Auli is a popular Himalayan ski destination in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli District. This hill station has earned the reputation of being one of the most sought after winter holiday destinations. Most of the tour operators include this spot in their India travel tour itinerary. Encircling this beautiful hill station are ranges of Kamet, Dunagiri, Mana Parbat, and Nanda Devi.
Auli has become one of the adventure sports destinations for the travelers who are fond of adrenalin rushes. The slopes of Garhwal mountain ranges are ideal for skiing. In fact it hosts many Winter Games of National repute during February and March. The Winter Games Federation of India organizes the championships. The winter ski festivals have contributed immensely to the growth in Auli tourism.
In order to enjoy the winter extravaganza here, you can also book Auli winter packages. Duration of the package is 2 nights and 3 days. Accommodation is provided in one of the most prominent Auli hotels – The Cliff Top Resort.
Auli is more than just a ski resort. There are various activities that can keep you occupied at Auli. You can enjoy cable rides. Places you can visit when you travel to Auli are Badrinath and Joshimath. If you want to explore other ski resorts close to Auli, you can set off for Stok Kangri, Kufri, Manali Himachal Heli Ski, Nun Kun, and Kang Yaze.
Auli is situated at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level. The hill station experiences summer between May and June. Monsoon is between July and September. In summer the temperatures usually range between 20 degree Celsius and 25 degree Celsius. In winter, the temperatures range between -5 degree Celsius and 10 degree Celsius.
The best time to visit Auli is during the months of December and March. Suggested clothing would include socks, caps, sunglasses, snow boots, wind proof jackets, and woolen clothes.
Auli can be reached without much hassle. If you are planning to visit Auli by train, you can get down at Rishikesh. It is the nearest railway station at a distance of 25 km. Buses ply too. The nearest bus terminus is Joshimath, which is at a distance of 16 km. Dehradun has the nearest airport, which is at a distance of 298 km.
The picturesque landscape, undulating mountain ranges covered with snow reflecting in the sun offer a spectacular sight. Deodar forests are on either side of the hill slopes. It will surely be an unforgettable holiday that you can look forward to.
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