Places to See in Munsiyari

Munsiyari has 11 tourist spots and places to see.

Munsiyari is ideally located for the experience of high altitude trekking to various glaciers and it's the base camp for Nanda Devi. There are long treks in the surrounding countryside, following the treks are past birch, walnut, juniper and rhododendron trees. Thre are number of bugyals, the rolling lush green high altitude meadows. Khaliya Top and Betuli Dhar are also developed for skiing and winter sports activities in Munsiyari.

There are 11 tourist spots in Munsiyari where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Munsiyari sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Munsiyari through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Munsiyari.

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Birthi Falls

Birthi Falls

35 kms / 1 hr 9 mins
The Birthi Water Falls is located about 14 km from Tejam near Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. This cascading fall surges from 400 fe...
Panchachuli Peaks

Panchachuli Peaks

The Panchchuli peaks are a group of five snow-capped Himalayan peaks lying at the end of the eastern Kumaon region, near Munsiyari, in Pithoragarh dis...
Balanti Potato Farm

Balanti Potato Farm

2 kms
This offbeat place is perched at an impressive altitude of 9,000 feet above sea level, offering spectacular views of the Panchachuli peaks and the lof...
Madkot Village

Madkot Village

21 kms / 1 hr
Madkot is a picturesque hamlet, which is blessed with scenic splendor, as the place is rich in vegetation. The tiny village is located about 22 km fro...
Darkot Village

Darkot Village

6.8 kms / 19 mins
Darkot is a tiny hamlet idyllically situated on Madkot road, about 6 km from Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand....


9.6 kms / 24 mins
Betulidhar is a colossal garden blossomed with scarlet coloured rhododendrons. It is one of the best places to visit during the winter season as this ...
Maheshwari Kund

Maheshwari Kund

10 kms
The locals also refer to Maheshwari Kund or Mehasr Kund / Messar kund or Meshar Kund  by locals. It is located a few kilometres away from Munsiya...
Khaliya Top

Khaliya Top

8 kms
The Khaliya Top is a meandering meadow surrounded by snowy peaks, offering an awe-inspiring view of the mystical land of Kumaun. The Khaliya Top is pe...
Nanda Devi Temple Munsiyari

Nanda Devi Temple Munsiyari

1.4 kms
Nanda Devi temple dedicated to Goddess Nanda or Parvati is a Hindu sacred site where the faith of many devotees abides. This religious site can be rea...
Kalamuni Temple

Kalamuni Temple

14.8 kms / 30 mins
Taking its seat atop a verdant hill, the Kalamuni Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is a sacred place of worship located on the way to Munsiyari town. ...
Thamri Kund

Thamri Kund

10 kms
Tamri Kund  or Thamri Taal is a small pond located in the forests of Munsiyari region of Uttarakhand. The Kund is revered by the locals...

Some other places to see in Munsiyari

Thamari KundIt is a ravishing natural lake surrounded by alpine trees and paper trees. Musk Deer can be easily spotted at this place.

Nanda Devi Temple: Nanda Devi Temple is one of the oldest Temples developed in ancient days.the temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati in the form of Nanda Devi and holds the most respected and supreme importance among the people of Uttarakhand. A 3km stimulating trek from Munsiyari will take you to Nanda Devi Temple.

Tribal Heritage MuseumFondly called Masterji Museum, Dr. S.S. Pangthi a retired school teacher and a trekker, traveler, author and authority on the Bhotiyas of the area. He has put together interesting antiques in a private museum at his residence in Nanasen village. Here one can have a look at the original documents, which enabled trade between the Johar Valley and Tibet and the personal effects of the traders.

Kalimuni topOn the way to Munsiary from Birthi you can visit Kalimuni top at 9500 feet. It is 15 km from the Munsiary township and famous for The Kali temple. The view of the Panchachulli range from the kalimuni top is amazing.

Dharchula: On the banks of river Kali, an important route to Kailash Mansarovar.

Narayan Ashram: Established by NarayanSwami. It is a renowned spiritual and socio-economic enter in the region.

Activities in Munsiyari

Rafting in Gori Ganga River, Skiing in Khalia Top, Trekking, Bird Watching, Camping, and other adventure and leisure activities.

(Tourist enjoying skiing in Munsiyari)

Trekking in Munsiyari

Munsiyari is Known as a trekkers paradise and offers a number of moderate to high altitude treks. It as the base of a great Himalayan mountain range

Some of the famous treks in Munsiyari are:

  • Khalia Top Trek - via Balanti (Half Day)
  • Khalia Top - via kalamuni (same day return)
  • Nanda Devi Temple Trek - via ITBP Danadhar Ridge (3-4 Hours)
  • Thamri Kund (3-4 Hour Trek)
  • Masterjis Museum & Darkot Handicraft Village (3-4 Hours)
  • Maheshwari Kund Trek (Half Day)
  • Madkot Hot Water Spring (Half Day trek to Matkot Village)
  • Kalika Pass Trek (2700 meters)
  • Trek to alpine meadows of Chiplakot Bugyal (30 km)

Long treks from Munsiyari

  • Milam glacier (8 days)
  • Ralam glacier (8 days)
  • Nanda Devi east Base camp (8 days)

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