Ski Course in Auli (Basic level) Dec 2016 to March 2017

Summarized itinerary – December 2016 to March 2017 season
5 Nights, 6 Days (ex-Joshimath or ex-Haridwar)

Day 1

Arrivals

Arrival and pick-up from Joshimath Bus Stop. Transfer to Himalayan Abode Joshimath. Evening free to relax and acclimatize. Dinner and overnight stay at Joshimath

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Accommodation
Himalayan Abode Home Stay,
Joshimath (1N)
www.thehimalayanabode.com
Winner of TripAdvisor’s 2015 & 2016
Certificate of Excellence
Meals

Dinner

Day 2 to 5

Ski lessons (4 full days)

Transfer from Joshimath to Aul in shared private transport.

Skiing lessons for beginners (4 days)
1st day: Introduction and meeting with ski instructors of Auli Ski & Snowboard School
1st day :Equipment orientation and briefing
All 4 days :Ski lessons from 10 am to 4pm (all 4 days)

All days, lunch in Auli. Dinner and overnight
stay from Day 2 to Day 4 in Auli (3Ns).
On day 5, return to Himalayan Abode Joshimath in
the evening after skiing for dinner and overnight stay (1N)

Accommodation
Hotel/Cottages/Guest House, Auli (3Ns) and
Himalayan Abode Home Stay,
Joshimath (1N)
www.thehimalayanabode.com
Winner of TripAdvisor’s 2015 & 2016
Certificate of Excellence
Meals

B,L,S,D

Day 6

Checkout & departures#

Early morning drop at Joshimath Bus Stop. Trip ends with fond memories.

Meals
Breakfast  
#Ex-Haridwar trip option is also available

Important advisory & things to carry

  • 1. Ski lessons are conducted by experienced, professional and medal-winner local ski instructors
  • 2. Participants will receive a certificate for participation/successful completion of the basic level ski course
  • 3. Activity is open for all age groups. Kids above 5 years of age can enroll
  • 4. Clients may opt for snow-boarding instead of skiing on a particular day (at INR 1,500 per person additional cost) only if such request is made one day in advance
  • 5. Indicative list of preferred equipment and winter clothing is given in Annexure
  • 6. No refund of costs/any compensation if ski lessons are aborted or cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Instructors’ decision on this will be final and binding on clients
  • 7. All clients (and parents on behalf of minors) have to complete and sign Auli Ski & Snowboard School’s mandatory Client Information and Waiver Form before starting the ski lessons
Schedule of batches – December 2016 to March 2017 season*
Months Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3 Batch 4
December 2016# #subject to adequate snow 25th to 30th - - -
January 2017 8th to 13th 15th to 20th 22nd to 27th 29th to 03rd Feb
February 2017 5th to 10th 12th to 17th 19th to 24th 26th to 03rd March
* Option for a private batch on the dates of your choice is available for a group of minimum 06 pax

Price

Ex- Joshimath

* Rs. 15,500 (Rs. Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred only) per person, ex-Joshimath, on twin sharing basis, payable in advance


Ex- Haridwar

* Rs. 19,500 (Rs. Nineteen Thousand Five Hundred only) per person, ex-Haridwar, on twin sharing basis, payable in advance

Price Includes:
  • 1. Ski lessons are conducted by experienced, professional and medal-winner local ski instructors
  • 2. Participants will receive a certificate for participation/successful completion of the basic level ski course
  • 3. Activity is open for all age groups. Kids above 5 years of age can enroll
  • 4. Clients may opt for snow-boarding instead of skiing on a particular day (at INR 1,500 per person additional cost) only if such request is made one day in advance
  • 5. Indicative list of preferred equipment and winter clothing is given in Annexure
  • 6. No refund of costs/any compensation if ski lessons are aborted or cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Instructors’ decision on this will be final and binding on clients
  • 7. All clients (and parents on behalf of minors) have to complete and sign Auli Ski & Snowboard School’s mandatory Client Information and Waiver Form before starting the ski lessons
Price Includes:
  • 1. Travel from City of Origin to trip start point as you have opted (ie Joshimath or Haridwar) and back
  • 2. Accommodation in Haridwar/Deheraun/ Rishikesh. We can arrange this at extra cost
  • 3. Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance (participants are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
  • 4. Any accommodation, travel or transport (or upgrade thereof) outside of the above itinerary for any reason
  • 5. Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
  • 6. Request for single occupancy will be charged extra (Triple sharing accommodation can be arranged, if you wish)
  • 7. Rental for additional ski equipment (eg pair of ski and poles, ski suit, snow boots, gloves and snow goggles, snowboard. This equipment is available on hire)
  • 8. Instructor fee for personalized instructor (Rs 2,000 per day, per instructor)
  • 9. Tickets for Joshimath-Auli-Joshimath ropeway or charges for extra Auli ski lift or Auli chair car ride
  • 10. Clients may opt for snow-boarding instead of skiing on a particular day (at Rs. 1,500 per person per day additional cost) only if such request is made one day in advance
  • 11. Charges for evening sightseeing in Joshimath
  • 12. Meals other than B,L,S,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
  • 13. Any bills/expense of personal nature or any gifts, sightseeing, tips, donations, helicopter ride charges, etc
  • 14. Any drinks, gifts, tips for the instructors etc
  • 15. Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion
Price Excludes:
  • 1. Travel from City of Origin to trip start point as you have opted (ie Joshimath or Haridwar) and back
  • 2. Accommodation in Haridwar/Deheraun/ Rishikesh. We can arrange this at extra cost
  • 3. Travel Insurance or any other kind of insurance (participants are advised to obtain applicable insurance on their own)
  • 4. Any accommodation, travel or transport (or upgrade thereof) outside of the above itinerary for any reason
  • 5. Costs and expenses for medical treatment in case of evacuation or in case of any medical condition or emergency or otherwise for any reason
  • 6. Request for single occupancy will be charged extra (Triple sharing accommodation can be arranged, if you wish)
  • 7. Rental for additional ski equipment (eg pair of ski and poles, ski suit, snow boots, gloves and snow goggles, snowboard. This equipment is available on hire)
  • 8. Instructor fee for personalized instructor (Rs 2,000 per day, per instructor)
  • 9. Tickets for Joshimath-Auli-Joshimath ropeway or charges for extra Auli ski lift or Auli chair car ride
  • 10. Clients may opt for snow-boarding instead of skiing on a particular day (at Rs. 1,500 per person per day additional cost) only if such request is made one day in advance
  • 11. Charges for evening sightseeing in Joshimath
  • 12. Meals other than B,L,S,D as indicated in the itinerary or charges for mineral water, other beverages or drinks
  • 13. Any bills/expense of personal nature or any gifts, sightseeing, tips, donations, helicopter ride charges, etc
  • 14. Any drinks, gifts, tips for the instructors etc
  • 15. Any other cost or expense which is not specifically included in the price inclusion
Cancellation Policy:
  • If cancelled before 15 days of start date – 85 % refund
  • If cancelled within 15 days to 11 days of check-in – 50% Refund
  • If cancelled within 10 days of check-in date – No Refund
  • No refund of costs/any compensation if ski lessons are aborted or cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions, keeping in mind safety of the clients. Instructor’s decision on this will be final and binding on clients



ANNEXURE Indicative list of preferred equipment and clothing suitable for the season and skiing/snowboarding activity.
Expected minimum temperature in Auli may be -4 to -8 degree Celsius below freezing point
  • 1. Ski pair*
  • 2. Ski poles*
  • 3. Snowboard*
  • 4. Snow Shoes*
  • 5. Ski Trousers*
  • 6. Ski Jacket*
  • 7. Ski Goggles*
  • 8. Ski gloves*
  • 9. Snow Cap*
  • 10. Long sleeve shirts / T-shirts
  • 11. Woolen trousers / think trousers
  • 12. Thermal wear (top + bottom)
  • 13. Sweater / Jacket / Cardigan
  • 14. Fleece jacket / Shawl
  • 15. Woolen hand gloves
  • 16. Muffler / Woolen Cap / Ear Band
  • 17. Woolen socks