Explore the Unexplored India-2(Skiing Destinations)
We are back with another fun discovery for all the snow lovers and adventurous skiers out there-Explore the Unexplored India-2(Skiing Destinations).
In our last blog we discovered the two amazing places for backpacking in- Explore the Unexplored India-1 .(Check our last blog if you like backpacking).
For beginners just put on the skis for the first time, and take on this fun challenge.
When you don’t know what to do, start gliding just go with the flow and throw yourself in the snow, experience this fun, which is worth taking a run and the moment you make your first turn towards the green slope your heart will be pumping for sure.
When I tried skiing for the first time I hooked to it and experienced beautiful nature and weirdly satisfied feeling as well.
So today we’ll be letting you know the two most beautiful places to be visited in India for experiencing this fun activity which is also our topic for today’s blog that is Explore the Unexplored India by exploring the Skiing Destinations in India for which we have chosen these two places.
Solang Valley :
We all know and must have visited the beautiful city of Manali and in case you tend to go next time don’t forget to go 13 km ahead and visit this beautiful Solang Valley.
This valley is doubtfully unparalleled and worth visiting for its stunning view of snowcapped mountains and magnificent glaciers that attracts tourists from all over the world.
This valley is indeed worth visiting during the winters to have a great snow falling experience.
Not only that but also it is a home for adventures like skiing, zorbing, paragliding, ropeway Himalayan track, the list goes on and on but the adventure doesn’t stop.
Things to do in Solang :
A skiers paradise that offers a perfect opportunity to explore the white snow landscapes from different levels board through it for some unlimited fun and this is one of the best and most thrilling experiences to indulge in.
In fact, other than skiing there is also a snowmobile link that literally lets you float over the snow and helps you have fun just like a kid, you can write it across have a tour on it and explore the magnificent snow mountains.
People come from all across the world to have this experience of snowmobiling and skiing. In fact, this land of Snow is also a playground for all the skiers where they celebrate the winter skiing festival which has become a tradition every year.
The other fun activity which one shouldn’t miss is definitely Zorbing which is the fan of rolling down a hill in a transparent ball experiencing the green lush, Creating sensations in your body and going all 360 round and back but this is an experience for the people visiting during summers. There are several other activities like preponed biking and camping for making your holiday an adventurous one.
In short, a holiday in Solang Valley is about having an adventurous time.
We will go to the next best skiing destination in India which is the Yuthmang Valley.
Yuthmang Valley :
Located in the beautiful Siri in north Sikkim this Valley is about 150 km away from the Capital city of Gangtok.
On the holidays the value of flowers, snow mountains and everything should be on the list to experience. Irrespective to say that the best time to visit is during the winters.
Along with being a Hotspot for adventurous sports like skiing hiking and mountain biking, it is also known for its picturesque landscape.
Things to do in Yuthmang :
Approximately, 20 km away from this Valley there is a place named zero point.
A place where the road comes to an end and three rivers meeting which snowclad mountains can be witnessed. A place worth visiting with a bowl of Maggi and the magnificent snowfall.
Visiting zero point when going to this beautiful valley of Sikkim is a must.
A paradise for all the skiers, to experience skiing.
Along with this, it is also a home for people who love ice skating snow biking just being a bit cautious of the cold winters.
In fact, a national level skiing competition will soon be started in the near future to introduce skiing to local children and showcase the beauty of this valley.
To experience trek and meet the locals residing at this place, the town of Lachen is a perfect scenic experience and undoubtedly one must try the traditional momos.
And lastly not to miss the famous Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is located in the Yumthang valley of flowers which one can visit in the month of May.
You can witness around forty species of rhododendron trees and plants here, and treat the nature admirer within. Oh yes, do not forget to take your camera along!
Trust me there is a lot more to these places but some things are worth experiencing and discovering, rather than reading or researching.
In our opinion, to have an experience of everything Yuthmang has to be the first on your list followed by Solang and if you have visited both of these then, Gulmarg in Kashmir, Auli in Uttrakhand and Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh are also definitely beyond worth visiting.
That’s it for today’s blog also we are looking forward to hearing from you about your first skiing experience, your favourite winter place to experience snowfall, and which of the above-mentioned places would you prefer for your next holidays.
Kindly let us know your thoughts & review on the same.
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