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Auli is amongst one of the best skiing destinations in India. It 3,050 mts above the sea level and is located in the Chamoli District of Garhwal. Auli is referred to and “Bugyal” in the local language of the region, the word means green meadows, but they turn into sheets of white snow during the winter. With the best places to see in Auli, it is not only popular amongst local India tourist but is also frequented by foreign tourists who have ranked and compared this winter skiing paradise with top skiing locations around the world. Auli also hosted the first ever SAF Winter Games held in 2011. The slopes of Auli not only provide a thrilling skiing experience for professional and beginners but you can also enjoy the breath-taking views of the magnificent Himalayan mountain ranges.

The best time to visit Auli for skiing is in the months between the months of January and March. The skiing conditions are extremely favourable during this time. The slopes at Auli are covered with Oak and Deodar trees that provide the skiers protection from chilling winds and help them reduce their velocity. In addition to the enjoying the skiing in Auli there are many other activities that you can indulge yourself in. If you are an adventure seeker, there are many challenging treks that you can embark on. Trekking in and around Auli rewards you with a unique experience and breath-taking views. In addition to trekking, you can also go camping at various locations. There are also many places that you can go river rafting, amidst beautiful valleys encapsulated by the magnificent Himalayan mountain range. If adventure activities are not really you think, then you can enjoy some of the best attractions of Auli such as the Nanda Devi National Park amongst others. With the best places to see in Auli, it is also an excellent location for the perfect weekend get away with your significant other.

Popular Packages

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  Rishikesh Auli Package: 6 Days 6 Adventure, Awaits You 6D 5N ₹ 21750 4.0 star View Details
  Auli Skiing Tour, Uttarakhand 2018 3D 2N ₹ 7500 4.0 star View Details
  Stay at the Himalayan Eco Lodges in Auli 4D 3N ₹ 13000 3.0 star View Details
  Trekking and Skiing in Auli With Alaknanda River Rafting 7D 6N ₹ 21900 3.0 star View Details
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    Departure Date: 6th,13th, 19th and 27th Jan 2018                            3rd,10th, 17th and 24th Feb 2018Pickup and drop point: Haridwar Bus Stand/ Railway StationMulti-Adventure Package without Bungee Jumping: INR 18250/- ppMulti-Adventure Package with Bungee Jumping...

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    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 off...

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    About the Activity: Experience a fun stay at the Himalayan Eco Lodges in Auli ; nestled in the lap of the snow-capped peaks of Garhwal Himalayas in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. While Skiing is what put Auli in the international tourist map, there is so muc...

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    About the Activity:This exciting expedition takes one through trails in the serene environs of the sparkling white destinations of Auli and Gurson; skiing in Auli in its snow-covered meadows and outdoor adventure rafting in the gushing waters of the Alaknanda river. Whil...

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Attractions

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Joshimath

A quaint town located in the Chamoli District, Joshimath is a famous and frequently visited pilgrimage destination in the country. This town sees a steady influx of Hindu and Sikh worshippers flocking the stunning temples of Badrinath and Hem Kundh during the months of May to October. Joshimath also serves as the base or starting point for the famous Valley of Flowers Trek, Kuari Pass Trek and Auli hence attracted tonnes of adventure enthusiasts all year round. 

The town is home to a few hotels and dharamshalas to provide a retreat for tired travelers.

Although there isn’t much to catch in this laid back town it’s a cable car ride away from Auli. 

Best season to visit: Between the months of April - May and September - November.

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Auli Gorson Trek

Trekking in the snow comes with a lot of perks, especially for adventure lovers, the endless meadows of blankets of snow prove to be a fun challenge.

You begin the Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition on a spiritual note as you drive through the holy towns of Haridwar, Rishikesh and along Ganges. The experience includes sauntering off for a trek to charming Parsari Village, ambling through the apple orchards, getting a glimpse of Nanda Devi, making way along snow covered meadows with great Himalayas ahead of you and unravelling the hot springs at Tapovan.

Approximate Price: 9000 - 10,000 INR.

Best season to visit: The months between January to March .

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Vishnuprayag

Ideally placed in the mountains, Auli is also the base town to travel to the holy town of Vishnuprayag, where one can clearly see the two tributaries of Alaknanda and Dahuliganga merging together to form one single river. Vishnupruyag is actually one of the five places (Panchprayag) where the river meets its sister tributaries before transforming into the mighty Ganga River. 

Vishnuprayag lies in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and is located at an elevation of 1,372m above sea level. At the banks of this majestic sight, one can also see a famous Vishnu temple that was built by the Maharani of Indore way back in 1889. You can spend hours here as you marvel the confluence point of these two water bodies which appear clearly in distinct colours. 

This sight bordered by the tall Hiamalayan mountains and meadows is indeed a must visit on Auli Sigtseeing tour as it is just about 25km away! In the vicinity, you can also be charmed by the sight of the Kagbhusandi Lake, which is a stunning water body filled with emerald green water.

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Auli Artificial Lake

Famously named as the world’s highest man-made lake, this scenic, and a transcendent lake is a must visit and definitely should be added to your list of things to do in Auli. This serene lake is located right next to the private hotel, Clifftop Club. 

The government developed this lake in view of creating artificial snow on the new ski slopes in the event of low snowfall during certain seasons hindering the tourism for this Ski-Hotspot. The water from this lake is strategically used to feed the snow guns stationed along the ski slopes and thus provides a smooth skiing surface and extends the popular ski season.

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Chenab Lake

In the Garhawal Himalayas, there are still some areas which are virgin and unexplored. One such trail is the one that will lead you to Chenab Lake. It is here that you can embark on serene and stunning trekking roads; it is especially perfect for those adventurists who love the company of untouched nature. 

The area is off the beaten track and is almost inaccessible by motor vehicles or bikes. The best way to experience the untouched beauty of its serene nature is to start off on a trek of the valley or set up camp amidst the greenery.

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Nanda Devi National Park

Located amidst the second highest peak in India, Nanda Devi,  is the outstanding Nanda Devi National park with houses some of the most spectacular species of high altitude flora and fauna in the region.

Blessed with stunning views, mountainous atmosphere, abundant greenery and rich biodiversity this national park stands out from other wildlife sanctuaries. UNESCO has awarded the Nanda Devi National Park the title of a world heritage site. From the park you can marvel at the views of The Valley of Flowers, Badrinath Temple and the Hem kumb Sahib Temple.

Best season to visit: Between the months of April to June. Other months witness severe snow and heavy rainfall. 

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Gurso Bugyal

For those who are looking for an offbeat options for places to visit near Auli. A short but adventurous trek of 3km will land you at the mysterious Gurso Bugyal.  The trail passes through the valleys between the mountains of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Dron. The views of these majestic mountains while walking along the nature trails is truly majestic! 

During the spring season, the region transforms into a huge green carpet under your feet and the clear blue sky over your head. Rising at a level of 3056m above sea level, it is decked up in pine, oak, rhododendron and conifer. Being just 1.5km from the last stop of the Auli Ropeway, it is an easy travel up to this gorgeous meadow which should definitely be on your list of places to visit in Auli.

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Trishul Peak

Amongst all the major peaks of the Himalayan range, Trishul is one of the most famous and challenging climbs for an avid trekker or trekking enthusiast. Looked from a distance, the beauty of Trishul along with the other mountain peaks in this range, is simply breathtaking and its pristine beauty draws tourists from all over the world.

Climbing Trishul is not an easy task as it is mainly accomplished by experienced climbers.

Treks to the summit of mt Trishul are held every year and experienced guides will lead you. Although it is highly recommended that seasoned trekkers and not beginners attempt this herculean trek.  For a nature lover,  marveling at this majestic mountain during sunrise or sunset is a pure thrill.

Best season to visit: Ascending Mt Trishul is viable in the months of July, August and September. 

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What You Should Know More About Tours in Auli

  • Which are the best places for skiing in Auli?

    If you want to go skiing in Auli then you need to head to the Gorson Top. The location can be accessed by a 500mt ski-lift system that connects Joshimath with Gorson. From there you take a chair lift to the base lodge which marks the opening of all ski runs. Some paths can be easily walked down at a leisurely pace while others are best suited for season skiers.

  • Where can I do river rafting in Auli?

    River Rafting is a thrilling activity in Auli and if skiing is not your thing then you must go rafting.

    Rafting tours are conducted on the Alaknanda River and its one of the best ways to enjoy the pristine waters and enthralling beauty of the Himalayas.

    Rafting tours start at Jayalgarh and extend up to Devprayag.

  • Which are the most adventurous treks to do in Auli?

    Trekking is Auli, especially during winters offers you an exceptionally unique experience with lots of amazing sight-seeing. In addition, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the area at its best when on a trek as the routes are beautiful and the journey is remarkable.

    Although there are treks available for people with all level of fitness, given the harsh/unpredictable climate and rough terrain requires some level of fitness and endurance.

    There are many comfortable and cosy lodges along the route of the trek that you can book and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay before continuing your journey.

    Here is a list of some of the best and adventurous treks available in Auli.

    1) Valley of Flowers

    2) Gurson Meadows

    3) Kauri Pass and Pangarchulla

  • What are the best sites for camping in Auli?

    If you are an adventure seeker then camping in Auli is a must do. Auli is blessed with mesmerising views. Auli is a dream come true for photography enthusiasts. One of the best way to enjoy its natural beauty and capture its magnificent views is to go camping amongst the valley besides the pristine waters of the enthralling Alaknanda River.

    Although there are many sites to go camping in Auli, here is a list of the top 3 sites.

    1) MHE Himalayan Camp

    2) Himalayan Eco Lodge Auli

    3) Himalayan Camp

  • What’s so special about the Kuari Pass trek in Auli? Is it a difficult trek?

    Kauri Pass Trek 6 days to complete and what makes this trek special and a standout is that is gives you an opportunity to visit some of the most significant pilgrimage spots in India located amidst the magnificent Himalayas.

    The trek starts with a drive from Haridwar to Joshimath, and then you trek covering various locations including Devprayag, Bhagirathi and Alaknanda confluence.

    The trek is moderately difficult, so if you have a reasonable fitness level then you should be able to embark on this enthralling trek.

  • When is the best time to visit the Nanda Devi National Park in Auli?

    The National Park is located in India’s second largest peak that is the Nanda Devi Peak. It is one of the most reputed and spectacular wildernesses in the Himalayas.

    Very few of any National Park or Natural Wildernesses live up to the character of Nanda Devi National Park. It is located at a very high altitude and is stone throw away from pristine glaciers.

    The park is open only six months a year from 1st May to 31st October. The best time to visit is from 15th June to 15th September.

     

  • What are the top attractions for a sightseeing tour in Auli?

    Here is a list of the 10 best attractions of Auli:

    1) Auli Artificial Lake

    2) Auli Ropeway

    3) Gurso Bugyal

    4) Chattrakund

    5) Chenab Lake

    6) Joshimath

    7) Nanda Devi Peak

    8) Vishnuprayag

    9) Badrinath

    10) Trishul Peaka

Traveller Tales From Auli

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Anshula Bharadwaj

14 February 2015

Auli Skiing Tour, Uttarakhand was an excellent tour. It was interesting and exciting. I thought India didn’t have a lot of adventurous sports, but I was clearly wrong. The Auli Skiing was just about pe...

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Annapurna Bhattathiri

24 May 2015

Auli Snow Skiing is an awesome vacation to take. The several pros are: the skiing experience is great; even if you are new to skiing, they have personal one-on-one tutoring sessions; the skiing experie...

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Gotum Chattopadhyay

16 February 2015

Skiing is my favourite sport, and I really like doing it back in Russia. Now that I moved back to India, I was looking for spots to try it. While we were on a trip to Rishikesh, we found this place, an

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Anasuya Patil

25 March 2015

The skiing was fine. I have no skiing experience, and it was not really easy to do that. Especially with such crowd and being a first timer I felt like I was being pushed into the skiing thing without ...

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Vishwamitra Khatri

23 May 2015

Auli skiing is a great thing to do when you are visiting anywhere near Leh, Ladakh, or Rishikesh. You can extend the stay and do it. It is kind of good. I am not sure if the rate is budget friendly for

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Diksha Dubashi

27 February 2016

Snow and Skiing – Wow! I totally enjoyed the experience. You must definitely try this to know how awesome it is to experience the pleasure.

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Charvi Chattopadhyay

02 January 2016

The Auli skiing is one of the fine experiences that I have had so far.

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Meenakshi Varma

10 September 2015

The Indian Himalayas provide an excellent skiing experience owing to their great height which makes for long descents. Lot of people do not know about this and they end up thinking there are no great s...

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Kashyapi Iyer

24 July 2015

I had the best ever vacation in my life. To be honest, it was quite costly, but I feel it was worth the experience. Skiing in the snow was sometime in my wishlist of things to do with travel, and it wa...