Skiing Experience Gulmarg, Kashmir

4 Nights /5 Days

Mountaineering and Trekking

  • Sightseeing

Starting from

INR 20,258

+91 84484 45051

Starting from
INR 20,258
Starting from
INR 20,258

+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

If you are considering spending an adventurous holiday in winter, then get ready to learn skiing in Gulmarg. It is situated in Kashmir and is considered a wonderful place almost like heaven. In this 5 day and 4 night Gulmarg Skiing Package, you will be skiing on deep snow-covered alpine meadows. You may be a beginner and we will be very happy to conduct ski classes for you. Ski Classes can be conducted from beginner to advanced levels. People who already have experience of skiing can spend more time. Apart from this, you will be taken to sightseeing and shopping in Srinagar. A visit to Gulmarg is not complete if you have experienced the Gondola which covers and showcases the entire landscape of Gulmarg.

When you go Skiing in Gulmarg, the snow-clad peaks and snow-white trees are a delight. Skiing can be as true as flying without wings. If you are thinking of taking a ski trip set in the snow-capped glory of the Himalayas, then the Gulmarg skiing package is a better option for you. We will include all logistics such as transport, food, accommodation, ski lessons, and all additional activities in the Gulmarg skiing package for you. Gulmarg known as the meadow of flowers is located some 51 km away from Srinagar in the Pir Panjal mountain range. It is a valley with virgin peaks, dry powder snow in winters, and lovely meadows in the summers.


How To Reach Gulmarg

How to reach Gulmarg? To go to Gulmarg, you have all the options available, you can choose the air travel, rail route, and by road, which is given detailed information about you.

By Road - Direct buses are available from Delhi to Gulmarg via road. Gulmarg is well connected to all major cities of Himachal, Jammu, and Kashmir. Government and private, deluxe and luxury buses are always available here.

By Train - The nearest railway station to Gulmarg is Jammu, about 300 km from Gulmarg. To reach Gulmarg from the railway station, you can catch a local bus, otherwise, you can book a cab to Gulmarg directly on hire.

By Air - The nearest airport to Gulmarg is Srinagar, it is connected to all major cities of India. From the airport to Gulmarg you can take a local taxi. The airport is about 55 kilometers from Gulmarg. To fly to Gulmarg, find a flight from your major city to Srinagar.

Alpine Skiing
Downhill skiing is usually referred to as Alpine skiing. It takes place on a snow piste at a ski location. Ski lifts or chairlifts help skiers up the slope. Alpine skiing started the way back Nordic type of skiing in the 1920s. Specialized alpine equipment is easily available with the help of lifts.


Best Time (Season) to Visit Gulmarg for Skiing, Snowfall 

Snowfall is seen in Kashmir from December till March. If you are just coming to enjoy the snow, then the winter season is the best to come to Gulmarg. Gulmarg is a quaint city in the lap of Kashmir. The best season to come to Gulmarg for snowfall is December, January, February, and March.

If you want to come to Gulmarg for skiing, then the weather is right after Christmas. The best season is from Mid January to Mid March for skiing in Gulmarg. The snowfall in Gulmarg lasts from late December to late March. Gulmarg is a perfect place for beginners to learn skiing and snowboarding. Most people come for a weekend trip to Gulmarg and participate in snow sports.


Gulmarg Gondola
The Gondola in Gulmarg is one of Asia’s highest cable cars set in the ski resort of Gulmarg, J&K surrounded by lovely deep pine forests and the great Himalayan peaks of the Pir Panjal range. The gondola is one of the most sought-after attractions even for the leisure traveler taking one over dense pine-covered forests deep in the stunning Himalaya. 

The gondola lift is made in two-stages and it ferries over 600 people per hour. The highest point is the Kongdoori Mountain (3747M) near Apharwat Peak (4,200 M). The ropeway has been set up by the famous French firm Poma. The first stage transfers one from the Gulmarg starting at 2,600 M to the Kongdoori Station. The second stage takes travelers/skiers to a height of 3,747 m on Kongdoori Mountain. The Gondola has 36 cabins and 18 towers. 


Gondola Timings, Duration & Prices

The gondola timings are from 10 am to 5 pm (though completely dependent upon the weather). A gondola cabin carries six people at one time. The price for one person for the first stage till Kongdoori Station is Rs 700 Indian Rupees and Rs 900 Indian Rupees for the second stage to Kongdoori Mountain. One can also use the chair cars for the second phase charged @ Rs 300/- INR per person. To reach the first stage It takes 9 minutes or so and the second stage is reached in around 12 minutes.

The Gulmarg Gondola is open 7 days a week 12 months a year. The Indo-PakLine of Control is visible from the top point of the mountain. The length of the gondola ride is about 5 kilometers long. We provide gondola ticket bookings.  To reach the gondola station on the Gulmarg road, it takes 20 minutes to walk or hire a pony. Book you Gulmarg gondola tickets with us!


Ski Equipment Required

The following is a quick checklist of the equipment one needs. Technical equipment will be provided by us but we expect everyone to get their own personal equipment especially clothing. It is easily available at the nearest Decathlon store in your city. We are resellers of Decathlon and can also assist you in procuring the equipment at MRP cost 
  • Skis, with wax, applied for minimizing sliding friction. (Provided)
  • Ski Boots and bindings (Provided)
  • Poles (Provided)
  • Helmets (Provided)
  • Ski suits (Personal)
  • Ski goggles (Personal)
  • Skiing gloves (Personal)

Highlights

  • Learn Basic Skiing lessons, techniques of skiing and snowboarding
  • Gulmarg in winters is a dreamland
  • Adrenaline rushing experience on Snowmobile scooters
  • Asia’s one of the longest and highest Gondola cable cars
  • Enjoy Snow hikes
  • Enjoy snowfall and powder snow
Fixed Departure - Every Wednesday 2021
Jan - 13, 20,27 
Feb - 3, 10, 17, 24
March - 3, 10,17

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival at Srinagar | Transfer to Gulmarg
Gulmarg

Arrive at Srinagar Airport, after which you will be transferred to Gulmarg. Gulmarg Hill Station is at an elevation of about 8694 feet above sea level. It is popular among domestic and foreign skiing tourists in winters. On reaching Gulmarg, check-in at your hotel.

Post lunch, the ski instructor will check your vital health statistics such as blood pressure, pulse rate, and blood oxygen levels. He will take you for an acclimatization walk leading to the ski equipment store. Everyone will be required to get acquainted with the equipment and there will be a detailed briefing on the same. A set of the ski equipment will be allotted to everyone. Further, there will be a briefing regarding your upcoming skiing training course. We walk back to the hotel and the rest of the evening will be in your hotel. Enjoy the magical cold and the bonfire.


Day

2

Skiing Training in Gulmarg Gondola Ride | Snowmobile Ride
Gulmarg

9:00 am - 12:30 pm: After a delicious breakfast this morning, you will walk to the slopes with your ski equipment. Everyone is required to pick up their own ski equipment. May you wish, you may hire the services of a porter at extra cost. Instructions, demonstrations and self-practice follow for the next 2-3 hours.

We walk back to the hotel after a good day and a great experience for lunch.

2:30 pm - Post lunch, it’s time to experience the Gondola ride. Walk to the gondola station to board the cable car. You may wish to go to the 1st Kongdoori Station. Pre-book your snowmobile adventure ride at the 1st Station. The ride will take you through amazing spectacular scenery through completely snowbound regions. Pick the ride for 30 mins for a great experience.

Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in the hotel.


Day

3

Skiing Training in Gulmarg | Gondola Ride to Kongdoori Mountain Top
Gulmarg

9:00 am - 12:30 pm: After having a post-breakfast of your day, prepare yourself to show the skills of what you learned yesterday. You must make efforts to improve the skiing activity. If you fail somewhere during skiing or stumble and fall, the experts will help you Walk to the slopes with your ski equipment. Everyone is required to pick up their own ski equipment. May you wish, you may hire the services of a porter at extra cost. Instructions, demonstrations, and self-practice follow for the next 2-3 hours.

We walk back to the hotel after a good day and a great experience for lunch.

2:30 pm - Post lunch, it’s time to experience the Gondola ride. Walk to the gondola station to board the cable car. Go to the 2nd stage at Kongdoori Mountain with great spectacular views of the entire Pir Panjal range. It’s an amazing feeling standing at that awesome height and clouds drifting below you. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in the hotel.


Day

4

Skiing Training in Gulmarg | Transfer to Srinagar
Srinagar

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Today starts your fourth day of skiing and post breakfast, prepare yourself to learn some new techniques of skiing today. Experts will teach you and give training on turning and breaking. You are now ready to experience skiing on a 20-30 degree gradient. We walk back to the hotel after a good day and a great experience for lunch.

We walk back to the hotel after a good day and a great experience for lunch.

1:30 pm - Post lunch, we check out of the hotel and transfer to Srinagar. Check into your hotel. Post lunch, go for a city tour, and shop for handicrafts in Srinagar. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in the hotel.


Day

5

Departure from Srinagar
Srinagar

Today is your last day and after enjoying the breakfast, check out and go for a city tour and shop for handicrafts in Srinagar.

Transfer to the Srinagar Airport. On your way to Srinagar, do not forget to buy the cherries, dry fruits, and apple orchards.


Inclusions

  • All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in heated rooms on twin/ triple share
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Meals - Breakfast and Dinner
  • Ski equipment - Ski’s, Ski boots, Helmets, and Ski sticks
  • Ski guide

Exclusions

  • Supplement Costs
  • Personal Ski equipment such as clothing
  • Snowmobile scooter ride
  • Gondola tickets
  • Extra ski classes if any
  • Pony rides
  • Porter for equipment 

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Gulmarg - 3 Nights
Srinagar - 1 Night

Activities

Srinagar
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Srinagar City

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Shikara Boats

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Kashmiri Handicrafts Shopping

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Shalimar Bagh Mughal Gardens

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Dry Fruits of Kashmir

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Gulmarg
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Gondola Cable Car

Gondola in Gulmarg is considered the second-highest and longest cable car in the world. The gondola is one of the main attractions...

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Alpather Lake

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Apharwat Peak

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Snowmobile Scooter Fun Ride

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Additional Info

Sector Note

Tour Price
Package Cost Per Person
Hotel Category2 -3 Pax4-7 Pax8-12 Pax
Luxury716636630364052
Deluxe336882832826077
Premium309312557223321
Standard278692250920258
5%GST


SUPPLEMENTS- Per person

Snowmobile Ride: Between Rs.. 2000-3000/-

Gandola Ride 1: Rs. 700

Gandola Ride 2: Rs. 950



Cancellation Policy
The package price will be deducted as per the following conditions strictly. No refund will be entertained without receiving a cancellation request effective from the date of receipt of the letter. 

Notice less than 60-46 days:  25% cost will be deducted
Notice less than 45-31 days:  50% cost will be deducted
Notice less than  30 days:    No Refund

Note: No refund will be given to people who are unable to complete the trip or abandon it due to any reasons.
Terms & Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The digital copy of the Indemnity form duly filled, signed and emailed to the company along with the booking amount. 
  • It will be deemed that the booking & payment policy is accepted by the clients while making bookings with the first deposit amount. 
  • If the client is forced to cancel the booking prior to departure, the cancellation policy will be followed.
  • In case of any delay beyond our control, the client will have to bear extra cost for the extra days as per the option is chosen on per day basis.
  • Please note and be well informed that there will be no refund of money after the package commences and if one cannot complete the activity or gets sick enroute. 
  • The cost is for the entire package and there would be no refunds in case any part of the package is not availed.

COMPANY LIABILITY

  1. It is in the nature of a holiday of this kind to be flexible. The day-to-day agenda and ultimate goal of the tour are taken as an aim and not as a contractual obligation. We shall not be responsible for the delays or alterations in the program or expenses incurred due to conflict, international or internal flight delay or cancellations, strikes, sickness, weather, war, vehicle problems, political closures, and disputes.
  2. The booking is accepted on the understanding that you realize the potential risks and hazards that can be involved in the holidays of this kind. The organizer along with our leaders/guides and anyone else working in association with us cannot be held responsible for any death, accident or mishap that may occur in connection with any part of, or services connected with the holiday. 
  3. Before the guests come on a holiday, they must be covered by insurance, which has to include the cost of helicopter rescue, evacuation and cost of repatriation if they become too ill to continue. It is recommended that travel insurance should cover adventure activities undertaken. We can help you in case required
  4. The Company would not be liable to pay any kind of compensation arising because of any mishap, sickness, accident, etc.


Payment Policy

Deposit & Payment Schedules

Reservations booking requires a guest name. There are no options allowed to hold without names.


Accommodation requires a deposit - please refer to the due date mentioned on the booking confirmation.

Confirming Deposit Amount           

25% advance as booking amount of package price. 

Final Payment

75% balance payments 45 days prior to departure

Indemnity Bond
Kindly download the Booking & Indemnity form this link. The digital copy of the Booking & Indemnity form duly filled, signed and scanned must be emailed to us along with the 25% booking amount of the package price.

Departure Dates
Fixed Departure - Every Wednesday 2021
Jan - 13, 20,27 
Feb - 3, 10, 17, 24
March - 3, 10,17