Wednesday, 13 February 2013

A Sneak Peek of Winter in Kashmir Valley

Kashmir is known as the Switzerland of India, no doubt, indeed! Apart from the vast natural reservoir, Kashmir is also known for the thrilling winter sports. In fact, it is one of the biggest tourist attractions of North India. Many tourists fly down here just to explore the winter fun. Although, during the winters temperature drop below the -4 Degree Celsius and it becomes unbearable cold, still it does not thwart the spirit of winter sport loving tourists.

Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Patnitop are top notch destinations of Kashmir to explore the inter sport activities. Aforementioned locations are exclusively popular for skiing, Heliskiing, ice-skating and snowboarding. Moreover, you are not supposed to be professional to explore above mentioned sports. Anybody can try this fun with utmost ease. However, you can seek on-spot training assistance as well.

Gulmarg along with Khilanmarg are exclusively popular for skiing. In fact, Gulmarg has earned the recognition of being the best skiing resort of India. December is the usual time for the commencement of skiing, and games remain  continue until March. Gulmarg was the venue for very first National Winter Games back in 1998. Gulmarg is also recognized as the highest lift-served ski resort in India. It is situated just 60 kilometers away from the capital city Srinagar. 

Another winter sport that Gulmarg offers is Heliskiing. It is absolutely thrilling sport that incorporates an air drop on a high, snow-covered peak then there is skiing down from the slopes. It is indeed an enthralling experience. Owing to the thrilling winter fun, Gulmarg is must to visit destination. In fact, it is an indispensable part of the Kashmir holiday packages.

Apart from aforementioned, Kashmir hosts the events like Alpine skiing, Cross country skiing, Biathlon and Ice-skating on an annual basis. These sports are biggest crowd puller events. Other popular events are ice-skating, ice-hockey and cross country skiing. These sports are extremely popular among the foreign tourists. Come here at least for the week, if you are looking to enjoy the winter sports thoroughly. You can enjoy winter games along with your family as well. offers the incredible Kashmir tour plan. The tour plan they offer includes the destination like Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar and Sonmarg. These all are important places of Kashmir. At last, be wise in selecting the Kashmir tour packages. Always buy your plan from the authentic source.