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Skiing In Auli

Auli is a popular ski destination located in Uttarakhand, known for its picturesque location and wide range of ski slopes that cater to skiers of different levels.

Auli is considered among the best skiing destinations of India, and often compared with best ski resorts of the world by the International Skiers and has also hosted the First SAF Winter Games in the year 2011. 

Our Auli Skiing packages for 2023 Season

Package Name
Cost Per Person
 (Starting from)
5 Nights Skiing Basic Course (Luxury Package) 
Rs 52000 (Details)
5 Nights Skiing Basic Course (Deluxe Package) 
Rs 35000 (Details)

Auli Snow Update for Skiing: There is still no snowfall in the slopes of Auli for Skiing purpose. Next prediction of heavy snowfall is around 12 January 2023, hopefully after that we can have ample amount of snow for skiing and other snow activities in Auli. (last updated: 4 Jan 2023)

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Being blessed with invigorating views of the splendid mountain range of Himalayas, the slopes of Auli provide enough thrills to professional skiers and novices alike. Skiing is one of the foremost tourist activities in Auli. 

Snow-capped mountains and the snow-bedded ground attracts you to take a plunge, all you need to do is fasten yourself to the ski board and fly off. The ski lift system is also available in Auli, which makes it easier for skiers to reach the top.

Auli is located in Garhwal Himalayas, about 250 kms away from Rishikesh and just around 14 kms from Joshimath town. Check how to reach Auli.

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Why Skiing in Auli?

  • At 11000 ft height, the winds accelerate a skier's movements while the woody slopes of Auli balance their velocity which is why it makes for one of the best skiing grounds in the world and an ideal snow skiing tourism destination in India. 
  • The conditions for skiing are perfect at Auli. A 500 mts long ski-lift and an 800 m long chair-lift links the upper and lower slopes.
  • Auli's also famous for hosting skiing festivals and competitions of national and international standards. Winter Games Federation of India organizes championships in February or March, which adds charm to the experience of the adventure seekers.
  • Auli also has India‚Äôs highest artificial lake which was created for the purpose of providing extra snow for the resort in case of less snowfall. 
  • To enjoy skiing in Auli, you will need to have the right equipment and clothing. This includes ski boots, skis, poles, and a ski jacket and pants. You may also need to bring additional warm layers, gloves, a hat, and goggles to protect yourself from the cold. You can these all skiing and snowboarding equipment on rent in Auli as well.


The wonderful dawn as seen from behind Nanda Devi, the and the gentle snowfall, all these things makes Auli the top winter destination of India. Thus Auli is a must-visit for all the nature lovers and of course for all those who are passionate about skiing.

Slopes in Auli for Skiing

The slopes of Auli are considered amongst the best skiing place in Asia by the skiers of different countries. There are four Ski slopes in Auli:

  • 10 No. Slope (White) is 900 mts long
  • 8 No. Track (Blue) is 800 mts long
  • Temple Track (Red) is for beginners and is 400 mts in length
  • Composite Slopes is 3.1 kms long

Ski-Lifts for Skiers during Skiing Season in Auli

There are two international standard ski lifts for skiers which take them back to high slopes.

Standing Lift for pole shift:  Rs 100 per trip (Pole Shift standing lift joins Temple Track with Tower No. 10)
Sitting Lift for chair lift: Rs 300 per trip (Chair lift connects Auli to Clifftop Club)
   
*Note: The ski lift price is subject to change.    

Apart from skiing, other attractions of Auli include cable car rides, rope lifts and wonderful views of Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Mana Parbat, Drona Giri, Trishuli, Hathi Ghora, etc. You can also go for day hikes to Gorson Bugyal, Trek to Kuari Pass and other trekking routes near Auli.

GMVN Skiing Courses

GMVN (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited) conducts 7 days and 14 days skiing courses at Auli and special provisions for day tourists are also available. 

Best time for Skiing in Auli

The best time to visit Auli for Skiing, Snowboarding, and other winter snow activities is from January to March. Skiing is subject to the amount of snowfall. However, it is always a good idea to check the weather forecast and the ski resort's opening hours before planning your trip.

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Skiing In Auli Travel Tips

  • It is important to follow ski resort rules and guidelines, as well as safety precautions.
  • This includes wearing a helmet, skiing within your abilities, and following the ski guide instructions.
  • In Case there is not enough snowfall, you can trek to Gorson Bugyal to experience basic level of skiing.

Auli Tour Packages

2 Nights Camping Package in Auli
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Rs. 5,800.00    4,900.00
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5 Days / 4 Nights
Rs. 9,900.00
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