Auli FAQs

Auli is famous as Hill Station, Adventure, Honeymoon Destination, Editors Choice, Camping, Christmas and New Year, Skiing, Meadows, Base Camps (Trek), Ropeways, Featured, Romantic, with over 9 Places to See in Auli. Nearest Airport from Auli is Jolly Grant Airport, 286 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Rishikesh, 264 kms. There are over 15 Hotels in Auli.

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There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Auli. Auli useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Auli Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Auli. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Is it safe to travel to Auli?

Local people of Auli are very humble and even make sure that all the tourists are safe and sound. The road conditions to Auli do get affected during the monsoons, so it is advisable to avoid Auli during monsoons. Lastly, common sense is always important to keep oneself out of troubles.

What kind of weather can be expected in Auli?

Summer in Auli stays from March till June making this period very pleasant with temperate and cool climate. Monsoon season can be avoided from June to October. Winter sets in during November and lasts till February, making Auli cold and covered in snow.

Is there ATM facility available in Auli?

ATMs are not easily available in Auli. Even if you manage to find one, chances are it is out of cash or out of order. There are few ATMs available in Joshimath, which is 16 kms from Auli.

What is the best time for Skiing in Auli?

Although skiing is subjected to snowfall and weather conditions in Auli, but still time between late December to mid-February is the perfect for the skiing.

From where I get the Skiing gear in Auli?

No worries about skiing gear in Auli, there is many local vendors in Auli who provides the skiing gear on the rental basis. From there you can take one for you.

When can I expect snowfall in Auli?

Mostly of snowfalls occurs between the months of December till February in Auli. This time is most suitable to visit here for winter sports like skiing. We suggest pre-booking your hotel for peak season because there are very few hotels available in Auli. For more options of hotels, one can choose Joshimath for staying which is just 16 km from Auli.

Travel (Trip Planning)

What is the best time to visit Auli?

Auli is best known as a skiing destination. Thus, the best time to visit Auli is during the winter season from late November to late March. This season is considered ideal for skiers because the mountains are covered in fresh snow which is very suitable for skiing. The summer months are very pleasant and afford stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan mountain range.

Which is the nearest airport to Auli?

The nearest airport to Auli is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is approximately 285 kms from Auli.

Which is the nearest railway station to Auli?

The nearest airport to Auli is Haridwar railway station at a distance of 299 km from Auli with numerous trains connecting Haridwar junction with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc.

Are there taxi services available in Auli?

Yes, there are quite a few of car rental services available in Auli for local sightseeing as well travelling from Auli to other cities and towns. One can book cabs in Auli for visiting the surrounding areas like Joshimath, Badrinath etc. The rates of the taxis vary depending upon the vehicle requested and the kilometers covered.

How can one go to Auli from Rishikesh and Haridwar?

Auli is at a distance from 253 kms and 270 kms from Rishikesh and Haridwar respectively. One can easily opt for taxi services on a private basis. Various local and state-run buses provide daily services from Rishikesh to Joshimath which is at a distance of 16 kms from Auli.

What are nearby places one can go from Auli?

There are few other places which can be visited from Auli. The town of Joshimath is just 16 kms away from Auli. The famous shrine of Badrinath is at a distance of 60 kms from Auli. In addition to that, famous town of Mana is just 4 kms from Badrinath.

What are the road conditions in Auli?

It is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. However, being part of well-maintained NH-58, roads are pretty good and smooth for Auli and well suited for your personal vehicle.

How to Reach

How to reach Auli from Delhi?

Auli is at a distance of 396 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportation that are available to reach Auli:

  • By Road: Auli is well connected with major Uttarakhand cities via motorable roads. It is a littile bit difficult to find direct bus to Auli from Delhi. We suggest that first take bus for destinations like Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun and Srinagar Garhwal then take another ride for Auli from here. Buses, taxis, cabs and shared vehicles are easily available for Auli from Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Haridwar. These places are well connected with frequently operated bus services from Kashmere Gate ISBT. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. You can also hire a personal cab or taxi for Auli directly from Delhi as per your convenience.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Haridwar, which is 299 km from Auli. There are numerous trains connecting Haridwar junction with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Haridwar is quite high as it is one of the most revered and religious place in India.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is approximately 20 kilometres from Rishikesh and 285 kms from Auli, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Auli?

As a less crowded hill station, Auli has not that much good accommodation and food facility as other hill stations have. You can find some hotel and Auli that is almost packed in peak season. As per food concern, there is no good restaurant in Auli, you can only depend on hotel's in-house restaurants and some small snacks joints for food. Pre-booking is always a good idea when you plan to make a trip to Auli. For better hotel and food facility, you can stay in Joshimath that has numerous good hotels in restaurants. Joshimath is just 16 km from Auli.

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