Skiing

Skiing Packages for Winters

The skiing packages are organised at Narkanda during winters.

How to Reach: Narkanda is situated at a distance of 65 km from Shimla on NH – 22 towards Rampur and Kinnaur after crossing Kufri, Fagu Theog and Matiana. It is connected by regular Bus / Taxi services. In case traveling from Delhi, state transport buses traveling from Delhi to Rampur cross Narkanda. Buses from Delhi leave in the night. Distance from New Delhi to Narkanda is 434 km.

Other General Information

Physical Fitness: It is commonly believed that only athletes can aspire to be skiing. This is not true. However, good physical conditions will ensure quick all around progress and avoid accidents. It is, therefore, recommended that 30 minutes exercise for about 20 days prior to joining the courses will be of help to tone-up the required muscles and enable the trainees to pick-up skiing quickly and efficiently. Some suggested exercises are given below:

  • JOGGING
  • SKY JUMPS 60 TO 100
  • ABDOMINAL EXERCISE
  • DEEP BREATHING EXERCISE.
  • LIGHT YOGA EXERCISE.

Medical Facilities: Medical facilities are available in the Government health centers and private clinics at Manali and Narkanda. It is advisable to bring blood group card and any special instruction regarding medicines for sprain, headache, cold and pain balm, foot powder and other relevant patent medicines.

Risk: In the modern techniques of ski training and with advanced equipment the chances of injuries are greatly reduced. However, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Limited / Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports does not take any responsibility should any mishap or other unavoidable factors occur. Participants, who are below 21 years of age, will have to get the accompanying information from signed by their parents / guardians.

Insurance: Participants are advised to insure themselves against accident before joining the course.

Travelling Consession: Participants should bring their own / rail concession certificates. Reservation of rail / air journeys are to be done by the participants though our offices will render all possible assistance.

Essential Items required: Participants are advised to bring the following articles with them:

  • Gum boots / snow boots, mountain jersey.
  • Small torch with cells.
  • Toilet articles as required.
  • Woolen/leather gloves.
  • Woolen clothing cap, Including socks etc.
  • Wind proof or padded jacket.
  • Dark glasses.

 

Rates for Skiing courses/ packages at Narkanda for the winter season 2017-18
( Package depends on the availability of snow and weather conditions)
Course/ PackagesSuper deluxe snow/ skiing packageDeluxe snow/ Skiing package
Basic Course 14 days
(certificate course with grading)
Rs. 37940 for 2 person on sharing basisRs. 31430 for 2 person on sharing basis
Rs. 45640 for 3 persons on sharing basisRs. 39200 for 3 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 53340 for 4 persons on sharing basisRs. 46830 for 4 persons on sharing basis
Intermediate course 14 days
(certificate course with grading)
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Advance course 14 days
(certificate course with grading)
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Short Duration Ski 7 days
(non certificate course)
Rs. 18970 for 2 persons on sharing basisRs. 15715 for 2 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 22820 for 3 persons on sharing basisRs. 19600 for 3 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 26670 for 4 persons on sharing basisRs. 23415 for 4 persons on sharing basis
Short Duration Ski 5 days
(non certificate course)
Rs. 13550 for 2 persons on sharing basisRs. 11225 for 2 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 16300 for 3 persons on sharing basisRs. 14000 for 3 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 19050 for 4 persons on sharing basisRs. 16725 for 4 persons on sharing basis
Short Duration Ski 3 days
(non certificate course)
Rs. 8130 for 2 persons on sharing basisRs. 6735 for 2 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 9780 for 3 persons on sharing basisRs. 8400 for 3 persons on sharing basis
Rs. 11430 for 4 persons on sharing basisRs. 10035 for 4 persons on sharing basis
Taxes : The above given rates include all applicable taxes
Ski Equipment : Equipments (boots, ski poles etc.) will be provided by HPTDC and other check list will be borne by athletes
Training : The alpine ski training will include practical training on latest ski equipment and theoretical lecture with audio visual/ movies
Accommodation : Two/ Three/ Four persons in one room (rooms will be made available on two sharing, three sharing and four sharing
Food : Bed tea/ breakfast/ lunch, evening tea with snacks and dinner (only vegetarian)
First Aid : A list and box and a stretcher will be provided