Places to Visit in Auli
Nestled on the mountains of Uttarakhand on the way to Hindu pilgrimage destination, Badrinath, Auli, is the ski destination of India. Surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, Auli gives panoramic view of the Himalayans peaks.
Glittering slopes and uncontaminated environment makes Auli ‘the ski destination of India’. The slopes are deliberate to both the professional and amateur skiers. Sprinkles apple orchards and oak tress makes Auli one of the most popular hill destination of India. Apart From that, Auli is also the gateway of popular mountain ranges of Himalayas, Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamat Kamet. One can also visit the small Hindu temple nestles in Auli which is connected to the Ramayana mythology.
Places to See in Auli
Snuggled at a height of 3,056m from sea level, Gurson Bugyal is an appealing quaint place which gives the breath-taking view of Himalayan Ranges like Nanda Devi, Trishul and Dron. This place is also best for trekking. One can trek 3km from Auli to reach at this picturesque location.
12 km from Gusro Bugyal, Kwani Bugyal is one of the popular destination among skiers. The fascinating height and picturesque landscape make skiers to trek there. Because of the height, June to September is the best to visit Kwani Bugyal.
Among the vibrant Himalayans peak, the Trishul peak is a group of peaks which form the southwest corner of the peaks rings enclosing the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Nestles at 7,000 m above sea level, Trisul I, became the first peak ever to be climbed by someone, in 1907.
This peak is visible from Kausani or during the Roopkund Trek .
One of the five 'Prayags' of Alaknanda River, Rudraprayag is the gateway to reach Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. This is place where the rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini converge at. Rudraprayag nowadays has become the most busiest point because of its scenic view and temples like Rudranath Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple and many others.
Nandaprayag is one of the five Prayags situated at the adjoining point of two holy rivers, Alaknanda and Mandakini. Nandaprayag acts as an entry point to the divine centers of Badrinath and Kedarnath. Because of its scenic pilgrim outlook and The Gopalji temple many devotees and tourist come every year to visit this place.
Chenab Lake is the place which is virgin in nature and not been touched the humankind. The calm and serene atmosphere the lake offers tourists an enchanting sight.
Auli Skiing Tour
Located at a height of 2-3 thousand metres above sea level, Auli is a snow covered quaint place covered with evergreen conifers and oak forest provides the ideal place for skiing. The snow dressed slopes deliver the best skiing grounds of the world. Summer is the best time to hike on the sky high mountains. The beautiful view of Mt Nanda DeviKamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat generates lovely atmosphere around the year to enjoy along with family and friends.
Cuisines Must Try
Though the options for food are limited here but the Garhwali cuisines embraces a variety of dals, leafy vegetables and rice. Even the local delicacies are a must try one which includes Kachmauli, Bal Mithai, Singhori and much more.
Accommodation in Auli
Numerous Alpine cottages and log huts besides many luxury hotels and rest-houses are available here on rent.
Transportation in Auli
Cable is the best and most popular means of travel available here. Otherwise buses are also there which are not regular. Apart from that one can also book cab to travel within the city.