Now is the right time to unleash your heart held desire of touching the crowned peaks of Himalayas. The pointed cotton ball snowy Himalayan peaks have lured major crowds but a few intrepid iron heart who have skied their way down to the base from the highest altar of mountains. If you have contrived this idea of skiing on your vacation all that you are required to do is just execute this. You must know that you this sport is called as Heli-Skiing.
Mountains and a nerve for adventure is a prerequisite criteria for this hair-soaking thrill amidst the sun and the powdery snow of Indian hills. Heli-Skiing gives you a great chance to view the snow packed region of India where sun shines next door. Just bid in to an exile on the highest altitude of India under the snow carpets with a heli-skiing expedition.
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An additional elan to the Indian panache of Indian sports, Heli -Sking involves getting dropped by the helicopter on the high altitude from where you will have to ski all the way down to the base through regions unknown and tracks trampled less. Heli-skiing stands to be the unconventional sports in India, tough, it was in India that heli-skiing was introduced in Kashmir. An iconoclastic introduction to the area of Indian sports, it is pursued by many, foreigners as well as Indians, in India.
A nub of Heli- Skiing
Exercise your caution before you embark on a journey of thrills and frills. Get a sound knowledge of the sports and then enquire your tour operator everything about the sports; like type of lodging, beginning point and services available. Don't miss out on safety part on the glacial regions and danger time and weather information. There are always chances to have Avalanche in the snowy areas, that's why make it a point to check upon the snow conditions and weather information from the sports associations and information centre of that particular region.
Checking and confirming the skiing ability is a must for beginners or people with less knowledge as the skiing on slopes vary from slopes to slope. That's why its always better to have a guide or ski instructor, who have a good knowledge about that skiing area. Another important part is flying and checking out the seasoned professionals who are well versed with the flying terms and conditions in the mountains. They are alert to the onset of sudden weather changes and work together with your guide to ensure maximum safety. Always remember that the snowy regions are prone to accidents, so always pre-plan your ski trip keeping the precautions in mind. Heli-Skiing for the first time is a memorable experience for many. It provides with all togather different experience where you have butterflies in your stomach when you are dropped on the peaks.
Heli Skiing in Manali
The best snow packed skiing area in Indian is no other than Manali. The helicopters here drop you onto the peaks as high as 6,500m. The high peak reduces the wind at lower levels where the skiiers can enjoy consistent light and powdery snow. One best advantage of powder snow is to the new learners who are new to skiing. Various Skiing destinations provide with the
The Manali heli skiing expeditions involve helicopters, which are going to drop keen skiers onto peaks as high as 6,500m. The high peaks reduce the wind speed at lower levels where one skis, resulting in consistent, light and powdery snow. Powder skiing is easier to learn with the new thick kind of skis, especially if you are new to skiing. The beginners and teenagers are provided with ski guides who will make you ski to your heart content. Safety is ensured by certified guides, experienced helicopter pilots, easy availability of medical facilities and emergency backup arrangements with the Indian Air Force.
Almost all packages in Manali involves 100,000 ft. of vertical skiing six-day guide service and use of an avalanche transceiver, seven-light lodging in Manali plus all meals, escorted air and ground transfer Delhi-Manali-Delhi, airport transfers and local taxes. South of Kullu, 50-km away in Bhuntar an airport is situated with regular flights to Delhi and Chandigarh. For tourists, taxis are available from Bhuntar to Manali. If you are looking for more adventure, then drive from Delhi to Manali, which a 16 hour long journey.
Major Heli Skiing Zones In India
- Hanuman Tibba, Manali, H.P.
- Kufri, H.P
- Solang Valley, Kashmir
- Narkanda, H.P
- Deo Tibba, Manali, H.P.
- Rohtang Pass, Manali, H.P.
- Chandrakhani Pass, Manali, H.P.
- Auli, Uttaranchal
- Pithoragarh, Kumaon Himalayas, Uttaranchal
- Gulmarg, J&K