Are you a snow lover? Do you love skiing? Then you have definitely visited a right page. When it comes to skiing especially in summer then India offers some of the best options. Northern India especially where Himalaya stand really is one of just the perfect spot where you can indulge yourself in skiing expeditions.
Here is the list of some of the best destination for skiing in India.
Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir
If you don’t know about Gulmarg then let me tell you that it is an awesome little place which is located in the Baramla district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is also known as “Heartland of winter sports like skiing in India”. Well, no doubt you should consider it as your preferred choice as it is the seventh best skiing destination of Asia. The highest cable car in the whole world is also present here which is “Gulmarg Gondola”. The best time to visit this place is from December to March.
Munsiyari in Uttaranchal
The name itself refers to a ‘place with snow’. This place is located on the banks of Goriganga river. Moreover, it is a fast-growing tourist destination. Hence, one can see as well as notice the increasing number of tourist. It is also used as a Base Camp or as a hub by the Mountaineers, glacier enthusiasts, high altitude trekkers and nature lovers. Munsiyari also falls on the ancient salt route from Tibet and is at the entrance of the Johar Valley.
Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir
In Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, you are going to find a small town whose name is Pahalgam. It is a very popular place among all the regions of western Himalayas. Pahalgam is the most important place for skiing and snow skiing takes place here heavily. It is also the favorite place of trekkers as well as skiers as it offers them the added availability of breathtaking views. If you want to experience nice and thick snow then the right to visit this place is between December and March. Don’t worry about the accommodation as there are ample of options are available here.
Solang Nala in Himachal Pradesh
It is a famous valley in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. This place is famous as well as perfect for conducting several winter games and most importantly skiing. For skiing lovers, many tournaments are organized and for the beginners, workshops are held for teaching them the basic of this sport. Also, other summer games are also popular here including parachuting, paragliding, skating, and zorbing. You can visit this place anytime because you will find this place alive always due to the steady trickle of visitors.
Manali in Himachal Pradesh
A very beautiful town, Manali is situated in Himachal Pradesh. This hill station is very popular among the people of India. Ample snow formations and beautiful slopes in winters make this place just the perfect one for skiing. You are the beginners or a new skier and if you are afraid to take your first step then don’t you worry, there are many guides and professional skiers who would help out. January to February is the right time to visit here.