Skiing at Auli

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No matter where you are, if you are looking for the best ski slopes, come to Auli. And for those who yearn to learn, no other matches Auli. It offers exciting skiing opportunities to both, the begineer as well as the advanced skier. Aside from a 3 km long slope (ranging from 2519m to 3049m), it offers a panoramic view of the peaks like the Nanda Devi, Kamet, Mana Parvat and Dunagiri. Tall stately Deodar forests flanking the slopes cut wind velocity to the minimum. The ideal time to be here is from January to March. And that is when Skylark conducts 7-day course is imparted by skilled and qualified instructors from Columbus Holidays.

Duration : 07 Days Skiing Course

Package Includes

6-day Non-Certificate Course at Auli.

Ski Equipments.

Instructions by Certified Instructors.

Ropeway Charges.

Transfers by Non-AC Car/Jeep

Package Includes Dlx. Accommodation & all Meals.


Located on the Badrinath route in the state of Uttarakhand, Auli is becoming more and more popular as an ideal hill station. The hill station invites skiers from every corner of the world. It is during the bitter winters that the hill station of Auli can be enjoyed and experienced at its best. Geographically, Auli forms a part of the Garhwal ranges of the Himalayas. The snowy slopes here are as high as 9,000 ft and skiers can really have the time of their life with verdant mountains, snow-laden landscape and the forests of deodar and oak all around. While you enjoy skiing down the slopes, you can also soak up bird’s eye view of Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi, Kamet, Mana Parvat and Dunagiri.

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Before Auli was developed into a full fledged ski resort, it served as the training ground for the men in the Tibetan Border Police Force. A number of legendary peaks are located around Auli. Of these, very much popular is the Trishul, the site of an expedition in 1958. For adventure seekers, the best time to make a trip to Auli is between the months of November and March. Skiers make a beeline at the slopes in Auli from as early as 8 O’ clock in the morning till 4 in the evening.

The closest popular town from Auli is Joshimath, at 16 km. Tourists can easily reach places like Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand and then hire jeeps to get to the hill station of Auli. A part of the distance between Joshimath and Auli can also be covered through some scenic trekking.