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Skiing had 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 snow.

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.
 

The most 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.


Skiing Program

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

 

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