It is a little difficult to travel to Munsiyary as it is not directly connected from any major cities in India. The nearest airport and railway station are at a distance of more than 200 km. Travelling by road is also a little tiring as you have to break your journey at multiple points.
Pantnagar serves as the nearest airport to Munsiyari lying at a distance of 249 km. Connected with daily flights from Delhi, it is easy to commute from the airport to the village by taxis available outside the airport. Naini Saini Airport in Pithoragarh is the other option, however, the flight are not that frequent from this airport.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun - 214 kms from Munsiyari
Tentative return flight prices to Dehradun from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 13,332 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 6,556 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 16,779 Non-stop|
Munsiyari is connected to many major cities of Uttarakhand as well as neighbouring states via a well maintained network of road. State-owned buses and private buses run regularly from Delhi and other states. Since the journey from Delhi to Munsiyari is quite long, it is advisable to break your journey at various stops and finally change the bus from either Almora or Pithoragarh.
Kathgodam (275 km) and Tanakpur (286 km) are the two best options of the nearest railway head to reach Munsiyari via rail. These stations are well connected to many major cities via good rail network. Cabs and buses can be hired from outside the station till Munsiyari.
Munsiyari is a small place where one can easily avail taxis for commuting from one place to another. There is also an option of renting private vehicle in for of jeep which is best option in case of poor road conditions. However, make sure you plan your trip according to climate that prevails in the area. Try avoiding travelling to the village during monsoon due to heavy rainfall and landslides.