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Skiing at around Manali Area


Region Kullu – Manali region of Himachal Pradesh

Detailed Skiing Program


DAY 01


Arrival at Manali (2000 m.)

Arrival at Manali in the morning Check in a hotel, After freshen up and breakfast sightseeing around Manali. Hadimba temple, Shiva temple and Buddhist Monastery are main attractions of the town. In the evening you will be provided ski equipment, Night at Hotel.

DAY 02


Drive to Solang trek to Dundi by road and continue trek to bakarthach. Night in basecamp.

DAY 03 to DAY 07


Beginner Skier: - Instructors teach different styles of skiing between breakfast and lunch. There is rest between lunch and tea when snow becomes slushy. In the evening after tea one is free to do ski by his own in the presence of instructors. It is during short breaks on the slope when trainees are told about the History of Skiing, Ski Equipment, Mountain Hazards and Avalanches etc.

Professional Skier – The first day they check snow condition and gradient of the slope. Our guide takes them some 500mts up on the slope from where they can have a free run down. According to their skill and hardiness they run around the slope for whole day. In the evening they plan their next daily schedules after deliberating it with their Guide. Guide has a new slope for them on each day. If skier feels fit on high altitude the guide may take him up on the mountain to an altitude of 5000mts.

Kindly note that skier has to carry his ski pair himself. But porter can be arranged with some extra charges.

Meals in the Camp: - Morning tea/coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening tea, Dinner, Hot Drink at bed time.

If situation demands and it is not possible to return to camp by lunch time Pack Lunch is provided.

DAY 08


Bakarthach to Manali – Trek Descend down to Solang by walk drive to Manali … Check in the hotel at Manali night at Hotel.

DAY 09


Manali To Delhi: - After breakfast check out from the hotels. Tour ends.

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Trip Details

  • Season:Jan – May
  • Duration:9 Days
  • Dates: 25 JAN to 2 FEB & 20 FEB to 28 FEB
  • Cost:On Request

The total price includes:

  • Manali to Manali full board
  • All transfer as mentioned
  • Ski Instructor
  • Ski kit
  • What you should pack for the trip:
  • Warm jacket ,Pull over, Trek suite, Camp shoes, Gloves, Minimum 2 pairs of warm socks + normal socks, Sunglasses / Spare glasses or contact lenses, Sun hat, - trousers ,Washing kit, toilet kit, A small sewing kit , torch or flash light with spare batteries, Camera with spare films and batteries, water bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Preparation of relief of sun burn, Lip salve, Anti septic cream, Antihistamine cream (for relief of insect bites ), Anti diarrhea (flagyl or any other ), Anti headache (diamox, aspirin, paracitamol, zimalgin ), Anti vomiting (avomin ), For stomachache (baralgan,trigan or other diagnose ) Dettol, washproof dettol plaster, Bandage and cotton, Balm, Anti cramp spray.