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GULMARG, J&K

Backcountry Ski & Snowboard

Explore fresh powder in the Himalayan backcountry 

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7 Days | 1750 USD

  • Personal guide

  • Ski gear

  • Ski passes 

  • Luxury accommodation

  • Breakfast & dinner

  • Local transfers

  • Airport transfers

  • Free blackbook access

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Pre-requisites

1. Able to ski Black Slopes independently

2. No major knee or cardiac issues

3. Good general health

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ITINERARY

Day 1- Arrive in Delhi International Airport. Take a flight to Srinagar Airport. We will receive you at Srinagar airport, drive to Gulmarg & settle in. Get your gear. Spend the evening relaxing as you acclimatize.

Day 2-6 - Enjoy 5 days of back country skiing in this powder wonderland. Gulmarg has the world's highest cable car, dropping skiers at 4200 mts. Over 10+ backcountry routes offer uninterrupted powder skiing for 2000 mts of descent. Gulmarg is famous for its deep fluffy snow & backcountry options.

Day 7- Check out from Gulmarg and drive to Srinagar. Spend the day exploring the capital of Kashmir, as you visit flower gardens or do some local shopping. Enjoy your evening relaxing in a houseboat on the famous Nigeen Lake. 

Day 8- Pack bags and bid goodbye to Kashmir. Drive to Srinagar airport with some great memories and an experience of a lifetime :)

SLOPE TIMING-

The ski lifts operate from10am-4pm. There a multiple cafes and shops offering lunch on the slopes.

EVENINGS-

Post skiing, get back to the hotel, refresh and spend the evening cosying up in your hotel or go for a round to the market/ cafes/ bars.
The town shuts down by 9:30pm or so.

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  • How safe is skiing?
    Skiing is safer than you think. If you follow safety guidelines and ski with a trainer/ experienced buddy, you will be fine. It is also important to check weather conditions before heading out especially to the higher slopes.
  • Will I be skiing alone?
    No. Your ski trainer will be with you at all times. Even for intermediate skiers, we always recommend skiing with a buddy.
  • How many hours will I be skiing in a day?
    A typical day of skiing is from 10am-4pm. You can buy lunch on the slopes.
  • How do I reach Gulmarg?
    Best way to reach is by taking a flight to Srinagar. We will pick you up from the airport.
  • I have children. Can they ski?
    Absolutely. Children pick up skiing much faster than adults. Ideal age to start is 4 years +.
  • What about meals?
    Meals aren't a part of the course. But Gulmarg has plenty of options from 5star dining to cafes/ local dhabas where you can buy a meal from Rs.100-500. We will give you recommendations on where to eat.
  • What are the things need to carry?
    We will provide you the essential gears for your sport. And once you book a package with us we will send you a confirmation email & a packing guide for your trip.
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Weather & terrain

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Max altitude - 13,780 ft | 4200 m

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THINGS TO KNOW

Price details

1. Price mentioned is per person for a minimum of 2 persons. If you are travelling solo, let us know and we will customise the price.

2. Accommodation included is on twin sharing basis in a standard hotel. Basic facilities like heater, running hot water will be provided.

It is possible to upgrade accommodation at an additional cost.

Cancellation/ Rescheduling Policy

We offer a full refund in case of govt imposed restrictions. If you cancel due to personal reasons, then we charge as follows-

If cancelled 4 weeks before, then there will be charge of 5000 pp

If cancelled 2 weeks before, then there will be charge of 10,000 pp

If cancelled within 2 weeks, then 100% cancellation

Disclaimer

1. It is mandatory for players to abide by sport safety regulations of the school and destination.

2. The school reserves a right to charge for gear damage, if any.

3. AdventurePlay is not liable for any injury or death caused.

By using AdventurePlay services, you agree to abide by our user policy. 

Participant Reviews

Went for beginner snowboarding course with friends. Everything was so well organised. Had the best pro coaches. Really thankful to the AdventurePlay for making this experience so memorable. I can’t wait for intermediate level next snow season.

Prateek Agarwal

Did my first skiing course in Gulmarg. AdventurePlay really take care of budding adventure sports enthusiasts throughout. Ensured all information is provided on time and students are getting attention they need to learn the sport. Highly recommended.

Akul Chopra

Had a terrific time skiing! Trip was very well organised and comfortable. Trainers went above and beyond to make it fun. Booking was convenient. Organisers helped us throughout Definitely recommend AdventurePlay to book current and future adventures.

Zoya Tyabji

Very well organised. Great price, value for money, and the best part was 1 instructor per person. Because of which we got personal attention and could learn ski much faster! Great overall !

SilverSeat Travels

Everything was perfect except the stay, next time not yemberzal please :’), I wish I knew that there were other options/upgrades available. I enjoyed the learning part, instructors are super cool. Overall it was an awesome trip thanks AdventurePlay!

Dhiraj Kadam

Glad we chose AdventurePlay. Took a beginner’s course.Learned so much and had a blast. Equipment was of very good quality.Guides were professional and friendly.Can’t wait to be back next year. Thank you for such an amazing and memorable experience!!!

vidushi srivastav

Had amazing skiing experience with AdventurePlay at Gulmarg, a top destination for skiing. Everything was arranged so perfectly. Experienced trainers who taught very well. You will definitely have an amazing time with memories that will last forever

Vinayashree K

Had the best time skiing in Gulmarg.Instructor was superb.Did beginner course and continued with intermediate as I didn't want to stop. AdventurePlay team always answered questions. Very well organised.Thank you for an adventure I will never forget:)

Megha Jalan

I would recommend adventure play to all the adrenaline junkies.I have done my Snowboarding beginner course with them. I had a great time through out my course and my instructor was amazing. Thank you for guiding us through out the trip!

Ven's world

From start to finish AdventurePlay team was on top of things.... They'd shared very useful information for the prep, the accommodation, and the ski instructors were the best i could have asked for. Can't wait to come back for more adventures!

Himani Trivedi

Amazing time with AdventurePlay beginner ski course.Instructors helped individually.Arrangements were comfortable.Company offers comprehensive courses for various adventure sports around India.Can't wait to try more courses.Highly highly recommend!

Nayantara Deshpande

We had a great and thrilling time skiing in Gulmarg and AdventurePlay made it as smooth as it could be. They were responsive, patient and helpful and they hooked us up with wonderful instructors for the course. 10/10 recommend.

Anubhav Proothi

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