Auli In Uttarakhand India
Auli a Worldwide famous Hill Station and Skiing Destination in India
Auli is an amazing hill station located in the Garhwal Himalayas of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 2,500 m to 3050 m. It is also a famous Skiing destination in India because of its sparkling slopes and meadows with diverse vegetation and tranquil environment, due to which it has gained popularity across the globe. Every winter season Department of Uttarakhand Tourism organizes a sports competition in Auli to encourage “Skiing”.
According to the legend Auli has been blessed by the sacred visit of Adi Shankracharya. So, there are many pilgrim sites near this hill station where you can pay a visit and explore the mythology.
Abundant apple orchards, pine and oak trees add beauty to the pristine nature of God’s one of the best creation “Auli”. Therefore, its exotic combination of nature and adventure makes this hill station perfect for nature and adventure junkies! Other best thing about Auli is the phenomenal views of snowcapped Himalayas which are enough to leave anybody spellbind; with these views the main thing which should not be missed at any cost is the ‘color changing’ sunrise and sunset views because the sun-rays turn the sky and lofty peaks golden.
Auli is home to some great Himalayan peaks and they are
Auli – A Colorful Paradise with a Taste of Adventure
As Auli means meadow and called “Bugyal” so it should not be missed in spring and summer seasons. The rich variety of flora and fauna and the vibrant vegetation with wildflowers makes Auli a colorful paradise. And, the panorama of Himalayas; all together is a gem for nature lovers.
With excessive natural beauty Auli also has ample of opportunities for tourists to get in adventure and fun activities. Not only skiing but there are also other fun-loving and joyous activities which are enough to keep you busy and happy during your Auli tour.
These are some striking places to visit near in Auli
Nanda Devi Sanctuary
Exciting Activities to do in Auli
There are ample of activities to do there but here are some exciting activities which should be added in your Bucket list.
Cable Car Rides
The First in the list is “Skiing”
Surrounded by high snow clad Himalayan peaks, Auli is the perfect destination for Skiing and adventure junkies. This activity is not only for skilled but is also for beginners.
It is very popular for Skiing across the globe and it has always been the reason of tourist fascination.
The Second in the list is “Trekking”
Trekking is another attraction of this hill station. Here are some popular attractive trekking trails.
Some trekking trails are
Tali to Kuari Pass
Kuari Pass to Khulara
Khulara to Tapovan
The Third in the list is “Cable Car Rides”
Cable Car Rides in Auli is an activity which is Asia’s longest cable car 4 m long, every traveler must try this.
During your ride experience amazingly beautiful charm of valley on one side and striking views of the Himalayas on the other. Enjoy views of Chang Bhang, Mt Trishul, Nanda Devi and Dron Parvat.
How to Reach Auli ?
Jolly Grant Domestic Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport and the distance is around 280 km. Flights are available daily from Delhi International Airport to Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun. Cabs and taxis are always available from Jolly Grant airport.
The nearest railway station from Auli is Haridwar which is connected with many major cities and lies is at a distance of 280 km. The other nearest rail head is in Dehradun which is also connected to major cities of India.
It is easily accessible through road from Joshimath. It is the nearest city at a small distance of 15 km. Taxi, bus and cab service are easily available from Joshimath.