Located on the Garhwal hills, 250 km from Rishikesh, Auli is a must visit for adventure and snow sport lovers. With its clean and tidy surrounding, glittering white slopes, and quaint backdrop, Popular as a destination for skiing in India, Auli is also one of the best destination for snowboarding in India.
The Kashmir destination is the 7th best skiing and snowboarding destination of Asia. Located in Baramulla district, it’s an ideal site for long run, off-piste skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding in Gulmarg, through its natural virgin slopes, provides for easy floating on the soft virgin snow.
Skiing is possible at Narkanda and Kufri (Januarymid-March). HPTDC organises ski courses of 7 days and 15 days duration at Narkanda. One can get himself registered with the HPTDC for the course and all the facilities of equipment, lodging and boarding are provided.
Located 12 km from Manali, Solang Valley, popularly known as Solang Nala, is a famous winter sport hot-spot, The outstanding snowy landscape, chilling weather and fine ski slopes add to make the place a hot favorite for travelers from different parts of the country. Solang Nala also houses ski festival every winter and invites tourists from all over the world.
Yumthang Valley is not only famous for its picturesque landscape, but also as a trendy hot-spot for snow and adventure sports like skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. It is located at a distance of 140 km from Gangtok and an elevation of 3,564 m above sea level. A forest house is the only permanent residence in the valley.