Skiing in Auli

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Label : Must Visit

Tags : Skiing

Timings : Daytime Only

Time Required : 1 - 2.5 hours

Best Time for Skiing in Auli : November - February

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Skiing in Auli, Auli Overview

Skiing in Auli offers beautiful views of peaks such as Mt Nanda Devi Kamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat. The snow-covered hill station of Auli covered with evergreen conifers and the oak forest is located at an altitude of 2000 -3000 metres above sea level and is an ideal place for skiing in India.

While skiing in Auli in the Gorson Reserve forest (part of the Nanda Devi National Park) is habituated by some of the widely rare Himalayan wildlife in ample. These include snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Cat, Wild Rabbit, Jackal, Fox, Hyena and Bear. The snow dressed slopes of Auli which once offered the training grounds for the Paramilitary forces was adjudged by the French and Austrian experts who declared it as the best skiing grounds of the world. In the summer season, hikers may find numerous marked walks and there also are mountain bike trails.

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Cost of Skiing in Auli

It is highly recommended to practice skiing with a professional and learn the skill before venturing out on your own. Most skiing packages in Auli include the accommodation as well. The average cost of skiing in Auli ranges between Rs. 20,000 - Rs. 50,000 depending on the length of stay.

Best Time To Visit Skiing in Auli

November to February as there is enough snowfall making it an ideal season for skiing

Tips For Visiting Auli's Ski-Zone

Carry a camera, torchlight, proper footwear, munchies, beverages and water along. Wear fully covered clothes and proper footwear.

Tips for Skiing in Auli

  • Good footwear and ski pants are a must if you plan to go skiing. Find operators that are registered and provide decent equipment and safety harnesses for your ski trip.
  • Carry medicines for cold and flu. Make sure you carry plenty of warm clothes. Jackets that insulate are suggested. Take your instructor's tips very seriously and pain relievers for casulaties!

Medical fitness for Skiing in Auli

Undergoing certain medical tests is suggested. Altitude sickness should be checked for before you embark upon this trip.

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Base Town: Joshimath

Cost: A typical 6 days package starts at INR 13,500

Highest Altitude: 11000 ft.

Lowest Altitude: 8500 ft.

Nearest Airport: Dehradun

Nearest Railhead: Haridwar

Nearest road city: Joshimath

Number of Days Required: 3-4 days atleast. More recommended.

Region: Chamoli District

Terrain: Snow covered slopes

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Q. In june snow is present at auli or not and hotels at auli?


4 years ago
You can rarely find any snow in Auli in the month of June. It is the time of the year when Summer just ends and mild rains start. Auli can be visited any time of the year. Check out the following lin (Read More)k for the best hotels in Auli -
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