On top of the world skiing in Gulmarg

Imagine swooshing downhill across ice-white powdery snow, sun beaming down out of a deep blue sky, with a backdrop of the highest mountain range in the world.  You can do this at Gulmarg, one of India’s premier ski resorts, only 35 miles from beautiful Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Ski Gulmarg - Himalayas with Indus

Gulmarg and the Himalayas

Skiing was introduced to Gulmarg by two British Army officers who established the first ski club at this hill station in the 1920s, but it is only in the past decade that this popular destination has really taken off as a first-class attraction for skiing enthusiasts.  In the winter, the extreme and varied terrain combined with very heavy snowfalls, create a snow destination that is among the best in the world. In 2011 CNN voted it in the Top 5 Asia Ski Resorts. Continue reading

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Indus Experiences – British Travel Awards Winner

Indus Tours British Travel Awards winner - best small holiday companyIt is always lovely to receive an award or accolade in any walk of life but when it is customers and peers who vote for you then there is an extra pleasure. In October 2013 we were excited to learn that we had won ‘Best Small Holiday Company to Southern Asia’ at the British Travel Awards ceremony .  For many years the BTA organisation has acted as ‘arbiter of public opinion on travel industry performance’ and this award is recognised as the ‘Benchmark of Excellence’. Continue reading