Joshimath and Auli

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How To Reach

Located at a distance of 286 km away from the Joshimath and Auli, the Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is well connected to various other cities by air. On arrival, you can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach this place.
Joshimath and Auli is well connected by roads and has bus services from Delhi, Mumbai and many others to reach it. On arrival, you can hire a taxi to see the major tourist attractions.
The nearest railway station is the Rishikesh which is well connected to various other cities like Mumbai, Delhi and many others. On arrival, you can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach Joshimath and Auli.

Joshimath and Auli - At a glance

State : Uttarakhand
Best Time to Travel : February to December
Language : Hindi, Garhwali and English
Religion : Hindu, Islamic, Sikhism, Jainism
Temperature : Summer (7°C Min to 18°C Max) & Winter (-4°C Min and 10°C Max)
Climate : Moderately cold
Cuisine : Indian food and Different country foods


About Joshimuth & Auli

Auli, a part of Garhwal Mountain ranges, is located towards the northern zone of Uttaranchal. This is the best place for all adventure lovers. It is popularly know for the spine chilling skiing sports. Auli is considered to be the best creation of the nature. Apart from optiosn for skiing you can also see snow covered peaks of Mana Parbat, Nanda Devi and Kamet here. The dense oak and deodar forests furthermore add on to the beauty of Auli.

Places to visit in Joshimuth & Auli

The best time for all the adventure lovers to make a trip to Auli is winters. You can do the best skiing here because of the snow capped steep slopes here. Thus you can capture the best moments in your life from late Novembers to March. There is a great benefit for all the amateurs. You can get special training for skiing here too. So those who haven’t tried skiing yet can also give it a shot. You get good options for staying here. There are good enough amount of hotels and rest rooms that suit all kind of budgets.

Just at a distance of about 16 kms from Auli is Joshimuth. This is a place for all those who love to be in the midst of nature. This hill station is located in the slopes of mountain and above the River Alaknanda. If you wish to go on a trek to the Valley Of Flowers, you will have to start from Joshimuth itself. There are lots of excursions in Joshimuth to visit.

The temple of Narshimba is the most interesting place of all. This temple was build as a dedication to Lord Narshimba. He was an incarnation of the great Lord Shiva. It is said that the length of an arm of Lord Narshimba’s idol is decreasing day after day. Also the day when it will break, no one will ever be able to visit the holiest place Bhadrinath as the road will automatically get blocked.

Then you also have Nanda Devi National Park. It is located at about 20 kms from Joshimath and is declared to be a world heritage by UNESCO. You can locate a wide range of flora and fauna here making it a place worth visiting.

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