India’s newest ropeway has been able to reduce the journey from Dharamsala to McLeodganj from 45 to less than 5 minutes. Similar ropeway facilities are also available in some other hill stations. Due to which people are getting a lot of help in seeing places from one place to another or going from one hill station to another. Across India, you can get great views of towering hills, snow-capped mountains, tall coniferous trees, lush green fields, rivers and waterfalls from the ropeway across India. Let us tell you about some of the best ropeways in India. After knowing, maybe you will also start using them from now on.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh – Manali, Himachal Pradesh
The Solang Valley , 12 km north of Manali, is a beautiful tourist attraction. The amazing cable car ride starts from Solang Valley and ends at Fataru Parvat at a level of 3200 meters. In winter, Manali is known for many activities like skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, hiking, camping, traversing, zorbing etc. During this, the snow-capped mountains look very beautiful. It is fun to travel by cable car not only in winters but also in summers. From Solang Valley to Mount Phatru, this cable car ride takes you from one place to another in just 10 minutes.
Mussoorie, Uttarakhand – Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Gun Hill place in Mussoorie has been given this name because an old gun is kept on the hill here. It is one of the most popular attractions of Mussoorie. From here you will get a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges. For the best experience, you can ride the cable car from The Mall and enjoy the entire route. A good option is a cable ride just before sunset. You will also be able to see Bandarpunch Peak from the ropeway.
Auli, Uttarakhand – Auli, Uttarakhand
About 3,010 km above sea level, this ropeway connects Auli with the holy city of Joshimath. In Auli, there are one-of-a-kind ways to enjoy the Himalayas. You can enjoy skiing and paragliding here throughout the day and end your entire day trip with an adventure like a cable car. Let us tell you, the cable car ride is 4 km, which takes around 20 minutes to reach Auli. This ropeway is one of the longest ropeway in India.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
This long ropeway ride of 6 minutes from Shimla will take you to Jakhu Temple, which is said to be the oldest Hanuman temple in India. One can see the 108 feet tall statue of Hanuman situated at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters, with a splendid view of the snow-capped hills.
Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir – Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Gulmarg Gondola is the most popular ropeway in India. At an altitude of 4,200 metres, it is the highest operating cable car in Asia. The ropeway runs from Gulmarg resort to Kongdori Valley and then in its second leg, up the valley to Apharvath Peak. With mountains and snow-capped trees, you will find this place no less than Switzerland.