Skiing in Auli
What Else can be asked from the Mother Nature...
With crystal clear blue skies, the temperature hovering just about 15 degrees Fahrenheit, and knee-deep powder snow, the day's here will just be the most beautiful day's lived in the paradise. Being in Joshimath, we will go and explore the hill beauty at Auli and will lead the group of skiers down from the top of the mountain through glades of conifers and groves of aspens blanketed with untracked powder. The snow, sparkling like diamonds in the sun, will have moisture content of fewer than 10 percent. The snow will be very light and can be known as champagne powder. In other words, the snow will not stick together, yet had enough body to provide some resistance while at the same time will remained light enough to splash up into your face when you will ski through a wind drifted pillow or more deeply loaded slope aspect.
Located at an altitude of 1875 meters, Joshimath is the place where Adi Shankaracharya, the 8th century religious reformer, attained enlightenment, and it is here that he set up first ever Math or centre of learning before establishing the Badrinath shrine and three more Maths in different corners of the country. The town is also the seat of the Badrinath shrine in winter month, and it is worshipped at the beautiful and ancient Narsingh temple here Its proximity to Badrinath, Auli and Niti valley makes Joshimath an important tourist destination - and the combination of spiritualism and adventure that it offers visitors makes it an exciting place at any time of the year
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: 6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS
Day 01: Arrival transfer and overnight stay, Hotel Godwin, Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar-Joshimath by surface (276 km/8hrs) stay The Tattva Resort.
Day 03: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at The Tattva Resort
Day 04: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at The Tattva Resort
Day 05: Skiing at Auli, Overnight at The Tattva Resort
Day 06: Joshimath - Haridwar, overnight stay, Hotel Godwin, Haridwar.
Day 07: Haridwar - Delhi - Onwards journey
The Cost- 14999 + Tax Per Person.
1. Accommodation at Haridwar & Joshimath with Breakfast and Dinner.
2. Skiing equipment with Ski Instructor.
3. 06 nights and 07 days stay in Luxury Campsite and Hotel
4. Meals as per the itinerary
5. Special ski training session by experts
6. All activities mentioned.
7. All taxes of resort
Supplement cost - Cable car/Transport.
Season: Jan- 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.
Accommodation & Food
Skiers will stay in cottage Joshimath. There will be twin sharing facilities in one tent. They will be provided with Breakfast and dinner at the Campsite, however, lunch can planned at the resort at Auli.
Things to Carry Apart from your lovely smile, you have to carry following things with you.
1. 2-3 sweat shirts
2. 2-3 shorts
3. Track pants
4. 2-3 pair socks
5. Shoes (rubber soled and in good condition, should not be new)
6. Warm cloths/Jackets
7. Your toiletries
8. Sun screen & Mosquito repellant
9. A torch (spare batteries)
10. A cap
11. Personal medical kit
12. Extra pair of spectacles in case you use them (we do not recommend contact lenses)
13. Water bottle (ability to carry 1liter of water, NOT a thermos)
14. Camera to take back memories. (Responsibility of the camera or any other equipment will solely be with individual)
Some Important Things
Packing: Packing limit to one piece of luggage. Please pack everything in a duffle bag or a rucksack. Do not pack in a suitcase. You are expected to carry your own bag during transfers from bus to camp and vice-versa.
Participants is requested to carry cameras to capture the breathtaking views of the snow capped mountain and the memories.
Jewellery and expensive clothes:
Clothes, jewellery or expensive accessories are not recommended. For expensive or delicate clothes, please exercise your discretion. Leisure will not be responsible for damage or loss of items.
Meticulous planning, emphasis on every little possible detail will give you a hassle-free tour with us. We are very sure that once you have discovered the unusual advantages of Leisure Hotels, you will never want to take a trip any other way again. We believe in turning the dreams into reality
1. Major and must-see sights along with ample of leisure time to explore on your own
2. Team comprises of local experts - who extensively know the terrain
3. Campsites are selected with extra care, so that you can relax comfortably in clean and beautiful environment
5. More than 23 years of experience in
6. showing traveler the selected destination
7. 98.5% of satisfaction ratio on our guest's post-vacation survey.