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  • Best places to visit in Auli includes Auli Artificial Lake, Auli Ropeway, Joshimath, Gurso Bugyal, Nanda Devi Peak, Chattrakund, Chenab Lake, Auli Ski Resort, Trishul Peak Vishnuprayag and many more.

    Some of the most scenic locations of the Himalayas, these tourist attractions in Auli are the best offbeat experience that one can have here in the deep reaches of Uttarakhand. Known to be the new emerging Skiing destination of the country, many other of Auli tourist places have found an immense amount of popularity among the many visitors who find their way to this snowy heaven every year.

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    Another such marvel made by man here in Auli is the famous ropeway that runs between Joshimath and Auli, providing some of the most breathtaking views of the area.
    The Cable car runs at a height of 3010m above sea level. But nothing has a force like mother nature, and that becomes evident when you go to one of the most scenic places in Auli, the Gorson Bugyal.

    Steal the Deal: Nag Tibba Trek in Uttarakhand (Flat 16% Off)

    Lined with Alpine trees, this snowy meadow is located in one of the most beautiful settings possible, with the trek that leads to this amazing place constantly overshadowed by the looming presence of the Nanda Devi. And of course, the Nanda Devi is surely one of the best places to see in Auli. The highest peak of India is so close to Auli that you get the feeling of reaching out to it and touch its snowy summit with your bare hands. With that said, Auli is a great place to visit, irrespective of the time you choose to visit it.

    Here are some of the best places to see in Auli:

  • 01Auli Artificial Lake

    Auli Artificial Lake
    The highest manmade lake in the world, the Auli artificial lake is one of the best places to visit in Auli. The lake was built with a view of creating perennial artificial ski slopes at this adventure destination.

    The water from this freshwater reservoir will be used to fuel the snow guns that have been stationed along the ski slopes to provide an even surface and extend the season of skiing even if there is less snowfall. Situated next to the Clifftop Club Hotel, it is a pioneering effort to encourage tourism.

    The sight of the lake looming large at the base of the mountains like Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers is truly majestic and royal. Often called the ‘Switzerland of India’ it defines the nomenclature in the truest way with sights such as these.

    Location: Chamoli Garhwal

    Distance from bus stand: 12 km from the bus stand

    Check Out: Best things to do in Auli on your holiday
  • 02Joshimath

    Joshimath

    Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is one of the best city that is in close proximity to almost all of the Auli tourist places; Joshimath. Also known as Jyotirmath, this small town is the beginning point of many Himalayan expeditions, including the ropeway to Auli, and the trekking trail to Badrinath

    Home to Shankaracharya Math and Tapovan Natural Hot Springs, one has to surely pass this town to get to Auli. Apart from the religious significance of this place, it is also a hotspot for adventurous activities popular in this place, the foremost being trekking followed swiftly by camping in Joshimath.

    Location: Chamoli District, Uttarakhand

    Distance from bus stand: 3 km

  • 03Gurso Bugyal

    Gurso Bugyal
    Image Credit : Shikhar Sethi - Flickr

    For those who are looking for 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.

    Location:  Auli Laga Salude, Uttarakhand

    Distance from Bus Stand: 12 km from Bus Stand

  • 04Nanda Devi Peak

    Nanda Devi Peak

    As one of the highest hill stations near Delhi, Auli is located in the shadow of many other tall and towering peaks that give it the characteristic look of a snowy hill station. One such peak amongst them is the Nanda Devi

    The name of the peak itself stands for bless giving Goddess and it is this very meaning that you will see in its greatest measure as you catch a sight of its towering peaks from Auli. The Nanda Devi National Park that surrounds the peak is also a place where you can explore and discover a stirring range of flora and fauna and biodiversity. 

    This is characterized by mostly mountainous fowl, tall trees of oak, deodar, pine, conifer, rhododendron and many others. It is this very variety and diversity which has led to it becoming a part of the World UNESCO Heritage sight. The seconds highest mountain in India, Nanda Devi towers to an elevation of 7,817m and the very view of it is humbling.

    Location: Chamoli Uttarakhand, India

  • 05Auli Ropeway

    Auli Ropeway

    Connecting the hill stations of Joshimath and Auli, Auli Ropeway is one of the tops draws when it comes to the topnotch places to visit in Auli. The highest and the longest ropeway in India after the one at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, it covers an approximate distance of 4km and presents the traveller with gaping views of the snowy valleys and verdant meadows below. Also called ‘Gondola’, it travels at a height of 3,010m above sea level. 

    The Auli Ropeway operates with a ski lift and a chairlift that rest on 10 steel towers. This bi-cable contraption was built in order to present travellers to Auli with a scintillating experience. It ascends gradually to a height of 1,110m. In the skiing season in Auli, it presents exciting views of the skiing competitions that are organized by the government’s tourism department. 

    You can board the ropeway at either Auli or at Joshimath and the cost of it approximately 400/- INR.

    Location: Trail To Ropeway, Joshimath, Uttarakhand

    Distance from Bus stand: 4 km from Joshimath

    Check Out: Check our Best Auli tour package for your holiday

  • 06Chattrakund

    Chattrakund
    Image Credit : Luxury Travel Blog - Indian Luxury Trains

    Seated at an altitude of 3,300 m, this crystal clear lake, is a plus to the charm of the region. If you wish to witness this surreal lake, then you will have to hike up the pathways, which lead to this beautiful lake.

    Here you can witness spine-chilling breeze accompanied by the lush green trails of pine and deodar, which enhance the realm of the quarter and hail out to more revelers from all over the map. Strolling beside this lake with your beloved is an amazing experience and just one-of-its-kind!

    Location:
    Auli, Uttarakhand, India.

    Distance from Auli Bus Stand:
    It is located at a distance of almost 4 km from the bus stand.

  • 07Chenab Lake

    Chenab Lake
    Image Credit : geekydood

    Next in the list of places to visit in Auli, is Chenab lake, which is undeniably an epitome of serenity. At this place, you can explore like a true traveler, as it holds certain unexplored corners. Whether you are touring the segment with your friends or family, this destination is an unmissable part, of the Gharwal Himalayas.

    There will also be an instance when you can witness the unexploited beauty of nature at it’s best, and this experience is just beyond one's imagination.

    Location:
    Auli, Uttrakhand, India

    Distance from Auli Bus Stand:
    It is located at a distance of almost 19 km from the bus stand.

  • 08Auli Ski Resort

    Auli Ski Resort

    Being such a coveted destination in terms of Skiing in India, it is imperative that Auli has resorts that can provide accommodation to ski enthusiasts visiting this place during the peak months of tourism here. That is what Auli Ski Resort provides here every year. 

    Surrounded by the unmatched scenic beauty of the Garhwal district, the hotel provides all the basic amenities that one expects here, alongside all the scenic views of the areas around the place. With close proximity to the bus stand, the resort is also close to many other sightseeing and adventure locations of Auli, completely fulfilling its purpose as a premier skiing resort.

    Location: Ski Resort, GMVN Ltd, Joshimath, District - Chamoli, Auli

    Distance from Bus Stand: 13 km

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  • 09Trishul Peak

    Trishul Peak
    Image Credit : Sanjoy Ghosh - Flickr

    There are a few peaks in the Garhwal and Kumaoni Himalayas that are as pretty and majestic as the Trishul Peak. The peak is so-called because is presents not one but three distinct faces and facets of the mountain that can be clearly seen with the naked eye. It is the main meeting place where skiing enthusiasts gather for annual skiing events and competitions.

    The Trishul Peak is situated in the Kumaon region. The peak rises to a level of 23,940ft and is the prettiest sight in the Himalayan Ranges where skiing is practised professionally. The peak is also encircled by a national park and also has the Roopkund Lake at its base. Trishul peak is the perfect place to visit in Auli.

    Location: Joshimath, Uttarakhand

  • 10Vishnuprayag

    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 Himalayan mountains and meadows is indeed a must visit on Auli Sightseeing 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.

    Location:  NH 58, VishnuPrayag, Uttarakhand

    Distance from Bus Stand: 14 km

  • 11Nanda Devi National Park

    Nanda Devi National Park

    One of the most popular places to visit in Auli, Nanda Devi National Park is the second highest mountain peak in the country. Spread over 630.33 square kilometres, Nanda Devi National Park, along with the neighbouring Valley of Flowers, forms the Nanda Devi Biosphere.

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the national park is home to a wide variety of rare and endangered species of flora and fauna, including but not limited to Himalayan black bear, a snow leopard, and Himalayan musk deer. You can also visit the famous Nanda Devi Sanctuary, a glacial basin situated within the national park.

    Location:
    Chamoli, Uttarakhand, 46443

    Distance from Bus sand:
    17.3 kilometres from Joshimath bus station; Joshimath is 445 kilometres from Auli

  • 12Kwani Bugyal

    Kwani Bugyal

    Among the famous trekking tourist places in Auli, Kwani Bugyal is situated 3,350 metres above sea level and is a haven for the lovers of the adventure sport. The place is a popular destination among tourists during the summer months when hundreds of them visit the region for trekking.

    Offering some of the most spectacular views of the snowclad mountain peaks, Kwani Bugyal offers unadulterated glimpses of Nanda Devi and Dunagiri mountains. The 13-kilometre trek from Auli to here is filled with panoramic scenery, fresh air, and lots of adventure. 

    Location:
    Auli, Uttarakhand

    Distance from Bus sand:
    13 kilometres from Auli

  • 13Rudraprayag

    Rudraprayag

    Land of the famous man-eater killed by Jim Corbett in 1925, Rudraprayag is among the major places to visit in Auli. Located at a short distance from other popular places in the state of Uttarakhand, including Rishikesh, Haridwar, and Dehradun, Rudraprayag is a famous spot for trekkers travelling up to Kedarnath.

    The tranquil ambience of the surrounding landscape makes it an amazing place to relax and unwind. There are a lot of temples and lakes around the region for exploration, but some of them require you to hire a taxi. When here, it’s a great idea to trek to nearby interesting places such as Tungnath and Chopta.

    Location:
    Uttarakhand 246171

    Distance from Bus sand:
    114 kilometres from Joshimath bus station

  • 14Nandaprayag

    Nandaprayag

    A beautiful town in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, Nandaprayag is among the most wonderful tourist places in Auli and around. Situated at the sacred confluence of Mandakini and Alaknanda river, the destination is equally important to religious and spiritual travellers.

    It is believed that a holy dip in the waters here has the power to wash away sins. The former capital of the Yadu Kingdom, Nandaprayag’s king is believed to be the person responsible for constructing the Nanda temple.

    Location:
    Uttarakhand, India

    Distance from Bus sand: 60.6 kilometres from Joshimath Bus Station

  • 15Bhavishya Badri

    Bhavishya Badri

    A 3-kilometre trek from Tapovan, Bhavishya Badri is home to one among the 5 Badri temples, Bhavishya Badri, and is regarded among the highly revered places to visit in Auli.  Proximately 23 kilometres from Joshimath, the temple sits at an elevation of 2,744 metres above sea level.

    Dedicated to Lord Narsimha, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, the temple is believed to be the future resting place of Badrinath. Tales from Hindu mythology speak of a time in the future when a devastating flood will result in the detachment of the right arm of the Narsimha statue which is currently located in Joshimath. The stories go on to say that the detached right arm will eventually present itself at Bhavishya Badri to be worshipped.

    Location:
    Subhai, Uttarakhand 246443

    Distance from Bus sand: 20.7 kilometres from Joshimath Bus Station

  • 16Saildhar Tapowan

    Saildhar Tapowan

     Famous for its hot water springs, Shaildhar Tapovan is one of the offbeat tourist places in Auli which are yet untouched by heavy tourist footfall and consequential commercialization. A quaint little town near the main centre of Auli, the place is blessed with serenity and marvellous landscapes.

    A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities such as Delhi, Shaildhar Tapovan makes for a great weekend destination. Travellers visiting here during November can head off to Auli to experience snow. 

    Location:
    On route from Joshimath to Auli

    Distance from Bus sand: 15 kilometres from Auli

  • 17Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar

    Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar

    Located a short distance from Joshimath, Vanshinarayan Kalpeshwar is another popular place to visit in Auli which is of interest to both generals as well as spiritual travellers. The area’s primary attraction is the Kalpeshawar temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva which sits atop a height of 2,200 metres in the heart of the panoramic Urgam Valley.

    One among five Shiva temples, the other four being Tungnath, Kedarnath, Rudranath, and Madhyamaheshwar, Kalpeshawar is the only temple which can be visited any time of the year.

    Location:
    10 Km From Helang Village, Urgam Village, Auli, Uttarakhand 246443

    Distance from Bus stand: 163 kilometres to Auli

Adventure in Auli

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.

Click here to book Auli Snow Skiing Tour Package!

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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.

Location: Auli, Uttarakhand

Best time to visit:  Between May to October

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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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Chattrakund

Walk into this stunning watershed of crystal clear blue waters, the lake of Chattarkund is located just minutes ahead of Gurso Bugyal. 

This fairytale place of picturesque views will enchant you to no end as it will enchant you with its peace and serenity. Put this place on your map of Auli Sightseeing and feel the calm and placid landscape.

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  • Q. What are the best things to do in Auli?

    Here are some of the best things to do in Auli to enjoy your vacation:

    - Skiing in Auli
    - Visit Auli Artificial Lake
    - Visit Joshimath
    - Experience Ropeway Ride
    - Camping in Auli
    - Visit Nanda Devi National Park
    - Trekking atAuli Gorson Trek

  • Q. What are the best Auli tour packages?

    Click here to checkout some of the best Auli tour packages:

    - 3N/4D Auli Package
    - Auli Honeymoon Tour Package
    - Auli Tour Package from Delhi
    - Auli Skiing Tour
    - Joshimath Auli Tour Package
    - Auli-Rishekesh-Haridwar Tour Package
    - Kuari Pass Tour Package
    - 5 Days/4 Nights Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition Auli Skiing Tour

  • Q. Which are some of the best resorts in Auli?

    Here is the list of best resorts in Auli:

    - Clifftop Club Resort
    - The Royal Village Resort
    - The Tattva Resort Blue Poppy
    - Resorts Dream Mountain
    - Resort Manik Resort

  • Q. Where should I stay in Auli?

    As a famous ski resort destination, Auli has some of the most magnificent resorts and hotels in the state of Himachal Pradesh

    1. The Himalayan Abode – Regarded as one of the best budget hotels in and around Auli, the Himalayan Abode offers spacious rooms with windows that provide you with the chance to wake up to the gorgeous Himalayas every morning. They also have a backpacker room.
    2. Cliff Top Club Resort – Popular for its astonishing location amidst the Garhwal Himalayas, Cliff Top Club Resort is a lavish ski resort surrounded by oak forests. While here, you may spot snow leopards, foxes, rabbits and much more.
    3. The Royal Village – Known for its contemporary log huts and latest facilities, the Royal Village is an ideal place for honeymooners. Boasting a delicious menu and a team of highly professional staff, the resort offers access to GMVN chair car, cable car, a bar, and a pantry.
    4. Himalayan Eco Lodge and Camps – Set amidst a stunning apple orchard on the Auli Road, Himalayan Eco Lodge and Camps offers a memorable dining experience with a view of the Himalayas. Here, you can also participate in several cultural, adventurous, and leisure activities.

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Auli?

    Auli is an all-year destination, however, to make the most of snow skiing, the most important attraction of the town, it is best to visit between November to April.

    From May to November, the weather is usually cool and pleasant. December and February is also the time for skiing festivals and championships.

  • Q. Is there snow in Auli?

    Auli is usually cool and pleasant throughout the year, but November to April is the best time to experience snow.

  • Q. What is Auli famous for?

    Auli is essentially a winter tourist destination. Travellers visit the hill station to witness snowfall and participate in skiing activities. Popular as a ski resort destination, Auli hosts a number of ski championships and contents during the month of December and February.

     The roads leading to the town are as adventurous as the town itself for a drive to Auli, by bus or a motorbike, is extremely rewarding in terms of experience and landscape. Reach Joshimath to take the largest Gondola ride in Asia that leads you Auli. Alternatively, you can also enjoy a 270° degree views of the Himalayas by a chair ride from GMNV to Auli.

  • Q. How can I go to Auli from Delhi?

    Auli is a tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, in north India. By Road: To get to the town from Delhi, the best option is to hop on a bus to Rishikesh and then take a private taxi directly to Auli or take a shared jeep to Joshimath. From Joshimath, take the 16 kilometres long, 22 minutes cable car ride to Auli. By air:

    Alternatively, you can take a flight from Delhi to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. Take a private taxi or a bus to Joshimath and then take an adventurous cable car ride. By train: Last but not least, you can take a train from Delhi to Dehradun, Haridwar, or Rishikesh. Irrespective of which station you pick, you will have to either hire a taxi or take a bus to Auli or Joshimath and take the cable car afterwards.

  • Q. Is it safe to visit Auli?

    The local residents of Auli are very warm and welcoming. Travellers would find the locals friendly and helpful.

    The road conditions, however, can get risky at night and during monsoon. It is advisable to avoid driving by yourself during these times.

  • Q. When can I expect Snowfall in Auli?

    Auli sees a cold climate almost throughout the year.

    The months between November and April are really cold with minimum temperatures down to -4°C in January and a maximum temperature of 14°C in November. Snowfall is expected in the month of March, but the town is covered with snow from December to February.

  • Q. How can one go to Auli from Rishikesh and Haridwar?

    Rishikesh and Haridwar are both within proximity to Auli.

    Though there is no flight or train connectivity between these cities, you could take a private taxi, shared jeep, or a bus to reach Auli directly. Alternatively, for a more thrilling experience and once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness the Himalayas at a 270° angle, take the Joshimath-Auli cable car after alighting in Joshimath.

  • Q. Should one visit Auli in summer?

    Auli is a popular tourist destination throughout the year. That being said, April to July are recognise as the summer months here.

    When the entire country is scorching under a bright sun, Auli offers a cooler atmosphere with temperatures ranging between 8°C and 15°C. It is also considered the peak season here.

  • Q. How is the Weather of Auli?

    The weather of Auli is nice and cool throughout the year, with the maximum temperature barely crossing 20°C in the peak summer month of June and the minimum temperature dropping down to -4°C in January.

  • Q. Can we visit Auli in December?

    December is a great time to visit Auli, especially for skiing enthusiasts and those who love winters and snowfall.

    This is when the entire hill station is covered in snow. December is also a very popular time for several rewarding ski sports, activities, and championships to be held across the town.

  • Q. How many days are enough for Auli?

    To enjoy the striking beauty of Auli and to participate in some world-class ski activities, it is best to spend at least 3 days in Auli. November to March mostly sees snowfall in the region.

    During your time here, you can experience a ride on Asia’s largest Gondola from Joshimath to Auli. As an alternative, take the chair ride from GMNV to Auli.

  • Q. Is Auli good for honeymoon?

    The hill station of Auli in Himachal Pradesh is considered as one of the most famous honeymoon places for newly-married couples. The town offers privacy as well as tranquillity to couples who wish to spend personal time together and celebrate being bonded for life.

    It is also a fun idea to engage in skiing activities with your partner. To make your honeymoon memorable, take an adventure-filled Gondola ride from Joshimath to Auli and be awed at the resplendent beauty of the Himalayas.

  • Q. Does Auli have snow in June?

    June is one of the summer months in Auli. There is no snow at the time, however, the weather is still pleasing to enjoy an amazing vacation.