SKIING IN AULI
Being much less commercial experience as compared to its counterparts, Skiing in Auli is what actually defines the beauty and spirit of this resort hill station in Uttarakhand. Surrounded by forests of coniferous trees and some of the most significant mountains of the Himalayas, like the Nanda Devi, this skiing destination in the Chamoli district has increasingly become a favorite of adventurists coming from all around the world.
With the nearest town being Joshimath, Auli is accessible by a road and cable car and is also close to two of the most coveted destinations of India, which is Badrinath and the Valley of Flowers. But what really makes this place worth visiting are the skiing adventures that you can enjoy, as you come rushing down the pearly white slopes on your skis.
About the activity:
This Auli Skiing tour, which starts with your arrival in the beautiful hill station, from where you will enjoy one of the most scenic views of the hills of Garhwal. Arriving in Auli, you will be greeted by breathtaking views of the Himalayas, and snow that covers every inch of the landscape here. After spending an amazing night here, you will be spending the next day learning the basics and gaining the advanced knowledge and minute details of skiing in Auli.
And like they say, all’s well that ends well. So on this day, you will be taken to a higher slope to complete highly adventurous skiing run with the supervision of a professional and certified instructor. Celebrate before you leave the next day on the cable car ride to Joshimath with a happy heart and an adventurous side.
How to Reach:
Located in the Garhwal Himalayas, the hill station of Auli has its proximity with the major cities of its state; Uttarakhand. In order to reach Auli, following routes can be opted
By Air: Nearest airport to the hill station of Auli is located in Dehradun, The Jolly Grant airport. From here, Auli is 279 km away, which can cover in hired taxis/cabs.
By Rail: If you wish to make use of the railways, the nearest you can travel is the Haridwar railway station. From the station, taxis and buses are readily available for the hill station (273 km away).
By Road: The major cities of Uttarakhand; Haridwar, Rishikesh and Uttarakhand, are well connected with the other parts of India via national highways. From these cities, one can board the earliest bus to the town of Johshimath (16 km before Auli). These cities score high in terms of bus and cab service.