Best Way to Reach Auli India


Auli Summer and Winter Destination Center

Destination :: Auli India

Altitude :: 2600 to 2900 meter


How to Reach Auli | Place to stay in Auli | Things to do in Auli | Auli Snowfall | Tours Packages | Culture Tours to Auli | Auli Winter Games


Auli is an important ski destination. Auli is located at an elevation of 2500 to 3050 meters above sea level. Auli lies on the way to Badrinath. Auli is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, with a breathtaking panoramic view of the lofty peaks of the greatest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas. The slopes here provide enough thrill to professional skier and novice as well. Auli also boasts the Asia's longest - 4 km - cable car (Gondola). It also has a Chair Lift and a Ski-Lift. Apart from Skiing there is an interesting trek route also. There is a training facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police. A small temple having connection to great epic Ramayana is also present.The world's highest man-made lake is at Auli, right next to the private hotel, Clifftop Club. Auli is surrounded by high peaks like Mana, Kamet and tallest of all Nanda Devi. Apart from skiing there are some trek options available and below list is some of the trail normally completed in single day Auli - Gorson around 7 km Gorson - Tali Top around 6 km Tali Top- Kuari Pass around 11 km Kuari Pass - Khullar around 12 km Khullar - Tapovan around 9 km.

Best Time to Visit Auli

Summers (March to June) are very pleasant with moderate climate, with average around 15°C and ideal for sight seeing. Monsoons (July to October) are rainy - temperature are around 12°C. Winters (November to February) are freezing with minimum temperatures below 0°C. Snowfall is very common and this time is ideal for skiing. May to November offers cool and pleasant climate and the right period to spend relaxing moments in the outdoors.


How to Reach

By Road

Although Auli is located in remote of the Garhwal Himalayas, a good network of roads cover the place. In fact the beast idea to reach Auli is by road from Joshimath from where Auli is only 13 kms drive. Other prominent cities in Uttaranchal and north India, such as: Rishikesh (253 kms), Haridwar (277 kms), Dehradun (298 kms) and Delhi (500 kms) lie in proximity to Auli and connected by drivable roads.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Auli is Rishikesh which is situated around 300 Kms away. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. From here one can reach Auli though bus or taxi.

By Air

Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport located at Dehradun, which is around 300 kms away. It is connected by direct flights to Delhi at regular intervals. The distance beyond this has to be covered by road either through bus or taxies.

By Cable Car

The most popular way to reach Auli is by cable car. The last 4 kms journey by the ropeway would drop you right in Auli. Apart from the convenience, the bird's eye view you get from the cable car is an irresistible charm.


Accommodation in Auli

There are various accommodation options in the very scenic and beautiful Auli to suit the taste and preferences of all tourists – luxury traveller, budget tourists etc...

You can pick your accommodation in Auli from a luxury Resort to cosy cottages and comfort Wooden Huts, guest house, lodge and more.

For those who book courses/lessons/winter treks with Ski and Snowboard School Auli, Which also provides deluxe comfortable and well-attended residential facility at both Auli and Joshimath. Specially at wooden log-huts or cottage at Auli. One can also opt to stay at our own Family Eco Wild Cottages Nanda inn wild eco lodges (5 km from Auli). Daily transfer to Auli is available by our own 4x4 or 2x2 vehicle or by ropeway.


Auli Elevation info

2520 m - 3049 m (Difference 529 m)
Auli Ski slopes details » Total 3km slopes
Slopes Type KM
Easy Slopes 2.5
Intermediate 0.5
Difficult 0
Auli Ski lifts details »Total: 3 ::>> List of all current ski lifts

Joshimath-Auli Gorson Ropeway

30 pers. Aerial tramway/Reversible ropeway
Length: 4150 m · Current Carrying capacity 20/25 person each/hour: 180 

Chair Car

4pers. High speed chairlift (detachable)
Length: 800 m · Carrying capacity/hour: 1200 
Replacement lift: 1pers. Chairlift (fixed-grip)

Auli Ski Lift

Length: 500 m · Carrying capacity/hour: 700 


Ropeway Charges Starting from morning 9 AM tol 5PM :: Charges INR 750 per person for up and down.

Chair lift charges :: Running from 8.30 am till 4.30 PM :: Charges are INR 300 per person per ride

Ski Lift charges :: Running from 9 am till 2 PM :: Charges are 50 to 100 rupees per round



Skiing Equipments Charges at our Ski Shop Auli ::-->
Ski Equipment Category Full Day
1- Alpine/Nordic Ski Hire charges Adult
2- Ski Lesson Adult/Child
3- Ski Gloves Adult/Child
4- Ski Goggles Adult/Child
5- Snow Board Adult/Child


Participants are required to bring heavy woollen clothings, cap (balaclave & P-Cap), socks woollen (min four pairs), dark sun glasses, gloves (woollen & leather), mufflers, pullovers, long john, wind proof jacket & trousers, anti sun-burn cream, gum/snow boots, torch with spare batteries, personal medicines & toiletries.




Necessary Important Things to bring while visiting Auli in winter ::-->


T-shirts/Shirts, Comfortable fit Jeans/Track Pants, Waterproof jacket, Waterproof trouser, Warm jacket, Woollen socks, Gloves, Balaclava, Lip-balm, Floaters, Comfortable walking shoes/sneakers, Sunscreen Lotion, Cap, Flashlight, Sunglasses, Medicines - if requiring any specific medication, Camera (optional). Carry your stuff in a duffel bag/soft shoulder bag or a rucksack and avoid suitcases/strolleys.


Road Transport to Reach Auli ::-->

1. From Delhi to Haridwar its 5 hours journey from Haridwar to Auli its 10 hours journey by car and 13 hours via bus. There is no train from Haridwar to Joshimath Auli as well no Airport connection to Auli of half way to Auli.

2. One can Take flight from Delhi to Dehradun which take almost 1 hours flight and from there its 9hours drive to Auli via jeep and 12 hours via bus.


The current charges for buses and share bases taxes and car rental charges are ; We can arrange your transport from Delhi to Delhi with all kinds of comfort car with experinece hand pick drivers.


Haridwar to Joshimath ::--> Buses INR 500 / 550 :: Share bases Jeeps INR 500 :: Car Rent to drop to Auli from Haridwar INR 5500 / 6500 / 7500

Dehradun to Joshimath ::--> Buses INR 500 / 550 :: Share bases Jeeps INR 500 :: Car Rent to drop to Auli from Haridwar INR 5500 / 6500 / 7500





Ski Slopes:

Four World Class Ski Slopes.

Details Of Slopes

1. 10 No. Slope (White):

For Skiiers

2. 8 No. Track (Blue ) :

For Skiiers

3. Temple Track (Red ) :

For eginers

4. Composite Slope (Blue):

For Skiiers

Length of Ski Slopes:

  • 10 No. of Slope - 900 Meters.
  • 8 No Slope - 800 Meters.
  • Temple Slope - 400 Meters.
  • Composite Slope - 3.1 KM.

Ski Lifts:


Nos. of Ski Lift:

2 (Two) - International Standard.
1. Standing Lift
2. Sitting Lift

Fare of Ski Lift :

Rs. 100/- Per Trip For pole Lift (Standing )
Rs 200/- Per Trip for Chair Lift (Sitting )


:POLE Lift ( Standing ) from Temple Track to Tower No. 10.
:Chair Lift (Sitting) from Auli to CLIFFTOP CLUB.

Cable Car :

·  @Rs. 500/- Per Pax for To & Fro.
·  At a time 25 Pax can be accommodated.
·  It starts from Joshimath to Tower No.10 (Entrance to Gorson Reserve ).
·  It takes 22 Minutes to Gorson and 15 mins to Clifftop Club.

Special Attraction:

10 Km Long Cross Country Alpine Skiing by Indian Army.

Note :

Auli is being promoted as an International Destination for SKIING. It has an International standard of GOOD SKI TRACKS & SKI Lifts. Depth of snow - 8 ft to 12 ft (Subject to weather conditions).


Activities in Auli - India

Wildlife & Birdwatching in Auli (Jungle trek and Waterfall Trek)



Grab your ski boots and book your vacation now!



For Booking write us @ Auli Ski & Snowboard School

Auli Ski & Snowboard School

Naga House - Auli

(Branch - Lower Auli Joshimath)

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