|Joshimath and Auli Tour|
Joshimath is a hill station in Uttarakhand in the Garhwal region. The hill station is situated in Chamoli District in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 6000ft. Nestled amidst the mountain slopes Joshi Math provides a panoramic view of the snow capped mountain peaks. The gateway to the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand, India, joshimath is the winter abode of Lord Badri. Every year at the time of Diwali, Lord Badri is brought down from Badrinath to Vasudeva Temple is Joshimath. Joshimath also known as Jyotimath is one of the four maths established by Guru Shri Shankaracharya.
Joshimath is an important tourist hub in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Auli, one of the best ski resorts of the world is just 16 kms from Joshimath. House to several ancient temples- Joshimath serves as the base for trekking to the world renowned Valley of Flowers which remains open for tourists for about a month only. Nanda Devi National Park known for the rare species of flora and fauna is just 23 kms from Joshimath. Joshimath is a significant base for excursion tours to some important tourist destinations of Uttarakhand, Devbhumi of India - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hem Kund sahib Gurudwara and Chopta too.
Don’t miss to enjoy the to and fro ropeway journey between Auli and Joshimath.
Auli, an important ski - destination of india, lies in the great Himalayan mountains in the Garhwali region of Uttarakhand. Auli is called Bugyal in the regional language which means meadow. Though Auli is a less famous destination than Shimla, Manali, Gulmarg among Indians, it is compared to the best ski resorts of the world. Auli has been compared to the slopes in Switzerland by French and Austrian Experts. After been marketed as an important Winter Tourist Destination of India, a large number of tourists from all over the world come to explore the scenic beauty of the Garhwal Hills at Auli. Auli hosted the SAF Winter Games in March 2009 which made it even more popular.
Auli is situated on the way to Badrinath, an important pilgrimage center for Hindus. Skier’s Paradise- Auli provides a panoramic view of great Himalayan Peaks- Nanda Devi, Mana Parbat, Drona Giri, Trishuli, Hathi Ghora etc. Apart from the breath taking views of the loft mountain peaks, Auli provides an enthralling experience of skiing to professional skiers and novice as well. For those who need isolation in the lap of natural beauty along with all comforts and awesome views snow-capped views, Auli is a perfect destination. Honeymoon couples just love the destination for its skiing facilities in the pristine beauty with green hills, snow clad slopes and scattered oak and pine trees.
December to March is the best time to visit Auli. Winter Games Federation of India organizes the National championships in the months of February and March. Skiing Festivals in Auli also attract a lot of tourist from all over world to this holiday destination of India.
Auli is just 16kms from from Joshimath in Uttarakhand. Several cars and Buses operate from Joshimath to Auli. Also ropeway/trolley is available from Joshimath to Auli which increases the pleasure of the trip to Auli.