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Location: Garhwal Himalayas
Altitude : 2500-3000m Above Sea Level
Specialty: Skiing Resort
Nearby Attraction: Badrinath

Auli – Among the World’s Youngest Skiing Destinations

Auli, the fascinating land of stunning meadows located in the Garhwal region of Uttaranchal in India, is now a world-famous skiing resort. Its skiing slopes are counted among the best in the world and top-class skiing facilities play a significant role in drawing skiers from different regions. Unbound natural beauty and many tourist places in the close proximity are the added attractions.

Skiing Facilities in Auli

Auli - The Lift for Carrying The Skiing Equipments, Uttranchal  For nearly three decades, beginning from 1986, skiing has constantly been the part of skiing festivals, winter games and national championships held at Auli.

What Makes The Place Ideal For Skiing Fun?

Perfect skiing slopes

Facilities at Auli Skiing Resorts

Skiing at Auli, Uttranchal

Useful Information for Tourists and Skiers

How to Reach

Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun (about 270 km). Nearest railhead is at Rishikesh (about 255 km). By road, Auli is connected to various cities like Joshimath, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi. A ropeway cable car (about 4 km long) from Joshimath to Auli is an exciting way to reach the place.

EXCURSIONS/Places Nearby

While visiting Auli, you can consider visiting HemkundSahed, Badrinath and Valley of flowers located nearby.Snow Cruiser - Auli, Uttranchal
Hemkund Saheb: is one of the famous and sacred Sikh pilgrimage destinations. The slopes of Hemkund Saheb are also ideal to take up trekking tours. More

Valley of Flowers.: In winters the region is filled with the sheet of colourful flowers as far as your eyes stretch. Valley of Flowers also offers some of the best adventure trekking tours to the visitors. More.

Badrinath : is the most sacred pilgrimage centre of Hindus. It is among one of the four holy pilgrimage sites or 'Char Dhams'. You can visit Badrinath as a temple tourist spot or can come to conquer few of most advance trekking thrills offered by the enthralling slopes of the terrain. More


Air: The nearest airport is at Jolly Grant, Dehradun.

Rail: The nearest railheads are Haridwar and Dehradun.

Road: Auli is only a 13 kms. drive from Joshimath. State transport and union buses ply regularly between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 kms.), Haridwar (276 kms.), Dehradun (295 kms.) and Delhi (500 kms.)

Local Transport: From Joshimath you can get buses and taxis for Auli. Deluxe coaches area also available if booked in advance or with prior notice for a group of 15 people or more.

Cable Car: The most popular way to drop in at Auli is by the famed cable car service, which runs for 3 kms.

PLACES TO STAY/Accommodations at Auli

There are accommodation facilities in the form of hotels and resorts, good restaurants and medical facilities available for the visitors.
GMVN unit at Auli, with a 110- bed capacity.
Alpine Cottages and Log Huts Accommodations
Good Budget Resorts are also available at Rudraprayag, Gauchar, Karanprayag, Nand-Prayag, Pipalkoti and Joshimath with facilities of catering services, adequate heating arrangements, round-the-clock hot water supply.


Other Information
Altitude: 2915m to 3049m.
Area: 5 sq. kms.
Summer: Max : 29°C ; Min : 13°C.
Winter: Max : 9°C ; Min : 2°C.
Rainfall: 180cms annually.
Clothing: Summer: Light Woollen.
Winter: Heavy Woollen.

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