Happy New Year (2016). Uttrakhand state offers you many tourist destinations during winters. The destinations are Mussoorie, Nainital, Joshimath, Auli and the list goes on. Dream Mountain offers you several packages to fulfill your desire to explore the beauty of this hilly region of Uttarakhand. One of the most sought after destinations during last few years or say couple of decades, is Auli. Auli is famous for its meadows and skiing in winters. Recently, Yahoo published an article on Auli considering it as an alternative to a European destination for skiing. Yahoo certainly is not wrong and one should visit this place to have the experience of the journey.
Auli is located at an altitude of 2744 mtr. and 14 km from the town Joshimath. One can also reach Auli using ropeway having 3.75 km in length. Every year many ski enthusiasts visit Auli. There are many courses of skiing, starting from minimum 4 days. The packages consist of food, lodge and skiing activity. Apart from skiing, there are many other sports activities like trekking, rock climbing, motor biking etc.
The other place near Auli is the famous town, Joshimath also known as Jyotirmath. There are many scenic and historical and religious places in and near Joshimath. The people who visit Auli, also visit the sacred and religious places in Joshimath. The Narsing temple, Adi Guru’s seat, Tapovan hotspring etc. are few examples. No doubt, Auli and Joshimath give you all the necessary elements to fulfill your desire of enjoying adventure and family holidays.
Auli can be reached within 10 hours drive from Rishikesh. The distance of Rishikesh from Delhi is around 225 km which can be covered in 6-7 hours. The distance of Auli from Joshimath is around 265 km. One does not need to go Auli directly and can make Joshimath as halting station. From Joshimath, Auli is like a picnic spot just 14 km away.
So, plan your trip to Auli with your family and friends this year with winter snow and skiing.