• Trip duration
    10 days
  • Trip level
    Sustained
  • Max people per guide
    6 people
  • Mountain range
    Himalaya
  • Best period
    Feb, Mar

Description

Nestled among the imposing peaks of the Himalayas, Gulmarg, at 2690m, is the highest and the best-equipped ski resort of continental Asia. Thanks to heavy snowfall during the winter season, the powder is abundant and of extraordinary quality. On this trip, I’ll take you off piste to some of the best ski spots in the Himalayas. 

Gulmarg, or the “Meadow of Flowers,” is a small resort in the State of Kashmir. For a long time, it was a holiday resort appreciated by both royal Indian families and by British people stationed in India. Then it fell into oblivion because of rebellions and insecurity. However, in recent years there has been a return of peaceful and calm tourism.

I love taking people to Gulmarg because opportunities for off-piste skiing and touring are countless, even in bad weather. This is thanks to the protection of magnificent forests. So I can ensure you great snow quality throughout the trip. The ski resort has ski lifts and a cable car going up to 3950 m, giving us great views and ever better descents. We’ll make descents to the resort or to the adjacent valleys, and then we’ll go back to the hotel by minibus. Each day’s plan will depend on your skiing ability and level of fitness. There are great descents for all levels.

This highly original destination for skiing off-piste is also an introduction to the rich culture of the remote Himalayan valleys. If you want a unique trip in a special place, join me on a ski exploration of Kashmir. For a trip of this scale, the price is very reasonable. Heliskiing is also possible in Gulmarg. Let me know if that’s what you’re looking for.

Contact me for more information about this trip! I would love to be your guide in the Indian Himalayas. 

I take great pleasure in leading mountain trips around the world. You could also join me at Mt. Kilimanjaro or Alaska.

Itinerary

Day 1

Departure

You travel from your departure point to New Delhi. Night spent on the plane.

Day 2

Flight to Srinagar

You arrive in New Delhi and take a morning flight to Srinagar. I’ll meet you in Srinagar and we’ll travel by mini bus to Gulmarg. Evening meal and night in the hotel.

Day 3 to 8

Skiing in Kashmir

We’ll spend six days off piste skiing and ski touring in this beautiful region of the Himalayas. The tours will be chosen each day according to the weather forecast, snow conditions and fitness of the participants. The technical level of slope is chosen to suit the group’s level. We’ll spend each night at our comfortable 4-star hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 9

Departure

We’ll travel in the morning from Gulmarg to Srinagar and you’ll fly to New Delhi. In the evening you’ll fly from New Delhi to your final destination.

Day 10

Arrive at your final destination

You’ll arrive at your final destination.

Looking to join a group?

For private groups contact the guide
Next datesInfo
25/01/2018 to 03/02/2018

Price per person

Group of 42850EUR
Group of 52850EUR
Group of 62850EUR

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
Price does not include flight to Srinagar in India via New Delhi or the extra charge if you would like a single room in the hotel.

Extras

Skill level required

Advanced

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Airport in Srinagar

Accommodation

Very comfortable 4-star hotel in Gulmarg.

More info

If you have a group of 4-6 people I can offer you another date for this program.

Disclaimer

This program will be chosen according to the weather and snow conditions to ensure the best possible skiing experience.