Skiing In Himachal Pradesh

About Himachal Pradesh Skiing.

Slopes in Himachal hills are perfect for the skiing adventure sports. It’s very old recreational activity of this place. Thousands of tourists, from all over the world come to experience this enthralling adventure activity in Himachal. The most popular destinations for skiing in Himachal Pradesh are Kufri, Manali, Kullu, Lahaul& Spiti, Kinnaur and Rohtang Pass. Best timing for skiing Himachal Pradesh is from January to March. But Rohtang Pass and Patalsu are the only slopes in India to enjoy skiing in summer season also. Kufri and Manali are the venue for the annual winter sports festival in the month of February.

Heli Skiing in Himachal Pradesh.

Heli skiing is one of the most adventurous thrill at the high mountains. Participants are carried to top of the mountain peak by the helicopter and dropped from there. The skiers ski down on the slopes.

It’s thrilling experience as you rapidly zoom down the slopes. Slopes for Heli skiing are available at Hanuman Tibba, Rohtang Pass, Deo Tibba and Chanderkhani Pass near Manali. Heli skiing is expensive because of Helicopter ride to arrive at the ridge of high mountain.

Famous Skiing Centers in Himachal Pradesh.

Kufri: Kufri is situated at an altitude of 2,622 meters. It is perfect destination for skiing in Himachal. This place is also winter sports capital. It’s rolling slopes are fashioned by nature to beatify lovers of winter sports.

Manali: Manali is an unique spot for scenic grandeur and extremely popular for skiing.

Narkanda : Narkanda at a height of 3143 meters is a quiet town, 64kms from Shimla. Narkanda is an attractive destination and best destination for skiers. There are some steep and smooth slopes to enjoy the skiing experience.

Rohtang Pass : Rohtang pass offers skiing facility throughout the year. Here one can find both, easy and difficult ski runs. Beginners can hire an instructor to learn and enjoy skiing activity.