Skiing in Auli

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Timings : Daytime hours 

Timings : Daytime hours 

Time Required : 1 - 2.5 hrs

Skiing in Auli, Auli Overview

Auli is a snow covered hill station located at an altitude of 2-3 thousand metres above sea level, providing a very beautiful view of Mt Nanda DeviKamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat, is an ideal place for Skiing, covered with evergreen conifers and oak forest. 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 compared it with the best skiing grounds of the world, and rated it as one of the best. In summer season, hikers may find numerous marked walks and there also are mountain bike trails. Gorson Reserve forest which is 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. Various lovely scenarios are also available around for one to enjoy along with family and friends.

Auli is just 13 kms drive away from Joshimath. Local state transports and Union buses are regularly available between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 kms). Local Transport Union buses and State Transport buses operate between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 km), Haridwar (277 km), Dehradun (298 km) and Delhi (500 km) from Joshimath onwards, both bus and taxi services are available for Auli. Deluxe coaches can also be arranged for great numbers.

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Medical fitness

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

General tips

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.

Safety Tips

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!

About the Place

Another way which is quite popular in Auli is by the known cable car service which runs for about 3 kms. It is next to impossible to avoid the captive beauty of the snow covered peaks, the alpine forest and the lovely climate.

Best Time To Visit Skiing in Auli

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

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 Skiing in Auli

Carry camera, torch light and fully covered clothes, proper footwears, munchies, beverages and water along

How to reach Skiing in Auli

Well connected through main city via all means of transport. Bus services quite prominent.

  • Air: Jolly Grant Airport serves as the nearest airport to the city if you want to indulge in this breathtaking activity. The airport is situated 273 kms away from Joshimath and 17 kms from Rishikesh.

  • Rail: Haridwar is the nearest railhead to Joshimath. The station is a well conncetd one with regular trains running between Delhi and Haridwar. It is about 299 kms away from Auli. One can also take a cable car ride to Auli which runs for 3 kms.

  • Road: Auli is situated only a drive of 13 kms from the town of Joshimath. One can easily reach Joshimath by regualr bus services, run by both state and union transport, from Rishikesh (253 km), Haridwar (277 km), Dehradun(298 km), and Delhi(500 km).

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About Skiing in Auli

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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