Auli has one of the best slopes in the world facilitating snow skiing during winters from beginning of January to the end of March. The 3 km long slope ranges from 2519 mt to 3049 mt offers a magnificent panoramic view of central Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi (7817 mt), Kamet (7756 mt), ManaParvat (7273 mt) and Dronagiri (7066 mt) etc.

The skiing centre was set up in Auli in 1984. Professionally trained staff have been employed for skiing. The Deodar and Oak forests cover the slopes and reduce the velocity of the chilling winds to the minimum thus helping the skiers. The slopes of Auli and surrounding areas seem to beckon all adventure seekers for winter sports enthusiast during the winters and trekkers during the summers.

Auli is connected to Joshimath with a 3.92 km long cable car, besides the 14 km long motorable road. One can also enjoy a 500 mt long chair lift linking the lower and upper slopes.

At Auli, Uttarakhand Tourism/GMVN Ltd. Conducts skiing training courses of 7 and 14 days duration.

How To Reach

Air: The closest airport for Auli is at Jolly Grant, Dehradun. The airport is at a distance of 298 km

Rail: The nearest railhead is at Rishikesh, about 276 km from Auli.

Road: Frequent buses run for Joshimath from Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar. One can also get to Auli by hired jeeps or taxis from above mentioned places.

What To See

Chattrakund: 1 km from GorsonBugyal, in the middle of the jungle is a small lake of sweet water called Chattrakund.

GorsonBugyal: 3 km from Auli, GorsonBugyal is a huge meadow spread amidst a mixed forest of oaks and conifers. GorsonBugyal is at 3056 mt above sea level.

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