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Welcome to Auli

Auli is a Himalayan ski resort and hill station in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. This scenic place is perched at an elevation of 2800 m above sea level. It is known for its oak-edged slopes and verdant coniferous forests. The history of Auli can be traced back to the 8th century. According to certain beliefs, Guru Adi Shankaracharya visited this sacred place. This place is also known as 'Bugyal', which means ‘meadow’ in the regional language. While walking through the dewy slopes, tourists can enjoy stunning views of the Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat, and Kamat mountain ranges. Travellers can enjoy the views of apple orchards and lush deodar trees from the boulevards of the slopes.

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Auli is a popular skiing destination in India because of its glittering slopes and clean environment. Dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars, Auli is a popular hill town with numerous ski resorts situated amidst the Himalayan range. It is believed that Shankracharya had blessed Auli with his visit.

As far back as history goes, it is believed that the lands of Auli were first trodden on by the great Guru Adi Shankaracharya. He built a temple at Joshimath which exists to date. In the years to follow, Auli was inhabited by semi-nomadic tribes called Bhotiyas. They were of Mongolian origin and established a flourished trade with Tibet on their yaks. Later, Auli became a training ground for the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force. After the formation of Uttarakhand from Uttar Pradesh, Auli became a part of the Uttarakhand state and was marketed as a tourist destination.


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Auli overview

  • 14 /4 °C
  • January to December
  • Auli Ropeway, Artificial Lake, Gorson Bugyal, Chattrakund, Kwani Bugyal.
  • Skiing,Camping, Cable Car Ride,Bird Watching,Artificial Lake etc
  • Garhwal
  • 2 days
  • Rishikesh, 264 kms
  • Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 286 kms
  • Winter Adventure Sports, Skiing, Trekking, Himalayan Views, Camping, Hiking, Snowboarding, Snow Trekking
  • Top Places to Visit In Auli

    Connecting the hill stations of Joshimath and Auli, Auli Ropeway is one of the tops draws when it comes to the topnotch places to visit in Auli. The highest and the longest ropeway in India after the one at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, it covers an approximate distance of 4km and presents the traveller with gaping views of the snowy valleys and verdant meadows below. Also called ‘Gondola’, it travels at a height of 3,010m above sea level.

    The Auli Ropeway operates with a ski lift and a chairlift that rest on 10 steel towers. This bi-cable contraption was built in order to present travellers to Auli with a scintillating experience. It ascends gradually to a height of 1,110m. In the skiing season in Auli, it presents exciting views of the skiing competitions that are organized by the government’s tourism department.

    Chattrakund is one of the best places to visit in Auli. In Joshimath, it is a small lake at about 4 km from Auli. It is located 3,300 meters above sea level. It has a resounding collection of trees, including oak, pine and deodar.

    Watching sunrise may be a little chilly during winters, but sunsets pose as epitome of perfectionism with an orange glow and cotton candy clouds. It is a perfect spot to be enjoyed either alone, with family or your spouse. Tourists usually trek to this spot in the morning and recede before the sunsets.

    Being such a coveted destination in terms of Skiing in India, it is imperative that Auli has resorts that can provide accommodation to ski enthusiasts visiting this place during the peak months of tourism here. That is what Auli Ski Resort provides here every year.

    Surrounded by the unmatched scenic beauty of the Garhwal district, the hotel provides all the basic amenities that one expects here, alongside all the scenic views of the areas around the place. With close proximity to the bus stand, the resort is also close to many other sightseeing and adventure locations of Auli, completely fulfilling its purpose as a premier skiing resort.

    Trishul Peak is one of the best tourist places in Auli due to a 270-degree view of snow-clad hills surrounding it. Another picturesque destination, Nanda Devi can be seen from here with its majestic beauty. From Trishul Peak you can have a picturesque view of the town of Auli.

    The Chenab Lake, or the artificial lake, is also visible from here. The Chenab Lake, or the artificial lake, is also visible from here. It is majorly a popular tourist attraction in Auli due to the series of Hathi, Ghoda and Palki hills.

    "Auli is known for Skiing"

    A white winter wonderland, Auli is famous for its Ski resorts, Ski slopes and Ski events that are organised every winter. One of the top tourist spots in Uttarakhand, Auli is one such destination where you can just sit back and soak in the tranquillity of the place

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