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Auli Snow View Trek

Area : Garhwal Himalayas

Duration : 07 Days (4 day traveling/3 days trekking)

Best Season : Mid November - Mid March

Grade :

Easy
These treks are 3 to 5 days long and involve walking for about 3/4 hrs daily. The trail on such treks is well defined but not always flat. These are great for families and first timers.

Altitude : 3400 mts

Total Trekking : 20 K.M

About Auli Snow View Trek

Winter trek to Auli is probably one of the best ways to explore the beauty of Garhwal Himalayas. Auli, which is reckoned to be the wintersport destination in India, is indeed a land full of adventures. It's not only fine powder skiing that has made Auli popular but it's also the varied treks that pass through this mesmeric place. The Auli Snow View Trek is one such trek though being an easy one helps adventurists and nature lovers enjoy the unmatched beauty and thrill of this place. Relish the picturesque drive through the winding roads Devprayag, which is the confluence of two prominent rivers of Uttarakhand, Bhagirathu and Alaknanda. Witness some of the most magnificent views of Himalayan Peaks like Nanda Devi, Hathi-Ghoda, Dronagiri and Chaukhamba. Auli Snow ViewEnjoy the cable car ride between Joshimath and Auli and pass through the narrow trails in Rhododendron and Oak Forests. Walk freely by the lush alpine meadows in Auli and Gorson (3kms from Auli) that in winter season become the gradients for good sessions of skiing. The trek also ensures that one gets the opportunity to interact with the locals who with their simple and conventional living can influence city-dwellers. Here is the detailed itinerary for you.

Auli Snow View Trekking Tour Highlights

  • Drive through the picturesque roads of Devprayag, which is the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda
  • Enjoy cable car ride in Auli
  • Witness two beautiful Bugyals/Meadows, Auli and Gorson
  • Get the opportunity to catch the magnificent view of Nanda Devi Peak, Hathi-Ghodi Peak, Dronagiri Peak, Chaukhamba Peak
  • Walk through the dense Oak and Rhododendron Forest
  • Enjoy interaction with locals and observe their simple lifestyle

Best Time to Visit Auli

The best time to for Auli is between Mid Nov – Mid March. It is in these months that Auli receives heavy snowfall and one has good opportunity to enjoy skiing and other winter sports here. The beauty of the place also increases during the winter, while everything is covered in snow, the monochrome does have its own charm. Carrying of heavy woolens is advisable.

Where is the Auli?

Auli is in Chamoli district of Garhwal Region of the state of Uttarakhand. It is a highland pasture and lies at an elevation ranging between 2500 and 3500 metres. The ski slopes in Auli are located at an altitude of 3,048 mts. This beautiful town is situated 16kms from the famed Joshimath. One can either drive to Auli or take a cable car ride.

How to Reach Auli?

By Air: The nearest airport to Auli is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, which is at distance of about 275 kms away from Auli. Flights from Delhi are at regular intervals and the airport is well connected to other major cities of India.

By Rail: The nearest and most convenient railway station is at Haridwar, which is situated at about 285 kms away. Regular trains play between several major Indian cities and Haridwar.

By Road: Joshimath, which is 16kms from Auli is well-connected by road with Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. There are also buses from places like Chopta at regular intervals. Private taxis are also available between Auli and major places in Uttarakhand along with Delhi.

Auli Snow View Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh

In the morning take an AC train for Haridwar at 06:50 hrs from Delhi. . After arriving in Haridwar, meet our representative, who will help you transfer to Rishikesh and check-in to your hotel. Evening time is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh - Joshimath (245kms / 8hr)

Post breakfast, we shall drive to Joshimath via Devprayag, Rudraprayag and Karnprayag. On arriving at Joshimath, check into your hotel. In the evening, visit Shankaracharya Math and Narsingh Temple. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 03: Joshimath - Auli (By Ropeway)

Today, you have the chance to take a ride of the cable car in Auli (on your own). Upon arriving in Auli, check-in to the hotel.

Day 04-05: Auli

After the breakfast today, we shall trek to Gorson Bugyal, which is 3kms from Auli. During this short trek, get an opportunity to see beautiful ranges of Himalaya. Enjoy skiing here. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Auli - Rishikesh (245kms/ 8hr)

After an early breakfast, we will get back to Joshimath (By Ropeway). Arrive at Joshimath and then drive to Rishikesh. Check into a hotel Rishikesh for an overnight stay.

Day 07: Rishikesh - Delhi (230kms/6hr)

Early in the morning, drive to Haridwar, from here we shall catch AC train for Delhi at 06:05 hrs. Arrival at Delhi by 11:45 hrs.

Tour & Services End.

Things to Carry for Snow View Trek

  • Duffel bag Down/synthetic camp booties
  • Sunglasses, Light gloves
  • Sleeping bag
  •  Flashlight/Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Daypack
  • One liter water bottles wide mouthed
  • Trekking Boots
  • Water purification/filter
  • Camp shoes/sneakers
  • Walking stick/Trekking pole
  • Cotton socks
  • Note book with pens and pencils
  • Gore-Tex jacket
  • Lip balm
  • Light wind jacket Sunscreen / Moisturiser
  • Down jacket/vest
  • Camp towel/towel/sarong
  • Fleece jacket/vest
  • Personal toiletries
  • T-shirts
  • Personal medicines
  • Underwear
  • Money pouch/belt
  • Trekking pants
  • Energy bars
  • Thermal tops
  • Vitamin tablets
  • Thermal bottom
  • Extra passport photos
  • Warm hat and Bandana/scarf
  • Sun hat/baseball cap
  • Wind- and rain-gear with hood
  • Swiss Army Knives (Classic pocket tool)
  • One pair cotton trousers or shorts
  • Two cotton shirts/T-Shirts One warmer (jacket with hood)

Booking Terms and Conditions:

Please read the booking terms as set out with your agreement with Tour My India Pvt. Ltd. A Noida based Tour operator herein called TMI. For More Click Here...

When to book Snow View Trek?

You should book Auli Snow View Trek well in advance (at least 2 month prior) advance so that you get ample amount of time to prepare for the trek.

What will be the weight of the backpack?

Once you book your trek with us we will provide you a list of things to carry, which should not weigh more than 12 Kgs.

Where to meet us?

Our pick up and drop point for Auli Snow View Trek is New Delhi train station at platform no. 16. We will hand over the tickets to you and then pick you up at Haridwar Railway Station from there your tour will start.

How we run the trek?

We have an experienced trekking guide who leads the trek.

What is the batch size?

Our group size is minimum 2 people and maximum 18 people with mix of men and women.

What is minimum age required for Snow View Trek?

Auli Snow View Trek is an easy trek with a maximum altitude of 3400 (11150m) so the minimum age required is 6 years.

What is minimum age required for Auli Snow View trek?

Auli Snow View Trek is an easy trek with a maximum altitude of 3400 (11150m) so the minimum age required is 6 years.

How long we trek during Auli Snow View Trek??

We plan our treks in a way that after 3-4 hours of trekking we can reach next camp around the lunch time. Normally, 3-8kms per day of trekking is required.

What will happen if a trek is extended because of landslides or any other reasons?

If we have to extend the trek due to reasons that are beyond our control then additional charge may apply, which includes hotel stay and food.

Can I take Diamox?

Diamox is indeed helpful when you have little time for acclimatization but we strongly advise to consult the doctor before taking Diamox.

Is it safe for girls to go on a trek?

Safety is of prime importance for us that is why the tours are managed by us personally and not by a third party. Thus, we assure that the trek is absolutely safe even for solo female trekkers, who can join us for fixed departure treks.

What kind of shoes will be required?

Trekking shoes with ankle support are a must for any trek in the Himalayas. Quechua, Hi-Tec, Colman and Salomon are good shoes with value for money.

What kind of food is served during the trek?

We serve nutritious simple vegetarian food during the trek. We maintain variety in lentils, vegetable and breakfast. At times, we also treat our trekkers in the Himalayas with delicacies like Pakora, local dishes etc.

Is it safe to drink water from the stream?

Himalayan stream water is safe to drink as well as for cooking but we also have water filters, and chlorine tablets in case of an emergency.

Which vehicle do we use for transportations?

Most of the Himalayan roads towards the trek are in bad shape, so vehicle with high ground clearance like Mahindra Bolero, Tata Sumo, Scorpio, Max, Tempo Traveller etc are used for transportation.

Are your fixed departures dates are definite?

We guarantee that even if that there will be only one trekker, we will head out on that particular date.

How do you deal with emergency situation?

Trekking on high Himalayan altitudes is always a rewarding experience. However, it is important that you should keep your safety in mind. Emergencies, like illness, AMS, storms, missteps, landslides and even avalanches, are rare but can happen anytime during the trekking, so be prepared for any random goof-ups. To deal with any emergencies your guides, who are an expert mountaineers will be there for your rescue. Your tour guide will always carry a first aid kit to deal with any medical emergencies. In the case of some rescue operation, extra charges will be borne by the trekkers.

How to book the trek?

Register for the trek on the website and we shall send the details about the booking procedure.

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