Timings : Daytime Only
Time Required : 1 - 2.5 hours
Best Time for Skiing in Auli : November - February
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.
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.
$ 22 onwards
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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