Himalayan Standard Package.
This week-long getaway experience will surely make you crave for more. Not only that you get to ski the wonderful terrain in Manali but you also get to discover the superb history of India. A host of eateries serving local and European cuisine, lively village festivals and fairs, curio and handicraft shops, all add up to complete this one of a kind experience. The day can also be spent in the company of the polite, good-humored locales who are a pleasure to meet. Manali's great terrain combined with India's rich history is what definitely set this heli ski destination apart from others.
Price from US $8,950.
Why Heliski Here:
- Their base is at an altitude of 2,000 meters near the town of Manali at the head of the Kullu Valley in the peaceful Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The terrain ensures the skiers the world’s ultimate heli skiing experience.
- Their staff are amongst the most competent mountain and heli ski guides in the world. The team members come from New Zealand, Europe, India and Canada. Needless to say, they bring with them a wealth of experience from heli skiing operations globally.
- They rely on an excellent avalanche prediction and control plan which remains in place, and use the latest snow safety equipment, state-of-the-art transceivers and communication hardware.
- A day off due to bad weather is never really boring. Down in the valley, Manali hums with activites. Having been gifted with great history, there are plenty of Centuries old Hindu temples to visit.
|TRIP LENGTH :||7 days|
|SUMMARY ITINERARY :||A normal day of heliskiing starts at 8:30 in the morning and ends at around 4:00 in the afternoon. Fitness levels and weather conditions permitting, you can possibly ski between 7 to 10 ski runs during the day. Most of the ski runs are around a thousand meters vertical. You can, therefore, expect to log anything between 7,000 to 10,000 meters of vertical skiing on each full day of operations. Back to the hotel, you will be pampered with delicious cuisine especially prepared for exhausted skiers. If in case you would like to have an extension for this heliski trip to explore more of India, you may inform us at the time of your booking.|
|PRICE FROM :||US $8,950|
|ACCESS POINT :||It’s best to fly into Indira Gandhi International Airport, the arrival point for many visitors into Delhi. Manali is about 550 kilometers from Delhi. Then transfer via plane. The nearest airport is Bhuntar (Kullu) Airport which is a scenic 90 minute flight from New Delhi. The one hour drive from Kullu to Manali is definitely one of the trip highlights as it will take you through enchanting villages and orchards.|
|PRE/POST SKIING :||N/A|
|INCLUSIONS & ACCOMODATION:
|DEPOSIT :||To confirm the booking, a non-refundable deposit sum of US $3,000 must be paid within 2 weeks of the initial booking request.|
|FULL PAYMENT :||The balance of the package price is due 12 weeks prior to your departure date. Payments are due through bank transfers in US Dollars.|
|REFUNDS :||Refunds are given only for the inability to fly due to poor weather or mechanical breakdown at the rate of US $119 per 1,000 vertical meters unskied below the guarantee.
No refund will be made for days not used (late arrival, early departure, being unwell or opting out of the day's skiing for personal reasons) or in case you decide to stop skiing during the day and the vertical meters included in the package is not reached.
|VERTICAL :||20,000 vertical meters guaranteed.|