Extra Adventures


Motor Boating: -

Besides Shikara ride which has got its own charm and peace making the life to move in slow motion as everything around us reacts so silently and slowly may that be weeds in dal lake or may that be water displaced by Shikara man to move forward other rides worth going for is certainly a motorboat ride which has got its own enjoyment for the tourists. The motor driven boat ride is more enjoyable when the boat is in its full motion striking the waves and going against them.

Gas Balloon Adventure: -

Thoughit may seem to you a mere adventure but undoubtedly its one of the most and daring thing you would experience .You will be sitting in a basket hanging the balloon. Situated on the boulevard road just next to Nehru park in the Zabarwan Park people including locals as well as tourists dont resist experiencing this sport. On reaching the top you get an aerial view of the whole city including internal areas of the dal lake.

Gondola Ride in Gulmarg: -

Gulmarg boasts Asias highest and longest cable car project, the Gulmarg Gondola. The two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200,%m (13,780,%ft)). The ropeway project is a joint venture of the Jammu and Kashmir government and French firm Pomagalski. The first stage transfers from the Gulmarg resort at 2,600,%m (8,530,%ft) to Kongdori Station in the bowl-shaped Kongdori valley. The second stage of the ropeway, which has 36 cabins and 18 towers, takes skiers to a height of 3,747,%m (12,293,%ft) on Kongdori Mountain, a shoulder of nearby Afarwat Peak (4,200,%m (13,780,%ft)). The second stage was completed in a record time of about two years at a cost of 110,000,000 Indian Rupees (i.e. some US$2.3 million) and opened on May 28, 2005. The French company had also built the first phase of the gondola project, connecting Gulmarg to Kongdoori, in 1998.The timing of the gondola is 10 AM (IST) to 5 PM (Its highly dependent upon the weather at ,%both stages). A gondola can carry six people at a time

Sledge ride: -

Sledge is a cart driven by dogs, Stags in polar regions on the frozen snow, but fortunately in Kashmir the same cart is driven by humans, so you are in safe hands that way. This sport is mainly performed in winter especially in Gulmarg and Sonamarg.