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Auli huddled in the snow-capped mountainous region of Chamoli district is one of the best hill stations in Uttarakhand. This gorgeous snow queen sits high at an altitude ranging from 2,500 metres to 3,050 metres above sea level.

  • Region                – Chamoli
  • Duration             – 2-5 Days
  • Famous for/as – Winter sports, Skiing and Trekking
  • Altitude (Max)  – 3049 m
  • Best season     – Nov to April

Auli Travel Guide

Over the years, Auli has developed as a ski resort by the Uttarakhand 
government.  Auli is marked by dense coniferous jungles of oak, which makes the panorama beautiful. It is a perfect place for photographers, as they can capture some marvelous shots of the lofty peaks of Garhwal. 
You must keep an eye on – Winter Sports and Skiing Competitions 
The Ski Resort of Auli is looked after and managed by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVNL). 
 
The state agency, Uttarakhand Tourism Department also conducts winter sports competitions at Auli to  encourage skiing in India. 
The icy slopes offer great adventure to both professional skiers and novices.
Here you can see a cable car (4 km), a chairlift and a ski lift, along with a well-maintained trek route, safe for everyone. Since the  place offers snow expeditions, the best time to visit here would be during the winter season.

6 Reasons Why To Visit Auli

  • Auli is famous for Skiing and Ski resorts
  • 3 km trek from Auli will take you to the picturesque Gurson Bugyal. 
  • SLopes of Auli are meant for both professional skiers as well as novices.
  • Glimpse of  Nanda Devi, Mana Paravat, Kamet.Hathi Parvat, Trishul, Ghori Parbat, Nar Parbat, Nikanth  Beethartoli and Dunagiri. 
  • Marvelous views of beautiful apple orchards and fine deodar trees
  • Enjoy Joshimath-Auli Gondola (Asia’s longest Gondola ride) and the chair car ride from GMNV to Auli (800 m). 

Auli Camping Insights

  • Camp Site : Auli Lower and Upper
  • Nearby Trek : Gurson Bugyal and Kuari pass
  • Ideal Time to Visit: Novmber to April
  • Duration: 2 – 5 Days
  • Activities : Winter Adventure Sports, Skiing, camping, trekking etc..
  • Places to Cover: Rishikesh – Rudraparyag – Chamoli – Joshimath – Auli

Auli Route Map

How To Reach Auli

By Air :- 
Nearest Airport –  Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun. ( 286kms  from Auli)

There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun, which take around an hour to reach the city. Auli is well connected by motorable roads with airport. Taxi services are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Auli.

By Train :- 
Nearest Railway Station – Rishikesh Railway station. (264 kms from Auli)

You can take the overnight train to Rishikesh from Delhi. Taxi services are available from Rishikesh Railway Station to Auli.

By Bus:- 
There is regular bus service from Delhi to Rishikesh, from Delhi’s ISBT Kashmere Gate. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh to Auli.