Skiing in Himachal Pradesh
Skiing is a one of the popular Adventurous sports in Himachal Pradesh. Every year thousands of people come to Himachal Pradesh to experience this wonderful enjoyable sport during snowfall. This famous sport was developed in 1930's. Since then this sport is very popular in Himachal Pradesh. The most common place for skiing in Himachal Pradesh is Kufri. During the season of winter, many tourists come here to try this sport. The Tourist spot Kufri and Mahasu is having mountain slopes which provide a perfect platform for skiing. The best slope area in Kufri is in Mahasu Ridge which is just above Kufri.
Another famous place for skiing is Manali in Himachal Pradesh. This place can give you the fun of skiig in winter as well as in summer. Annual Skiing Championship also held here in the month of February. Solang city is just 13 kms away from Manali. This place also provides a platform for this sport. You can also experience this sport during the months of January to March in Gulaba slopes.
One more famous Tourist place Narkanda too provides a perfect spot for skiing. Narkanda is nearly 64 kms far from Shimla. Narkanda is one among the oldest Institution of skiing in India. The attractions such as orchards and horticulture centre of Himachal Pradesh too are very popular here. Narkanda also organizes some other sports other than skiing. For the beginners the perfect place for skiing is Hatu Peak in Narkanda which is just 6 kms from Narkanda and is at the altitude of 2,000 ft. Some of the places in Dharamshala are also popular for skiing. So, what are you waiting for pack up your bags and book your tickets for Himachal tour and experience the fun of Skiing.
Heli Skiing in Himachal Pradesh
Heli skiing in Himachal Pradesh is also very popular. But this sport is expensive as you have to hire a helicopter to reach the high peaks of Himachal Pradesh. From there, the skiing professionals have to ski from the mountains and the helicopter follows them. At the altitude of 14,000 ft the helicopter drops the skiing professionals and from there you have to manage everything. This is also a dangerous game but also adventurous one. The most popular places for heli skiing in Himachal Pradesh are Hanuman Tibba, Rohtang Pass, Deo Tibba and Chanderkhani Pass near Manali. The perfect time to perform this sport is between December and February.
If you are performing this sport for first time then you should practice for this in Manali. Also, Tourist place Manali is known as one of the best place for this sport. Here, the skiers go even at the altitude of 7,000ft and then jumps. One important thing to keep in mind which performing skiing is that one should be physically fit and mentally alert too. Specialized ski-clothing, gloves, UV-resistant sunglasses and a monkey-cap are some of the important things that one must have to enjoy this sport.So, pack your bags and get ready for some real thrill in Himachal Pradesh.
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