Can you think of thrill and speed without the presence of any motor? Skiing is one such adventure sport that can make this thought possible. The thrill you experience while skiing can only be felt and not explained. Let’s explore Best Skiing Destinations in Uttarakhand.
Skiing is not in India for a long time now but it is a new adventure sport. Some sincere efforts have been made in recent years to make the people in India aware of this ice-sport.
All across Uttarakhand, numerous skiing resorts have been established by the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN). Mountain peaks and valleys that dominate the landscape of Garhwal when covered snow serves to be ideal for performing skiing. The best season for conducting skiing in Uttarakhand lies between November to February.
Best Skiing Destinations in Uttarakhand
The most favored of all the skiing resorts in India is Auli. And GVMN is making efforts to make it the best skiing resort across the globe. Auli is a major tourist interest destination in Uttarakhand. The credit for the popularity of the place goes to the mountain slopes of the place equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. These slopes are dominated by a thick population of the oak and coniferous forests. Get a perfect view of peaks like Kamet, Nanda Devi, and Dunagiri from Auli.
Dayara Bugyal :
Yet another stunning skiing resort in Uttarakhand is Dayara Bugyal. In order to reach up to this place, you will have to trek for 8 kilometers. So be prepared for a tiring trekking journey before you indulge in skiing at Dayara Bugyal. Come to ski at Dayara Bugyal, far away from the hustle-bustle of the city life. It is undoubtedly an experience of a lifetime.
Then 125 kilometers from Dehradun lays Mundali that functions as another famous skiing resort. The place is surrounded by lofty mountains and snow-covered mountains. It also offers facilities for lodging.
Glad I crossed paths with this post. It never occurred to me that India would be a skiing destination, even though I was fully aware of the spectacular mountains ares. Thanks for the reminder. 🙂
Auli, yeah it was a must to be in this list. Although I have wrote an article about top 5 hot shot destinations to travel in Uttarakhand.
Hope you will like it too.