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About Himalayan Ski Village (HSV) 3
Kullu Valley 4
Experience the Himalayas with HSV 7 - 10
Vacation Homes In Himalayas 11
Sequence of Development 12
Opportunities 13 - 14
Getting there is easy 15
Key Consultants 17 - 18
Architectural Renderings 19 - 32
About Himalayan Ski Village (HSV)
“ Set New Social and Environmental Standards for 21st Century
Responsible Tourism ”
“ Build Prosperity through Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas”
• HSV will be developed at the northern end of Kullu Valley in the
state of Himachal Pradesh with various facilities located at heights
between 7,500 & 14,000 feet above sea level.
• Himachal has a rich and colorful cultural heritage reflected in its
diverse festivals, religions, gods, goddesses and temples.
• Currently it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in northern
India during summers. HSV’s variety of winter facilities will provide
additional tourism opportunities.
• British Airways Highlife Magazine has rated Manali as one of the top
3 heliskiing locations worldwide.
• Himalayan Ski Village is an eco-friendly, all year round mountain
resort integrating the best of hospitality, luxury vacation homes,
entertainment and adventure facilities.
• HSV will create a major tourist destination to showcase the incredible
experience of the Indian Himalaya, whose majesty, beauty and
mystique are unequalled.
• The main resort facilities will be centered around a 100 acre village at
an altitude of 8000 ft.
• The mountain area with ski and adventure facilities will be spread over
2000 acres between 8000 and 14000 feet.
• Kullu Haat featuring Indian crafts and
• 5 luxury hotels
• 546 Vacation Homes
• Performing arts center
• 5 kms of spectacular Gondola rides
• Gaming arcade
• Professional Ski School
• Bowling alley
• 2000 acres of ski runs for all tiers
• 25 Restaurants and cafés
• Hospital with 24-hour medical care
• Entertainment and Nightlife
• Heated indoor/outdoor swimming pools
• Luxury Shopping experience
• Children’s activity center
Experience the Himalayas with HSV
All Year Summer Winter
- Spa/Yoga - Nature walks - Skiing
- Snow boarding
- Meditation - Hiking
- Cultural events - Cultural events
- Snow Tubing
- Hiking - Biking
- Horse Riding
- Skating - Skating
- Sleigh rides
- Gondola rides - White water rafting
- Snow Shoeing
- Yak rides - Fishing
- Entertainment - Horse Riding
- Restaurants - Canoeing and
Hiking White Water Rafting
Snowboarding Tobogganing Sleighrides Canoeing & Kayaking Snow Shoeing Skating
Family & Entertainment
Cultural Events Horse Riding
Nature Walks Fishing Bowling Alley Shopping Yak Rides
Spiritual Wellbeing & Sports
• Yoga & Meditation
• Ayurveda & other Health Treatments
• Fully Equipped Fitness Centre
• Golf Simulator
Vacation Homes In Himalayas
Number of Vacation
Format Sq.ft (Area) Number of bedrooms
Alpine Condominiums 400 800 – 2400 1 to 3 BDR
Alpine Villas 126 2800 - 4400 3 to 5 BDR
Penthouses 40 1800 - 3600 3 to 5 BDR
Sequence of Development
● Phase 0: Current ● Phase 3: Apr’11 – Sep '13
- Project Mobilization - 80 Units: Three Star Hotel
- EIA clearance awaited - 100 Alpine Condominiums Units
- Land Acquisition
● Phase 1: April '08 – Sep '10 ● Phase 4: Mar’12 – Mar’14
- Gondola - 250 Units: Four Star Hotel
- 160 unit: Luxury ‘ Fort’ Hotel - 30 Alpine Villas
- 40 Penthouses - 80 Alpine Condominiums Units
- 40 Alpine Villas
- 120 Alpine Condominiums Units
● Phase 5: Sep’12 – Sep’14
● Phase 2: Oct'09 – Mar '12
- 75 Units: Four Star Hotel
- 70 Unit Six Senses: Seven Star Hotel
- 20 Alpine Villas
- 36 Alpine Villas
- 100 Alpine Condominiums Units
A Unique Himalayan Experience
• Own a Luxury Vacation Home in the Himalayas
• Exchange program – Membership allows owners to exchange use of their property
at HSV with similar high-end, exclusive properties in other parts of the world.
• Rental program – An optional program that involves HSV renting the property
to guests/tourists on the owners behalf when they are not using it.
This provides the owners with an income and returns on their asset
• All Vacation homes and Alpine Condominiums are fully managed and maintained
by HSV on an ongoing basis
• Choice of Alpine Condominiums , Penthouses and Luxury Vacation Homes
Hotel Operators Property Consultants
• Mandarin Oriental Group • Savills, London
• Hyatt Intl. Hotel & Resorts • Knight Frank, London
• Intercontinental Hotels Group • Hotel Valuation Services
• Taj Group of Hotels • Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj
• Carlson Hotels • Axiom Estates
• Conrad Hotels
• Accor Group
• Six Senses - Signed MOU
Getting there is easy
• Average Flying time from
Major Indian Cities to Delhi
is 2 hours
• 1 hour flight from Delhi to
• 1 hour drive from Kullu to
• Alfred Ford, (Chairman)
A member of the Ford Motor Family and philanthropist who has taken an active role in several large tourism
projects in India.
• John Sims, (Managing Director)
Award Winning Resort Developer. Former head of Club Indus, a resort division of the Oberoi
Hotels. Founded the Sita Group in Florida which he sold to Hyatt and became the Hyatt Vacation Club
• Glenn Trotman (Director and CFO)
Over 20 years of Investment Banking experience and was Director at HSBC Asset
Management (HK), Bank of Bermuda (HK) & BNP Paribas Asset Management (HK).
• Nasser Munjee (Director)
Former MD & CEO of Infrastructure Dev. Finance Corp. of India & Senior Advisor to KPMG
• Roddy Sale (Director)
Former Head of Investment Banking at JP Morgan India & Sri Lanka.
• Ajay Dabra (Director-Corporate Affairs)
Long term Resident & Established Real Estate Developer in Himachal
• Zehren & Associates, Master Planners and Designers
Headed by Jack Zehren, they have provided overall resort master planning for international ski destinations
such as Beaver Creek & Vail Colorado. Current projects include Stove, Vermont; Heavenly
Lake, Tahoe; and Island Lake, British Columbia.
• Sinclair Knight & Merz (SKM), Lead Project Managers
An international engineering consulting firm with offices worldwide. SKM have consulted on a number
of high- profile and award winning projects, including the new Wimbledon Stadium, Malaysian Formula 1
circuit, the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and providing engineering for the roof structures for the main
Olympic stadiums at Athens and Sydney,.
• International Alpine Design (IAD), Slope Designers & Analysts
Specialists in Alpine resort planning, IAD has an impressive global client list, which stretches from Australia to
the US and includes the following major ski resorts: Vail, Breckenridge, Northstar, Beaver Creek, Telluride, and
Heavenly in the US.
• Romi Khosla Design Services, Architectural Consultants
The firm lead by Romi Khosla, a Himachal Pradesh native, participated in a number of tourism projects &
wrote the original tourism plan for the state. Romi also worked with the United Nations in the reconstruction
design of Kosovo and Kabul after the wars
• Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Environmental Impact Assessment Agency
IIFM is India’s premier environmental management and research institute. It is an independent statutory
organisation under the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of India, & its governing
board is chaired by the Secretary, Environment and Forests, Government of India.
• The Energy & Resouces Institute, (TERI), Environmental Impact Assessment Agency
TERI is one of the leading research institutes of India in the field of energy research & environmental
• Niko Weis, Avalanche Expert
Former President of the Canadian Avalanche Association. He has over 20 years experience in alpine
resort design & management.
• Lyle Fast, Avalanche Expert
15 year veteran of adventure activities in the Kullu Valley, Lyle has an unprecedented familiarity with the
mountains around Manali.
• Lorenzo Gottardi, Ski Instructor
An expert examiner for SSBS, the institution that certifies snowboard and ski instructors in Switzerland.
Also has a masters in anthropology and wrote his thesis on tourism in Manali.
The Kullu Valley
Himalayan Ski Village