Auli is situated at an altitude of 2915 mts - 3049 mts is an important ski destination in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand, India. In fact some French and Australian experts consider Auli to be one of the best ski resorts in the whole world. Auli is where impeccable natural vistas of mighty peaks are studded with huge mountainous trees creating a fabulous scenery that compels compulsive travelers to set on Auli Tours repeatedly. Auli is less known ski destination than Shimla, Gulmarg or Manali. Auli lies on the way to Badrinath. Auli is blessed with a breathtaking panoramic view of the lofty peaks of the greatest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas. The slopes here provide enough thrill to professional skier and novice as well. The Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVNL) have imported snow beater to maintain slopes.

Auli also boasts the Asia's longest - 4 km Cable Car / Ropeway (Gondola). It also has a Chair Lift and a Ski-Lift. Apart from Skiing there is an interesting trek route also. There is a training facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police. Best time to visit is last week of Jan to first week of March for skiing. Though weather is highly unpredictable.

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Auli is known as 'Bugyal' in the regional language which means meadow. A small temple having connection to great epic Ramayana is also present. The place Auli is surrounded by the mighty peaks of Himalayas. Most of them have some name of goddess or some mythological connection. The one that stand out is beautiful Mt Nanda Devi which stands 7,817 Mts (25,643 ft) in height. Even the Mt Neelkant visible. Auli lies in the way of the Badrinath route. So in winter there is a heavy snow fall in Badrinath and the temple is closed for 5-6 months. During this period the deity of Lord Badri Vishal is brought and kept in temple at Joshimath. This is golden chance for Hindus and not to be missed. In Auli there is a small Hanuman temple having some connection to Ramayana. The belief of people is when Laxman, younger brother of Lord Rama got injured fighting the Rakshas in Lanka (Sri Lanka). A medic ordered that only the herb name 'Sanjivani' found on Sanjivani mountain in Himalayas can save Laxman. Lord Rama ordered Hanuman the task. Hanuman flew from Lanka and during his way to Sanjivani mountain he took some rest in Auli before continuing his journey.

Geography of Auli

Auli is located at 30.32°N 79.36°E in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, India.

Adventure Sports in Auli

Auli is becoming a popular spot for Adventure. Skiing is a major pastime in Auli. Facilities for skiing are available from GMVNL. There are certificate and non certificate course provided ranging from 4 days to 14 days. The courses includes stay, food, ski gear charges and guide. There are local people who provide Ski Equipment for the casual tourist and also help them to ski. If you have a weeks time, then it is possible to enroll in Ski courses and learn from experts.

Best time to Visit Auli :-

Auli is a picturesque destination the best time to visit is last week of Jan to first week of March for skiing. Though weather is highly unpredictable.
Auli has a cool climate all through the seasons. Summers (March to June) are very pleasant with moderate climate, with average around 15°C. Summers is ideal for all sight seeing, skiing and also for visiting nearby attractions. Monsoons (July to October) are accompanied with scanty rains and also temperature drops down to 12°C. Winters (November to February) are chilly days with average minimum touching near 4°C. Minimum can touch sub zero levels (-8°C). Snow falling seen very often during winters. These months are perfect for travelers liking chilly climates. The best season to visit Auli is all through the year. Tourist attraction in Auli is Snow Skiing and is best during November to March. May to November offers cool and pleasant climate and the right period to spend relaxing moments in the outdoors. December to February is snow bound and chilly. Keep winter clothes to cover up the body if opt for a visit during this period. This period is ideal for snow skiing. March and April are very pleasant and perfect for all sight seeing and outings.

Weather of Auli :-

April is a good month to visit Auli. Moderately Cold Weather: Moderately Cold Temperature varies from 7 to 17°C. April is cold but perfect for all tourist activities. Day times are bit warm, but nights are cool.

Month wise Weather Condition Details January: Freezing Cold with Snowfall. Temperature varies from -4 to 7°C. January has a freezing climate with snowfall. The snow clad nature is imposing and ideal for winter sports.
February: Freezing Cold with Snowfall.Temperature varies from 0 to 10°C. February is snow bound with nature appears with eye catching white cover. Good for winter travels.
March: Very Cold Temperature varies from 4 to 14°C. March offers reprieve for the freezing cold. The atmosphere starts to become warm. April: Moderately Cold Temperature varies from 7 to 17°C.
April :  is cold but perfect for all tourist activities. Day times are bit warm, but nights are cool. May: Moderately Cold Temperature varies from 7 to 18°C.
May : is moderately hot with sun appears over the sky most of the days. Good for outdoor travels. Jun: Pleasant Temperature varies from 10 to 20°C.
June : is the hottest month of the year. The atmosphere is temperate. The nature looks attractive and suitable for tourist activities. July: Pleasant Temperature varies from 7 to 18°C.
July : has beautiful showers in its kitty. The nature dresses in new lush green new leaves. Good for enjoying the picturesque nature. August: Moderately Cold Temperature varies from 7 to 15°C.
August : is pretty good with picturesque nature and flowering plants and trees. August offers moderately warm climate. September: Moderately Cold Temperature varies from 7 to 15°C.
September : is humid with post monsoon showers. The nature appears fresh. October: Very Cold Temperature varies from 5 to 14°C.
October : welcomes winters with all its majesty. The climate is moderately cold.
November : Very Cold Temperature varies from 4 to 14°C. November offers a very cold ambiance. This month is ideal for honeymoon travels.
December : Very Cold Temperature varies from 2 to 10°C. December is very cold. Outdoor activities require winter dresses and often snowfall is seen.


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How to Reach Auli :-

Auli By Air : The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 279 km from Auli. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is a domestic airport located at about 20 km away from city center of Dehradun. Taxi cabs are available from Dehradun airport to Auli.

The airport operates daily flights to Delhi. Nearest International airport is Delhi, which is about 500 km away.

Auli By Train :  Rishikesh Haridwar & Dehradun all have Railway Stations

For those heading for Auli, the best possible way is to Auli Valley During Summer catch the Dehradun Shatabdi Express to reach Rishikesh early in the morning. One must reach Joshimath, some 250 km from Rishikesh on the Badrinath route, before the sunset.

Auli by Road:  Auli is only 13 km drive from Joshimath. State transport and Union buses play regularly between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 km). Local Transport Union Buses and State Transport buses operate between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 km), Haridwar (277 km), Peace at Auli Dehradun (298 km) and Delhi (500 km). From Joshimath onwards, both bus and taxi services are available for Auli.



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