Photo courtesy of The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
High-Elevation Ski Lodge in Kashmir
Pristine powder and dizzying vertical drops lure serious skiers to the resort town of Gulmarg in Kashmir.
Stay in Style
The Khyber has 85 rooms decorated with Kashmiri namdas (felted rugs) and embroidered throws. Meals include mutton dumplings and other local specialties.
The hotel is steps from a gondola that swoops people up to the highest ski point in the Himalayas, at 13,780 feet. Not a skier? An activities concierge can arrange snowmobile tours or toboggan rides.
Ideal skiing time is late December through mid-March.
From $220. 91/(0) 1954- 254-666.