Munsiyari FAQs

Munsiyari is famous as Hill Station, Adventure, Emerging Destinations, Trekking, Editors Choice, Base Camp (Trek), Town, Featured, with over 11 Places to See in Munsiyari. Nearest Airport from Munsiyari is Pantnagar, 336 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Tanakpur, 273 kms. There are over 14 Hotels in Munsiyari.

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 Munsiyari. Munsiyari useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Munsiyari Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Munsiyari. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.

General

What is the best time to visit Munsiyari?

The best time to visit Munsiyari is from April to July. In addition, the greenery is at its full bloom during September to November and one can easily view the panoramic sight of the Himalayas in the month of November. Although the weather remains cool throughout the year, nights can be a little chilly. The climate remains pleasant during these months.

Is it safe to travel to Munsiyari?

Unlike other major hill stations, Munsiyari is a hill station entirely established by the Kumaoni people of Uttarakhand that reside in Munsiyari and its vicinity. Local people of Munsiyari are very humble and even make sure that all the tourists are safe and sound. The crime rate in Munsiyari is almost negligible although common sense is always important to keep oneself out of troubles.

Is there ATM facility available in Munsiyari?

Yes, Munsiyari being a popular hill station in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand offers plenty of services. There are few ATMs in the town to cater to the financial needs of the tourists and the residents alike.

When can one expect snowfall in Munsiyari?

Snowfall in Munsiyari usually commences in the last week of December up until the month of January.

What are the road conditions in Munsiyari?

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-125, roads are pretty good, smooth for Munsiyari, and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

Are there taxi services available in Munsiyari for sightseeing?

Yes, there are quite a few of car rental services available in Munsiyari for local sightseeing as well travelling from Munsiyari to other cities and towns. One can book cabs in Munsiyari for visiting the surrounding areas like Birthi Falls, Maheshwari Kund, Betulidhar, Darkot Village, Khaliya Top and Balanti Potato Farm. The rates of the taxis vary depending upon the vehicle requested and the kilometers covered.

What are other destinations in and around Munsiyari?

Apart from the plethora of ancient temple in Munsiyari itself, one can opt for other destinations, which are approximate to Munsiyari. Pithoragarh is another picturesque hill station just 127 kms from Berinag. Chaukori and Berinag are also located nearby to Munsiyari.

How many days are sufficient to explore Munsiyari?

To explore Munsiyari and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Munsiyari. Few of the must visit places are Birthi Falls, Maheshwari Kund, Betulidhar, Darkot Village, Khaliya Top and Balanti Potato Farm etc. In addition to that, there are other tourist destination as well like Pithoragarh, Almora, Chaukori and Bageshwar in the vicinity.

How to Reach

How to reach Munsiyari from Delhi?

Munsiyari is at a distance of 635kms via NH-125 and NH-24 from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Munsiyari:

  • By Road: Munsiyari is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Munsiyari. One can opt for semi-deluxe or deluxe as per their needs. In addition to that, Munsiyari is connected with Delhi by Uttaranchal State Road Transport Corporation buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT. If you have don't get the straight bus for Munsiyari you can take buses for cities like Haldwani, Kathgodam, Pithoragarh, and Bageshwar from Delhi. Taxis and buses are easily available for Munsiyari from these locations.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station, which is 301 kms from Munsiyari. There are numerous trains connecting Kathgodam with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Kathgodam is quite high as it is the gateway to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
  • By Air: Although Naini Saini is the nearest airport to Munsiyari but currently there are no flights operates from there. Therefore, the nearest operational airport is the Pantnagar Airport that lies approximately 335 kilometres from Munsiyari and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

Which is the nearest airport to Munsiyari?

The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport, which lies approximately 335 kilometres from Munsiyari, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi

Which is the nearest railway station to Munsiyari?

Kathgodam is the nearest railway station, which is at a distance of 301 kms from Munsiyari. There are several car rental and tour companies, which operate from Kathgodam that provide taxis to Munsiyari.

How can one reach Nainital from Munsiyari?

Nainital is at a distance of 306 kms from Munsiyari via Almora – Berinag Rd. Local and state-run buses provide daily services between Nainital and Munsiyari. In addition to that, taxi services are also available from Munsiyari to Nainital on private as well as shared basis.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Munsiyari?

As one of the popular tourist destination, Munsiyari has plethora of quality Hotels with their in house restaurant that serves variety of cuisines. Food and services of the hotels are excellent at reasonable prices. Accommodation in  Munsiyari is not an issue as there are numerous hotels and guesthouses that have easily available in Munsiyari.

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