Auli, Uttarakhand - How to Go, Snowfall Timing, Full Guide

Auli located in Uttrakhand is the best tourist attraction during winter. Thousand of tourists come to enjoy snowfall with the beautiful landscape here

The beauty of Uttrakhand is Auli, also called the heaven of earth. Here you'll enjoy nature completely. Auli is an evergreen tourist place. In summer, many tourists see the beautiful green land between mountains. In the winter, thousands of tourists come to enjoy snowfall and snow activities.

Auli is considered the most beautiful place in Uttarakhand. Every year thousands of tourists come to see the beautiful nature of Auli. In summer, Auli is full of tourists for trekking and camping and in winter, tourists come to enjoy the snowfall and skiing.

Auli uttrakhand

Auli, Uttarakhand

You also get to see many popular mountains here. Which is Kamet, Nanda Devi, Dunagiri, Maan Parvat, and Trishul Parvat are visible. During the winter season, the Nandadevi mountain is always half-covered by the clouds. And that time visibility significantly decreases in snowfall time.

Auli is also considered a sacred place among the 5 Naths like Badrinath and Kedar Nath. Another best thing is the sun rising is also very popular in Auli. Most of the tourists stay at night here to see the sun rising here. In Auli, you will see lots of cedar trees. Those who spread the fragrance in the winds here.

Auli, Uttarakhand

The artificial lake created by the government at this place is also very popular which is called Auli Lake. This lake is built at the top of the Auli mountain. This lake dries on its own during the winter season. And in summer rainwater accumulates in this lake. On the hill, you will see small restaurants everywhere, in which you mainly get Maggi and egg toast.

Best Time to Visit Auli

If you are a ski lover or want to enjoy the snow, then you should come here in the month of December to March. Because in these months you will get lots of snow. By the way, you will always see snow in the high hills, but there is no way to go there.
You also can learn to ski here with certificates from professionals, which are managed by the Uttarakhand government. For this, you will have to live here at least for 11 days to 1 month in nearby hotels and resorts. You can see snowfall in January and February. And in summer you will see the same place of green filled with grass.

Auli, Uttarakhand

If you want to do tracking or camping then you can come in the month of March to June. These days the weather here is slightly hot and the visibility gets more accurate. There is a lot of rain here in the month of July to October, due to which the resort is closed. It would be good if you do not go in these months.

Well, you can go camping in winter too, but for this, you should be physically and mentally healthy. There are also wild animals at this time but Rangers are always stationed for them. In some places, You will not be allowed to go because the movement of animals gets more.

How to Reach Auli, Uttarakhand?

  • Nearby Bus Stop: Chamoli Gopeshwar is the nearest bus stop to Auli. It is just 66.3 km of distance.
  • Nearby Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station to Auli. It is just 274 km of distance.
  • Nearby Airport: Dehradun is the nearest airport to Auli. It is just 294 km of distance.

First of all, you have to reach Joshimath via Rishikesh road. Which is the nearest city to Auli. There is a good parking facility for bikes, cars, and buses. This mountainous route is quite well-built. This route also takes you to Kedarnath and Badrinath. Let me tell you that this mountainous path runs together with the river Ganges. On the way, you will get to many villages and cities where you will see countless hotels and restaurants.

Auli Uttrakhand photos

If you do not want to climb the Auli mountain on foot, then you can also use the chair lift from Joshimath. This chair lift takes you 4-kilometer to the top of the hill which takes you to the top of Auli. This chair lift is the longest chair lift in Asia. The second chair lift takes you halfway up from the car parking space. If you also want to enjoy walking for a while, then you can also use this small chair lift.


Q. Is Auli safe to visit?
Yes, Auli is a safe place to visit. But If you are a little bit sick then you should not go there. If you are a heart patient then plz carry all the important medicines with you.

Q. When we can see snowfall in Auli?
You can see the snowfall from the month of December to February.

Q. How far is Auli from Delhi?
The distance between Auli and Delhi is around 492 km. You can pick trains and buses easily from Delhi to Haridwar or Auli.

Q. Which is better Manali or Auli?
I think Manali is better than Auli. Because Auli is just for ski lovers. If you want to ski then Auli is better than Manali. But if you don't want to go skiing then Manali is good for you. Because Manali has more beautiful places to visit.

Q. How many days are sufficient to visit Auli?
To visit Auli, 1 day is enough to visit. Because Auli is not a big tourist destination. This is a mountain top for skiing only.