Skiing is a thrilling experience for tourists in Uttarakhand. The main sites for skiing lie in the Garhwal and the Kumaon regions with snow covered slopes in Auli, Dayara Bugyal, Mundali and Munsyari.
Auli is the world famous skiing centre in Chamoli Garhwal, Uttarakhand Auli is located 8 kms from Joshimath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand known world wide as a famous skiing destination in India with a skiing area of about 5-7 kms and lies at an altitude between 9,500 and 10,500 feet. Auli offers not only skiing treks but also a majestic view of the Himalayan range – Nanda Devi, Trishul, Dron Parvat, Haathi parvat to name a few. Every year winter sports are held in Auli, Uttaranchal and thousands of tourist visit this place. Skiers are provided with all the necessary equipments. Tourists are charged on per person basis for this activity whereas children might avail a discount.
Travellers must not forget heavy woollen clothing with mufflers, sun block, caps and a pair of woollen gloves since it gets extremely cold. Also you must carry along a water container and drink plenty of water and never try eating snow as it could contain harmful bacteria.