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Skiing Package 

Hotel Hatu organizes ski packages at Narkanda which is a prime location for winter sports. 
 
The package includes lodging at Hotel Hatu on twin sharing basis, full boarding, lodging and free skiing lessons. The package cost of Rs. 4,955/- per person is inclusive of all applicable taxes. It does not include transport to or from Narkanda.
 
A 3 days short course ski package is also offered. The charges are Rs. 2,120/- per person on twin sharing basis, full boarding, lodging and free skiing lessons. This package can be extended on pro-rata basis.
 
INSTRUCTORS: We have qualified instructors trained by the Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports for imparting training in skiing. We also have imported ski-equipment like skies fitted with safety binding.
 

DURATION: These packages of 7 days duration commence from 10th of January to March every year.

PHYSICAL FITNESS: It is commonly believed that only athletes can aspire to be skiing. This is not true. However, good physical conditions will ensure quick all around progress and avoid accidents.   It is, therefore, recommended that 30 minutes exercise for about 20 days prior to joining the courses will be of help to tone-up the required muscles and enable the trainees to pick-up skiing quickly and efficiently.  Some suggested exercises are given below.

1.  JOGGING 
2.  SKY JUMPS 60 TO 100
3.  ABDOMINAL EXERCISE.
4.  DEEP BREATHING/EXERCISE.
5.  LIGHT YOGA EXERCISE.

MEDICAL FACILITIES: Medical facilities are available in the Government dispensaries at Narkanda.It is advisable to bring blood group card and any special instruction regarding medicines for sprain,headache,cold and pain balm,foot powder and other relevant patent medicines.

RISK: In the modern techniques of ski training and with advanced equipment.  The chances of injuries are greatly reduced.  However, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Limited does not take any responsibility should any mishap or other unavoidable factors occur.   Participants,who are below 21 years of age,will have to get the accompanying Information From signed by their parents/guardians.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED: Participants should bring the following articles with them:

  1. Gum boots/snow boots or mountain jersey,eering boots for walking on snow.
  2. Small torch with cells.
  3. Woollen/leather gloves.
  4. Wollen clothing cap, Including socks etc.
  5. Wind proof or padded jacket.
  6. Dark glasses. 

Skiing is organised in the month of January - March each year. For more information please contact the hotel.

 
 
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