Best Time To Visit Auli

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The best time to visit Auli is during the winter months from December to February when temperatures range from -8°C to 10°C. This period is ideal for skiing and other winter sports due to the heavy snowfall that transforms Auli into a picturesque winter wonderland. However, visitors should be prepared for the cold and potential travel disruptions. For those who aren't keen on skiing, the summer months from April to June offer pleasant weather for leisure activities, and the period from May to November is also fairly enjoyable for experiencing Auli's natural beauty.

Peak Season (December to February): The peak season in Auli is from December to February, characterized by temperatures ranging from -8°C to 10°C. This is when the region experiences its heaviest snowfall, making it a prime destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. The pros of visiting during this time include well-groomed ski slopes, a festive atmosphere, and various winter sports events. On the downside, the high tourist influx can lead to crowded slopes and higher accommodation costs. Pre-booking is essential during this period to secure a place to stay.

Shoulder Season (March to June): The shoulder season from March to June offers moderate temperatures between 7°C to 15°C. Spring and early summer bring a different charm to Auli, with the melting snow giving way to lush green meadows dotted with wildflowers. This season is perfect for trekking, nature walks, and enjoying the serene landscape without the winter crowds. Pros include pleasant weather, fewer tourists, and lower accommodation rates. However, the absence of snow means no skiing opportunities.

Off-season (July to November): The off-season in Auli spans from July to November, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C. The monsoon months of July and August bring heavy rainfall, making travel and outdoor activities challenging. Landslides and slippery paths can pose risks, and the region's accessibility may be compromised. However, the post-monsoon period from September to November sees fewer visitors, offering tranquility and a chance to witness the region’s natural beauty in solitude. While accommodation is cheaper, and the landscape is lush and vibrant, travelers must be cautious of the residual wet conditions and occasional roadblocks.

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Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 5°/ -4° 14 days
February 8°/ -3° 6 days
March 9°/ -1° 16 days
April 14°/ 2° 14 days
May 18°/ 5° 5 days
June 20°/ 9° 10 days
July 19°/ 11° 24 days
August 19°/ 12° 25 days
September 19°/ 10° 16 days
October 16°/ 5° 3 days
November 13°/ 3° 8 days
December 8°/ -2° 6 days

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Auli in Winter (October - February)

Even though Auli is an ideal place to visit throughout the year, if you wish to experience skiing at its finest, then make sure to plan a trip between December to February. Considering the perfect conditions for skiing at Auli, be certain that you are in for an unforgettable experience! Auli receives massive crowds of people in winter who arrive to satiate their appetite for excitement and rush by descending the steep slopes while zooming past the green trees masked in powdery snow. The splendid views of the surrounding peaks like Kamet, Nanda Devi, and Dunagiri can be witnessed during winters.
Auli Hills - Himalaya Badri Mountains
Auli Hills - Himalaya Badri Mountains

As the temperature of Auli more or less stays between 5 degree Celsius and -1 degree Celsius, the chills demand exciting activities and experiences! Apart from skiing, you can also visit several tourist destinations like Gurson Bugyal, Trishul Peak, Chenab Lake, Joshimath, and Rudraprayag during these months. Owing to the favourable climate, Auli becomes a hotbed of trekking groups, honeymooners, and nature lovers. As icing on the cake, you may also witness the enthralling Winter Carnival hosted at this time. Head out to one of the several ski resorts in Auli and enrol yourself for an unforgettable experience!

Auli in Summer (April - June)

In summers, Auli has a refreshing climatic condition. The average maximum temperature recorded in Auli is 20 degrees. Hence, the weather is pleasant and ideal for trekking and sightseeing. Auli is home to lush greenery and perfect weather for sightseeing. Make the most out of Auli in the summer months, ideally between April and June, by heading out to Kwani Bugyal, Nandprayag, Valley of Flowers, Vansh Narayan Kalpeshwar, and Nanda Devi National Park. The vibrant-coloured flora, the cool breeze, and the overall beauty of this place make it an ideal destination to escape the scorching heat during the summer.
Nandi Devi from Auli
Nanda Devi from Auli

Auli in Monsoon (July - September)

Auli is one of those places which receive moderate rainfall in the monsoon months, which fall approximately between June and September, thereby making it an ideal place to visit even during this time. Fluctuating between 10 degree Celsius and 20 degree Celsius, the temperature of Auli is also ideal for leisurely walks across the hill station. However, be careful since the roads tend to get slippery. An enjoyable ride from Auli to Joshimath on the ropeway is an excellent idea at this time since the surroundings are washed with pouring rain and takes on a fresh, green appearance.

Auli Lake
Auli Lake

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Winter Sports: Skiing

December - March

Located in the Garhwal Himalayas, Auli offers a perfect environment for skiing with it's clean, glittering slopes. At a height of about 2500-300 meters above sea level, one gets a panoramic view of se (Read More)veral mountain peaks such as Mt. Nanda Devi, Ghori Parbat, etc. This place is a must visit for the peeps passionate about skiing.

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Auli, Uttarakhand
Trishul Peak - highest peak in western Kumaon range (7120m)
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