About Skiing in Auli:
A paradise for the avid skier, Auli is located in Garhwal Himalayas, about 250km away from Rishikesh and can be easily accessed by a 3.5km long cable car to Joshimath that offers panoramic views of peaks Nanda Devi, Kamet, and Dronagiri. Auli offers immense opportunities to indulge in adventure activities like such as skiing, trekking, sightseeing; Auli skiing being the most desired one!
When in Auli, exhilarate your senses by skiing from 3km high-rise slopes with a drop in elevation of 500m from peak-high altitudes during the period between January and April. At this height, the winds accelerate a skier’s movements while the woody slopes of Auli balance their velocity which is why it makes for one of the best skiing grounds in the world and an ideal snow skiing tourism destination in India, the best time to visit Auli is in January.
About the Destination:
Being much a less commercial experience as compared to its counterparts, Skiing in Auli is what actually defines the beauty and spirit of this resort hill station in Uttarakhand. Surrounded by forests of coniferous trees and some of the most significant mountains of the Himalayas, like the Nanda Devi, this skiing destination in the Chamoli district has increasingly become a favorite of adventurists coming from all around the world.
With the nearest town being Joshimath, Auli is accessible by a road and cable car and is also close to two of the most coveted destinations of India, that is Badrinath and the Valley of Flowers. But what really makes this place worth visiting are the skiing adventures that you can enjoy, as you come rushing down the pearly white slopes on your skis.
This Auli Skiing tour, which starts with your arrival in the beautiful hill station, from where you will enjoy one of the most scenic views of the hills of Garhwal. Arriving in Auli, you will be greeted by breathtaking views of the Himalayas, and snow that covers every inch of the landscape here. After spending an amazing night here, you will be spending the next day learning the basics and gaining the advanced knowledge and minute details of skiing in Auli.
And like they say, all’s well that ends well. So on this day, you will be taken to a higher slope to complete a highly adventurous skiing run with the supervision of a professional and certified instructor, and at the end of it receive a certificate. Celebrate before you leave the next day on the cable car ride to Joshimath with a happy heart and an adventurous side.
Temperature Range: During daytime temperature will be 4C to -2C and night -4C to -8C.
Wind Velocity: 4km/hr to 21km/hr.
Maximum Altitude: 11,000ft