where
everybody knows every one else.
This will be
your accommodation for the next 7 nights. Over dinner you
will meet Your Guide and will discuss the upcoming program
about your skiing in Gulmarg Kashmir in detail.
Day 1 Arrive Srinagar and drive to Gulmarg
(2690 m ) 2 hours drive
On arrival at Srinagar International airport your
will be received by our representative for transfer to
Gulmarg for 7 nights stay in a luxurious hotel. Your ski
guide will meet in the afternoon to discuss the Ski
kashmir program in details.
Day 2 to Day 7 at Gulmarg Full day skiing.
Either you can buy the pass week long pass for
Gondola. which will be a little cheaper than buying on
daily basis to enjoy unsurpassed skiing in Gulmarg (off -Piste
) adventure for seven days with out professional guide.
Day 8 A full day Skiing and Afternoon drive
to Srinagar(1535 m) for 2 nights stay on house boat.
A final day of skiing in Gulmarg before we drive to
Srinagar in late afternoon for two nights stay on a house
boat or Hotel>
Day 9 In
Srinagar a day at leisure
A full day to explore Srinagar as you wish. We will
assist you with sightseeing and shopping options. Enjoy
the incredible sunset on Dal Lake