Skiing in Munsyari

Munsiyari is a tehsil and a town located in Kumaon Himalayas. Munsyari is located at an altitude of 2200 meters above the sea level, and 66 km from Jauljibi.In the past ten years or so, skiing has attracted a lot of attention everywhere across the globe.

In India, the Himalayan Mountains which are covered in snow all round the year serve as great skiing spots. Out of several skiing destinations, Munsyari is a fantastic skiing destination where Munsyari village serves as the start for treks to Milam, Namik and Ralam glaciers.

Other high altitude destinations in this region which are ideal for skiing are Khalia Top and Betulidhar. 
Skiing from an exciting height on the mountain peaks wrapped with pounded snow is perfect enough to attract the challenge-seeking skiers providing all the thrill and excitement.

Skiing in Munsyari offers breathtaking panoramic eye shots of the snow peaks. The Himalayan settlement of Munsiyari, an un-trodden pathway is the closest; you can get to experience the Greater Himalayas.

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Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attractions

Khaliya Top: Set about 7 km from Munsyari, it is an ideal spot for skiing. It has high altitude gradual slope pastures.

Betulidhar:
 Betuli Dhar is only 5-6 km away from Munsyari. A picturesque garden of Rhododendron, whose wide range is beautiful, and has skiing slopes.

Thamari Kund:
 Encircled by paper trees, it is a picturesque natural habitat and lake. Here you may spot musk deers.

Nanda Devi Temple:
 Around 3 km from Munsyari, a refreshing trail will bring you to the beautiful temple of Nanda Devi. You can also enjoy horse riding.

Birthi Fall:
 The majestic and remarkable waterfalls of Birthi is the prime attraction. It is set 19 km from Tejarn.

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How to Get There

How to Get There

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, situated at a distance of about 24 km from the main Rishikesh town. 

By Road:
 Road network is well connected to all major towns of Uttaranchal and surrounding areas.

By Rail:
 Rishikesh is linked to all the major towns and cities of India. Some of the links are accessible only from Haridwar.

Best time to visit:
 March to June and September to October

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Facts

Facts
- Ski training courses are available here
- Grade: Strenuous
- You need to be very healthy
- Skiing equipment includes the most modern alpine skis, Nordic skis, gloves and goggles
- Skiing gear is available on hire
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Things to Carry

Things to Carry
Keep medications such as inhalers, bee-sting kits, insulin, and first aid box, etc. Carry woolen clothing, cap, socks, dark glasses, gloves, mufflers, pullovers, wind-proof jacket, gum/snow boots and torchlight in their travel kit.
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