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Gulmarg Winter Festival Tour

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

Gulmarg's legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. While Gulmarg is an all-weather resort with refreshing summer meadows and pastoral scenes to keep the camera busy, the main reason to come here, at least in winter, is the off-piste, deep-powder, long-run skiing and snowboarding. The Himalayan resort of Gulmarg is one of the newest and increasingly popular ski destinations. Gulmarg's Snow Festival is the perfect time and place for you to experience the exhilarating thrill of ripping down 14,000 feet of powder off the world's highest slopes, as you compete with other skiers from across the globe or witness, from a safe distance, others go ski-crazy. Initiated in 2009 by the Winter Games Federation of India and J&K Tourism Department to firmly establish Gulmarg's image as a resort town and boost tourism. In addition to snowboarding, ice-skiing, snow-cycling competitions, that has people participating from all around the world, this festival is a celebration of culture, music, sports and food. The dates of the festival vary and it is better to confirm them before setting out. Advance bookings for tickets and accommodations are always better.

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Srinagar | Gulmarg (2,730 m / 56 Km)
Our services start with your arrival at Srinagar airport. After meeting and greeting our vehicle will pick you up from Srinagar Airport and will drop you at hotel in Gulmarg. Gulmarg is the most beautiful winter resort in the valley. It is popular for its highest golf course and skiing in winters. In the afternoon you can enjoy Skiing for which you can hire an Instructor for your guidance with skiing equipment's (skies, sticks, gloves & goggles) for skiing. In the night have Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: In Gulmarg
Today after breakfast you will proceed for "Skiing". You will be skiing in upper areas that have become very popular during the pre-independence years. The Skiing season usually commences before Christmas (Mid December) and continues till April. Gulmarg is very well suited for learning Skiing. It has some of the best slopes for beginners and intermediate skiers, all serviced by ski lifts and chair lifts. In the night have dinner and overnight stay at hotel..

Day 3: In Gulmarg
Today after breakfast you will proceed for "flat wooden board" called Sledging taken up the hilltop and without a navigator allowed to slide downhill on the snow covered slopes. Sledges as well as sledge pullers are always available on hire. There are also Snow-Scooters and Snow-Bobbing available, neither requiring any special skills. In the night have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4: Gulmarg | Srinagar

Today after breakfast our car will transfer you to Srinagar airport for departure flight to the next destination. Our services end with memorable experience of Evolution Holidays India.

Package Starts from Rs. 6890.00 per person

Minimum Number of people travelling should be at least 9 pax
Deluxe Hotel rooms with breakfast and dinner
Private transportation - Deluxe Push-Back Tempo / Winger
Sightseeing tours of Gulmarg, Mughal Gardens, Pahalgam and Sonmarg

Please note that road from Tangmarg to Gulmarg (12 Kms) gets closed for all vehicles due to snow on hilly road. Snow Jeep which has chains tied tires is used from Tangmarg to Gulmarg. It is mandatory from 15th December till mid of March every year. Snow jeep cost is not included in package & and the cost for same is INR 200.00 per person per car.