Auli is located at an altitude of about 3050 mts above sea level, offering a panoramic view of Mt. Nanda Devi Kamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat, is an ideal place for Skiing, covered with evergreen conifers and oak forest. The potential of snow dressed slopes of Auli, once the training grounds for the Paramilitary forces was adjudged by the French and Austrian experts who compared it with the best skiing grounds of the world, and rated it as one of the best. In summers Hikers/ Trekkers will find numerous marked walks and there are also mountain bike trails. At the backdrop of the resort lies the famous high altitude.
Gorson Reserve forest (part of Nanda Devi National Park ) richly habituated by rare Himalayan wildlife including snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Cat, Wild Rabbit,
Jackal, Fox, Hyena and Beer. There are various scenic locations around.
Auli is a promising ski spot, a perfect adventure place with breathtaking view of snow-capped peaks all around you.
SERVICES & FACILITIES FOR SKIING AT AULI
Days: 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS
Day 01: Arrival transfer and overnight stay in the Hotel Ganga Lahari, Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar-Joshimath by surface (280 km)
Day 03: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at Camp Joshimath
Day 04: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at Camp Joshimath
Day 05: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at Camp Joshimath
Day 06: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at Camp Joshimath
Day 07: Joshimath - Haridwar by surface (280 km), Overnight at Hotel Ganga Lahari
Day 08: Haridwar - Delhi - Onwards journey
Season: JANUARY to MARCH
Air: - For those travelling by air, the nearest airport is at Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun) 273 km from Joshimath, 17 km from Rishikesh.
Rail: - Coming from any part of India, the nearest rail head is Haridwar 299 km from Auli.
Road: - Auli is only 13 km drive from Joshimath. State transport and Union buses play regularly between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 kms). Local Transport Union buses and State Transport buses operates between Joshimath and Rishikesh (253 km), Haridwar (277 km), Dehradun (298 km) and Delhi (500 km)From Joshimath onwards, both bus and taxi services are available for Auli. Deluxe coaches can also be arranged with prior notice for the group of 15 people or more.
Cable Car: - The most popular way to drop in at Auli is by the famed cable car service which runs for 3 kms. Travelling by the rope-way, it is impossible to resist the captive beauty of the snow covered peaks, the alpine forest and the bracing climate.