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Skiing: Basic Course - Auli 8 Days [Price on Request]

Product Code: SK01
Availability: In Stock
Duration: 8 Days
Season: Jan-Mar
Grade: Moderate
Region: Garhwal (Uttarakhand)


Day 1: Haridwar - Auli

You will start from Haridwar/Rishikesh early in the morning and arrive in the lodge around early evening. This drive will take 8-9 hours. In the evening, there will be a program orientation and introduction with the team and the equipment, followed by dinner.

Day 2-6: Auli – Skiing

Your typical day would start with breakfast at 8:00 am after which a short drive (15 mins) will get you to the ski chairlifts which take us to the main slope. We will start with instructions by 9:30 am. Participants will ski till around 1:30  - 2:00 pm each day after which they will return to the lodge. Rest of the day will be at leisure. You can spend time with the instructors and discuss/practice techniques. Also there are number of hikes/walks around the lodge with excellent bird watching opportunities. In the evenings there will be video sessions on skiing techniques. Also sitting around the fire and creating music in the evening or listening to it would be the order of the day. There are various indoor games for you to enjoy. Hot tea/coffee/soups along with variety of eating options will keep your taste buds satiated. One can also go down to the Joshimath town and roam around the local markets and visit some ancient temples.

Day 7: Auli – Jayalgarh

Post breakfast you will have your last skiing session. After lunch, drive down to our riverside camp at Jayalgarh (near Srinagar, Garhwal). You will really enjoy staying next to the river and your drive back from Auli is broken into 2 easy instalments

Day 8: Jayalgarh – Haridwar

Post breakfast a 3-4 hrs drive will get you to Haridwar and one can proceed with one’s onward destination. Also if the group wants they can do some river rafting before leaving for Haridwar (optional). Trip ends at Haridwar 



  • Comfortable vehicle for pickup & drop from and back to Haridwar as per the itinerary. We use a 12 seated comfortable tempo traveller or good quality SUV for our groups
  • Daily transfers from the lodge to ski slopes
  • Accommodation for 6 nights in Himalayan Eco Lodge in Auli ( & 1 night at Himalayan eco lodges riverside deluxe camp at Jayalgarh ( 
  • Meals from evening tea/snacks on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8
  • Morning tea & Evening tea with snacks
  • Fruit juice, chocolates & bananas during the course on all days
  • Celebratory dinner on the last night
  • Services of an expert trainer (1 trainer for every 6 participants)
  • Ski equipment (Ski poles / Skis / Ski boots)
  • I time use of chair lift(round trip) on all 6 days of skiing and 2 times for ski lift as per design of the program
  • 1 stretch of rafting on Alaknanda with safety kayakers, experienced instructors & state-of-the-art equipment to ensure maximum safety 
  • All applicable taxes


  • Any services not mentioned above
  • Any damage caused to equipment through misuse or loss of the same. In case of any of the above, the participant would have to bear the cost of replacing the same.
  • Additional use of ski & chairlift than what is mentioned in the plan.


  • Payment to be made by Bank Transfer/Cheque/DD in favour of GREAT INDIAN OUTDOORS (P) LTD. payable at New Delhi/Gurgaon or online through our payment gateway
  • Payment for this trip will not be adjusted against any future trips
  • Cancellation Policy
    • >45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • <15 Days: No refund


List of Essentials

Below is a list of essentials you would require at the camp:

  1. Day pack (small bag to carry basic stuff to the slopes each day)
  2. Water & Wind proof jacket – 1 no.
  3. Water & Wind proof trouser – 1 no.
  4. Warm jacket – 1 no.
  5. Warm thermals (both upper & lower)
  6. Full sleeve shirts (2-3)
  7. Jeans/track pants – 1 or 2 no.
  8. Sunglasses – 1 no.
  9. Woollen socks – 3 nos.
  10. Warm Gloves / Mittens – 1 no.
  11. Balaclava – 1 no. (optional)
  12. Cap for sun protection – 1 no.
  13. Sunscreen cream – 1 no.
  14. Water bottle – 1 no.
  15. Lip-balm – 1 no.
  16. Any specific medication

Weather Report

Skiing season in Auli starts from end of December/early January and it stays till March. Though snowfall like other weather phenomenon’s has become quite unpredictable but generally mid Jan to mid march is a safe time to plan skiing in Auli
Auli gets quite cold during winter with heavy snow falls. The maximum temperature during the day time ranges from 10 to 15 degrees Celsius in peak winters. Day time is generally very enjoyable with the sun shining and perfect for skiing. If it gets cloudy orwindy then temperature can shoot down drastically. Evenings are cold but with warm clothes on it is quite comfortable to be in the out also. Night is when it gets quite cold with minimum temperature that goes beyond sub-zero levels( -2 to -10 degree Celsius ). Inside the room with good quality bedding & heaters on it is quite ok. Good quality warm apparels are a must while visiting Auli during winters

Skiing Equipment

We will provide you the necessary equipment required for the Skiing. We provide high quality equipment for maximum safety.

  • Ski poles
  • Skis
  • Ski boots


Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. takes utmost care to ensure safety of its clients. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, Great Indian Outdoors (P) Ltd. will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes rising due to the above are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi/Delhi only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which they would not be allowed to take part in the trip/program/activities.

08Days| Season: Jan - Mar| Grade: Moderate|Maximum Altitude: 3050 m(Auli)

Sketch Itinerary

Day 1: Haridwar - Auli
Day 2-6: Auli Skiing
Day 7: Auli Jayalgarh
Day 8: Jayalgarh Haridwar


This course is designed for people who want to learn the basics of skiing under expert instructors in a small group. Due to the excellent 1:6 instructor-student ratio a lot of personal attention is given by the instructors which is the most important aspect when it comes to learning the basics of any sport. This excellent course instruction coupled with a comfortable stay in our mountain lodge in Auli makes this a not-to-miss opportunity to learn this exciting sport.

Duration 8 Days
Region Uttarakhand - Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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