Auli skiing Trip

7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS
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  • trekking in uttarakhand

Package Details Auli

An international level ski tourism destination, Auli in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, is definitely a place to plan a holiday in the winter season. Situated at an altitude of 2519 m and 3050 m, Auli is blessed with jaw-dropping views of the Himalayan mountains that encircle and make it look like an impeccable fairytale land where you can enjoy adventure activities to your heart content. In the summer, Auli becomes a place to bask in the warm sun and create a bond with nature. It is also a base to few winter as well summer treks that are both exhilarating and alluring, a combination that no adventure lover can resist

Snow-covered slopes aren’t just to be admired, but to be enjoyed. Skiing has gained popularity as an alternative sport in the winter months. At an elevation of 2,915 – 3,049 meters with five kilometers expanse of snow, Auli is offers perfect grounds for beginners and seasoned skiers alike. Coniferous and oak forests line the slopes. The peaks of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Mana Parvat and Dunagiri can be seen from the location. Its importance as a venue of adventure sports lies in its natural advantages enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities. The adventurous skier can go for cross country runs covering 10 – 20 kilometers. For the less adventurous, ski touring the glaciers is another enjoyable option

One of the popular ski destinations inUttarakhand in India, Auli resides at a height between 2500 and 3000 metres. The region was once the base of paramilitary soldiers and when judged by foreign experts, it proved to be among the best ski destinations in the world.

Auli is surrounded by vast acres of oak and coniferous forests. Skiing right through these snow covered forests feels highly thrilling. One of the best things about this side of Uttarakhand is that the Government here maintains various provisions to make skiing possible for everyone-both for the novice and professionals. Owing to this, one can find a lot of skiing agencies as they will step out for skiing.

Where to Go?

Auli has numerous ski resorts that not only provide complete ski gears, but also offer learning courses on this adventure sport.Enroll yourself in one of these courses and learn the art in a matter of days, if you are a beginner. Professionals can start right away.

How to Reach

Located in the Garhwal Himalayas, the hill station of Auli has its proximity with the major cities of its state; Uttarakhand. In order to reach Auli, following routes can be opted

By Air: Nearest airport to the hill station of Auli is located in Dehradun, The Jolly Grant airport. From here, Auli is 279 km away, which can cover in hired taxis/cabs.

By Rail: If you wish to make use of the railways, the nearest you can travel is the Haridwar railway station. From the station, taxis and buses are readily available for the hill station (273 km away).

By Road: The major cities of Uttarakhand; Haridwar, Rishikesh and Uttarakhand, are well connected with the other parts of India via national highways. From these cities, one can board the earliest bus to the town of Johshimath (16 km before Auli). These cities score high in terms of bus and cab service.

Best time for Skiing in Auli

For adventure lovers, the best time to visit Auliis definitely the winters. Starting from the late November and continuing till the same of March, the winters cover the mountains of Auli with blankets of snow. Particularly the month of January is highly fit for skiing. During this month of the year, Auli receives maximum snowfall and this trend continues till the last week of March.

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Day 1 – Rishikesh – Joshimath - Auli

Morning drive to reach Joshimath which is the winter abode of Lord Badrinath. Evening arrive Auli and take the rope way to transfer to Auli upon arrival heck into your hotel and overnight stay.

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Day 2 : Auli Skiing

The breathtaking 9000 ft slopes above the sea level bordered with oak and deodar trees minimize the speed of the wind which helps the skiers to enjoy their joyride smoothly. Auli is also known as Bugyal in the regional language which means a meadow. It is said that the great Guru Adi Shankaracharya wandered on these grasslands in the 8th century. The temple of Joshimath in Auli still remains as a symbol of Guru. Auli has the Asia's longest – 4Km cable car or Gondola in regional language. Auli is also surrounded by peaks like Mana, Kamet, and tallest of all Nanda Devi.

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Day 3 : Explore Auli

Morning after breakfast enjoy the magical beauty of the Himalayas, trekking, skiing, chairlift and amazing view Nanda Devi over night stay in the hotel.

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Day 4 : Auli - Karnaprayag - Rishikesh

Morning drive down to Rishikesh. On arrival at Rishikesh check in at your hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel..

INCLUDED

What is Included In This Trip?

Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation

Map meals Plan : breakfast, dinner

Sightseeing

Welcome Drink on Arrival

All toll tax, Parking charges, Fuel cost, Driver charges inclusive

All Taxes inclusive

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)

Terms And Conditions

Payments: For all the services contracted, certain advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA but definitely before the commencement of the services. Management personnels hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as advance payment, based on the nature of the service & the time left for the commencement of the service.

Apart from above in some cases like Special Train Journeys, hotels or resorts bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), full payment is required to be sent in advance.

Mode of Payment: Overseas advance payment can be made through Wire Transfer to our bank.

Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 45 days prior to arrival: 15% of the Tour / service cost
  • 15 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
  • 07 days prior to arrival: 75% of the Tour / service cost
  • 48 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund

Note: Written cancellation will accept on all working days, except Sunday, Any cancellation sent on Sunday's will be considered on next working day (Monday).

For the X-mas and new year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Trekking, Tour and adventure actives in Himalayan region carry an inherent risk to life and goods. The natural calamities may cause injury and loss of life, which is beyond any control. Tour Uttarakhand does its best to minimize all types of risks, discomfort and hazard to the best of their ability, yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps and deficiency in service.




Advisory:

  • Any delay from the customer’s side will lead to cancellation of trek/ tour/ adventure activities.
  • Trekking Tour Adventure maybe cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances i.e- weather condition, govt. notification, land sliding or any other natural calamity.
  • Trekking in Uttarakhand reserves the right to discontinue, modify any trek, tour & adventure activities without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.
  • Anybody found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs medically or physically unfit (any serious ailment, weak heart conditions, epilepsy, asthma, expecting mothers etc.) unfit for any reasons in the wisdom of the trek leader/guide/instructor will not be allowed for trekking /tour/ adventure activities. Request for a refund or a discount in such situation will not be entertained. Decision of the trek lead/guide/management in this regard would be final.
  • Total decided package cost will not be affected if there is any reduction in the number of persons
  • Minimum required 50% of amount to get confirmed the trek/tour/adventure activities.