Auli is without a doubt an escapade you’ve been missing out by the nice, but overcrowded Manali and Kulu. It’s February, it has snowed, and you are sitting home, almost wasting your weekends. But I know how to evoke your irresistible wanderlust! Auli’s itinerary will help you find an excuse to take a break from whatever you are doing now and pack your bags to the north. The best time to visit Auli is during the summer season, from March to June. Auli is a far off, lesser known, beautiful and a very important ski destination in Uttrakhand. Very few people have heard about Auli and even fewer know that it’s also called Bugyal in the local language that means meadow because huge meadow spread amidst a mixed forest of oaks and conifers. Here’s a brief theme that’ll make you fall for Auli :
Snow Caped Hills
Nestled amidst the snow-clad mountains of Garhwal Himalayan Range, Auli adds beauty and fascination to Uttarakhand tourism. With slopes and meadows flanked by dense vegetation of oak and coniferous, it is hard to describe the beauty of this hill station
At a distance of 13 km from Joshimath, Auli is a famous skiing destination of Uttarakhand run by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN). It is considered among the most preferred skiing destinations for professional skiers and adventure lovers. Auli Cliff Top Club is one of the prime ski resorts of the region and is run and maintained by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam. All the facilities and equipment for skiing are provided by the resort. To save time for skiers in climbing back again and save energy, there is a chairlift and ski lift, which is the longest ski lift in the country.
Auli Artificial Lake is a pristine lake perched at an astounding elevation. It is one of the world’s highest man-made lakes. The government to provide artificial snow on the ski slopes during scanty rainfall created this lake. If there’s one word to describe this beauty, feel free to let me know!
The trek to Bhavishya Badri is beautiful but steep. The village is beautiful, the place is a shrine in the making. The views are good but its more a sort of pilgrimage
Auli Ropeway is the major attraction in Auli offering magnificent and majestic Himalayan views. A highest and longest ropeway in Asia after Gulmarg, Auli cable car covers a distance of 4 kms. Auli cable car also called locally Gondola and connects Auli with Joshimath