Auli Travel


Nestled in the snow-capped peaks of Garwhal Himalayas in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is one of the less explored hill stations of India. Positioned nearby to one of the famous Chardham destination Badrinath, Auli comes alive in the winter season. Perched at an altitude of 2,500 m to 3,050m above the sea level, the vast snow-covered landscape of Auli is a paradise for skiing. Skiers from every part of world comes here to enjoy this sport on the virgin snow covered slopes.

Places to visit:

Artificial lake:
Auli encompasses one of the world's highest man made lake. It is located near the Clifftop club, a private hotel. The water of this lake is used to feed the snow guns stationed along the ski slopes. It moreover helps to extend the ski season.

Hanuman Lake:
It is an ancient temple, dedicated to lord Hanuman. It is believed that this temple has some connection with Ramayana. According to a legend, Hanuman has taken some rest at Auli while his journey to Sanjivani mountain from Sri Lanka.

Located at a distance of 8 km (4.97 miles) from Auli, Joshimath has a temple founded by Adi Shankaracharya. This place has a temple of Narshimsha, an incarnation of Vishnu. Joshimath is also serve as the resting place for the pilgrims going to Badrinath.

Vishu Prayag:
This place is famed as the holy confluence of river Alaknanda and Dauli Ganga.

It is one of the pilgrimage destination of Chardham circuit. Auli is positioned on the Badrinath route.

Activities To Do:

Auli is an emerging adventure destination of India. This winter resort of Uttarakhand beacons thousands of tourists from various parts of our world. Some of the adventure sports that are played in Auli are

Of late, Auli has captivate the attention of global fraternity by its vast snow-capped landscape. The lovely slopes of Auli creates an excellent ambiance for skiing. Skiers from various parts of world comes here to enjoy and explore this virgin winter resort of India. Auli remains chock-a-block with tourists from December to March, when heavy rain fall occurs in the valley.

Apart from being a skiing destination, Auli is also a renowned for its trekking routes. Auli to Gorson, a 7 km (4.34 miles) trek, Gorson to Tali, a 6 km (3.79 miles) to trek, Tali-Kurari Pass, a 11 km (6.84 miles) trek, Kuari Pass to Khulara, a 12 km(7.46 miles) trek, Khulara to Tapovan, a 9 km (5.6 miles) trek.

Best Time To Visit:

If you are looking for an ultimate adventure vacation, then the ideal time to visit Auli would be from December to March. During this time period, the entire land of Auli covers with thick layer of snow.

How To Reach:

By Road: Both State run and private buses are there which operates from various cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Joshimath. Even you can hire cabs or can use rope ways to reach, Auli from Joshimath.

By Rail: Rishikesh, located at a distance of 234 km (146.02 miles) is the nearest railhead to Auli. Shatabdi express operates from Delhi to Rishikesh.

By Air: The nearest airport to Auli is Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport, which is about 298 km(185.17 miles) away. Indian Airlines flight operates thrice in a week from Delhi to Dehradun

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