Uttaranchal has seen a constant rise in the number of tourists to the state, mainly because of the opportunity it offers for various adventure sports, such as white river rafting, trekking, hang-gliding and skiing. Auli in Uttaranchal is one of the major tourist destinations, famous for its beautiful slopes covered with oak and coniferous trees. It is every skier's dream come true, which is why Adventure Tours of India offers adventure tour booking and adventure tour packages to Auli, in Uttaranchal.
Auli-Things to do
Auli is the ideal place for skiing. One can ski on the clean stretches of 10-20 km of snow-covered mountain slopes. Since there are also woods on the slopes, they help reduce the wind velocity, making it better for the skiers. It is a heaven for those who really enjoy this sport. Most of the days, Auli sees war sun in winters so the skiers can make the most of it. There is truly nothing better then to ski down a clear stretch and feel the wind brush against your cheek. That exhilarating feeling is hard to describe and it is exactly what attracts tourists to Auli.
Auli is linked to Joshimath with a 3.9 km long cable car. By Motor able road, the distance is about 16 kms. There is another option, that of a 500 meter long chair lift, which links the lower and upper slopes. Ski equipment and snow beaters can be rented.
The tourists to Auli can contact the GMVN (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam) for information on ski packages, lodging, equipment and skiing lessons.
For those who are in Auli for skiing, evenings do not have to be dull and boring. The tourists can relax at Bukhari warmed huts and resorts. They can listen to folk tales or enjoy the local Garhwali music, by the campfire.
Tourists to Auli can enjoy shopping there. One can buy blankets, shawls, woolen caps, and many gift items.
Auli-Getting There & Accommodation
The closest airport for Auli is at Dehradun, the capital of Uttaranchal. The airport is at a distance of 298 kms.
The nearest railhead is at Rishikesh, about 235 kms from Auli.
Frequent buses run for Auli from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Hardwar and Delhi, so road is a good option too. From Joshimath, one can also get to Auli by hired jeeps.
For accommodation, comfortable hotels and tourist guest-houses are aplenty in Joshimath, which is 26 kms away from Auli. Most of tehm are quite reasonably priced so you do not need worry too much about finding the suitable accommodation.
Auli-Things to keep in mind
One thing to keep in mind before you take as tour to Auli, is that to ensure that you pack up enough warm clothes. Auli is quite cold so excellent winter wear is a must.
You can also keep a first-aid kit since it's a good idea to always carry one on holidays, regardless of the destination.
Another things to bring along are, a torch/flashlight, good pair of snow boots and dark glasses to protect the eyes. Also pack a couple of extra batteries and a few candles, since the region faces a lot of power cuts.
Adventure Tours of India offers adventure tour booking and adventure tour packages for Auli in Uttaranchal. To book a tour, or for more information, please fill up the form below.